250 Years of Independence

    250 Years of Independence

    October 2018

    ContemPlace is working with a number of groups who are planning to mark the 250th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence with a celebration of who we are and where we’ve come from, while looking ahead to future aspirations and how we might achieve civic and cultural goals. We are exploring how we can help Americans feel connected to our nation and actively participate in its future, not only by acknowledging achievements that have been made, but by encouraging them to overcome current challenges.

    ContemPlace is Creating a Traveling Courtroom

    ContemPlace is Creating a Traveling Courtroom

    September 2018

    Tort law, the law of wrongful injuries, affects more people than any other branch of law, yet many Americans remain unaware of its impact. Our traveling exhibit will highlight groundbreaking, precedent-setting cases as “graphic novels,” preparing students to explore the impact of torts of the future, such as autonomous vehicles, drones, genetic engineering, etc.

    Reconstructing History from Memory

    Reconstructing History from Memory

    August 2018

    The future North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center in Fayetteville will provide a fresh view of the Civil War and its aftermath, by reconstructing the history from contemporary records and from the untold stories of the men, women, and children on the home front...

    Who We Are, Where We Are

    Who We Are, Where We Are

    June 2018

    In anticipation of the 2020 Census, ContemPlace is creating a scalable platform to help generate data literacy, and an appreciation of the Census (and other forms of data). Putting this data into the hands of average Americans will help us acquire the fundamental tools needed to attain data-based ways of seeing...