Clarion Hotel Airport
415 Swing Road
Greensboro, NC 27409
Phone: (336) 299-7650
Fax: (336) 854-9146
Arts & Museums
View rotating selections from the college's wide ranging permanent collection of original fine art and crafts while visiting this gallery that also features occasional traveling exhibitions.
North Carolina's celebrated artist, William Magnum, showcases his original watercolor paintings in this 5000-square-foot (464.55 square meters) space. A prolific artist, he has created over 3000 works, many of which have gained him international renown. Featuring landscapes from around the world and North Carolina in particular, visitors to Greensboro can take home a painting or a limited edition print that will make their trip unforgettable.
Located in the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the Weatherspoon Museum of Art has collected almost 6000 pieces of modern and contemporary art, and is regarded as one of the best art museums in the Southeast. The permanent collection features works by famous artists like Andy Warhol, Willem de Kooning, Alexander Calder and Sol le Witt, but the gallery also regularly features small exhibits from emerging artists. In collaboration with the UNC Department of Art, The Falk Visiting Artist program showcases the work of guest artists every year. The museum grounds include a sculpture garden, six galleries, and an auditorium for lectures, performances and film screenings. Admission is free. Call ahead to schedule group tours.
This college art gallery features six exhibits annually that include the works of students, professors, and regional contemporary artists.
The Natural Science Center of Greensboro takes attendees through worlds once inhabited by dinosaurs with 36-foot tall T-Rex models, as well as places to to learn about the natural earth like the Gem and Mineral Gallery. There are also aquatic labs where the everyone can pet and get to know more about snakes, amphibians and other sea-creatures. A trip to this center and all the attractions within is definitely an experience that any and all members of the family can enjoy.
This hands-on museum features a zoo, an aquarium, a planetarium, educational programs, and an educational gift shop. Visitors can roam through a Dinosaur Gallery, see snakes and amphibians in the Jaycee Herpetarium, learn about gems and minerals, and enjoy a petting zoo while at this center.
Located in the Arts and Antiques District in Downtown Greensboro, Artmongerz showcases the work of local artists who work in a variety of media, all with a modern edge. The in-house studio allows visitors to watch the artists at work while they create their latest piece. Events are held the first Friday of each month to celebrate the art on display.
A former factory. today this building houses the Elsewhere Collaborative. It is a place for artists and students from all walks of life to find inspiration for their art and their stories. It is a living museum, and is also place for these artistic thoughts to be nurtured through residencies, live productions, or other means that help to bring it all into fruition.
The goal and lasting mission of the International Civil Rights Center and Museum is to educate future generations, and also not let anyone forget Greensboro's as well as the nation's struggle for Civil Rights. Everything that began with the sit-in protest of the Woolworth-lunch counter 1960 by four young North Carolina A&T State College students and every battle in-between is chronicled inside these walls. This is truly an inspiring monument to history.
A place where you will not only find great designer glasses frames, but also an art gallery and jeweler. Above all else, View on Elm's primary focus is all about eyewear. The style of the store is matched and is perfectly in sync with its owner, Becky Causey, who has gotten frames for her store as far and wide as New York, Paris, Munich and Barcelona.
This upscale visual arts center and gallery features changing exhibitions by North Carolina artists and offers a variety of educational programs for children and adults.
This art league promotes visual arts and artists in the Piedmont Triad by offering changing exhibitions of local and regional art, as well as workshops for artists and art lovers. A gift shop is also on site that offers an array of beautiful and special gifts.