New Winston Museum Salon Series – Thursday, September 25, 2014

Behind the scenes of This School, This City: Celebrating 50 Years of UNC School of the Arts in Winston-Salem

Exhibition co-curators Mike Wakeford, Division of Liberal Arts at UNCSA, and Chris Jordan, Director of Education and Programming at NWM, take you on a behind the scenes look at the truly collaborative process of “This School, This City: Celebrating 50 Years of UNC School of the Arts in Winston-Salem.”


New Winston Museum & This School, This City – Monday, November 17, 2014

What Does it Mean to be Southern?

In connection with our current exhibition, “This School, This City,” New Winston Museum hosts a reading and panel discussion with local authors exploring Southern identity. Panelists include:

•Joseph Mills, Susan Burress Wall Distinguished Professor in the Humanities, University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Mills newest volume of poetry, his fifth with Press 53, is “This Miraculous Turning” (2014)

•Ed Southern, Winston-Salem native, writer of nonfiction and fiction, and executive director of North Carolina Writers’ Network. His first work of fiction, a collection of short stories set in the North Carolina Piedmont region, is “Parlous Angels” (Press 53, 2009).

•Cheryl Harry, Director of African American Programming, Old Salem Museum and Gardens; founder, Triad Cultural Arts, Inc. and author of “Winston-Salem’s African American Legacy” (Arcadia, 2013).\


New Winston Museum & This School, This City – Saturday, January 24, 2015

Zero-to-Fifty

In connection with our current exhibition, “This School, This City,” an original piece of historical theater in honor of UNCSA’s 50th Anniversary. Written and performed as a one-man show by UNCSA School of Drama Studio IV actor Andrew Manning. This “workshop” style performance gave visitors a chance to learn more about the dramatic process and inspiration for Andrew’s work.


New Winston Museum & This School, This City – Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Strings of Connection

In connection with our current exhibition, “This School, This City,” this program features guitar performance and historical reflection about five decades of the UNCSA Guitar Program and its relationship with greater Winston-Salem’s guitar culture. Featuring student guitarists from the studio of Joe Pecoraro and guitar program alumni.