You can find summer in every part of our collection. Scroll to the bottom to see how the season is celebrated through the years in photographs, paintings, and decorative arts.

Find the perfect balance of relaxation, imagination, and learning this season at Reynolda in our lineup of events.

Ansel Adams: Eloquent Light
The Final Weeks!

There's just a little over two weeks to visit our fabulous exhibition, Ansel Adams: Eloquent Light! Find out why it's a hit with so many reviewers in Winston-Salem and beyond. Don't miss out on this opportunity to see a master photographer's work in person. Reynolda House's exclusive exhibition, Ansel Adams: Eloquent Light ends July 17. (Pro tip: Come on the weekend around 3 p.m. to ensure ample time in the gallery!)

Watch our promotional video on Facebook.

Object of the Month: July

Date: Wednesday, July 6
Time: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost: Free with Museum admission.

Director of Education Kathleen Hutton will talk on For Internal Use Only (1945) by Stuart Davis. The painting is on loan to the exhibition 
Stuart Davis: In Full Swing at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Object of the Month: August

Date: Wednesday, August 3
Time: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost: Free with Museum admission.

John Kiger, Assistant Manager of Reynolda Gardens of Wake Forest University, will give a talk on Reynolda's log cabin playhouse, originally for the boys in the family. No secret password required! Talk begins at the Museum.

Family First Workshop: Reynolda Pool Party

Date: Sunday, August 7
Time: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $8/person for Members; $10/person for non-Members

Eager for a chance to swim in the Reynolda pool? Families for this workshop will spend the first portion creating pool-inspired art; then, during the second half, all will be able to swim in the historic pool.

Find out more info on our website.

Reynolda Read-Aloud

Date: Friday, August 19
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Program free for all participants. Space is limited and registration is requested; please call Julia Hood at 336.758.5599 or email to register.

Join us for storytime in the Reynolda House library! In this program for pre-readers, we will read children's books and engage young visitors with activities that relate to the selected stories. 

Cinema Under the Stars returns to Reynolda! In conjunction with the School of Filmmaking at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, we will present films on our front lawn each Friday in August. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. each night and films will be shown at 8:30 p.m., or dark. Beer wine and soft drinks will be available for purchase. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome! 

Cost: $5 per person, $20 per car. Reynolda After Hours (RAH) passes are accepted.
Cash only (includes N.C. sales tax).
Location: Front Lawn

August 5: "The Goonies"
Come out and show us your best "truffle shuffle" dance!

August 12: "Labyrinth"
Come as your favorite incarnation of the much-missed David Bowie.

August 19: "Aladdin"
Bring your favorite "magic carpet" picnic set-up. Down in front!

August 26: "Field of Dreams"
Bring a ball and glove for a round of catch.

Online Gallery: #reynoldasummer through the ages

How do you picture summer? In this online gallery, our staff has picked items from our permanent collection that show off the colors, sounds, sights, and feelings of the season. Click here to browse.

Don't forget to share your own #reynoldasummer with our hashtag. It's catching on! 

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