Museum Events
Come Experience the Past
Thu. February 20th, 2020 @ 5:00pm - Included in Admission
From Slavery on the banks of the Chattahoochee River to Freedom as a Sailor in the US Navy, Hall County native George Shaw’s life took quite…
Thu. March 5th, 2020 @ 5:00pm - Included in Admission
Meet the Founder of Girl Scouts, Juliette Gordon Low (or "Daisy") during this Lunch & Learn! Daisy will tell the story of how she founded…
Sun. March 8th, 2020 @ 5:00pm - Free
March 8 - Women’s Work 1 PM - 4PM 322 Academy St NE Gainesville, GA 30501 770-297-5900 In conjunction with National Women’s History Month…
Tue. March 10th, 2020 @ 11:00pm - $4 or Free for Members
When the bustle of a city slows, towns dissolve into abandoned buildings or return to woods and crumble into the North Georgia clay. The…
Thu. March 19th, 2020 @ 4:00pm - Included with Admission
Only about 1% of a Civil War soldier’s time was spent fighting; the rest was activities like marching, drilling, and cooking. See up close…
Thu. April 2nd, 2020 @ 4:00pm - Included with Admission
Nothing is more exciting than a movie filled with battling blades… but how realistic are all those fights in the movies? Join the History…
Tue. April 14th, 2020 @ 11:00pm - $4 or Free for Members
Dr. Bryan Sorohan, Professor of Education at Brenau University, will describe the Easter Rising in Ireland of 1916 and show how modern…
Thu. April 16th, 2020 @ 4:00pm - Included in Admission
“Whan that Aprille with his shoures soote, the droughte of March hath perced to the roote…”, or perhaps “When that April with his sweet…
Sun. April 19th, 2020 @ 5:00pm - Free
April 19: Living in the Past – Museum Theatre & Living History Festival 1 PM - 4PM 322 Academy St NE Gainesville, GA 30501 770-297-590…
Thu. May 7th, 2020 @ 4:00pm - Included with Admission
Some of the earliest guns were literally miniature cannons mounted to a wooden stick. Dangerous? Maybe. Fun? Definitely! Come learn about…
Tue. May 12th, 2020 @ 11:00pm - $4 or Free for Members
During World War II, many Georgians witnessed the enemy in their backyards. More than twelve thousand German and Italian prisoners captured…
Thu. May 21st, 2020 @ 4:00pm - Included with Admission
A lot has changed in hospitals and doctor’s offices in the last 800 years… but just how much? Come to the History Center to find out more…
The Northeast Georgia History Center at Brenau University - 322 Academy St NE Gainesville, GA 30501 - 770.297.5900 - historycenter@brenau.edu