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Located in the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the Weatherspoon Museum of Art has collected almost 6000 pieces of modern and contemporary art and is regarded as one of the best art museums in the Southeast. The permanent collection features works by famous artists like Andy Warhol, Willem de Kooning, Alexander Calder and Sol le Witt, but the gallery also regularly features small exhibits from emerging artists. In collaboration with the UNC Department of Art, The Falk Visiting Artist program showcases the work of guest artists every year. The museum grounds include a sculpture garden, six galleries, and an auditorium for lectures, performances and film screenings.
Initially starting out as a regular neighborhood bar, the Blind Tiger has since evolved. In the two decades since its inception, the Blind Tiger has become a staple for the live music scene in Greensboro, and North Carolina as a whole. You can always count on the Blind Tiger to be hosting live music events almost every night of the week. The venue has played hosts to local, regional and national acts alike.
North Carolina's celebrated artist, William Magnum, showcases his original watercolor paintings in this 5000-square-foot (464.55 square meters) space. A prolific artist, he has created over 3000 works, many of which have gained him international renown. Featuring landscapes from around the world and North Carolina in particular, visitors to Greensboro can take home a painting or a limited edition print that will make their trip unforgettable.
The Greensboro Coliseum in the Greensboro Coliseum Complex can seat 23,500. The venue hosts basketball games, huge trade shows, concerts and performances by the likes of Usher, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Disney on Ice. Go to the Greensboro Coliseum for the best show in town.
The Greensboro Arboretum is more than just a beautiful park complete with wedding gazebo, a fountain, arbor and bridges, though those features in and of themselves make the grounds worth a visit. What makes the arboretum extra special is that it provides a wealth of information for landscape designers or people who simply want some ideas for their garden. The property's 17 acres (6.88 hectares) have been split into 12 plant collections, grouped based on plant size, species, optimum growing conditions, or blossoming times. The grounds also contain a butterfly garden, the exceptional rose garden, rhododendron garden and walking trails.
Located near the Bicentennial Garden, The Bog Garden gives visitors a rare chance to walk through the wetlands via an elevated walkway. Visitors will be surrounded by lush green vistas - a welcome escape from the sights and sounds of the city. The nature preserve contains a multitude of local flora and fauna and one of the notable attractions in the park is Dr. Joe Christian Serenity Falls.