Exhibits, Local History, Winston-Salem

History of the Children’s Home

In September members of the Children's Home Alumni Association curated an exhibit for display in the North Carolina Collection. Come and see this wonderful collection of photographs, artifacts, and history of the Children's Home of Winston-Salem. The Children's Home opened in 1909 on the former site of the Davis Military Academy. It is now Crossnore… Continue reading History of the Children’s Home

Exhibits, Forsyth County, Local History, Winston-Salem

New Exhibit on Refugee Resettlement

Last week, Wake Forest University students held a reception in the Central Library auditorium for the opening of their new exhibit "They Welcomed Us: Illuminating Refugee Resettlement in the Triad." One student explained that the meaning of the title phrase "They Welcomed Us" has a double meaning. It was a phrase used by a refugee… Continue reading New Exhibit on Refugee Resettlement

Events, Exhibits, Forsyth County, Goings On, Local History, Winston-Salem

Exhibit Opening Reception, Wednesday, May 9 @ 6:30 PM

Join us for an opening reception of the exhibit They Welcomed Us: Illuminating Refugee Resettlement in the Triad. This Wake Forest University student-curated exhibit will be shown at the North Carolina Collection from May 9th through the month of June. Come learn about the exhibit and area refugee resettlement tonight, Wednesday, May 9th, in the… Continue reading Exhibit Opening Reception, Wednesday, May 9 @ 6:30 PM