Museum Mondays

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Every Monday we try and feature information from our exhibit items, events, or local history. E-mail us through our Museum Monday Suggestions page for questions or suggestions for future Museum Monday posts!

Our October Volunteer Day Event is Almost Here!

Come to our Volunteer Days at the end of THIS MONTH! Over the past few years, a dedicated group of volunteers has been coming to the museum to pour their heart and hard work into this dream. Slowly, we’ve been seeing it come together with the added help of new […]

Hurricane Matthew Update #26

As we approach the first year anniversary of Hurricane Matthew… …we are reminded once again of how many people we have to thank for helping us with our recovery efforts. At a time when it would have been easy to see only destruction, friends, family, our glorious team of long-term […]

2 October 2017; Large Olla by Miguel Bugarini

This piece is a beautiful example of Mata Ortiz pottery Mata Ortiz pottery is a recreation of the pre Hispanic pottery found in and around the archaeological site of Paquimé in the Mexican province of Chihuahua. Many pieces by this particular artist, Miguel Bularini, feature the punctated design on the […]

25 September 2017; A Generous Donation!

We recently received a generous donation from a pair of local ladies! Locals Anna Meshejian and April Martino frequently hold yoga classes for fellow locals and visitors alike. Some of these classes have even been held right on the beach! But what a surprise when we found that what they […]

18 September 2017; Code Talker Medals

We still need a few Code Talker Medals to complete our exhibit! If you have ever participated in a Native event, such as our past Powwows, you would have noticed that every event has at least one daily event where members of the military are asked to come forward so […]

11 September 2017; Take A Child Outside Week 2017

We are Participating in “Take A Child Outside Week”! The Frisco Native American Museum & Natural History Center invites individuals to join them in celebrating the annual “Take a Child Outside Week” September 24-30, 2017​. “We know the importance of physical activity and opportunities to explore and interact with nature,” […]

4 September 2017; Smithsonian Museum Day LIVE!

Some things in life are free . . . On Saturday, September 23, 2017, individuals will have an opportunity to visit the Frisco Native American Museum & Natural History Center with FREE admission. The museum will participate in the thirteenth annual Museum Day Live! presented by Smithsonian magazine. On Museum […]

28 August 2017; Amazon Smile

Did you know that your online shopping can generate income for the museum at no cost to you? The Amazon Smile Foundation will automatically donate .5% of every eligible purchase each time you shop. It’s easy, just go to AmazonSmile to link to your regular Amazon account and select us […]

21 August 2017; Cherokee Spider Stone

We received another spectacular donation! In an EARLIER POST we mentioned a donation of gorgeous gourd art from Emmy Sothoron. But we have a second part to her donation that we’d like to share with you! This is a Cherokee Spider Stone We’ve added two versions of each photograph. One […]

14 August 2014; Wonderful Donation!

We recently received a lovely donation from Ed Beckley, Jr. With one of the most striking pieces being a Kachina carved by Edwin Beckley, Sr, we are overjoyed to be able to share our most recent donation. Other items include artwork, a basket, and a beaded bolo!

7 August 2017; Yaupon Part 4

Part 4: How Do You Make Yaupon Tea?***DO NOT ATTEMPT TO MAKE TEA WITHOUT DEFINITE IDENTIFICATION OF THE TREE! Ingesting unknown plants is dangerous!*** Over the past month, we’ve had an overwhelming number of visitors requesting information on yaupon tea So we thought this was the perfect time to bring […]

31 July 2017; Bill McConnell’s Visit

Bill McConnell Held His Class Despite Power Outage Those of you keeping up with the local OBX news have probably seen that the whole island lost power due to an unfortunate accident during the construction of the new bridge. But Bill McConnell and our staff was not to be discouraged! […]