Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
Wednesday, Oct 7, 2020
1:00 pm
Georgia History Festival Virtual Conversations: Former U.S. Senator Sam Nunn
A discussion with one of the leading U.S. Senators from the Cold War era who served as Chairman of the Senate Armed Services. This will be a broad overview of the impact of the Cold War on American politics and society with a man who worked with all of the leading Cold War statesmen, from Henry Kissinger to Leonid Brehznev to Ronald Reagan.

Saturday, Oct 10, 2020
11:00 am
Historical Marker Dedication: Hart County Training School
Please join us for the dedication of a new Georgia historical marker: Hart County Training School Saturday, October 10, 2020 11:00 a.m. 500 North Richardson Street Hartwell, GA 30643

Monday, Oct 12, 2020
Holiday Closure
The Georgia Historical Society offices will be closed on Monday, October 12, 2020, for Columbus Day.

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020
GHS Fall Board Meeting
This is a private event.

Wednesday, Oct 21, 2020
1:00 pm
Georgia History Festival Virtual Conversations: William Hitchcock
A conversation with one of the leading Cold War scholars about presidential leadership during the era. With the presidential election coming in November, we will focus on the Cold War’s impact on American politics and presidential elections—and how presidential politics have been impacted by the end of the Cold War as well.

Thursday, Nov 19, 2020
1:00 pm
Georgia History Festival Virtual Conversations: Kevin Gaines
This conversation with a prominent Civil Rights scholar will focus on the tendency to equate the fight for racial equality and justice with America’s “enemies,” from Communism to Socialism to the antifa.

Thursday, Dec 3, 2020
1:00 pm
Georgia History Festival Virtual Conversations: Grace Elizabeth Hale
This conversation will examine how the Cold War shaped American culture for over 40 years, the enormous impact it had on American society, and how it changed when the Cold War ended.

Friday, Jan 8, 2021
Winter Board Meeting & Reception
This is a private event.

Saturday, Apr 24, 2021
2021 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala
Join the Office of the Governor and the Georgia Historical Society as we induct the 2021 Georgia Trustees at the Trustees Gala on April 24, 2021 in Savannah. The Trustees Gala is the Georgia Historical Society’s premiere annual event and the culmination of the Georgia History Festival. Each year, this elegant and much-anticipated evening draws top local, state, and national leaders to honor and pay tribute to the best the State of Georgia has produced. Learn more about the Georgia Trustees See the full list of Georgia History Festival sponsors.

Thursday, May 6, 2021
Spring Board Meeting & Reception
This is a private event.

Monday, Jun 28, 2021
Executive Committee Meeting
This is a private event.

Saturday, Feb 19, 2022
2022 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala


Saturday, Feb 18, 2023
2023 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala


Saturday, Feb 17, 2024
2024 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala