In addition to our other programs, New Winston Museum presents a free monthly Salon Series featuring a broad range of local historians, artists, writers, musicians, crafts-folk and other specialists. Speakers discuss aspects of their work and their process to find interpersonal connections with their work and the broader community. Light refreshments are provided, and guests are welcome to bring brown bag lunches or dinners to the presentations. Unless otherwise noted, NWM programs are free of charge. Donations are encouraged and greatly appreciated.
Fall 2017 Salon Series:
Lost, Found, and Transformed
Our Storied Places in African-American History
Reclaimed Cemeteries: Happy Hill, Odd Fellows, and Brooks
September 21 * 5:30 pm * at Delta Arts Center
2611 New Walkertown Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
New Winston Museum, in partnership with the Winston-Salem African American Archive, presents its Fall 2017 Salon Series “Lost, Found & Transformed: Our Storied Places in African-American History.” This series will feature three separate programs with panel discussions focusing on the distinct African-American landscapes in Winston-Salem and the people who created them. Learn about the ongoing efforts to rediscover, preserve, and renew these places in our contemporary era of urban transformation.
The first program in this series, “Reclaimed Cemeteries,” will focus on Happy Hill and Odd Fellows cemeteries in Winston-Salem, and Brooks Cemetery in Kernersville. Moderator Rosemary Millar, Assistant Professor, Division of Liberal Arts at UNC School of the Arts, will lead the discussion. Panelists will be Deltra Bonner, representing the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Maurice Pitts Johnson representing Happy Hill Cemetery, and Maxine Johnson representing Brooks Cemetery.
Join us at Delta Arts Center for this free program about the interesting history of African-American cemeteries in Winston-Salem with some of our city’s experts. Light refreshments will be provided.
. . . More events to be announced soon.