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Upcoming Events

Music at the Mansion, Saturday, April 26, 2014, 6 p.m.:  In partnership with the Georgia College Department of Music, the Old Governor's Mansion will host a concert featuring the university's small ensembles, Max Noah Singers and the Wind Symphony. This will be a "picnic pops" event, so bring your food, blanket and enjoy an evening of wonderful music. Donations will be accepted and all proceeds benefit music scholarships and the Old Governor's Mansion.  

Mother's Day Tea and Historic Doll Wedding Reenactment
Saturday, May 10, 2014 2-4 p.m. This event will recreate the historic doll wedding held in 1859 by Mary Virginia Brown, daughter of Governor Joseph E. Brown. A full tea, period games and tour of the Mansion will also be a part of this event. Tickets are $20.00 for Adults and $15.00 for Children. For reservations, please call 478-445-4545.

Christmas in the Mansion: Dates for our 2014 holiday tours will be posted soon. Click here for pictures from the 2013 Christmas tours.

Mansion Series Lectures : The museum continues its popular lecture series with intriguing lectures on regional topics and historical events. All lectures begin at 6 p.m. in the Mansion's Education Building and are free to the public.

April 16: Anne Flick-"I'm Sorry for the Dead..." The Civil War in the Poetry of Emily Dickinson.

Special Exhibition from PNJW Collections:  Formal Elegance- Attire of the 19th Century. This exhibit will feature a multitude of clothing and accessories from the period with interpretative panels showing the customs and fashions of the mid-nineteenth century. This exhibition will run March 22-May 17.

A special gallery talk will be contacted by PNJW Collections on Saturday, April 19 at 1 p.m. entitled "19th Century Fashion 1825-1870." This event will be free and open to the public.

Blue Star Museum Program: The Old Governor's Mansion salutes active-duty military personnel and their families by joining with more than 1500 museums across the nation to offer free admission to service members and their families from Memorial Day to Labor Day.  

Curators Tours: Click here for information on the Mansion's exciting new tour program. (doc)

Labor Behind the Veil: The History of Slaves and Free Persons at Georgia's Old Governor's Mansion 1839 - 1868. Click here for more information. (doc)

Collections Tours:  Click here (doc) for information on the Mansion's newest specialty tour program, featuring an in-depth look at the processes, methodologies and styles associated with building the museum's extensive collection. 

Women's History Specialty Tour:  The Old Governor's Mansion is proud to present "Power Behind the Throne: Women at Georgia's Old Governor's Mansion 1839-1868." This specialty tour is available by appointment only and please read here for more information.

Education Tours: Please contact the mansion office for specialty tours for your school or civic organization.



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