Beginning February 2013, the New Winston Museum will present a free bi-monthly Salon Series featuring a broad range of local historians, artists, writers, musicians, crafts-folk and other specialists. Speakers will discuss aspects of their work and their process to find interpersonal connections with their work to the broader community. Guests are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch to the presentations. The Salon Series is free of charge. For more info please contact us at email@example.com or 724-2842.
Below is a schedule through June 2013:
February 14th, 11:45am: Wake Forest University history professor, Dr. Michele Gillespie on the courtship and marriage of Katharine and R.J. Reynolds.
February 28th, 5:30pm: Architect David Gall and Community Activist Maurice Pitts Johnson on the restoration of the historic Happy Hill Cemetery and discovery of a terra cotta section of the 1892 Old Town Hall.
March 14th, 11:45am: Writer Joe Mills on NC’s historic transition from agricultural tobacco crops to viticulture and wine vineyards.
March 28th, 5:30 pm: Historical architect Marc Bryson on the restoration of eight stained glass windows in St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.
April 11th, 11:45am: David Bare, Horticulturist with Reynolda Gardens; Eric Jackson, Horticulturalist with Old Salem Gardens; Margaret Norfleet Neff and Salem Norfleet Neff of Beta Verde on heirloom gardening and seed preservation.
April 25th, 5:30pm: Artist Jan Detter of Third Eye Studio on the evolution of textiles as art and the life of a professional working artist.
May 9th, 11:45am: Historian Fam Brownlee May 9th, 11:45am: Entertaining writer and historian, Fam Brownlee of the Forsyth County Public Library NC Room on “The Golden Hyphen” and life in Winston-Salem in 1913.
May 23rd, 5:30pm: Twin City Story Time. Four Winston-Salem writers will share their tales of the city with musical interludes.
June 13th, 12:30pm: Winston-Salem Foundation Executive Director, Scott Wierman and former Executive Director of the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, Tom Lambeth, on the City’s long legacy of philanthropy.
June 27, 5:30pm: Ellen Kutcher, Director of Historic Bethabara Park, on our community’s unique shared history.
The Salon Series at the New Winston Museum Discussions will feature the people that make life in Winston-Salem unique and interesting
The mission of the New Winston Museum is to preserve the cultural history of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, and to inspire our citizens to incorporate our past in creating a great future for our community. The New Winston Museum is located at 713 S. Marshall St. Directions: From I-40 E or W, take Exit 5B to Broad Street, take Broad Street South and turn left on Academy St. Turn right on Marshall St. The Museum will be on the left. Additional Parking in Old Salem Visitors Center parking lot next to the Museum.