Come on in, the water's fine for a summer adventure! Spots are filling up fast for our partial-day, week-long Summer Adventures camps. Explore our renowned art collection and historic house with an Art or Writing Adventure for elementary or middle school students.


Our Creative Writing Workshop for students in 6th through 9th grades begins June 27. Reserve your spots today!

Georgia O'Keeffe: Living Modern

OPENS AUGUST 18

Tickets are now available for this landmark exhibition called "superb" and "refreshing" by Financial Times and Vogue.  Georgia O'Keeffe: Living Modern presents a new look at the iconic American artist—her wardrobe, her persona, and her art. Guarantee your admission and purchase your timed entry tickets in advance.


Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern is organized the Brooklyn Museum, with guest curator Wanda M. Corn, Robert and Ruth Halperin Professor Emerita in Art History, Stanford University and made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts. Reynolda House Museum of American Art is grateful for the generous support of the exhibition from Presenting Sponsors Hanesbrands, and Hawthorn, PNC Family Wealth. 

Creative Writing Workshop
Begins Soon!
TUESDAY – FRIDAY, JUNE 27–JUNE 30
9 A.M.–2 P.M.
MEMBERS: $180 FIRST CHILD, $170 SIBLING ENROLLMENT
NON-MEMBERS: $195 FIRST CHILD, $185 SIBLING ENROLLMENT

An adventure designed exclusively for students who have completed 6th through 9th grades, this workshop will engage participants in the writing process from pre-writing through the publishing stage, and encourage them to find a personal connection to the works in our fine art collection.

Art Adventures
Session I
MONDAY–FRIDAY, JULY 10–14 
9 A.M.–12:30 P.M.   

MEMBERS: $140 FIRST CHILD, $130 SIBLING ENROLLMENT     NON-MEMBERS: $155 FIRST CHILD, $145  SIBLING ENROLLMENT

For students who have completed grades K–5. Inspired by the art collection, participants in Art Adventures will produce five original works of art!

Writing Adventures
Session I —  Completed grades 1-2
MONDAY–FRIDAY, JULY 24–28 
9 A.M.–12:30 P.M.   

Session II —  Completed grades 3-5
MONDAY–FRIDAY, JULY 31–AUGUST 4
9 A.M.–12:30 P.M.   

MEMBERS: $140 FIRST CHILD, $130 SIBLING ENROLLMENT IN ANY SESSION                         
NON-MEMBERS: $155 FIRST CHILD, $145  SIBLING ENROLLMENT IN ANY SESSION

Writing Adventures participants will craft several written compositions of different genres as well as produce works of art, and get a chance to take a dip in the historic pool!

The summer issue of Wake Forest Magazine takes a deep dive into Reynolda's centennial! The issue also includes a roundup of favorite things and places around the Estate, and 10 things you might not know about Reynolda House.

Find this and more in print and online at magazine.wfu.edu. Have a favorite Reynolda thing or piece of trivia that didn't make the lists? Send us an email!
Father's Day is this Sunday, June 18! Skip the department stores and crowds for your gifts—our Museum Store has the perfect, unique gift for the dad in your life. Here are six ideas from our Visitor Experience Coordinator Cindy Byrd that will bring a little bit of Reynolda home on Father's Day.

Image (Left): R.J. Reynolds with (from left to right) Dick, Smith, and Mary Reynolds, 1912, Estate Archives.
One "neat" idea!

For when your Father's Day festivities wind down (or wind up!) try out this stainless steel cocktail shaker and flasks to hold dad's favorite drink. 
Wear (but don't eat) your Collared Greens

And blues, oranges, and reds! Pick a fun, colorful, American-made bowtie from Virginia-owned Collared Greens. 


Travel in style 

Be ready for your summer adventures with these rugged and fashionable canvas luggage tags and wallet. These wallets from the New York company Izola come in three colors and will outshine that old brown leather wallet!

For the dad with everything

And nowhere to put it! This golf-themed catch-all dish is great for home and office, or to even hold this set of three hand soaps.

Explore Reynolda's American Wilderness 

Explore this quintessentially American art movement, the Hudson River School, through more than 40 works of art from Reynolda's renowned art collection with a foreword from  Kevin Avery, former Associate Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Explore Reynolda

From our historic house and grounds, to our gardens and shops, summer is a great time to explore Reynolda with the ones you love. 

Give dad a trip to Reynolda or reserve a ticket to see "Georgia O'Keeffe: Living Modern," opening August 18.