Our Community

Support for free tours and public programs comes from the Schandler/Lopp Education Fund, the Charlotte W. Toler Art Education Endowment, the Hillsdale Foundation, Lincoln Financial Foundation, the North Carolina Arts Council, and your personal contributions. Thank you!

Art of Seeing for Healthcare Professionals

Learning to see objectively can be a useful skill in many situations, but it is especially critical to those in healthcare professions. 

The Art of Seeing program was developed by WAM to enhance critical observation, interpretation, and communication skills of undergraduate and graduate students in nursing and health and human sciences fields by examining works of art. More than 600 students have participated in Art of Seeing workshops. WAM is pleased to now offer this workshop to individuals and professional groups interested in applying observation strategies to their healthcare practice. 

Workshops are limited to 12 participants and take place in the galleries. For information, including fees and scheduling, contact Ann Grimaldi, curator of education at ann_grimaldi@uncg.edu or 336-334-5770.

Noon @ the 'Spoon | Public Tour

Noon @ the 'Spoon is a 20-minute, docent-led tour offered the second Tuesday of the month. No reservations needed. See our Event Calendar for upcoming dates.

Sustainability Film & Discussion Series

The UNCG Sustainability Film & Discussion Series at WAM is the longest running program of its kind in the region and continues to lend voice to environmental, sustainability, and climate issues affecting our community and the world.

Since 2006, more than 5,000 attendees have enjoyed 60+ documentary films, ranging in topics from agriculture to waste, and architecture to water. Join us each month (August-April) for thought-provoking films and discussions. See our Event Calendar for upcoming dates. 

Volunteer @ WAM

More than 200 volunteers are needed annually to help WAM host special events like our Annual Summer Solstice Party, assist with clerical tasks, greet visitors, and teach in our galleries. If you would like to be involved, we'd love to hear from you! See our Volunteer Opportunities to learn more.