Mesda Featured on Collection Carolina
Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts Featured on North Carolina Weekend
North Carolina’s early settlers established communities along our rivers, which were the transportation vehicles for goods and services. While the soil and climate determined the types of clay and trees, the immigrants, with their own cultures, brought individual style through fashioned furniture, pottery, textiles and metal goods for their daily needs.
NC Weekend Producer Julia Carpenter, with curatorial assistance from The Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, is traveling the state to discover North Carolina-made treasures.
Perhaps you own a piece of North Carolina history and would like to learn more about it. Perhaps you would like to start a collection of antiques or contemporary work by North Carolina artists. If so, Collecting Carolina on North Carolina Weekend is for you! Watch for these new segments each month on UNC-TV’s NC Weekend Thursdays at 9:00pm and Fridays at 8:30pm.
About Old Salem
Old Salem Museums & Gardens is one of America’s most comprehensive history attractions. Its museums—the Historic Town of Salem and the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA), along with award-winning heirloom gardens—engage visitors in an educational and memorable historical experience about those who lived and worked in the early South. Old Salem Museums & Gardens is located at 600 South Main Street in Winston-Salem. For more information call 336-721-7300 or visit www.oldsalem.org.