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Curated Tour of Havana, CUBA

Unnamed Venue Havana, Cuba

Explore the historic city of Havana, Cuba through the lense of history, art, and architecture with our partners at the Weatherspoon Art Museum. With recently improved relations with the US government, Cuba is poised on the brink of inevitable changes. We can think of no better way to explore the complex culture of Cuba at this dynamic moment than through the dually-informed lenses of historic architecture and contemporary art.

Greensboro to Raleigh: The Governor and the Architect

Blandwood Museum 447 West Washington Street, Greensboro, NC, United States

Join us for a special tour to our State Capital! $60 per person, all costs included. Governor Morehead left a strong legacy when he returned to Blandwood from his two terms of leadership in Raleigh. Come with us to trace the legacy of Morehead, and modern governorship with a carefully tailored tour. We depart Blandwood…

Caswell County Coach Trip

Blandwood Museum 447 West Washington Street, Greensboro, NC, United States

Caswell County houses often incorporate the woodwork of one of Caswell County's best known citizens-the free black cabinetmaker Thomas Day, who lived and worked in Milton from 1827 until his death about 1861, and is credited with a distinctive body of architectural woodwork as well as his famous furniture. This tour will access public museums and private homes.

Curated Tour of Cape Town S.A.

Blandwood Museum 447 West Washington Street, Greensboro, NC, United States

Examine Cape Town's architectural history, including Eurpoean influences from early Dutch Calvinists, French Huguenots, and British traders imposed on an existing Khoisan pastoralist system. Explore the city's vibrant contemporary arts scene, recognized as World Design Capital in 2014. Wide-ranging, expert knowledge combined with a wealth of professional contacts ensure that this will be a singularly memorable trip to a city with rich history, an incredible geographic locale, and a creative future.

Detroit Pop Up Trip

NC, United States

Perhaps you heard that Detroit has begun a remarkable rebound, but you can’t fully understand the scope and scale of revitalization efforts in the Motor City…unless you visit! For a generation, Detroit has been the tagline for commentary on the ills of urban America. As cities like New York, Cleveland, and Buffalo have achieved revitalization…

The Architecture of England

447 West Washington Street, Greensboro, NC, United States

England is an obvious travel destination for preservationists. From Inigo Jones to Sir John Soane to Norman Foster, the British are passionate about the romance of historic architecture. Here in North Carolina, our affection for British architecture goes deeper. In Greensboro, several of our most historic sites reflect English themes. Our magnificent Julian Price Designer Showhouse…

The Architecture of Pittsburgh

Blandwood Museum 447 West Washington Street, Greensboro, NC, United States

Pittsburgh is a legacy city, a center point of America's Industrial Revolution, and the center of steel, aluminum, glass, oil, and electric industries. The wealth and prosperity of the period resulted in architecture that is exemplary and irreplaceable. Join us in Pittsburgh with our partners at Studio Traveler for our 9th architectural excursion. Additional sites…

Thomas Day Trip to Milton and Caswell County

Blandwood Museum 447 West Washington Street, Greensboro, NC, United States

This event is postponed and will be rescheduled to a later time. Departure 8:30 am with Return to Greensboro by 4:30 pm The ticket price includes transportation, lunch, gratuity, and a special event) Join us to explore the artistry and architecture of Thomas Day in the county and town in which he lived. Our tour…

The Architecture of England 2023

447 West Washington Street, Greensboro, NC, United States

Preservation Greensboro and Studio Traveler are curating a tour of the architecture of England for September 2 through September 10. PGI's Executive Director Benjamin Briggs and Studio Traveler's Adeline Talbot have offered excursions to historic cities and places annually since 2013. For 2023, the pair have selected sites that encompass important museum collections, domestic sites,…