Special Exhibitions and Programs
A Space For Sound: An Audio Survey of Georgia's Old Governor's Mansion
Showcasing the work of Artist Ernesto R. Gomez - February 8 to May 2, 2018
Experience the Mansion is a whole new way through this sound sculpture exhibit. Opening lecture and reception - Thursday, February 8, 2018 5:30-7 p.m. in the Mansion's education building.
5th Annual Doll Wedding and High Tea - Saturday, April 14, 2018
Join us for a fun afternoon of a historic reenactment of Mary Virginia Brown's famous doll wedding, a historic tea, a tour of the Mansion, and more! Reservations required, purchase tickets by calling 478-445-4545. This event is an annual sell out so call early to reserve your spot!
Music at the Mansion - Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 6 p.m.
Join us on the lawn for a fun, music filled night featuring the Georgia College music department. This is a free event but donations will be accepted benefiting both the music department and the Mansion.
Death: After Dark Tour - Friday, April 27, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Join us at the Mansion on a Friday night for a new tour Death: After Dark. This specialty tour will focus on the deathways of the 19th century. This is a tour for mature audiences, and may not be suitable for young children. Normal admission rates apply but advanced tickets are required for this tour, please call 478-445-4545 to purchase. Space is limited to the first 30 people to sign up and pay. Payment is due at the time of order and the last day to receive a refund is Friday, April 20, 2018 at 5 pm. After that, all sales are final.
Preservation Month Special Tour: Restoration Tour - Friday, May 18, 2018 and May 25, 2018 at 2 p.m.
The Restoration Tour is an in-depth look at Georgia's Old Governor’s Mansion led by the museum's director. Focusing on the restoration, the mansion’s director will discuss the various issues of preservation, interpretation, and collections issues that played a role in bringing the mansion back to its antebellum splendor. This tour will be at the special rate of $8 for adults/seniors and $4 for students. GC faculty, staff, and students are always free.
Mystery and Murder at the Mansion: The Case of Laura Cobb - Friday, October 12, 2018 and Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Save the date! Mystery and Murder at the Mansion is back this year with more shows! There will be two games on each night at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. which includes a 30 minutes cocktail party reception before the game begins. Tickets go on sale after Labor Day on Tuesday, September 5, 2018 at 9 a.m.