Lecture Series

Select Dates, Free Event

Explore themes within the Museum’s collection and exhibitions through engaging talks by local and regional history and arts professionals. Each program is offered during the week and on weekends, and is free and open to the public.

Contact:  edu@columbusmuseum.com for more information.

JULY 25 | NOON – 1 P.M.

The Orphans of G. Gunby Jordan and Other Tales from Columbus’ World War I Home Front
Rebecca Bush, Curator of History and David Owings, University Archivist, Columbus State University

Our featured speakers will discuss how men, women, and children of all ages and backgrounds participated in home front and refugee relief efforts during World War I. Pre-ordered lunches are $10 and available by contacting the Education Department.

This program is held in conjunction with From Flying Aces to Army Boots: World War I and the Chattahoochee Valley.

AUGUST 12 | 3 – 4 P.M.
There and Back Again
Adam Forrester, filmmaker

Adam Forrester, a native of Alabama, will discuss his time spent working in the film making industry in Hollywood and how it shaped his current film making process in the independent film making community of Atlanta.
This program is held in conjunction with Close Up: Cinema Along the River.

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