Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
Thursday, Oct 31, 2019
12:15 pm
Presentation to Georgia Southern University Public History Class
Elyse Butler, GHS Marker Manager, will present on the Georgia Historical Marker Program to public history students at Georgia Southern University at Statesboro. This is a private event.

Monday, Nov 4, 2019
In-school program at Hancock Day School
GHS Education staff will give a program at Hancock Day School.  This is a private event.

Monday, Nov 11, 2019
Holiday closure: Veteran’s Day
The Georgia Historical Society will be closed on Monday, November 11, in observance of Veteran's Day.

Thursday, Nov 14, 2019
6:30 pm
An Evening with Rick Atkinson
On Thursday, November 14, 2019, please join us for a special program with Rick Atkinson, author of the award-winning World War II Liberation Trilogy series, in a conversation with GHS Senior Historian Stan Deaton. The two will discuss Atkinson’s new book, The British are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 (Henry Holt and Co.).

Thursday, Nov 28, 2019 - Friday, Nov 29, 2019
Holiday closure: Thanksgiving
The Georgia Historical Society will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2019 - Wednesday, Dec 25, 2019
Holiday closure: Christmas
The Georgia Historical Society will be closed on Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday.

Wednesday, Jan 1, 2020
Holiday closure: New Year’s Day
The Georgia Historical Society will be closed on Wednesday, January 1 for New Year's Day.

Friday, Jan 10, 2020
2:00 pm
Winter Executive Committee Meeting
This is a private event.

Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 - Sunday, Feb 9, 2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
2020 Colonial Faire & Muster
Audiences of all ages enjoy this popular, family-friendly annual living history program at Wormsloe State Historic Site. The event features costumed interpreters and vendors offering students and adults a taste of the excitement and adversity of life for the first settlers of colonial Georgia.

Sunday, Feb 9, 2020
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
2020 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 in Savannah and throughout Georgia open their doors to the public, providing an exceptional opportunity to experience the history in our own backyard.

Saturday, Feb 15, 2020
7:00 pm
2020 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala
Join the Office of the Governor and the Georgia Historical Society as we induct the 2020 Georgia Trustees: Robert L. Brown, Jr., President and CEO of R.L. Brown & Associates, Inc., renowned architect and civic leader; and Robert S. Jepson, Jr., Founder and CEO of Jepson Associates, Inc., philanthropist and visionary entrepreneur. The Trustees Gala will take place on February 15, 2020 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.

Thursday, May 7, 2020
3:00 pm
Spring Board Meeting & Reception
This is a private event.

Thursday, Jun 18, 2020
3:00 pm
GHS Executive Committee Meeting
This is a private event.

Thursday, Sep 10, 2020
12:00 pm
GHS Fall Board Meeting
This is a private event.

Friday, Jan 8, 2021
3:00 pm
Winter Board Meeting & Reception
This is a private event.

Saturday, Feb 20, 2021
7:00 pm
2021 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala


Thursday, May 6, 2021
3:00 pm
Spring Board Meeting & Reception
This is a private event.

Monday, Jun 28, 2021
3:00 pm
Executive Committee Meeting


Saturday, Feb 19, 2022
7:00 pm
2022 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala


Saturday, Feb 18, 2023
7:00 pm
2023 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala


Saturday, Feb 17, 2024
7:00 pm
2024 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala