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Greensboro History Museum Hosts Closing Events for Award-Winning Exhibition | New


DAWN KANE Lee Newspapers

GREENSBORO – The award-winning exhibit “Pieces of Now: Murals, Masks, Community Stories and Conversation” will end after November 28 at the Greensboro History Museum.

The “Pieces of Now” exhibition, which opened in September 2020, features more than 20 works of street art created as part of this summer’s social justice protests, as well as photos, artifacts and artwork. video interviews with artists and organizers.

The exhibit also invited the community to share experiences, stories and artifacts related to the protests, the pandemic and the economic crisis.

The museum located at 130 Summit Ave. will celebrate the innovative, community-inspired collaborative exhibit with “Pick Up Songs: Music and Stories” at 4 pm Sunday.

The museum will also be open at special times, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on November 26, to allow people to visit during the Thanksgiving holiday. The virtual exhibition and videos will remain available online at https://greensborohistory.org/piecesofnow.

“Picking up Pieces: Music and Stories” is a free event that will include a conversation about the exhibit and its connections to the local arts with creative leaders Darlene McClinton and Rasheem Pugh, as well as a preview of a new video about Greensboro hip-hop and democracy. .

The event will also include a live performance from singer Brandon Green, one of the many community members whose experiences, creations and advice helped create “Pieces of Now”.