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. ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨

Upcoming Events


program photo1TSTC Program – Saturday, October 18, 2014, 4:30pm

“Look Who’s Coming to Town”—A Community Reflection on the First Years of the North Carolina School of the Arts


The program will feature alumni, faculty, and staff from the inaugural 1965 school year.


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NWM Salon Series – Thursday, October 23, 2014, 5:30pm 

In honor of National LGBTQ History Month, the NWM October Salon Series will feature a panel discussion with several outstanding advocates to explore the past accomplishments, joys and challenges facing the LGBTQ community in Winston-Salem. Panel participants include Teri Hairston, Gary Trowbridge and Frank Benedetti, Brent Morin and Li Hooper.


passionateTSTC Program – Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 7:00pm  *location: UNCSA’s Freedman Theatre

“Revisiting A Passionate Preference

A moderated discussion with author Leslie Banner and Doug Zinn about A Passionate Preference: The Story of the North Carolina School of the Arts and the UNCSA Oral History Project that informed it.


TSTC Program – Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 7:00pm  

“What Does It Mean to be Southern?”

A reading and discussion with local writers Joseph Mills, Ed Southern, and Cheryl Harry.


TSTC Program – Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 7:00pm  *location: UNCSA’s Freedman Theatre

“Two Chancellors on a Stage”

A public dialogue between current UNCSA Chancellor M. Lindsay Bierman and former Chancellor Alex Ewing on leading an arts conservatory in Winston-Salem.



TSTC Student-Artists in the Museum Series (dates t.b.d.)

 Winter 2015

“Zero to Fifty”: 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, under the supervision of Dean Carl Forsman.

“Strings of Connection”: 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 Dr. Michael Kudirka and guitar program alumni.

 Spring 2015

“Composing the City”: An evening highlighted by a new music composition for saxophone inspired by this school and this city. Composed by Kenneth M. Florence, a 4th-year UNCSA School of Music composer, performed by the UNCSA Saxophone Ensemble under the direction of School of Music faculty member Taimur Sullivan. Discussion to follow.

. . . More events to be announced soon.

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