Calendar

Oct
26
Thu
Museum Monster Mash: College Night
Oct 26 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

College students will learn the Chattahoochee Valley’s rich history with the film industry through a variety of activities, including a viewing of the RiffTrax of Kiss of the Tarantula, a scavenger hunt, and a costume contest. Light movie-inspired snacks will be provided.

No reservations are required.

Oct
29
Sun
Signature Sunday Hosted by John and Sallie Martin
Oct 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Join us for an intimate gathering of wine and hors d’oeuvres as we tour the private collection of local and international artists in the home of John and Sallie Martin. Their extensive collection of nationally acclaimed local artists is one you will not want to miss.

Register online by October 23

Nov
4
Sat
Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens
Nov 4 all-day

The Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens, known as the “event of the season,” brings family and friends together to watch thoroughbred horses race over timber and brush hurdles. The Museum is honored to be a beneficiary of the Steeplechase. As a Museum member, when you support the Steeplechase, you support the Museum.

New this year: use your Museum membership to receive 10% off Steeplechase tickets! Special price for first-time ticket buyers.

Teen Fabric Art Workshop
Nov 4 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Instructor: Laszlo Olah

Create two one-of-a-kind works of art during this hands-on workshop just for teens. Teens will tour the And Still We Rise exhibition and learn about techniques used with fabrics and then practice those skills in our studio. Students will create a watercolor practice piece using the Batik process before moving on to apply what they have learned to a hand dyed t-shirt. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please provide your t-shirt size after you register through email.

Register online by October 27

Nov
5
Sun
Common Grounds Exhibition Closes
Nov 5 all-day
Nov
9
Thu
Museum Shop Open House
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 7:30 pm

Shop great deals of jewelry, kid’s toys and more at our annual open house sale.

NEW! Voices & Visions: Community Conversation with the Arts–Quilting and Fiber Arts
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Featuring: Dawn Williams Boyd, Renee Allen, and Linda Camp

“Voices & Visions” will create a conversation with our community and a panel of arts professionals. This session will feature two artists from And Still We Rise and a local quilt maker and historian. During this program, we will explore each panelists’ personal histories with quilts and fiber arts, as well as the stories their works tell and the processes behind them.

Nov
11
Sat
And Still We Rise Members’ Bus Trip
Nov 11 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Join us in discovering the textile art of And Still We Rise through a home studio visit of Atlanta-based fiber artist Dawn Williams Boyd. Dawn will speak about the inspiration for her work, as well as her process. We will also explore the history of the Civil Rights movement through a visit of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Historic Site.

Register online by November 1

Parent and Child Class: Paper Batik Quilt
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

(Ages 5-8 years & caregivers)
Instructor: Lesley Jakovcic

Work together as a family to create your own paper batik quilt and learn new art making techniques! Participants will learn about the origins of batik, visit the And Still We Rise exhibit, and get hands-on in the studio. Using crayons, paper, and shoe polish, participants will design and create their own paper quilt squares, then join together their work with other family members to create a paper batik quilt to take home and display.

Register by November 3

Nov
12
Sun
Hodge Podge Lodge Exhibition Closes
Nov 12 all-day
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