Loading Events

Past Events › History Lunch Break

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

May 2021

History Lunch Break: Greensboro Contemporary Jewish Museum

May 28, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free

In 2019-2020, on a residency at UNCG, artist Shoshana Gugenheim conceived of a new contemporary Jewish museum for Greensboro. The…

Find out more »

June 2021

History Lunch Break: Remnants of the ORD

June 11, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free

Between 1943 and 1946, more than 330,000 soldiers passed through Greensboro’s Overseas Replacement Depot (ORD), the largest World War II…

Find out more »

October 2021

History Lunch Break: Arts & Access Giving Voices to the Blind

October 15, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free

Greensboro’s Industries of the Blind (IOB) has been providing work opportunities for people who are visually impaired since the Great…

Find out more »

November 2021

History Lunch Break: Preserving Veterans’ Stories

November 12, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free
Four soldiers with flags marching in parade on downtown street receive salutes from those watching in a military booth

For nearly a century, the Greensboro History Museum has been collecting objects associated with local veterans. Curator of Collections Jon…

Find out more »

January 2022

History Lunch Break: New Year Traditions from Taiwan

January 28, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free
Tiger 2022

February 1 will mark the start of the Lunar New Year, and across East Asia different communities have their own…

Find out more »

April 2022

History Lunch Break: A New Look at Thomas Day

April 8, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Thomas Day was a free person of color and one of the more successful furniture makers in nineteenth-century North Carolina.…

Find out more »

May 2022

History Lunch Break: Asian American Pacific Island Stories of Now

May 27, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free

Museum staff and partners produced the documentary This Is My Home Now, exploring the stories of Montagnard youth in Greensboro…

Find out more »

June 2022

History Lunch Break: NC Pride PAC and LGBTQ+ Political Organizing

June 10, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free

The 1990 U.S. Senate race, featured in the museum’s NC Democracy: Eleven Elections exhibition, was watched nationwide. In North Carolina…

Find out more »

January 2024

History Lunch Break: Conflict in Collections

January 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Greensboro History Museum, 130 Summit Ave.
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
+ Google Map
Free

History Lunch Break is back at the Greensboro History Museum. Join us for our first Lunch Break of 2024 with…

Find out more »

February 2024

History Lunch Break: Family Business  

February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Greensboro History Museum, 130 Summit Ave.
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
+ Google Map
Free

A conversation with Debbie Robinson Benton about her memories of the well-known Downtown gathering spot Robinson’s Restaurant. This African American…

Find out more »
+ Export Events