The North Carolina Museum of History gained widespread acclaim for the exhibit,
Made Especially for You by Willie Kay.
6 Television segments – WRAL news interview, “The State of Things” on WNCN, “Tar Heel Talk” on WRAL and WRAZ, “Black Issues Forum” on WUNC, UNC-TV “NC Weekend”, and Black History Month feature on WTVD.
97 Associated Press (domestic and international) articles on the exhibit – all media outlets including radio, websites, TV, newspapers, magazines, etc.
Daily Mail, AP “Woven of Dignity: Black seamstress’ legacy on exhibit” (2/11/2016)
61 Associated Press articles on Justin LeBlanc’s program related to exhibit
“My Carolina Today” on WNCN, “High Tech Carolina Couture”
5 Local articles
The Fayetteville Observer, “Treasured gown to be part of exhibit” (2/20/2016)
Carolinas Best “Made Especially for You by Willie Kay at NC Museum of History” (1/20/2016)
Shaw University (Raleigh, NC) “Sewing Dreams into Dresses”
NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources “Programs will complement ‘Made Especially for You’ exhibit” (1/4/2016)
The News & Observer, “Willie Otey Kay was queen of Raleigh fashion for decades” (10/13/2015)
In total, over 180 TV and radio segments, podcasts, magazine features, personal blog posts, & online and newspaper articles are circulating about the exhibit.