Jul 24, 2014

Map of Lebanese Diaspora

If you missed the museum exhibit hosted by NC Museum of History, check it out soon! Here’s one of my favorite maps of Lebanese Diaspora. South America claims the largest number of Lebanese immigrants, followed by North America, then Australia […]

Jul 16, 2014

Lebanese Festival!

Add it to your calendar, it’s coming soon!

Apr 7, 2014

Carolyn Monsour Dorroll, 1928-2014

On Wednesday, March 26, the Lebanese-American community in NC lost a generous and loving person. In true Lebanese fashion, Carolyn is survived by a large family: her son, Phil Dorroll and life partner, Ruth Farmer, of Sarasota, Fla.; her daughters, Nikki […]

Mar 25, 2014

UNC-TV covers museum exhibit

Recently, UNC-TV aired a piece on Cedars in the Pines, the museum exhibition at the North Carolina Museum of History through August 2014. Check out the full coverage here! Here are some screen shots from the piece and quotes from Khayrallah […]

Mar 12, 2014

Crowdsourced photos from exhibit

The opening reception of the museum exhibition, Cedars in the Pines, at North Carolina Museum of History, was an incredible event, reunion, and community gathering.  As I’m sure you can imagine, so many people took photos to document the wonderful evening. We’ve […]

Mar 3, 2014

Dr. Khater speaks on Fox 50 about exhibit

In continuing coverage of Cedars in the Pines exhibit at North Carolina Museum of History, Dr. Akram Khater spoke with Fox 50’s Tarheel Talk about the origins of the exhibit and its central focus, the Lebanese-American community. Check it out! […]

Mar 3, 2014

Events in Raleigh, March-April

Along with the museum exhibit, we are proud to sponsor 3 free events for participants of all ages in March and April 2014.  These programs are intended to supplement the historical narratives and images brought forth by the exhibit and […]

Feb 27, 2014

Press in News & Observer

Check out Akram talk about the Lebanese immigrants to North Carolina and the exhibit! “Everyone has their own stories, from the kitchen from grandma, from grandpa,” he said. “But we wanted to gather these into a common story and sort […]

Feb 25, 2014

Zaffee dance!

One of the highlights of the opening reception of Cedars in the Pines museum exhibit was the performance from the Triangle Lebanese Association’s Dabkeh troupe. The dancers infused the evening with so much energy and spirit and we are so grateful for […]

Feb 25, 2014

Thank you!

We are so thankful for the support of over 280 community members from throughout North Carolina who attended the opening reception of Cedars in the Pines at the North Carolina Museum of History. We feel lucky for your continued dedication […]