Reception at Reynolda

Co-hosted by the leadership of the Black Student Alliance and the Association of Wake Forest University Black Alumni.

Live Performances

7:30–8 PM • Forecourt Garden
Chi Rho
@wfuchirho | #acappella

7:30–9:15 PM • Crystal Tent
Ron Rudkin Trio | #jazz

8–9:15 PM • Reception Hall
Jason McKinney and Karon Click
Accompanied by Dreama Lovitt on the 1917 Aeolian organ, @jason.mckinney | #americanduets

8 PM • Auditorium
Keegan Sullivan, Salem College | #spokenword

8:15 PM • Orientation Gallery
Donovan Livingston
@dlive87 | #spokenword

8:30–9:30 PM • Auditorium
Burke Singers of Winston-Salem State University | #acappella

9:30 PM • Auditorium
Donovan Livingston
@dlive87 | #spokenword

Exhibition Experiences

Babcock Wing Gallery
Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite
Owens Daniels, visual artist and former art and community engagement fellow for Reynolda House, will share his thoughts on this revolutionary exhibition. Chat, strike a pose, and take a selfie with Winston-Salem Fashion Week models showcasing todays’ African inspired fashions from local clothing boutique Body and Soul.  

Master Bedroom Gallery
Still I Rise: The Black Experience at Reynolda
Gigi Parent, director of internship development for the Business Enterprise Management Program in the Wake Forest University School of Business, will share scholarship on the historical Five Row community and its connections to Reynolda, Winston-Salem, and Wake Forest University. Parent will be joined by Reynolda’s Director of Archives and Library Bari Helms who can speak to the estate’s complicated past.

West Bedroom Gallery
substrata: the spirit of collage in 76 years of art
Chat with the exhibition’s curator, Paul Bright, director of the Hanes Gallery and stArt Gallery. Bright has occupied diverse roles within art entities, universities, and museums as a graphic and exhibition designer, studio art instructor, and curator.

A beautiful dessert and coffee display is available in the Babcock Wing Auditorium.