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 19, 2017, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Tony Harris, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, will present “If Plants Could Talk: A Cherokee Relationship.”


Evening Lecture
Thursday, April 27, 2017, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Lisa Love with the Georgia Department of Economic Development will discuss Georgia music from the 1950s through the 1970s.



Lunch and Learn
Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

“Eating Like a G.I.”
Can history be tasted? In her combined offering of a lecture and military ration tasting, historian Elise Petersen will lead us to deeper understandings of Americans’ World War II experiences at home and abroad.  

Evening Lecture
Thursday, May 25, 2017, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Author and historian Robert Jones will discuss his new book, A History of Georgia Railroads.


Evening Lecture
Thursday, June 29, 2017, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Author Sal Amico will share stories from his book, They Answered the Call, a collection of local World War II accounts.


Lunch and Learn
Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Local author and teacher Valerie Holt will highlight stories and recipes from her book, Cooking With a Small Town Girl.





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