Sep 30, 2013

Museum Update 2: Gaming!

Guest Blogger, Mandy Benter Mandy is currently developing a game centered around the Lebanese peddler experience within North Carolina at the beginning of the 20th century. Additionally, Mandy is working directly with NC Museum of History staff in creating fun 1 hour workshops […]

Sep 24, 2013

Museum Update 1: Progress!

We’ve got a lot happening on the museum front! Here we’ll introduce a few team members and let you know the steps we are taking to pull it all together! Guest blogger, Margie Merod, Assistant Director, Lebanese in North Carolina […]

Sep 19, 2013

What’s happening with the exhibit?

Hello friendly community! For the last year, the team here at the Khayrallah Program for Lebanese-American Studies has been working to develop, plan, design, draft and envision a full-scale exhibit to be housed at the NC Museum of History (pictured […]

Jun 4, 2013

Donate your artifacts to the exhibit!

In preparation for our 2014 museum exhibit, Cedars in the Pines, at the North Carolina Museum of History, we are asking the community to consider loaning the project artifacts, objects, heirlooms, original photographs, and documents to showcase the long and […]

Apr 24, 2013

Map of Ottoman Empire

“Turkey in Asia” map from the New Encyclopedia Atlas and Gazetteer is a great find that may have a place in the museum exhibit in 2014!

Apr 9, 2013

We want your input!

Thanks to everyone who stopped by the Khayrallah Program for Lebanese Studies Booth this past Saturday! We happily debuted information about the upcoming museum exhibit opening in February 2014 at the North Carolina State Museum of History in downtown Raleigh. The […]

Feb 7, 2013

Museum Exhibit: Graphic Design

Cultivating a space imbued with the spirit of the project through font design, color schemes and images choices. An overt but rarely considered aspect of museum exhibits is the cohesive design of the exhibit panels and gallery space that highlight […]

Feb 6, 2013

Museum exhibit: Video gaming stations

There’s no better way to understand the struggles, accomplishments, obstacles and life-changing choices of early Lebanese immigrants than to play one in a video game! As I mentioned in the last post, we are using this week as an opportunity […]

Jul 12, 2012

Project Update

We are full swing into our summer schedule. We are working on our new website set to be released by September 2012. This site will act as a digital library containing all the photographs, documents, documentary clips and oral histories […]