UNCG’s program is a resource for the region. Through public programs, classroom projects, and internships, we work closely with the area’s many cultural organizations.
Greensboro's only city-wide nonprofit membership organization to save treasured historic and architecturally significant places. Programs range from workshops and walking tours to awards, children's activities, a blog, and the quarterly publication, Landmarks.
Founded in 1902 by Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown, Palmer Memorial Institute transformed the lives of more than 1,000 African American students. Today, restored campus buildings provide the setting for a unique educational experience. The museum links Dr. Brown and Palmer Institute to the larger themes of African American women, education, and social history, emphasizing the contributions made by African American citizens to education in North Carolina.
At the Greensboro Historical Museum you'll discover first hand the rich history of the Piedmont area. The museum's 17,000 square feet of exhibition space offers hours of entertaining, educational enjoyment.
The largest, most hotly-contested battle of the Revolutionary War's Southern Campaign was fought at the small North Carolina backcounty hamlet of Guilford Courthouse. The Battle of Guilford Courthouse proved to be the highwater mark of British military operations in the Revolutionary War.
The High Point Museum is the only place to learn, play and explore the real history of High Point and admission is free. Featuring exciting exhibits, hands-on programs and tours, and special members-only events, the museum gives you a peek into what life was like in High Point from its early days as a backcountry community to its present days as the International Home Furnishings Capital of the World.
On the afternoon of February 1, 1960, Ezell Blair, Jr., David Richmond, Joseph McNeil, and Franklin McCain, all freshmen at nearby North Carolina Agricultural and Technical College, entered the F.W. Woolworth store on South Elm Street. Seating themselves at the whites-only Woolworth lunch counter, they ignited a movement to protest segregated public eating facilities and unequal access for African Americans across the United States.
The North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office assists private citizens, private institutions, local governments, and agencies of state and federal government in the identification, evaluation, protection, and enhancement of properties significant in North Carolina history and archaeology.
The mission of the North Carolina Humanities Council is to support through grants and public programs vital conversations that nurture the cultures and heritage of North Carolina. The North Carolina Humanities Council is a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The North Carolina Museum of History is alive with the past—your past. It is as full of life and personalities as it is people who care for the collection, people who interpret the collection, and people who visit the collection. It is also alive with the contributions of all the people involved in its creation, development, and growth.
Old Salem Museums & Gardens is America's most comprehensive history attraction. Our three museums - the Historic Town of Salem, the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA) and the Old Salem Toy Museum - engage visitors in an educational and memorable historical experience about those who lived and worked in the early South.
Founded in 1939, Preservation North Carolina is North Carolina's only private nonprofit statewide historic preservation organization. Its mission is to protect and promote buildings, landscapes and sites important to the diverse heritage of North Carolina. It enjoys a national reputation, having been cited by the National Park Service as "the premier statewide preservation organization of the South, if not the Nation" and the National Trust for Historic Preservation as "the model organization of its kind."
The Rosetta C. Baldwin Museum in High Point, NC, honors the legacy of Rosetta C. Baldwin, a North Carolina pioneer in Christian-based education for African American children. The museum also explores the broader history of African American in High Point and features exhibits about African American inventors.
Explore the history of Guilford County's colonial past at your own pace at Tannenbaum Park. Learn the history of backcountry life before, during and after the American Revolution when visiting the Colonial Heritage Center. Tour the grounds and learn about the 1813 Hoskins House, the restored 1830s barn, a replica kitchen and blacksmith shop.
The Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNCG has one of the foremost collections of modern and contemporary art in the Southeast. Through a dynamic annual calendar of exhibitions and educational programs, the Weatherspoon provides an opportunity for audiences to consider artistic, cultural, and social issues of our time.