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.


January

Lunch and Learn
Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Ripped From the Headlines

Explore 1950s highlights through headlines from local newspapers preserved in the museum archives.

Evening Lecture
Thursday, January 31, 2019, 7:00 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Mary Norton will discuss the life and contributions of M.W.H. Collins and his work to create the Georgia Institute of Genetics.


February

Lunch and Learn
Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Local historian, Alexis Carter, will share research conducted on the African American businesses located in downtown Cartersville between 1870 and 1940. 

Evening Lecture
Thursday, February 28, 2019, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Roger and Leann Papp will share their experience of finding and restoring their 1955 Ford Fairlane Club Sedan vintage car and offer some wisdom for those anticipating a “project car” restoration.


March

Lunch and Learn
Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Dr. Jayme Feagin, Georgia Highlands College professor of history, will discuss “The Great Flu and the Great War: The Global Impact of Disease in the Early 20th Century.” 

Evening Lecture
Thursday, March 28, 2019, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Watch for details on a special program to experience life in the 1950s.

 

 

 

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

 

Special Thanks to our Lecture Series Sponsors!

 

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