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Friday, July 01, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Saturday, July 02, 2016

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Zumba (Health/Exercise)
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: 456 Knollwood Street

Fun Zumba class! Love to dance?Love Beach music? Love to burn 800 to 1000 calories? Come join us! Shimmie w Jimmy!!! $2 plus canned good for 2nd Harvest Food Bank!!!!Free smoothie 1st visit!

Patriotic Concert (Concert)
Time: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Salem Square, Old Salem

Salem Band will perform its Annual Patriotic Concert honoring veterans in our community with marches, sing-alongs, and music to honor all who served in the US military, including “Armed Forces Salute” FREE, in Salem Square in Old Salem. Bring a lawn chair or blanket - hot dogs, drinks, gelato available for purchase. Arrive early for your free schedule fan! RAIN-DATE = Wednesday, July 6, same time/venue. Established in 1771, Salem Band, directed by Eileen Young, is the oldest, continuous mixed wind ensemble in the nation.

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Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Thursday, July 07, 2016

ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Summer Reading at the Jamestown Public Library (Childrens Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

The Jamestown Public Library presents our 2016 summer reading program! Join us for an hour of awesome activities (starting at 10am for pre-k to 5th grade, and 3pm for middle schoolers) and read your way to cool prizes!

Additional Information

Poetry Workshop and Discussion of Brown Girl Dreaming (Poetry Workshop)
Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Coffee Park ARTS, Milton Rhodes Center in downtown Winston-Salem, 251 N. Spruce Street, Winston-Salem, NC

This Summer Reading event will featuring a poetry workshop with award-winning slam poet Ismael Khatibu along with a discussion of 2016 Festival author, Jacqueline Woodson’s book. Ages 11-15. FREE More information: 336-747-1471 / bookmarksnc.org / info@bookmarksnc.org

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Friday, July 08, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Saturday, July 09, 2016

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Zumba (Health/Exercise)
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: 456 Knollwood Street

Fun Zumba class! Love to dance?Love Beach music? Love to burn 800 to 1000 calories? Come join us! Shimmie w Jimmy!!! $2 plus canned good for 2nd Harvest Food Bank!!!!Free smoothie 1st visit!

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Thursday, July 14, 2016

ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Summer Reading at the Jamestown Public Library (Childrens Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

The Jamestown Public Library presents our 2016 summer reading program! Join us for an hour of awesome activities (starting at 10am for pre-k to 5th grade, and 3pm for middle schoolers) and read your way to cool prizes!

Additional Information

Framed!: One Picture, the Keyhole View on Your New Word: A Writing Workshop (Workshop)
Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Womble Carlyle Gallery, Milton Rhodes Center in downtown Winston-Salem, 251 N. Spruce Street, Winston-Salem, NC

This writing workshop, which is the second in a series led by Melissa Bickey MacLeod of The Story Hatchery, is a part of our Summer Reading outreach (Ages 12-16). FREE More information: 336-747-1471 / bookmarksnc.org / info@bookmarksnc.org

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Friday, July 15, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

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EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

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Saturday, July 16, 2016

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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ReptiDay Asheville Reptile & Exotic Animal Show (Family Fun)
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Western North Carolina Agricultural Center - Boone Building

ReptiDay Asheville is a one-day reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes. Exciting, educational, family-oriented fun for everyone!Hours:Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm (VIP Early Entry at 9:30am)Admission:Adults - $10, Children (5-12) - $5, Under 5 - FreeVisit our website for special offers on Early Entry VIP tickets

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Zumba (Health/Exercise)
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: 456 Knollwood Street

Fun Zumba class! Love to dance?Love Beach music? Love to burn 800 to 1000 calories? Come join us! Shimmie w Jimmy!!! $2 plus canned good for 2nd Harvest Food Bank!!!!Free smoothie 1st visit!

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Thursday, July 21, 2016

ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Summer Reading at the Jamestown Public Library (Childrens Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

The Jamestown Public Library presents our 2016 summer reading program! Join us for an hour of awesome activities (starting at 10am for pre-k to 5th grade, and 3pm for middle schoolers) and read your way to cool prizes!

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Friday, July 22, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Zumba (Health/Exercise)
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: 456 Knollwood Street

Fun Zumba class! Love to dance?Love Beach music? Love to burn 800 to 1000 calories? Come join us! Shimmie w Jimmy!!! $2 plus canned good for 2nd Harvest Food Bank!!!!Free smoothie 1st visit!

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Thursday, July 28, 2016

ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Summer Reading at the Jamestown Public Library (Childrens Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

The Jamestown Public Library presents our 2016 summer reading program! Join us for an hour of awesome activities (starting at 10am for pre-k to 5th grade, and 3pm for middle schoolers) and read your way to cool prizes!

Additional Information

Friday, July 29, 2016

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

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Saturday, July 30, 2016

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

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Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

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Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

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EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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Sunday, July 31, 2016

Harry Potter Birthday Celebration!Harry Potter Birthday Celebration!Harry Potter Birthday Celebration! (Childrens Event)
Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: SciWorks, 400 West Hanes Mill Rd, Winston-Salem, NC

Join Bookmarks, the Children's Museum of Winston-Salem, and SciWorks as we celebrate Harry Potter's birthday with cake, dancing, games, and fun! Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II, the eighth book in the series by JK Rowling, will be released on the day of the celebration. Pre-order a new Harry Potter book from Bookmarks and pick up the book on July 31 - or purchase one upon arrival. All Harry Potter activities are included with SciWorks admission (and free to SciWorks members). SciWorks is also offering FREE admission during the event to all Children's Museum of Winston-Salem members and summer pass holders. Please bring membership/summer pass identification. Not a member? Call Bookmarks for free ticket information. More information: 336-747-1471 / bookmarksnc.org / info@bookmarksnc.org

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