The Magnolia House: A Pivotal Point Of Greensboro History

The landmark house on Gorrell Street is most notable today as the Magnolia House Motel, a Green Book-era accommodation with deep roots in Greensboro’s Black community. Beyond its legendary hospitality, the Magnolia House has been witness to Civil Rights history, political history, and a growing celebration of Black history. The house itself was built in…

Early Victorian Christmas at Blandwood

The Early Victorian Period in Greensboro was one of growth and change, as new educational and industrial opportunities brought a greater diversity of traditions and customs to the region. During this period, holiday festivities evolved and changed as modest “backwoods” practices began to embrace national and international traditions. Explore Blandwood to learn about evolving mid-nineteenth century holiday traditions. The mansion is fully…

2017 Museum Day Live!

Ticket Required for this FREE event Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Ticket…for free! To receive your free Museum Day Live! Ticket for two people only, please fill out the form linked on this…

Guided Tour of Garl Browne’s Portraits

Come tour Blandwood through the lens of its family portraits. Visitors will be a part of an interactive and behind-the-scenes tour, learning more about the ten William Garl Browne, Jr. portraits in the house. Explore the Morehead family, while also gaining knowledge on the art of nineteenth-century North Carolina!