Traveling Exhibits

Preservation North Carolina offers a variety of traveling exhibits. Please see the descriptions below to learn more about this program.

Yard of the Month

Yard of the Month is a fascinating stroll through North Carolina’s landscape for all, not just the avid gardening enthusiast. This unusual exhibition examines the design of the domestic yard and garden as it has evolved in North Carolina history.
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Lost North Carolina

This exhibition is a powerful remembrance of architecture forever lost to North Carolina through demolition, natural disaster, social and economic change, or simple neglect.
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Grand Illusions: The Intriguing Art of Painted Interior Decoration

Grand Illusions, curated by architectural historian Laura Phillips of Winston-Salem, takes the viewer on a fascinating journey through North Carolina ‘s decorative tradition.
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A Romantic Architect in Antebellum North Carolina: The Works of Alexander Jackson Davis

A Romantic Architect in Antebellum North Carolina, curated by national and regional scholars, reviews Davis’ extensive, but largely unstudied North Carolina work. Although based in New York, Davis became acquainted with Fayetteville native Robert Donaldson and Governor John Motley Morehead of Greensboro.
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African American Builders and Architects in North Carolina

This exhibition reveals the extraordinary buildings constructed by enslaved and free black artisans and builders during the pre-Civil War era. Although these men were usually uneducated, their skill in woodcarving, brick masonry and ironwork has given North Carolina some of its most treasured landmarks.
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Questions? Contact Lauren Werner at lwerner@presnc.org or 919-832-3652 x238.