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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
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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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Reynolda House Hosts “George Catlin’s American Buffalo”

By Staff   This spring, Reynolda House Museum of American Art will host its first exhibition of Western art since opening the Mary and Charlie Babcock Wing 10 years ago. “George Catlin’s American Buffalo” will be on view at the museum Feb. 13-May 3, 2015. The exhibition presents 40 Catlin […]

by · February 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums
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New Winston Museum Salon Series- “Tobacco from Jamestown to Winston-Salem”

By Staff   Kicking off New Winston Museum’s 2015 Salon Series will be three events that take a look at “A Town Built on Tobacco” The first event, “Tobacco from Jamestown to Winston-Salem,” will take place on January 22nd at 12:00pm Elizabeth Chew, the Betsy Main Babcock Director of the […]

by · January 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums
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New at SECCA – The Journey of the Blue Cape & Social Sculptures Opens Tuesday

By Staff   On Tuesday, December 16, 2014 the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art opens a solo exhibition of Nicola L, a multi-faceted artist whose corporeal sculptures, assemblages, and performances have circulated internationally since the late 1960s. An opening performance of her iconic Blue Cape will take place in SECCA’s […]

by · December 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Galleries, Museums
SciWorks Celebrates 50th Anniversary at Festive Family Friday

SciWorks Celebrates 50th Anniversary at Festive Family Friday

By Staff In 1962, four women, on behalf of the Junior League of Winston-Salem, introduced an idea for a new nature sciences center that would become a permanent part of the educational and recreational landscape of Winston-Salem. On December 12, 1964, the Nature Science Center — today’s SciWorks — officially […]

by · December 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Arts & Innovation, Museums