Special Exhibitions and Programs
Fathers and Sons Special Exhibit: February 25-April 29, 2017
From the people who brought you the exhibit Mothers and Daughters last year, this year we explore men's clothing from the 19th century. This exhibit is guest curated by PNJW Collections.
First Friday: March 3, 2017 5:30-8pm
The Mansion and SEDH will offer free tours for Friday Friday. Free trolley rides will be offered to the museums from downtown. For more information visit here.
Mansion Series Lectures
The museum continues its popular lecture series with intriguing lectures on regional topics and historical events. All lectures are free and open to the public. For more information, please call 478-445-4545 or email Director Matt Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org. This season's lecture dates are:
Wednesday, March 29 at 6pm: Dr. Lauren Acker
Wednesday, April 12 at 6pm: Dr. James Hill Welborn II
Monday, April 24 at 6pm: Dr. Jessica Wallace
High Tea and Doll Wedding: Saturday April 8 from 2 pm to 4 pm
Come and experience a recreation of Mary Virginia Brown's 1859 doll wedding held with pomp and circumstance at Georgia's Old Governor's Mansion. In addition, participants will witness a maypole celebration, enjoy a full high tea with historic recipes, and go through Georgia's Old Governor's Mansion on a tour that focuses on women and children. Advance reservations are required. Adults: $20, Students/Children $15. Please call 478-445-4545 for more information.
Music at the Mansion: Saturday, April 22 at 6pm
Have a seat on our lawn and enjoy the musical stylings of the Georgia College Music Department. Bring a blanket, a picnic, and your family and friends for a wonderful night! This is a free event but donations will be accepted benefiting both Georigia's Old Governor's Mansion and the Georgia College Music Department.
Blue Star Museum Program: Georgia's 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.