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    Mixed media artist and clothing designer Marie Cordella is just one of the 40 artists whose work can be viewed at ArtSpace, a visual art center that features 23 open studios, three exhibition galleries, lectures, classes and many other stimulating art events.
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    North Carolina State Capitol
    The North Carolina State Capitol, completed in 1840, is one of the finest and best-preserved examples of a major civic building in the Greek Revival style of architecture. It is a National Historic Landmark.
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    Blount Street was once home to rich industrialists and prominent civic leaders, as evidenced by these beautiful, historic homes. Nearby Blount Street Commons, currently under construction, will soon add even more residences, retail shops and parks.
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    Father and Son Antiques
    Father and Son Antiques is home to a bounty of collectables and oddities, from mid-century designs and vintage threads to '50s kitch, tiki, mod, and much more.
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    Wachovia IMAX Theater
    This architectural sculpture marks the entrance of the Wachovia IMAX Theater at Marbles Kids Museum, which provides a larger-than-life movie experience for kids of all ages.
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    Raleigh Times Bar
    The Raleigh Times Bar is located in the beautifully restored 100-year-old former home of the city's evening newspaper. Featuring creative takes on classic bar fare, and an amazing beer selection.


Discover Downtown Talks

Take a break for history! Learn about important events and places in Downtown Raleigh’s history during 30-minute talks by Ernest Dollar, Director of the City of Raleigh Museum.

The talks are free and open to the public but please register through the links below. Questions? Please contact Kathleen Louis at kathleenlouis@downtownraleigh.org.

Upcoming Talks:
October 31 -  Dark Raleigh: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness in the Capital City

About Dark Raleigh: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness in the Capital City: Join COR Museum Director Ernest Dollar has he explores the darker side of Raleigh history. From infamous crimes to chaotic times Raleigh’s past has its dark corners. Enjoy the  special Halloween presentation in one of the city’s oldest parks.

Stay tuned for future announcements for upcoming Discover Downtown Talks.