Ingram Planetarium at Sunset Beach, will unveil its newest exhibit, North Carolina: First Flight to First Step on July 20 at 10:00 am. This historical mural exhibit takes visitors through North Carolina’s journey in air and space innovation. It was made possible by the generous support of International Paper, Horizons Unlimited, and Laserist Jack Dunn.
The mural is available for preview now in the Paul Dennis Science Hall, open daily from 12:00 to 3:00 PM, but the full exhibit will be complete on July 20. The ceremony will include light refreshments and feature a tour of the mural and the history it depicts by Planetarium Manager Kat Hunt and Outreach Coordinator Keith Eades. Muralists Katie Farrelly and Callie Boyle will also be in attendance. Attendance at the ceremony is free to the public.
Ingram Planetarium is located at 7625 High Market Street in Sunset Beach, NC. For more information, including press inquiries about the mural itself, please contact Planetarium Manager Katherine Hunt at [email protected].