While There Were Still Wild Birds: Dr. Richard Rankin Book Signing

Saturday, August 4


Reservations Requested

Join us as Dr. Richard Rankin, Jr., Headmaster of Gaston Day School, will be on hand to discuss and sign copies of his newest book While There Were Still Wild Birds: A Personal history of Southern Quail Hunting. Dr. Rankin will explore how bird hunting clubs affected the environment, Southern culture, and personal relationships especially between fathers and their sons. For more information, please check out our calendar.

Kastner Family Bible is now on display

July 28th through August 18th, 2018

Opening July 28 and running through August 18, 2018 at the Gaston County Museum is The Kastner Family Bible.   This display will feature a spectacular 452-year-old German bible. Click here for more information.





The Museum has joined hundreds of other institutions for this month's #ColorOurCollections!

Download one (or all) of our artifact coloring pages and post them on your favorite social media with #colorourcollections and #gastoncountymuseumofarthistory!

The Museum was recently featured on PBS' Trail of History's episode looking at Dallas and Gaston County.

Check it out here.




Our mission is to interpret the art and history of Gaston County and the region through education, preservation, and collection.



Museum Hours
Tues - Fri 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 3pm

131 West Main Street, Dallas, North Carolina, 28034
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Phone: 704-922-7681                               
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