Film Showing - "Equal Means Equal"
Tuesday, April 10, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The High Point Museum will be showing "Equal Means Equal" followed by a discussion led by Dr. Chelsea Wentworth, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Women's and Gender Studies, from High Point University. The film is being provided by the Guilford County Democratic Party Issues Committee.
Wednesday, March 21, 10 a.m.
High Point Historical Society Guild Series
Hannah Mahnken, a student from UNC-G, has been working for the last several months on developing two panel exhibits "Around Town." These exhibits will be traveling throughout our community to spread the word about the Cit of High Point's history and the High Point Museum. Mahnken will discuss the exhibits and projects
Sitting Pretty: A History of NC's Furniture Industry
Monday, April 16, 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
High Point Public Library, Morgan Room
For much of the second half of the 20th century, the names of North Carolina Companies such as Broyhill, Drexel, Henredon, and Thayer-Coggin represented the best in American furniture manufacturing, and High Point earned the title of “Furniture Capital of the World.” But the furniture industry in the state is actually more than 300 years old, as you’ll learn in this program by Dr. Kenneth Zogry, teacher, scholar, public historian, and curator. Sponsored by the North Carolina Humanities Council and the NEH.
Library Plaza Grand Opening
Saturday, April 28, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Community Plaza will be full of activity throughout the day and the Library will be open during the event. This event is going to be filled with something for everyone, from food trucks and music to puppets and a storyteller. The High Point Farmers Market also will hold its official opening for the season.