Collections Highlights


Cool and Interesting

Enjoy a look and learn more about our collections. We are entrusted with objects that help us tell a story. The ordinary, Read more…

Ceramic and Pottery Collection

Diversity in type and function is the strength of this collection that includes handmade and manufactured pottery and ceramic ware. Read more…

Robert & Capelia McKinney Historical Glassware Collection

In 1961 Robert and Capelia McKinney began to collect American commemorative glass. This was the beginning of their lifelong pursuit to build one Read more…

John & Isabelle Murphy Confederate Longarms Collection

Dr. and Mrs. John Murphy of La Jolla, California, spent years collecting over 150 outstanding examples of longarms manufactured in Read more…

Dolley Madison Collection

Icon. Heroine. Guilford County native, and the only First Lady born in North Carolina, Dolley Madison is one of the Read more…