Tag Archives | #ProjectDemocracy2020

The Independent Voter: UNCG Lloyd International Honors College Annual Lecture

GHM is thrilled to co-sponsor a program exploring the growing influence of independent voters with experts from across the country organized by UNCG Lloyd International Honors College next Tuesday, September 12 at 6 pm in the Elliott University Center Auditorium.

Free admission!

Reality is Virtual at the History Museum’s Gerrymander Madness April 6

GREENSBORO, NC (March 28, 2023) – Guests can enjoy live jazz, adult beverages, fun and games, plus a virtual reality Read more...

History Museum Welcomes Political Scientist Christopher Cooper October 2

GREENSBORO, NC (September 26, 2022) – The Greensboro History Museum will host a Deeper in Democracy Series event with political Read more...

GHM After Hours: Democracy Games Night

Play, participate, party!

Drop by for fun and games including team Democracy Trivia, an elaborate History Scavenger Hunt, Gerrymander Madness VR game and more.

Plus crafts, DJ, Backyard Flames food truck, and beverages for sale from Little Brother Brewing!

This free event supports the museum’s exhibition NC Democracy: Eleven Elections. Learn more…

Lifted Voices: NC Democracy

Costumed interpreters in the museum galleries share well-known and little-known stories from the exhibition NC Democracy: Eleven Elections. You’ll meet Federalist James Iredell, North Carolina’s first woman attorney Tabitha Ann Holton, Battle of Hayes Pond Participant Verdia Locklear and many more.

Lifted Voices is a series of living history programs that bring to life people and stories from Greensboro’s (and North Carolina’s) past. This is a free, family-friendly program. Join us for history in first person.

Juneteenth Bike Tour: Pedals and Politics

Discover some of East Greensboro’s political pioneers on a five-mile family friendly guided bicycle tour of places and people that helped reshape what democracy looked like in Greensboro. We’ll learn about Zoe P. Barbee, Dr. William Hampton, Justice Henry Frye and more. In support of Greensboro History Museum’s exhibition NC Democracy: Eleven Elections and the Project Democracy 20/20 initiative.

Check-in starts 12 pm. Tour departs 12:30 and returns to museum by 2 pm. Free event. Registration required through Bicycling in Greensboro.

Explore Choices and Change in NC Democracy at Greensboro History Museum

GREENSBORO, NC (April 20, 2022) – A brand new exhibition, NC Democracy: Eleven Elections, opens at the Greensboro History Museum Read more...

Spokes & Votes: Pedaling the Path to Democracy for All

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The Spokes & Votes cycling tours planned for 10am-12pm is postponed until October 23 due to weather. 🌧 Our Spokes & Votes festival will take place as planned from 12-3 pm.
For information go to: Information

Have fun at our Spokes & Votes festival outside museum, 12-3 pm:

  • Bike safety rodeo for children & families
  • Bike- and voting-themed crafts & activities
  • Information tables on voter education and bike safety
  • Scoop Zone ice cream

The event is being organized by Bicycling in Greensboro, City of Greensboro Department of Transportation, Greensboro History Museum, UNCG School of Education, and UNCG Special Collections and University Archives as part of the UNCG She Can, We Can campus collaborative and Greensboro History Museum’s Project Democracy 20/20 initiative


Carol Chats with Glenn Hinson

In honor of Anthropology Day, Museum Director Carol Ghiorsi Hart will be chatting with Glenn Hinson, Assoc. Professor of Folklore and Anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Meeting in the zoom room for the first time, Carol and Glenn will explore personal, professional and community intersections of anthropology, history, folklore and the work they are doing. Topics include the museum’s Pieces of Now exhibition, Carol’s path from anthropology to history museum, and Hinson’s Descendants Project.  In this project, undergraduates are researching the stories of lynching victims in N.C.

Free program. Register to join on Zoom


10 Things You Might Not Know About the American Revolution

Join National Park Interpretation Ranger Jason Baum from Guilford Courthouse National Military Park for a look into some lesser-known facts about the American Revolution.

Click below to register on Zoom.


Sponsored by the Greensboro Public Library and Greensboro History Museum