Lunchtime Lecture Series
Please note: the May 14 lecture
will be recorded and posted online
at 12:15pm on May 14.
May’s Lunchtime Lecture: Beethoven’s Music and Editions in MMF Holdings; Dave Blum, lecturer. will be pre-recorded and posted on YouTube and premiered at 12:15 pm on May 14; links will be posted on Facebook and the MMF website; the video will then be available to watch anytime after that.
Please note: the April 9 lecture has been rescheduled for November 12, 2020.
April’s Lunchtime Lecture featuring former Historic Bethabara Park Director Rod Meyer, on the subject of Reuter Maps of Wachovia, has been moved to the fall. Lunchtime Lectures are on second Thursdays during the academic year, and are from 12:15-1:00pm in the Spaugh Lecture/Recital Hall at our Archie K. Davis Center building
Please enjoy these lectures you may have missed, by Archivist, Richard Starbuck:
Lectures on music and history are a fun way
to spend your lunch hour!
at the Archie K. Davis Center in Winston-Salem, NC
A Partnership of the Moravian Archives
and Moravian Music Foundation
Even though our lectures are packed with information,
they are concise and move at a quick pace.
We keep it light and fun, presented with lots of visual aids,
listening, singing, and humor!
Lectures are held at 12:15 p.m., on the second Thursday of the month in the Spaugh Lecture/Recital Hall of the Archie K. Davis Center, 457 S. Church St. (behind Cedarhyrst at the gates of God’s Acre). Parking is easiest in the Salem College Fine Arts Center/Home Church/God’s Acre parking lot.
FREE and open to the public.
You are welcome to bring your lunch!
If the local schools are delayed, cancelled, or released early because of weather, please check the MMF website, the MMF Facebook page, or call 725-0651 before coming to the lecture!
- September 12
Know Them by Their Name:
Moravians Cataloging the American Botanical Landscape, 1785-1835
- October 10
Moravian Music Future – video
- November 14
“My Dear Miss Fries”:
The Correspondence of Archivist, Adelaide Fries, 1911-1949
- December 12
Advent and Christmas Music – video
- January 9
A Moravian Music Timeline:
550 Years of Moravian Music – video
Nola R. Knouse
- January 15 – at Home Moravian Church
Moravian Funeral Chorales – video
Nola R. Knouse
- February 13
From Russia with Love (of sacred choral music):
Johann Wilhelm Hässler’s Moravian connections – video
- March 12
Nurturing the Gardeners of Wachovia
The third horticultural exhibit of the Moravian Archives
- April 9 – RESCHEDULED TO NOV 12, 2020
Christian Reuter: Moravian GIS Mapper for Forsyth County
Dr. Rod Meyer, former Director, Historic Bethabara Park,
- May 14 – PRERECORDED AND SHARED ON FACEBOOK, YOUTUBE, AND THIS WEBSITE AT 12:15PM
Beethoven’s Music and Editions in MMF Holdings; – video
CONTACT INFO for MORAVIAN ARCHIVES, 457 S. Church St., W-S NC 336-722-1742
HANDICAPPED ACCESS, elevator access, and anyone who needs to save some steps or shorten their walk: Once you have parked in the Salem College/A K Davis Ctr/God’s Acre parking lot (see Directions), follow the brick ramp and approach the building on the lowest level (double gate) and press the CALL button. The intercom is active, and someone will come down the elevator to let you in the building, there at the double doors.