Fort Valley, Georgia
The Albany Museum of Art (AMA) was originally incorporated by the State of Georgia in 1964 as the Southwest Georgia Art Association as a volunteer community group. The non-profit association was housed in a defunct hosiery mill and established a program of exhibitions, lectures and art classes. In 1969, through the generosity of W. Banks Haley, Jr., the association constructed a 5,000 square-foot facility on a small city park. Its first professional staff members were hired in 1975.
The 1911 neoclassic-style Brazell House features a 260 piece Stafforshire porcelain exhibit, 20th century Southern paintings and antique prints, including 24 first-edition Audubons.
The Americus/Sumter County Arts Council is a small gallery with monthly exhibits. Beginning Oct 31, exhibits will be in various locations until after Jan. 1,2000.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Natural History, Nature Centers
The 544-acre estate is composed of gently rolling hills divided into a farm complex, hayfields, pasture, man-made and natural ponds, and forests. Tobler Creek, a spring fed waterway, intersects the property entering near the west corner and meandering down to exit at the middle of the southeast boundary.
The Andersonville Guild is located in the old train depot, where 45,000 Union prisoners of war arrived in Andersonville. The museum features the collection fo CSA HenryWirtz, who was the keeper of the Confederate prison and other Civil War artifacts.
The University archives, local history collection, sacred harp music,and Georgia political collections and interviews are available in the library.
History, Historic House
The 1845 Smith Plantation was home to three generations of Archibald Smith (one of founders of Roswell, GA) family until 1981. Original furnishings, 11 outbuildings, Cook and Carriage House, Barn, Slave Cabin, & Corn Crib can be viewed on the property. Activities for the family include Fall Farm Days, Harvest Moon Dinner Dance, Camp Yesteryear, and Gingerbread Christmas. Rotating exhibits feature some of the 3,000 artifacts belonging to the Smith family are on display in the Barn.
Stone Mountain, Georgia
Art Station, a contemporary arts center, showcases works of Southern,particularly Georgia, artists. The Gallery Series features juried competitous, southeastern crafts, solo and group exhibitions. View Children's Gallery and permanent collection.
St Simons Island, Georgia
Art, Church, Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Specialized
Our mission is to: Maintain an archive of documentary materials concerning all facets of the history of The United Methodist Church.
? Serve as the official repository of materials produced by the agencies, boards, commissions, committees, local churches and general officers of The South Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church.
? Collect and preserve historical artifacts related to the United Methodist Church.
The museum is in the Pelham City Hall, the former railroad depot and is open for special events and by appointment.
The Arts for All Gallery displays artwork by artists who are disabled, disadvantaged or institutionalized.
Collections include Herb, Rose, Japenese, Carnivorous,Bog, Children's Garden, and Fuqua Conservotory housing tropical and desert plants. Research, tours and special events offered.
The Atlanta College of Art exhibits contemporary art by national and international artists, faculty, and students. Hours: Tues, Wed, Sat 10-5, Thurs, Fri 10-9:30, Sun 12-5: Free and open to public. ADA
Art, Culture, Specialized
Founded in 1973 as Nexus, a grassroots artist’s cooperative, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center (ACAC) has become one of the southeast’s leading contemporary art centers. We play a vital role in Atlanta’s cultural landscape by presenting cutting-edge contemporary art reflective of the world around us, offering diverse educational programming for people of all ages, and supporting working artists and their creative process.
The Atlanta Cyclorama is a painting in the round that depicts the Battle of Atlanta. Rentals Available.
Arboretum, Archaeology, Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
The Atlanta History Museum at the Atlanta History Center is one of the largest history museums in the nation, featuring award-winning signature exhibitions that tell the story of the region's people, from its earliest settlers to the international city of today. Be sure to check our calendar for listings of our current temporary exhibitions. The Atlanta History Museum also includes a unique Museum Shop and Chick-fil-A at the Coca Cola Café.
The museum curates the largest and most significant historical collection in the CSRA and functions as a historical research and resource center for professional and amateur historians, media, organizations and individuals, and is home to permanent exhibition Augusta’s Story, a 12,000 year journey through the region’s past.