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.
TSTC Program – Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 7:00pm
“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 Joe Pecoraro and guitar program alumni.
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.
NWM “Tobacco” Salon Series – Thursday February 26, 2015 – 5:30pm
“Tobacco Unionism and Civil Rights”
Local expert Will Cox will lead a panel discussing the links between Winston-Salem’s tobacco Unionism and the grown of political and Civil Rights activism that followed.
NWM “Tobacco” Salon Series – Thursday March 26, 2015 – 5:30pm
“The Winston-Salem Medicis”
Local artist and former director of Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Nicholas Burton Bragg, and current Reynolda House Programming Director, Phil Archer, will give insight into the roles members of tobacco families played in supporting local arts and philanthropy.
TSTC Program – Friday, April 24, 2015, 7:30pm
“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 uncsaX under the direction of School of Music faculty member Taimur Sullivan. Discussion to follow.
. . . More events to be announced soon.