Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
Monday, Oct 25, 2021
1:00 pm
Southeastern Museums Conference
The 2021 Southeastern Museums Conference will be held October 25 - 27, 2021, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Dr. W. Todd Groce, President and CEO of the Georgia Historical Society, will be a featured presenter in a session on Monday, October 25, at 1:00 p.m. For more information and to register, visit https://www.semcdirect.net/conference.

Wednesday, Nov 3, 2021
Georgia Chamber Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit
The Georgia Chamber Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit will take place on November 3-4, 2021, in Duluth, Georgia. Dr. Todd Groce, President and CEO of the Georgia Historical Society, is a featured speaker at the Summit, presenting A Look Back on Georgia’s Diverse History, a riveting presentation of Georgia’s history and how diversity and a melting pot of cultures played an integral role in shaping where it is today. Visit the Summit's event page for more information and to purchase tickets.

Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021
3:00 pm
Webinar: Hometown Stories on the National Stage: Using Local Resources to Teach US History
Local stories detailing the unique histories in our communities and hometowns offer engaging windows into understanding the complexity and nuance of larger historical themes and events. Join GHS and the Coastal Georgia Historical Society (CGHS) in a one-hour webinar to discover how historical institutions bring local history to life for students, teachers, and the public.

Thursday, Nov 11, 2021
Holiday closure: Veteran’s Day
The Georgia Historical Society will be closed on Thursday, November 11, 2021, in observance of Veteran’s Day.

Thursday, Nov 25, 2021 - Friday, Nov 26, 2021
Holiday closure: Thanksgiving
The Georgia Historical Society will be closed on November 25 and November 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Tuesday, Dec 7, 2021
3:00 pm
Webinar: Georgia Day Statewide Art Contest: Theme, Resources, and Teaching Strategies
GHS and event partners host a one-hour informational webinar for teachers interested in the Georgia Day Statewide Art Contest.

Thursday, Dec 23, 2021 - Friday, Dec 24, 2021
Holiday closure: Christmas
The Georgia Historical Society will be closed on December 23 and December 24 for the Christmas holiday.

Friday, Dec 31, 2021
Holiday closure: New Year's Day
The Georgia Historical Society will be closed on Friday, December 31, 2021 for New Year's Day 2022.

Friday, Jan 7, 2022
3:00 pm
Webinar: Georgia Day Parade and Banner Competition: Theme, Resources, and Teaching Strategies
GHS hosts a one-hour informational webinar for teachers interested in the annual Georgia Day Parade and Banner Competition. The webinar will provide an opportunity for teachers to ask questions, register for the competition, and learn how to use GHS resources to support teaching the competition theme, “Georgia’s People and Places.”

Saturday, Feb 5, 2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Georgia History Festival's Colonial Faire and Muster
Explore Wormsloe State Historic Site during this popular annual event as audiences of all ages enjoy special living-history programs and demonstrations in an historic outdoor setting.

Sunday, Feb 6, 2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Georgia History Festival's Colonial Faire and Muster
Explore Wormsloe State Historic Site during this popular annual event as audiences of all ages enjoy special living-history programs and demonstrations in an historic outdoor setting.

Sunday, Feb 6, 2022
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Georgia History Festival's Super Museum Sunday
Explore more than 100 sites in person and online during Super Museum Sunday. Georgians and visitors alike experience our state’s rich history and cultural life as historic sites, house museums, art museums, and other points of interest throughout Georgia open their doors for an exceptional opportunity to experience the history in our own backyard.

Friday, Feb 11, 2022
10:45 am
2022 Georgia Day Parade
Since the earliest days of the colony’s founding, Georgians have commemorated the landing of James Edward Oglethorpe and first English settlers at Savannah on February 12, 1733. This year we look forward to seeing students march once again through the historic squares of Georgia’s First City in the annual Georgia Day Parade.

Saturday, Apr 30, 2022
2022 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala
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.

Thursday, Nov 17, 2022
Vincent J. Dooley Distinguished Teaching Fellow Induction: Annette Gordon-Reed
On Thursday, November 17, 2022, the Georgia Historical Society will induct Annette Gordon-Reed as a Vincent J. Dooley Distinguished Teaching Fellow.

Saturday, Feb 18, 2023
2023 Trustees Gala - tentative


Saturday, Apr 22, 2023
2023 Trustees Gala – tentative


Saturday, Apr 27, 2024
2024 Trustees Gala – tentative