Museums

SECCA to Exhibit Wake Forest University Student Union Collection of Contemporary Art

SECCA to Exhibit Wake Forest University Student Union Collection of Contemporary Art

Free exhibit opens June 30th at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art by staff Every four years since 1963, a small group of Wake Forest University undergraduates, under the direction of an art department faculty member, researched the contemporary American art scene and purchased new works for the University on […]

by · June 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Galleries, Museums
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Writers, Artist and Jazz Musicians Combine for a Ekphrastic Night at the Museum

By Staff Winston-Salem Writers and New Winston Museum are partnering for an Ekphrastic Night at the Museum on Friday, June 24, from 6 – 9 pm. (Ekphrastic: a device in which one medium of art tries to connect to another medium by defining and describing it in an effort to […]

by · June 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums
New Winston Museum Hosts “The Birth of the Cool” Photography Exhibit

New Winston Museum Hosts “The Birth of the Cool” Photography Exhibit

Exhibit by local artist Owens Daniels will run from June 3-July 2 New Winston Museum will host “The Birth of the Cool,” a photography project by local artist Owens Daniels. “The Birth of the Cool” is a traveling photography exhibition which commemorates the rich legacy of some of the most […]

by · June 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums
black water reflection - glenn thompson

Pennsylvania Photographer Wins Ansel Adams-Inspired Modern Landscape Black & White Photography Contest

By Staff A photographer from Butler, Pa. has won a photography contest inspired by “Ansel Adams: Eloquent Light,” an exhibition of Adams’s photographs on view exclusively at Reynolda House Museum of American Art. Glenn Thompson’s “Black Water Reflections” received the most votes of three finalists in the “The Modern Landscape: […]

by · May 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, 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
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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