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7619 Thorndike Rd
Greensboro, NC 27409
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Arts & Museums
View rotating selections from the college's wide ranging permanent collection of original fine art and crafts while visiting this gallery that also features occasional traveling exhibitions.
Located on the campus of High Point University, Sechrest Gallery houses permanent collections of 18th and 19th century British art as well as rotating exhibits.
The Natural Science Center of Greensboro takes attendees through worlds once inhabited by dinosaurs with 36-foot tall T-Rex models, as well as places to to learn about the natural earth like the Gem and Mineral Gallery. There are also aquatic labs where the everyone can pet and get to know more about snakes, amphibians and other sea-creatures. A trip to this center and all the attractions within is definitely an experience that any and all members of the family can enjoy.
This hands-on museum features a zoo, an aquarium, a planetarium, educational programs, and an educational gift shop. Visitors can roam through a Dinosaur Gallery, see snakes and amphibians in the Jaycee Herpetarium, learn about gems and minerals, and enjoy a petting zoo while at this center.
North Carolina's celebrated artist, William Magnum, showcases his original watercolor paintings in this 5000-square-foot (464.55 square meters) space. A prolific artist, he has created over 3000 works, many of which have gained him international renown. Featuring landscapes from around the world and North Carolina in particular, visitors to Greensboro can take home a painting or a limited edition print that will make their trip unforgettable.
An historical museum dedicated to honoring the life of Miss Baldwin, her family, and other African Americans who helped develop the High Point community. Open Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Honoring the Legacy of Rosetta C. Baldwin and other African Americans that made a contribution to the development of High Point is the mission of the Rosetta C. Baldwin African American Museum.
Located inside the beautiful High Point Theatre, the Theatre Art Galleries, Inc. (TAG)attracts established artists who look forward to exhibiting their works here. Struggling artists are also taken on and allowed a chance to network and exhibit. The visual arts scene in the city has never been the same since TAG made its foray. Free admission so check website for upcoming events!
Located in the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the Weatherspoon Museum of Art has collected almost 6000 pieces of modern and contemporary art, and is regarded as one of the best art museums in the Southeast. The permanent collection features works by famous artists like Andy Warhol, Willem de Kooning, Alexander Calder and Sol le Witt, but the gallery also regularly features small exhibits from emerging artists. In collaboration with the UNC Department of Art, The Falk Visiting Artist program showcases the work of guest artists every year. The museum grounds include a sculpture garden, six galleries, and an auditorium for lectures, performances and film screenings. Admission is free. Call ahead to schedule group tours.
One of the largest doll museums in the South, this museum contains over 2,200 dolls, dollhouses, costumes, miniature displays, and unusual artifacts, as well as special exhibits including over 115 Shirley Temple dolls, a nativity scene with 50 rare creche dolls, 17 African-American Personality dolls, and other rotating doll and miniature exhibits.
This college art gallery features six exhibits annually that include the works of students, professors, and regional contemporary artists.
The goal and lasting mission of the International Civil Rights Center and Museum is to educate future generations, and also not let anyone forget Greensboro's as well as the nation's struggle for Civil Rights. Everything that began with the sit-in protest of the Woolworth-lunch counter 1960 by four young North Carolina A&T State College students and every battle in-between is chronicled inside these walls. This is truly an inspiring monument to history.