Twenty eye-dazzling quilts and 32 items of apparel and dance regalia made in traditional style by 20th-century Lakota artisans are on display in this exhibit.
MOA shares the exhibit with Delta Arts Center, with each venue displaying about half of the quilts and crafts. Visitors should visit both museums for the complete experience.
Admission is free.
MOA’s annual exhibit includes new information with sections about the celebration’s history and its unique folk art. The centerpiece is a traditional Mexican ofrenda: a home altar with sugar skulls, colorful tissue paper cutouts, food and beverage offerings, marigolds, and photos of deceased relatives to honor the dead. A children’s ofrenda and a digital photo essay illustrating different aspects of the celebration are also on display. Text is...
Each year, Wake Forest University and Winston-Salem State University collaborate to host a major celebration to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. On Jan. 20, Benjamin Todd Jealous, the current president and CEO of the NAACP will present the Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote speech.
The event is free and open to the public.