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Expo 216

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A very enjoyable and relaxed education on death and dying customs and issues including... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Best Free Indoor Activity in Wilmington

When in Wilmington in the spring and the sun is shining, you can find me at the beach. Last Spring... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Brooklyn, New York
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Expo 216 is a gallerium - part museum, part gallery - whose mission is to encourage conscious living through heightened awareness of social and environmental issues.
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216 N Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3920
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

A very enjoyable and relaxed education on death and dying customs and issues including reincarnation.

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

When in Wilmington in the spring and the sun is shining, you can find me at the beach. Last Spring the weather was awful for a few of my vacation days there, so I went looking around for free things to do. This one came...More

1  Thank pasqualino31
Reviewed 19 May 2018

I saw Expo 216 when I was looking for stuff to do in Wilmington. It caught my attention because it presents a social commentary. The exhibit we saw was on Death and Dying. This exhibit was really thought-provoking and makes you look at right to...More

Thank Lori F
Reviewed 20 April 2018

(re-post) A conference I was attending held a reception here so this was my reason for visiting but, as a resident of Wilmington I am sure I will visit again. The combination of artwork and learning about our environment was a win, win for me...More

Thank Jennifer O
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped by here during Fourth Friday gallery hop in February for the first time. Nice exhibition space. When we were there, they had a series of exhibits related to the theme of death and dying. They even had a representative from Lower Cape Fear Hospice...More

Thank NCTravelfan58
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Visited in February . Exhibit was keyed to toward hospice care, death, and funeral practices. Very interesting and informative but not every ones cup of tea. Tries to present many points of view some of which are controversial. Exhibits chang so check the web sit....More

Thank mrromansc2017
Reviewed 11 February 2018

They put on various displays which tend to be thought-provoking, well organized and diverse. Recently went to their death and dying exhibit and it inspired us to create our living wills and create a specific plan for our bodies once we pass. I know that...More

1  Thank hopalongrving
Reviewed 29 January 2018

This is a great space - and it's free! Expo216 has rotating exhibitions based on an annual theme, and has smaller rotating exhibitions based on that topic. Great art, but also history, social sciences, and other discipline based exhibitions. Stop in. It's worth your time.

1  Thank craigstinson
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Didn't know what to expect for a free gallery, but gave it a shot. We expected artists trying to hawk their work, but there was none of that. They were showing an exhibit on death & dying and it was very well done. It's a...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Ok, this is an exhibit in a wonderful space with great light. It is not what one might expect, it is an exhibit about how plastics and chemical toxins affect us and the world around us. Very enlightening, very disturbing of how plastics are great...More

1  Thank sdiamond139
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