The home of one of the nation's greatest businessmen, R J Reynolds, it is an architectual gem and an excellent example of the great southern country estate. His wife Katherine Smith was quite a dynamic personality and created a model farm -- in fact, a complete villege -- which she personally oversaw. Many of the buildings are now retail businesses that make for an interesting shopping and dining experience.
IReynolda House prides itself on being a sampler of great American art. The collection doesn't overwhelm you and when you have completed your tour, you realize you have seen excellent examples of the best America has to offer.
Its new gallery is perfect for smaller visiting shows and because of its splendid reputation in the arts community, it attracts the best. You can always count on a good experience in its new gallery wing.
There is all this and much more , including the prefect spot for a picnic and lots of space for kids and grandkids to run and play.
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Management is terrific with outreach. Special days are scattered throughout the calebdar, including activities that are atrractive to younger adults.
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devote shows excusively to works by significant North Carolina artists from time to time.