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, January 17, 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, January 25, 2018, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Historian Robert Jones will discuss the role America played in World War I.



Lunch and Learn
Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Members of the Bartow County African American Quilt Documentation Project will give a presentation on the goals of the project and quilt history. 

Evening Lecture
Thursday, February 22, 2018, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Military historian Brad Posey will discuss “American Contributions to The Great War, Past and Present: Battlefield Archaeology in the Argonne.”


Lunch and Learn
Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Author Barry Wright will discuss his new book, John Paul Cooper: Georgia Giant in the Revival of Cotton During the Early 1900s. The book is based on family letters, photos, and historical accounts of the grandson of Mark Anthony Cooper.

Evening Lecture
Thursday, March 29 2018, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Musician Laney House, a multi-instrumentalist music historian, will discuss and perform songs from before, during, and after the Civil War, including popular songs of the era, as well as songs and tunes indigenous to the northwest Georgia area.



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