Wrightsville Beach Paint Out!

 The 2017 Wrightsville Beach Plein Air will be October 26-28! Artists from near and far participate in our plein air events, showcasing some of their visions of Wrightsville Beach and its marshes by putting them to canvas. Artwork is freshly created over a couple of days and sold while the paint is drying! Starting October 26 come out to watch an …

Annual Meeting at the NEW Wrightsville Beach Brewery!!

Wrightsville Beach Museum of History – annual meeting   Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Wrightsville Beach Brewery 6 PM Join us at the newly-opened Wrightsville Beach Brewery, 6201 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, on Tuesday, January 31 at 6PM for Wrightsville Beach Museum’s Annual Meeting.   You can grab a brew and some food while you find out what the museum accomplished last year …

Free Children’s Christmas program on Wednesday!

You all  had such a good time last month making cookie turkeys, so come to our Wednesday, December 14 afternoon class  at 3PM and we will have another adventure together, and this time it’s all about Christmas.  Hear a traditional Christmas story,  make an ornament for your tree, and have a special snack all at our little museum.  Call to register!

Wrightsville Beach Museum open house

The Wrightsville Beach Museum of History’s annual Holiday Open House is Sunday, December 4,  from 2–4 p.m. It is time to get ready for Christmas!   Wrightsville Beach Museum Sunday, December 4, 2016, 2-4 PM        Open House   Browse the new Lumina exhibit, take a picture with our life-sized cutouts of a 1920s beach couple, and pick up our new …

New Website

Our new website was designed by Nextwave Concepts in the latter part of 2015.

Wright Holman Shrimperoo June 22, 2019

Hardee, Hunt, and Williams presents The Wright Holman Shrimperoo benefitting Wrightsville Beach Museum. Enjoy a Cape Fear Shrimperoo as you listen to live music and ponder which Silent Auction items you want to take home! June 22, 2019 Tickets available May 1. Tickets: $45 in advance. Day of the event and at the door tickets will be $55 each. Cash …

Wrightsville Beach SUP Surf Pro-Am, April 16-17, 2016

The Wrightsville Beach SUP Surf Pro-Am is scheduled for April 16 & 17, 2016. The event is hosted by the WB Museum and Carolina Paddleboard. Make plans to catch some waves and test your skills against your fellow competitors both in the amateur and Pro divisions. Great cash prizes for the top 4 Pro’s, and beautiful hand-made trophies for the …