Events

Do you love working with people? History? Working with your hands? Calling all public history professionals, craftspeople, and educators. Our museum interpreter positions are a combination of educating, research, and the nitty gritty details of making and doing. Old Salem Museums and Gardens is hosting two Career Fairs in July! We are searching for talents […]

MESDA Summer Institute Final Presentations July 22, 2022 Winston-Salem, NC 2022 Summer Institute Final Presentations Mark your calendars! For forty-five years the MESDA Summer Institute has trained the next generation of southern decorative arts scholars.  Please join us from 9:00am – 3:00pm on Friday, July 22 as the 2022 MESDA Summer Institute students present their original research. […]

Do you love working with people? History? Working with your hands? Calling all public history professionals, craftspeople, and educators. Our museum interpreter positions are a combination of educating, research, and the nitty gritty details of making and doing. Old Salem Museums and Gardens is hosting two Career Fairs in July! We are searching for talents […]

MESDA Conference   The Decorative Arts of the South Carolina Midlands     NEW DATE September 15-17, 2022 Columbia, South Carolina   Join us as we celebrate the decorative arts of South Carolina’s Midlands, where the Lowcountry and the Upstate collide.  The conference will offer an unparalleled opportunity to get behind-the-scenes looks of local sites […]

Cartography & Culture Mapping the Early American South     NEW DATE! October 21-22, 2022 From the earliest mapping of North America by European navigators, to military campaigns during the French & Indian War and the American Revolution, to the exploration of the trans-Appalachian west, different communities used maps as tools to establish unique visions […]