Winston-Salem Arts are not abundant, nor are they hard to find. They seem to the right size and quality for a city of this scale with Old Tobacco money roots.
Reynolda House Museum of American Art
DESCRIPTION: A magnificent structure built-in 1912-17 by Katharine Smith and Richard Joshua Reynolds, founder of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; 64-room country house was the centerpiece of a 1,067-acre estate with a village and model farm; today the large, two-story living room is surrounded by a cantilevered gallery of fine American Art; the house was fully restored in 2005; in 2012, the museum is hosting a traveling exhibition of Romare Bearden works.
ADMISSION: Adults: $10, Age 60+ and Teachers with ID: $9
DAYS & HOURS: tours Tue-Sat 10a-4:30p, Sun 1:30p-4:30p
ADDRESS: 2250 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem, NC MAP
PHONE: 336-758-5150 or 888-663-1149
Downtown Arts District
DESCRIPTION: Neighborhood organization of artist studios, residences, and businesses dedicated to the promotion of arts and culture through education, entertainment, and trade. It s a good place to creatively loaf around for specialty artwork, gifts, antiques, and curios.
ADDRESS: Sixth at Trade Streets, Winston-Salem, NC MAP
Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts
DESCRIPTION: Treasures lie in the details of this museum; upon closer examination, you come to realize that many of the crafts displayed were by African American artisans from the days of slavery, some of the work is stunning in its execution. Spend an hour viewing this museum in Old Salem.
ADMISSION: prices begin at Adults $16, Ages 6-16 $8
DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Sat 9:30a-4:30p, Sun 1:30p-4:30p
ADDRESS: 924 South Main Street MAP
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art
DESCRIPTION: SECCA is a modern multicultural center and premier venue for contemporary art in the metro area. A bonus is that often features African American artists and their works.
DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Sat 10a-5p, Sun 2-5p
ADDRESS: 750 Marguerite Drive, Winston-Salem, NC MAP
Hanes Art Gallery
DESCRIPTION: Features works by emerging artists and student artists; located at Wake Forest University.
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Fri 11a-5p, Sat-Sun 1p-5p
ADDRESS: 1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston-Salem, NC MAP