Hold on to Your Seats! "The Art of Seating" Opening Weekend Buzz

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Hold on to Your Seats! "The Art of Seating" Opening Weekend Buzz

By Sarah R. Smith, Director of Marketing & Communications | @SarahatReynolda

The Piedmont Triad is talking about The Art of Seating! We kicked off a decidedly different exhibition for Reynolda House in a decidedly different way this week, as our front patio garden became the game field for a competitive round of musical chairs between local rivals Mt. Tabor High School and Reynolds High School. The cross-country teams, whose runners frequent the trails and grounds of Reynolda for training runs, suited up to sit down. Read more about it from the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School System, and enjoy the following compilation of buzz leading up to opening weekend, including this recap of the Members' Opening Celebration.  

Forty local high school student-athletes gathered to help open The Art of Seating. 

Exhibition co-curators Phil Archer and Julia Hood give Winston-Salem Journal's Lynn Felder a sneak peek of the gallery during installation. Read her story here

Media preview in the gallery.All three major network affiliates covered the exhibition opening. Above, Julia Hood discusses Vivian Beer's chair Current with WFMY, CBS affiliate in Greensboro (watch the WFMY story). Below, WXII, NBC affiliate in Winston-Salem, talks with the collector behind the exhibition, Diane DeMell Jacobsen (watch the WXII story).


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