Museums

Protest at Piedmont Leaf Tobacco Company, 1946. Police chief, John Gold, is at right. Striking worker Margaret DeGraffenreid is being forced into police car. Courtesy of Forsyth County Public Library Photograph Collection

New Winston Museum to Host Salon on Civil Rights Activism in Winston-Salem

By Staff The New Winston Museum’s 2nd quarter 2016 Salon Series theme is “Civil Rights Activism in Winston-Salem.” On April 28th the NWM will host a panel discussion featuring Dr. Robert Korstad (author of Civil Rights Unionism) and other local experts on Local 22 of the FTA-CIO, who will discuss the […]

by · April 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events, Museums
Reynolda House, Modern Automotive Announce Finalists in Modern Landscape Black-and-White Photography Contest

Reynolda House, Modern Automotive Announce Finalists in Modern Landscape Black-and-White Photography Contest

By Staff Reynolda House Museum of American Art and Modern Automotive have announced the three finalists in “The Modern Landscape: Black and White Photography Contest,” a competition that celebrates the inspiring beauty of the magnificent American landscape, exemplified by the work of artist-photographer, Ansel Adams. The photography contest is part […]

by · April 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums
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The Piedmont Wind Symphony presents Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition at SECCA

By Staff The Piedmont Wind Symphony, celebrating its 26th season, is proud to present Modest Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” under the direction of new Artistic Director & Conductor, Matthew Troy. The concert, on Thursday, March 17 at 7:30pm at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, will feature Mussorgsky’s “Pictures […]

ansel adams - photograph by edward weston

Reflecting on the World Around Us- Reynolda House Opens “Ansel Adams: Eloquent Light”

By Chad Nance “I believe in beauty. I believe in stones and water, air and soil, people and their future and their fate.” – Ansel Adams The novels of Mark Twain. The philosophy and words of Henry David Thoreau. The poetry of Walt Whitman. The music of Aaron Copeland. The […]

by · March 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums
ansel adams

Reynolda House and Modern Automotive Present Black & White Photography Contest as part of Ansel Adams Exhibition

By Staff Reynolda House Museum of American Art and Modern Automotive are presenting “The Modern Landscape: Black and White Photography Contest,” a competition that celebrates the inspiring beauty of the magnificent American landscape, exemplified by the work of artist-photographer, Ansel Adams. The exhibition “Ansel Adams: Eloquent Light” opens at Reynolda […]

by · February 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums
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Reynolda House Museum of American Art Names New Director of Program and Interpretation

By Staff Reynolda House Museum of American Art has named Phil Archer the Betsy Main Babcock Director of Program and Interpretation. Archer, who was director of public programs at the museum since 2002, brings nearly 20 years of experience to the position. He begins the new role Feb. 1. “Phil’s […]

by · January 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums
the children's museum of winston-salem

Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem Awarded Prestigious Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services

By Staff The Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem (CMWS) has been awarded a federal grant of $150,000 by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). This grant, which must be matched, will support the development, prototyping, fabrication, and installation of an approximately 1,000-square-foot theatre-themed maker space and associated programming, entitled […]

by · October 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums
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Annual Exhibit Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico

by Staff Wake Forest Museum of Anthropology’s annual exhibition, “Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico,” is open through Dec. 11. The museum has been offering Day of the Dead exhibits and programming for more than 20 years. As Day of the Dead imagery becomes more prevalent […]

by · October 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums
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Crossroads @ SECCA Celebrates Filmmaker Les Blank with Four-Day Retrospective & Special Concert with Leon Russell

By Staff November will bring Winston-Salem one of the best artistic gifts we have recieved in a long time. The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art has announced Crossroads @ SECCA #013, a four-day retrospective of filmmaker Les Blank and concert with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer-songwriter Leon Russell. […]

by · September 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Live Performances, Museums
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Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County Seeks Applications for 2015-2016 Community Enrichment Mini-Grants

By Staff The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is continuing its Community Enrichment Mini-Grant initiative for a second year and has issued  a call for applications. This initiative provides community groups and individuals access to small-project grant funds up to $500 that promote creativity and use art as a […]

by · September 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Community, Museums, Non-profits