Feature Stories

by Clark HarperOctober 5, 2023 R.J. and Katharine Reynolds’ daughter Mary and her husband Charlie Babcock took ownership of the house in 1934. By keeping the stately bungalow in the family, the character of the estate was pretty much preserved and is now enjoyed by countless visitors–as well as volunteers and staff–to this day. However, […]
by Becky BrownSeptember 29, 2023 Sometimes when people ask me about volunteering at Reynolda, I tell them it keeps me from lecturing the walls at home. The drive to talk about something one loves is strong. Leading a tour or answering questions in the house relieves that urge. I ran across a poem recently that […]
Name: ChrisSchool: University of RichmondMajor & Graduation Year: Art History with concentration in Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2005Additional Education: University of Virginia, MA & PhD in History of Art & ArchitectureInternship Tenure: August 2005-2006Current Position: Bev Perdue Jennings Associate Curator of American Art, Virginia Museum of Fine ArtsPast Career Experiences: Metropolitan Museum of Art Making […]
Name: AllisonSchool: Wake Forest University Major & Graduation Year: Communications, 2018Internship tenure: July 2018-2019Current position: Flight Attendant, JetBlue When Allison came to Winston-Salem from Rhode Island, one thing she longed for was a sense of community. One thing she already had was a love for art, having grown up around the arts and going to museums. […]
While our summer friends head south, our northern neighbors, breeding in Canada or the northern extremes of the United States, head to our neck of the woods.  And the Reynolda grounds are the perfect habitat for them.
Last November marked the completion of this milestone restoration project! Get an inside look at the rehabilitation that’ll preserve the 1917 bungalow for another hundred years.