Museum Events
Come Experience the Past
Sun. January 12th, 2020 @ 6:00pm - Free
January 12: First Contact – De Soto Expedition 1 PM - 4PM 322 Academy St NE Gainesville, GA 30501 770-297-5900 The year 2020 marks the…
Wed. January 15th, 2020 @ 12:00am - $4 or Free for Members
It is January, 1797... the new nation has just experienced two terms under its first President, George Washington. His successor, John Adams…
Thu. January 16th, 2020 @ 5:00pm - Included with Admission
Was everything leeches, saws, and herbs in early American medicine? Join us to find out the real story of colonial-era health care including…
Mon. January 20th, 2020 @ 9:00pm - Free
The History Center's new reading program, Gainesville Reads, is hosting a special storytime event with Martin Luther King Jr.! Professional…
Sun. February 9th, 2020 @ 6:00pm - Free
February 9 - The Deerskin Wars 1 PM - 4PM 322 Academy St NE Gainesville, GA 30501 770-297-5900 The most important trade in Colonial Georgia…
Wed. February 12th, 2020 @ 12:00am - $4 or Free for Members
February 11: Slavery & the Cinema 7:00 PM $4 or Free for Members 322 Academy St NE Gainesville, GA 30501 From Birth of a Nation to Gone with…
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…
Sun. April 12th, 2020 @ 5:00pm - Free
April 12: Living in the Past – Museum Theatre & Living History Festival 1 PM - 4PM 322 Academy St NE Gainesville, GA 30501 770-297-590…
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. 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