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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Leadership Winston-Salem Accepting Applications for 2014-15 Flagship Program (Community Event)

IGNITE your passion for community leadership! Submit your application for a unique 9-month program offering rare, behind-the-scenes insights into our community. If accepted, you’ll be part of the 30th Anniversary class as the very first class was graduated in 1985. Apply before May 23, 2014 and your name will be entered into a drawing for a special prize. The final deadline for applications is June 18. For more information and application materials, visit leadershipws.org.

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Reynolda Sketch (Museums)
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Saturdays, February 8, 15; March 15, 22; May 17, 24, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.Reynolda Sketch is a series of workshops for art students in 7th through 12th grades who are interested in improving their artistic skills. Each 2 1/2-hour session focuses on a different aspect of art-making, to encourage developing artists to gain a mastery of fundamentals while further exploring their own personal work styles. Participants begin with sketching exercises in the Museum galleries, and continue in the studio to work with a variety of drawing and painting media. All materials provided each session.

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The Yup'ik Way of Life: An Alaskan People in Transition (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

This student-curated exhibit features photographs of Alaska’s Yup’ik people, their environment, and resources by Greensboro native John Rucker. Taken between 1979 and 1987, the photographs document a lifestyle that has largely disappeared with the arrival of modern influences such as telephones, fast food, and television in the intervening years. The images are integrated with objects made by Yup’ik artisans and collected by early Moravian missionaries with connections to Winston-Salem. The objects provide a link to the past and further document the cultural transitions of the Yup’ik since European contact. Admission is free.

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Community Exhibition: Ten Thousand Villages Greensboro Celebrates 10 Years (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27401

See a community display about Ten Thousand Villages, which creates opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income by selling their products. 2014 marks the 10th year in Greensboro, distinctive because it is a global operation with local support and long-term, fair trade relationships. Made possible by Ten Thousand Villages Greensboro.

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