Georgia's only independent African American museum of fine arts. Exhibits feature a permanent collection with works by Romare Bearden, Robert S. Duncanson and William Traylor and contemporary works by Lois Jones and Louis Delsarte.
Presently, the Arts Counci has a year around exhibit of middle Georgia artists. The exhibit is on the first floor in the Gallery of the old Opera House.
The Hay House is a 19th Century Italian Renaissance Revival mansion owned and operated as a museum by the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation. Tours conducted on half-hour.
History, Library, Specialized
The building was built in 1912. Periodic exhibits, depicting Heard County and early jail history are on display. Genealogical Research Library available.
Edward Thomas Watson was born on September 5, 1856, to John and Ann Maddox Watson of Thomson, Georgia. His family was descended from Georgia's early Quaker residents who had settled in 1768 in the Wrightsboro community, what would become Thomson, Georgia, and, eventually, the seat for McDuffie County. Tom Watson was raised just outside of Thomson during the Civil War and the early years of Reconstruction.
The High Museum is a leading Southeast visual art museum featuring American, European, African, decorative, folk, modern and contemporary art and photography.
Heritage Corner. A "Primitive to Posh" tour covers 4 historic structures, which include a log cabin, the oldest house in the city, Dr. Pemberton's home, and an 1870's townhouse.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Historic Macon Foundation enacts the priorities of preservation-minded volunteers in our community. We provide our members with up-to-date, complete and accurate information about economic development, smart growth and historic preservation so that we can work together with our political leaders to revitalize our beautiful city.
Children's, General, History, Specialized
Historic Oakland Foundation (HOF), a non-profit organization, was established in 1976 and is dedicated to the preservation, restoration and interpretation of Oakland. The Foundation works specifically to increase the awareness of Oakland as an historical attraction of estimable value to the city.
Prater's Mill is an operating grist mill built in 1855. The store was built in 1898. Grounds open daliy.
Historic Roswell CVB operates a Welcome Center for the Historic City of Roswell. The Center is filled with Civil War artifacts and historic exhibits along with a gallery featuring Regional Works of Art.
Hofwyl is a typical antebellum rice plantation with fully furnished plantation house and outbuildings. Museum and picnic area on site.
Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, General
The Hudgens offers fine art classes for adults & children, summer art camps, and outreach programs (go to Education on our website to learn more about these programs), facility rentals for special events, and much more.