Bon Appetit Meets Athens Flavor: Julia Child

Athens-Clarke County Library 2025 Baxter Street, Athens, GA, United States

The Athens Regional Library System presents an evening with iconic French Chef Julia Child, as portrayed by actress and scholar Leslie Goddard, Ph.D. This program is supported by a grant from Georgia Humanities.


Atlanta Premiere of “The Harvest” Documentary

Rialto Center for the Arts 80 Forsyth St NW, Atlanta, GA, United States

Georgia Humanities has partnered with Georgia Public Broadcasting to present the Atlanta premiere of "The Harvest," a documentary by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and filmmaker Douglas Blackmon. The film reflects on his experiences as part of the first integrated class to attend all twelve grades together in Leland, Mississippi. Join us at the Rialto Center for the […]


“The Harvest” Airs on PBS American Experience

Mark your calendars for September 12 at 9 pm ET for the premiere of The Harvest on PBS’s American Experience. Created by Pulitzer Prize-winner Douglas Blackmon and Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Sam Pollard in collaboration with Georgia Humanities, the documentary tells the poignant story of public school integration in Leland, Mississippi, through the eyes of the […]


Grant Feedback Deadline

The fall 2023 deadline for grant application feedback is September 13. Submit your draft! The final application deadline is September 29.

Lowery Collection Opening and Community Day

Woodruff Library, Atlanta University Center 111 James P Brawley Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA, United States

Join the Atlanta University Center Woodruff Library for a celebration honoring the legacy of civil rights activists Joseph and Evelyn Lowery. The event will feature reflections from Atlanta civil rights activists, an interactive exhibition, workshops on preserving historical documents, and a chance to explore the Library's archival holdings and digital lab. This program is supported […]


Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Georgia During World War II

Thomaston-Upson Archives 301 S Center St., Thomaston, GA, United States

Hosted by the Upson Historical Society, historian and archivist Kaye Minchew will discuss Georgia's contributions to the war effort and the influence of President Roosevelt on the state. This program is supported by a grant from Georgia Humanities.


David Bottoms: A Life in Poetry

Cypress Room, John Lewis Student Center, Georgia Tech 351 Ferst Dr NW, Atlanta, GA, United States

A celebration of the life and work of David Bottoms—Georgia poet laureate, teacher, and mentor—featuring readings by Edward Hirsch, Ernest Suarez, Chelsea Rathburn, Katie Chaple, James Davis May, Travis Denton, Tom Key, Lauren K. Watel, Mike Mattison, Louis Corrigan, David Yoke, and Alice Rachel Ashe. Presented by Poetry@TECH in partnership with Georgia Humanities and the […]


Telling Our Communities’ Stories

Loudermilk Conference Center 40 Courtland St NE, Atlanta, GA, United States

Sponsored by the Atlanta Press Club, United Way of Greater Atlanta, and Georgia Humanities, this panel discussion is designed for members of the media and will consider storytelling ethics, the challenges and opportunities of solutions journalism, and how Georgia nonprofits are evolving their own storytelling practices.


The Genius of Phillis Wheatley Peters: A Children’s Literature and Family Literacy Panel

Virtual Program

Sponsored by the Athens-Clarke County Public Library and the English departments of the University of Georgia and Texas Christian University, this free webinar features distinguished teachers and scholars examining representations of Phillis Wheatley Peters in children’s literature and how educators use books about Wheatley Peters and other African American historical figures to encourage literacy in […]


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