This is Home: Western North Carolina, Past and Present is a 2022 online lecture series that explores key historical, cultural and ecological aspects of the Western North Carolina region. In this series, researchers and experts from across the country present on the human and natural forces that have shaped the region, bringing these histories into a present-day context. This year, learn more about the place you call home by exploring topics including the Cherokee language, human history along the French Broad River, the formation of the Great Smokey Mountains National Park, the history of African-American communities in the region and much more.

When & Where: WNC, Past and Present lectures take place Monday evenings from 6:30pm to 8:00pm EDT, online via zoom.

Cost: Tickets are $10 for museum members, and $15 for the general public. Each lecture will be recorded and will be made available to attendees after the event.

Event listings and tickets coming soon!