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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
day of the dead

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
leon russell

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
mini-grants

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
"the age of innocence"

Fall Classes at Reynolda House to Focus on Literature, Art History, & Plein Air Painting

By Staff Reynolda House Museum of American Art will offer several classes during the fall season, many connected to its major exhibition opening Oct. 3, “The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887-1920.” On Tuesday, Sept. 8, the museum’s popular American Arts Discovery course begins its fall sessions. […]

by · September 3, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums
CCD Goes in Search of the Reynolda Chicken – Video

CCD Goes in Search of the Reynolda Chicken – Video

  Reynolda House has long been known as a quiet, reflective place where patrons could enjoy fine art in an elegant and magnificent setting… All of that ended on what has become known by the Reynolda House staff as, The Day of the Chicken.

by · August 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums
Student Curated ‘Cabinet of the Curiosities’ Featured at Wake Forest University’s Museum of Anthropology

Student Curated ‘Cabinet of the Curiosities’ Featured at Wake Forest University’s Museum of Anthropology

By Staff For the first time, four student interns of the Museum are in charge of the entire process of running an exhibit, from selecting the pieces to conducting research to installing the pieces. This project rewards the hard work of the students throughout the year as well as builds […]

active duty

Reynolda House Museum of American Art to Offer Free Admission to Military & Their Families Through Labor Day

By Staff Reynolda House Museum of American Art is one of more than 2,000 museums across the country to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense. This is the […]

by · June 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums
afas

A Walk in the Art

By Staff Photos by Doug Rice Photography   From the towering red “smokestacks” that intermittently release clouds of water vapor (lighted at night) to the “artist performance shelter” that’s sculpted from silvery steel bands, downtown Winston-Salem’s latest attraction, dubbed ARTivity on the Green, is an innovative and dynamic new breed […]

by · May 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums