The Museum stays open from 5 to 9 pm on the first Friday of every month and offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy snacks, music and shopping before the Natural Horror Picture Show begins at 7 pm.
Arrive early and wander through eye-catching exhibits highlighting the natural beauty of North Carolina, enjoy snacks and beverages from the Acro Café, and groove to live music from Jeff Smith. Or, get the complete story behind the tasty treat that we crave in “Chocolate,” the Museum’s newest traveling exhibit (tickets are available at the box office till 7 pm). Additionally, the Museum Store offers after-hours shopping (6–9 pm) and an opening reception for Nikki Coulombe, whose show “The Majesty of Trees ” appears in the Nature Art Gallery June 5-28. At 7 pm relax in the Auditorium and view the latest installment of the Natural Horror Picture Show.
Natural Horror Picture Show
She Gods of Shark Reef (1958)
Two brothers, one wanted for murder, are shipwrecked on an island inhabited by sarong-clad beauties who have amassed a valuable cache of pearls. What the men don’t know is that these women are also part of a cult that sacrifices young virgins to sharks in order to appease their gods. Find out what happens when one beauty steals the heart of the good brother, while the bad brother steals the pearls from the rest. Additional information about June's Natural Horror Picture Show feature presentation .