Office of Archives and History
Founded in 1903, the Office of Archives and History preserves and maintains a record of North Carolina’s rich cultural heritage through the preservation and interpretation of documents, artifacts and buildings, and by promoting history education. It sponsors programs for students and teachers including National History Day in North Carolina, the Tar Heel Junior Historian and the History Bowl. The office includes three divisions – the Division of State History Museums, the Division of State Historic Sites and the Division of Historical Resources.
Office of Arts and Libraries
The N.C. Museum of Art, the N.C. Arts Council, the N.C. Symphony and the State Library of North Carolina comprise the Office of Arts and Libraries. These divisions help to provide arts, education and cultural experiences to citizens all across the state.