Lectures and Workshops

Exhibition openings, lectures, books signings and more take place throughout the year at Bartow History Museum. See the schedule below for a full list of all upcoming events and exhibitions, and follow us on Facebook for updated information on this year’s events.

Lectures are FREE for members and free with admission to not-yet-members.


Lunch and Learn
Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Yvonne Mashburn Schmidt, Certified Genealogist, will discuss genetic genealogy and the use of DNA studies in family tree research.  

Evening Lecture
Thursday, April 26, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Opening of our new temporary exhibit, “The Call of the Land: Cultivating Bartow’s Agricultural Legacy.”  Opening reception begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by members of the Euharlee Farmers’ Club discussing the history of the club and their careers in farming at 7 p.m.



Lunch and Learn
Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Leann Papp will share information about the life and career of PMB Young, local Major General in the Civil War and Cartersville resident.  

Evening Lecture
Thursday, May 24, 2018, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Enjoy a glass of wine at the museum before taking a guided tour of downtown Cartersville.
Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Click Here for Tickets or call 770-387-2774.


Lunch and Learn
Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

BHM Intern, Jessica Lee, will explore the history and Celtic roots of some of Bartow’s early settlers.  Her presentation is the result of a project she completed while researching in the museum archives.

Evening Lecture
Thursday, June 28, 2018, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Walter Knapp, Vice President of the Georgian Trail of Tears Association, will speak on the Cherokee Removal in the presentation entitled, “Exploring the Myths to Discover the Realities of the Removal.”



For more information about these and other museum programs,
call 770-382-3818 ext. 6288


Special Thanks to our Lecture Series Sponsors!