Volunteer Voices

By Clark HarperApril 1, 2024 Katharine Reynolds was a stickler for a healthy environment. Her overarching goal for Reynolda was neither to show off her family’s wealth nor to isolate the family from their community. She had the state pave the dirt road from West Fourth Street to her home. The estate would include gardens […]
by Barbara BryantFebruary 16, 2024 This month marks my one-year anniversary of volunteering in the Gardens at Reynolda. I am looking forward to many more in the future and would like to share my experience with you. Preceding the orientation on February 10, 2023, I met Hayden Shuping one day in the Greenhouse. We shared […]
by Vince CimminoJanuary 8, 2024 The year: 1936 The place: Dallas Museum of Art The exhibit: Texas Centennial Exposition Contributors: Art Institute of Chicago, Detroit Institute of Arts, National Gallery of Art, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, and The Museum of Modern Art, among other institutions and collectors. A quotation from the exposition sculpture garden […]
by Becky BrownSeptember 29, 2023 Sometimes when people ask me about volunteering at Reynolda, I tell them it keeps me from lecturing the walls at home. The drive to talk about something one loves is strong. Leading a tour or answering questions in the house relieves that urge. I ran across a poem recently that […]
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Volunteer Voices are first-hand narratives from Reynolda’s volunteers, exploring their experiences across the estate. Want to learn more about sharing your time and talents with Reynolda? Fill out the volunteer interest application.
While our summer friends head south, our northern neighbors, breeding in Canada or the northern extremes of the United States, head to our neck of the woods.  And the Reynolda grounds are the perfect habitat for them.