New Winston Museum Salon Series – February 14, 2013

Dr. Michele Gillespie: “The Reynolds’ Romance”

Wake Forest University history professor, Dr. Michele Gillespie speaks about her new book, “Katharine and R.J. Reynolds: Partners of Fortune Making in the New South,” and the romance between the pair. The lecture took place on February 14, 2013 and is New Winston Museums initial Salon Series event.

New Winston Museum Salon Series – February 28, 2013

Maurice Pitts Johnson and David Gall: “Discovery in the Happy Hill Cemetary”

Mrs. Maurice Pitts Johnson and architect David Gall discuss restoration efforts at Winston-Salem’s historic Happy Hill Cemetery and the mystery surrounding the 2012 discovery of the remains of Winston-Salem’s Old City Hall, demolished in 1926.

New Winston Museum Salon Series – April 11, 2013

Margaret Norfleet Neff, Eric Jackson, & David Bare: “Heirloom Gardening in Winston-Salem”

David Bare, Horticulturist with Reynolda Museums and Gardens; Eric Jackson, Horticulturist with Old Salem Museums and Gardens; and Margaret Norfleet Neff of Beta Verde speak on local heirloom gardening and seed preservation.

New Winston Museum Salon Series – April 25, 2013

Jan Detter: “My Life as a Professional Artist in Winston-Salem”

Artist Jan Detter of Third Eye Studio discusses her life as an artist in Winston-Salem and the evolution of textiles as art.

New Winston Museum Salon Series – May 9, 2013

Fam Brownlee: “The Golden Hyphen”

May 9, 2013 marks the 100th anniversary of the official consolidation of Winston and Salem. In honor of the historic event, local historian Fam Brownlee presents some of the lesser known history behind the coming together of the two towns, and the origins of the Twin City.

New Winston Museum Salon Series – August 8, 2013

Paula McCoy: “Better Blocks Ahead”

Paula McCoy of the Winston-Salem Funders Collaborative shares how local community development corporations (CDCs) are creating paths for social and economic vitality.