Winter Hands-on Workshop: White Glove Tour, Hidden in Plain Sight: African American Craftsmen in the Early South

Saturday, February 2, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Museums of Early South Decorative Arts at the Horton Museum Center

February 2, 9, 16, and 23, 2019.








Workshop Description:  Put on your white gloves and touch the past as we explore the often hidden stories of African American craftsmen like cabinetmaker Thomas Day, enslaved potter David Drake, and others whose names are lost to history.  This tour is part of Old Salem Museums & Gardens Hidden Town initiative. This tour is part of our special Salem Saturdays in Winter Programming and Old Salem Museums & Gardens Hidden Town Initiative and will be offered at 11:00am, February 2, 9, 16, and 23, 2019. Tours sell out, so reservations are advisable and can be made online below, or by calling 336-721-7369.

Cost: This fundraising event is $20.00 per person

Workshop Location:  Museum of Early Southern Decorative Art.  Free parking at the Old Salem Visitor Center, 900 Old Salem Road.  Walk across the Heritage Bridge to the Horton Museum Center.

*Maximum of 15 per class. For ages 9 and up.  Children under 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.  Due to the highly interactive nature of these workshops, adults are not allowed to observe or tag along with a child unless they have also registered. If participant cancels more than 14 days before the event, a full refund will be given.  Within 14 days there are no refunds. For more information call 1-800-441-5305.

February 2, 2019             February 9, 2019          February 16, 2019        February 23, 2019