From December 24, 2021 to February 1, 2022,
Old Salem Museums & Gardens and MESDA
are closed to the public in preparation for the Spring season.
MESDA will be open for research and collection study by appointment. (Learn more here)
We will reopen on Wednesday, February 2, 2022.
We invite you to explore the Historic District with Salem Pathways, a choose-your-own-adventure experience.
Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Frank L. Horton Fellowship Fund
The Frank L. Horton Fellowship Fund provides critical financial support to students attending MESDA’s annual Summer Institute for Early Southern Decorative Arts and Material Culture.
Click herefor information about the MESDA Summer Institute.
Click here to contribute to the Frank L. Horton Fellowship Fund.