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Past Exhibitions and Events at the Sallie Ellis Davis House

April 2013

"Prominent Black Educators" - This exhibit was put on in partnership with Allied Arts.  

 

February 2014

"Mate Masie: What I Hear I Keep" - This exhibit was presented in partnership with the Harriet Tubman Museum in Macon, Georgia. 

 

October 2013

"Out to Change the World: The Life and Works of John Oliver Killens" - This exhibit was presented in partnership with the Harriet Tubman Museum in Macon, Georgia.

 

June 2013

Film Discussion Series -  A series of four films that look at the problems and portrayals of African Americans at work: No Way Our (1950), Bright Road (1953), Imitation of Life (1959) and Nothing but a Man (1964). 

 

April 2013

Gourd Art Class - Carol Babb of Folks Art Gallery conducted this session.

Poetic Notions Conference – Poems as Primary Sources: Teaching History Through Literature.

Georgia Trust Preservation Conference

 

 March 2013:

“Meaning of American Freedom: The Emancipation Proclamation at 150” - Lecture by Dr. Mark Huddle

“Irish Immigrants in the American South”- Lecture by Mauriel Joslyn

“What do Tweets and Likes Have to do with Poetry?” - Lecture by Christopher K.P. Brown.

 

February 2013:

“Showing the Way: National Black Leaders from Macon, 1824-1933” - A traveling exhibition in partnership with The Tubman Museum in Macon, Georgia.

Stories Through Art  - A Workshop in association with Digital Bridges.

The Making of Lye Soap, a Southern Tradition - A demonstration workshop about the process of creating lye soap and the soap’s many uses.

 

 

 

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