Upcoming Events

February 7, 2015

Lifted Voices: African American History Makers

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As you walk through the museum galleries, meet and talk with costumed interpreters portraying people who have made a difference in Greensboro and beyond. Creative crafts and activities offered for families.

Start: February 7, 2015 12:00 pm
End: February 7, 2015 4:00 pm

February 16, 2015

Museum Guild Meeting: Women in Greensboro History

There is always something new to learn and interesting people to meet at Museum Guild meetings, and at our February gathering, Community Historian Linda Evans will present “I Feel Like I’m a Pioneer,”  sharing compelling stories of women in Greensboro history.

 

Social time begins at 10, followed by the program at 10:30. Guests are welcome – please call 336.272.2438 for more information.

Start: February 16, 2015 10:00 am
End: February 16, 2015 11:30 am

February 21, 2015

Lifted Voices Plus: African American History Makers

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As you walk through the museum galleries, meet and talk with costumed interpreters portraying people who have made a difference in Greensboro and beyond. Making this event a Plus! is live music performed by musicians from local high schools and colleges. Creative crafts and activities offered for families.

12 noon – Ragsdale High School Band

12:45 – Yvonne Johnson Singers, Dudley High School

1:30 – GTCC Music Students

2:15 – Penn Griffin School for the Arts Chorus

3:00 – UNCG Miles Davis Jazz Studies Program Quartet featuring David Sykes on guitar, Melvin Holland on saxophone, Genevieve Palmer on double bass and Kassem Williams on drums

 

This day made possible by the John J. Dortch Memorial Endowment, a gift made by the attorneys and staff of Smith Leatherwood to honor their late partner John Johnson Dortch (1930 – 1984), a talented attorney who had a strong interest in the history of his family, community and state. Annual programs have featured musicians, historians, authors and performers.

Start: February 21, 2015 12:00 pm
End: February 21, 2015 4:00 pm

March 16, 2015

Museum Guild Meeting: “Antique Construction” with Ed Morrah

There is always something new to learn and interesting people to meet at Museum Guild meetings, and at our March gathering, master timber framer Ed Morrah will share his knowledge of “Antique Construction.”

 

Social time begins at 10, followed by the program at 10:30. Guests are welcome – please call 336.272.2438 for more information.

Start: March 16, 2015 10:00 am
End: March 16, 2015 11:30 am

April 20, 2015

Museum Guild Meeting: The Confederate Surrender at Greensboro

There is always something new to learn and interesting people to meet at Museum Guild meetings, and at our April gathering, National Park Service historian Robert Dunkerly will describe what was happening in Greensboro in the spring of 1865. Dunkerly has recently published a book on the topic; copies will be available for purchase.

 

Social time begins at 10, followed by the program at 10:30. Guests are welcome – please call 336.272.2438 for more information.

Start: April 20, 2015 10:00 am
End: April 20, 2015 11:30 am

May 18, 2015

Museum Guild Meeting: Histories and Mysteries from the Museum’s Collection

There is always something new to learn and interesting people to meet at Museum Guild meetings, and at our May luncheon, retired museum director Bill Moore will share intriguing stories from his 40 year career.

 

Reservations required; call 336.272.2438 for more information.

Start: May 18, 2015 11:00 am
End: May 18, 2015 12:30 pm