An art gallery that provides rotational exhibitions, gallery talks and artist forums. Local, regional, national and international professional and emerging artists are showcased through group and solo exhibitions each year. The gift shop offers an array of African American prints. FREE.
Blandwood is one of the America’s great historic homes. Originally constructed in 1795, Blandwood later served as N.C. Governor John Motley Morehead’s home. In 1844, A.J. Davis designed an addition, transforming the farmhouse into an Italianate wonder. All tours are guided by trained docents, who will take you through the restored main building including the…Read more
An annual event to mark the anniversary of the 1781 Revolutionary War Battle of Guilford Courthouse. The event features various programs including a lecture series, a commemorative observance, military encampments, music, and more! Call 336-288-1776 or 336-545-5315 for details.
The Carolina Field of Honor at Triad Park is a permanent reminder of the sacrifice of our service members, a place to reflect on the freedoms they have secured, and a community’s collective way of showing its heartfelt gratitude. Funding for the memorial was made possible by The War Memorial Foundation.
Marvel at the operation of HO and N scale trains and equipment as they navigate large layouts. Railroad memorabilia, including the bell from the Wreck of the Old ’97, is on exhibit. Operated by the Carolina Model Railroaders, Inc.
Experience the GreenHill Center for NC Art, ArtQuest at GreenHill, African American Atelier, Guilford Native American Art Gallery, the Center for Visual Artists, the Drama Center, Arts Greensboro, the Van Dyke Performance Space, and more in four levels of galleries, studios, classrooms, and rehearsal spaces at the Greensboro Cultural Center.
The Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum interprets the life and work of Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown – a prominent educator, advocate for social justice – and her school, Palmer Memorial Institute. The site is the location of the former Palmer Memorial Institute, an African American preparatory school established by Brown in 1902. Visitors can explore the…Read more
The area known as Guilford College/New Garden became the city’s second Heritage Community by the action of City Council on September 2016. The community extends roughly from Bryan Boulevard on the north to West Market Street on the south and from Westridge Road on the east to I-73 on the west. Settled by Quaker farmers…Read more
This community-based public art project is designed to celebrate the unique history of the City of Greensboro and the advancement of the American civil rights movement through the momentous lunch counter sit-ins of 1960. The eight unique coffee cups reflect the simple request and courage of the NCA&T students who sat at the all-white lunch…Read more
Explore history at your own pace, on your own time. The Colonial Heritage Center interprets the history of backcountry life before, during and after the American Revolution. Take a self-guided tour of Guilford County, North Carolina’s colonial past. Now operated by the National Parks Service. Guided tours are offered during days of operation. Reservation required…Read more