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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
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New Winston Museum, a Museum of Living Conversation

By Bryan Dooley   If visitors to the New Winston Museum (NWM) happen to look down at the entrance floor, they will see words entwined in a stunning display of “word art”. Rebecca Fuller, board member and artist, designed this pattern to represent the mission of the museum and to […]

by · May 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums
SECCA Launches the ‘Floating World’ – CCD Micro-Doc

SECCA Launches the ‘Floating World’ – CCD Micro-Doc

  Together with students from local schools, members of the community, and Beta Verde, artist Mary Mattingly attached plants to a geodesic dome structure that has become a living, growing biosphere. Once launched onto the SECCA lake the biosphere will become a floating world for a period of six months. […]

by · April 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums
Reynolda House Museum of American Art Offers “An American Story”

Reynolda House Museum of American Art Offers “An American Story”

By Staff   Reynolda House will offer to the public in May a class previously offered only to museum docents. “Reynolda: An American Story” will be held Tuesday and Thursday afternoons in May, starting May 5. The course will be co-taught by Elizabeth Chew, Ph.D., the museum’s Betsy Main Babcock […]

by · April 16, 2015 · 2 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums
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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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Reynolda House Offers Free Visits on Rainy Days During the Month of April

By Staff   On rainy weekdays in April, Reynolda House Museum of American Art will offer one free adult admission for each paid adult admission. To receive the free admission, visitors simply need to say “rainy days are good museum days” to the museum’s front desk team and provide their […]

by · April 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums
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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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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