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Arts & Museums
Located inside the beautiful High Point Theatre, the Theatre Art Galleries, Inc. (TAG)attracts established artists who look forward to exhibiting their works here. Struggling artists are also taken on and allowed a chance to network and exhibit. The visual arts scene in the city has never been the same since TAG made its foray. Free admission so check website for upcoming events!
High Point Museum is a museum which records and displays the culture and history of High Point. The museum has many interactive and interesting exhibits, fun activities for kids and more. They are also involved in several activities such as archiving the local history, artifact preservation drives and so on.
The Old Davidson County Courthouse was a courthouse which was later converted to a museum exhibiting the local history and civic life during the 18th Century. Built in 1858, this Greek Revival structure is featured on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Children's Museum of Winston-Salem lets kids learn in fun ways. Kids can burn off some energy in the climbing lobby, have storytime in the library, use oversized blocks to create cars and forts in the "Build It" area, and create their own masterpiece in the art studio. Don't miss the Enchanted Forest, which offers a dozen play stations incorporating folklore and fairy tales. The museum is also a popular place for children's parties.
The Gallery of the Arts is part of the Community Arts Cafe, where in which collections of fine art, craft, literature, music, videos and any other products and artistic pieces are displayed, and in some cases purchased exclusively through the CAC. The works of art found here are artists all local to the Triad neighborhood of North Carolina.
An artist-run co-op, Artworks Gallery has been a part of Winston-Salem since 1984. Members of the co-op share their exhibition space with one another, and showcase an exhibit of individual members or the collective at a rate of about once a month or so. The shows here are free and open to the public, and include works that involve painting, photography, and other diverse mediums.
Winston-Salem's Inter_Section Gallery and Art Space shows a wide variety of modern art. Here, visitors can experience art that also includes performance and multi-media elements. Owner Kate Magruder Lambeth opened this gallery as a place where different aspects of the art world would intersect, and curates the collection with that in mind with works for renowned local, national, and international artists.
Located in the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the Weatherspoon Museum of Art has collected almost 6000 pieces of modern and contemporary art, and is regarded as one of the best art museums in the Southeast. The permanent collection features works by famous artists like Andy Warhol, Willem de Kooning, Alexander Calder and Sol le Witt, but the gallery also regularly features small exhibits from emerging artists. In collaboration with the UNC Department of Art, The Falk Visiting Artist program showcases the work of guest artists every year. The museum grounds include a sculpture garden, six galleries, and an auditorium for lectures, performances and film screenings. Admission is free. Call ahead to schedule group tours.
Located in the Arts and Antiques District in Downtown Greensboro, Artmongerz showcases the work of local artists who work in a variety of media, all with a modern edge. The in-house studio allows visitors to watch the artists at work while they create their latest piece. Events are held the first Friday of each month to celebrate the art on display.
A former factory. today this building houses the Elsewhere Collaborative. It is a place for artists and students from all walks of life to find inspiration for their art and their stories. It is a living museum, and is also place for these artistic thoughts to be nurtured through residencies, live productions, or other means that help to bring it all into fruition.
A place where you will not only find great designer glasses frames, but also an art gallery and jeweler. Above all else, View on Elm's primary focus is all about eyewear. The style of the store is matched and is perfectly in sync with its owner, Becky Causey, who has gotten frames for her store as far and wide as New York, Paris, Munich and Barcelona.
The goal and lasting mission of the International Civil Rights Center and Museum is to educate future generations, and also not let anyone forget Greensboro's as well as the nation's struggle for Civil Rights. Everything that began with the sit-in protest of the Woolworth-lunch counter 1960 by four young North Carolina A&T State College students and every battle in-between is chronicled inside these walls. This is truly an inspiring monument to history.