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  • Reynolda – A Legacy: The Mystery Continues

    The glory that was Reynolda dimmed in the mid-twenties with the passing of its creator, Katharine Smith Reynolds. In the weeks after her death in May 1924, the question looming for Will Reynolds, R.J.’s brother who was named caretaker, was what to do with Katharine’s four children: Dick (18), Mary (16), Nancy (14) and Smith (13). Their father, R.J., had [...]

    2019-01-03T19:05:49+00:00April 2nd, 2018|Arts & Culture|

    Shepherd’s Center of Winston-Salem – 31st Annual Used Book Sale

    Volunteers are working diligently in the Shepherd’s Center book processing center in Winston-Salem, dividing 150,000 plus books into categories and affixing point-price stickers for the annual Used Book Sale. Scheduled May 3 – 5 in the Education Bulding at the Winston-Salem Fairground, the bargains are unbeatable, the cause is meaningful and all proceeds (more than $50,000 last year) go to [...]

    2019-01-02T17:27:30+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Arts & Culture, Resources|

    Awards Support Veterans Arts Programs

    Four arts programs in Raleigh, Asheville, Fayetteville, and Manteo will share $75,000 in grants from the North Carolina Art Council to support projects that will serve military personnel, veterans, and their families in the state. A panel of arts professionals and military representatives approved the following programs. Asheville Area Arts Council ($26,000) to expand an existing partnership between the Arts [...]

    2018-01-15T23:33:09+00:00January 15th, 2018|Arts & Culture|

    Lest We Forget: WWI through the Eyes of Nine

    A century ago, Greensboro and the whole world was changed by the Great War. The Greensboro Historical Museum has mounted a new exhibit, Lest We Forget: WWI through the Eyes of Nine Nine, which looks at how Greensboro experienced and continues to remember World War I. Wartime mobilization, beginning in 1917, affected everyone differently. Artist and Buffalo Soldier Malvin Gray [...]

    2018-01-12T18:45:28+00:00January 12th, 2018|Arts & Culture|

    Reynolda – A Legacy: Katharine Smith Reynolds

    In October, nearly 100 Reynolds family members gathered in Winston-Salem from points around the world to celebrate the centennial of Reynolda House and the Golden Anniversary of its designation as the Museum of American Art. They found the country estate unchanged, almost in its original form, a phenomenal example of a small number of early twentieth century country houses still [...]

    2017-12-14T15:33:48+00:00December 14th, 2017|Arts & Culture|

    Sanderling Resort: The Perfect Escape

    The decorations are put away and the guest have gone home... you made it through the holidays! Now you need to rejuvenate yourself for the new year. Whether it’s just you or with a special someone (Valentine’s is around the corner), Sanderling Resort is the perfect escape. Most know of the Outer Banks and how crossing the bridge transports you [...]

    2017-12-14T15:31:52+00:00December 14th, 2017|Travel|

    NCOAH Partners with UNC Press

    A collection of more than 150 books about North Carolina’s history, people, and culture will be easier to find and purchase through a new partnership between the North Carolina Office of Archives and History and the University of North Carolina Press. The Office of Archives and History has been publishing books about North Carolina’s history, people and culture for more [...]

    2017-11-07T19:59:26+00:00November 7th, 2017|Arts & Culture|

    The Best of Europe in the Fall

    September in Italy, October in Spain, November in Portugal... a new report from International Living editors explores some of the best places to visit in Europe in the fall for good value, good weather, and fewer crowds. Italy in September has an astounding offering for travelers: romantic cities, timeless hill towns, snowy mountains, idyllic islands, vineyard-covered countryside, and a beautful [...]

    2017-11-07T19:27:57+00:00November 7th, 2017|Travel|

    Artists Grants Available

    The Artist Grants Program, funded by the N.C. Arts Council, provides the opportunity for regional consortia of local arts councils to award project grants to artists in their region. These grants support professional artists in any discipline and at any stage in their careers to pursue projects that advance their professional development. Types of fundable projects include: creation of new [...]

    2017-10-19T20:41:25+00:00October 19th, 2017|Arts & Culture|
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