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May 1st Deadline for Next Round of Arts Council Community Enrichment Mini-Grants

By Staff   The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County has announced Friday, May 1, as the application deadline for its next round of Community Enrichment Mini-Grants. These grants are for up to $500 for projects that promote creativity and use art as a means to bring people together. […]

by · April 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Galleries, Museums
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Milton Rhodes Center Receives Chandelier by Noted Contemporary Glass Artist

By Staff   Aurelia Gray Eller has presented the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County with a stunning chandelier by noted contemporary glass artist, Robert Kuster. It will hang in the Kilpatrick Townsend Stair Tower in the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. “When I decided to close my […]

by · April 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Galleries
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SECCA Presents “Alternative Modernisms”

By Staff   From April 16 through August 16, 2015 the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) will present “Alternative Modernisms” which captures the evolving relationship between the historical and contemporary image through diverse cultural perspectives of five contemporary artists: Harun Farocki, Leslie Hewitt, Pedro Lasch, Jumana Manna, and Jeff […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Galleries, Museums
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Arts Council Welcomes Public Library Program to Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts

By Staff   You might compare it to the difference between shopping at one large grocery store, like Harris Teeter or Fresh Market, or stocking the larder each week by visiting Ronnie’s Country Store, the city’s two farmer’s markets, a local bakery, Trader Joe’s and a shop that specializes in […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Galleries
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a/perture, Piedmont Triad Film Commission, & New Winston Museum Present “Made in Winston-Salem” Film Series

By Staff   Collaborative partners a/perture Cinema, New Winston Museum and Piedmont Triad Film Commission have announced the arrival of the “Made in Winston-Salem” film and exhibit series premiering March 12th, 2015. “Made in Winston-Salem” will include screenings of films and exhibits featuring information about films created in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County […]

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Reynolda House Breaks Attendance Record with ‘George Catlin’s American Buffalo’ Opening Weekend

By Staff   Reynolda House Museum of American Art set a new museum attendance record for an exhibition opening weekend with its debut of “George Catlin’s American Buffalo”. The museum welcomed more than 450 visitors over the Saturday and Sunday of last weekend. The previous record was 408 visitors for […]

by · February 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Galleries, Museums
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Ghost Images of the Human Beings: George Catlin’s American Buffalo

By Chad Nance “1492: The teachers told their children that this was when their continent was discovered by human beings. Actually, millions of human beings were already living full and imaginative lives on the continent in 1492. That was simply the year that the sea pirates began to cheat and rob […]

by · February 14, 2015 · 1 comment · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Galleries, Museums
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Reynolda House’s Spring Exhibition Receives a Traditional Blessing – Photo Essay

Words by Staff Photos by Chad Nance   In honor of the opening of “George Catlin’s American Buffalo” the Guilford Native American Association gave  Reynolda House a neighborly hand to conduct a blessing ceremony outside of the museum in an area known as the Sunken Garden. Ray Silva, an elder from […]

by · February 12, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Galleries, Museums
The Electric Camel Pod(cast) – Reynolda House, The Buffalo are Here!

The Electric Camel Pod(cast) – Reynolda House, The Buffalo are Here!

Tim and Chad spend the entire show avoiding any sort of grim and terrible news and welcome Reynolda House Museum of American Art  Curator Allison Slaby to discuss the art museum’s Spring exhibition, “George Catlin’s American Buffalo”. The exhibition presents 40 Catlin paintings from the collection of the Smithsonian American […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 1 comment · Arts & Innovation, Galleries, Museums
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WFU & SECCA are Celebrating Dr. Maya Angelou’s Legacy

By Staff In order to honor the life and career of Dr. Maya Angelou, Wake Forest University, SECCA, and the wider Winston-Salem community will come together to celebrate the life and legacy of the poet, teacher and civil rights activist in a one-night event. The Wake Forest Department of Women’s, […]

by · February 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Galleries