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The Augusta Museum of History is excited to offer the 2023 Brown Bag History Lecture Series: 21st Century Turning Points.

The Museum is currently hosting the event in-person with limited seating in the Museum's Theater on the second floor. Doors will open at 12:00 PM. The talk will begin at 12:30 PM, followed by a brief Q & A. COST: $5 for not-yet-members. Free for members.

NOTE: The in-person events are subject to cancellation for COVID issues.

We are also presenting via Facebook LIVE. The recorded sessions will also be available on our YouTube channel. As seating will be limited and follow COVID protocols, we are asking participants to please register in advance. The registration links are posted below.

Missed the talk? All lectures will be available to view on our Facebook page and YouTube Channel after their initial date and time.

2023 Series Schedule: 21st Century Turning Points

January 11, 2023
Series Overview
Dr. Lee Ann Caldwell, Center for Georgia Studies, Augusta University
Recorded session: https://youtu.be/1_ABaZ6KfAQ

February 8, 2023
The Completion of Springfield Village Park
Dr. Bobby Donaldson, Director of the Center for Civil Rights History and Research, USC
Recorded session: https://youtu.be/e2fZ6wl4SLk

March 8, 2023
Cyber Arrives in Augusta
Dr. Tom Clark, Executive Director, Alliance for Fort Gordon
Recorded session: 

April 12, 2023
Preserving Augusta's Jewish Stories
Jack Weinstein, President, Augusta Jewish Museum
Registration: http://bit.ly/April2023BrownBag

May 10, 2023
An Evolution: ASU to GHSU (GRU) to AU 
Dr. Gretchen Caughman, former AU Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

June 14, 2023
The River Region as a Sporting Venue 
Randy DuTeau, North Augusta, SC, Parks and Rec
Registration: bit.ly/June2023BrownBag

July 12, 2023
North Augusta's New Growth
The Honorable Lark Jones, former North Augusta Mayor

September 13, 2023
The Symphony Gets a Home - The Miller Theatre
Anne Catherine Murray, Executive Director, Symphony

October 11, 2023
Augusta and Public Art 
Pax Bobrow, Project Manager, Greater Augusta Arts Council

November 8, 2023
From the Augusta Museum of History Collection
Natalie Smith, Registrar


2022: An Era of Change: 1950 - 1980

January 2022
Series Overview
Speaker: Dr. Lee Ann Caldwell
Recorded Session: https://youtu.be/2MI5Lw1A4xw

February 2022
The Desegregation of the Medical College of Georgia
Speaker: Dr. Joseph Hobbs
Recorded Session: https://youtu.be/09JxBJPrwrQ

March 2022
The Augusta Canal Post WWII
Speaker: Dayton Sherrouse
Recorded Session: https://youtu.be/a7X9exuXZrI

April 2022
The Early Years of Historic Augusta
Speaker: Erik Montgomery
Recorded Session:

May 2022
The Augusta Riot of 1970
Speaker: Dr. John Hayes
Recorded Session:

June 2022
Gwinnett Street (Now Laney-Walker Bldv) in this Era
Speaker: Leon Maben
Recorded Session: https://youtu.be/6OM2WKjQFQI

July 2022
The Story of Fort Gordon
Speaker: Steve Rauch
Recorded Session: https://youtu.be/jA4WEQvSCXA

September 2022
The Founding of the Augusta Symphony
Speaker: Leon Maben
Recorded Session: https://youtu.be/Z9txbGX7hss

October 2022
The Changing Face of Downtown
Speaker: Margaret Woodard
Recorded Session: 

November 2022
From the Augusta Museum of History Collections
Speaker: Natalie Smith
​Recorded Session: 

2021 Recorded Sessions

2021 Brown Bag Lecture Series
Brown Bag November 2021 with Natalie Smith

Brown Bag October 2021 with Lynn Bailey

Brown Bag September 2021 with Dr. Cheryl Evans Jones

Brown Bag July 2021 with Shanteka Glover

Brown Bag June 2021 with Brenda Durant

Brown Bag May 2021 Women in the Military with Amy Tuschen

Brown Bag April 2021 with Milette Green

Brown Bag March 2021 with JoAnn Herbert

Brown Bag February 2021 with Deb Presnell

Brown Bag January 2021 with Lee Ann Caldwell

2020 Recorded Sessions

2020 Brown Bag Lecture Series
Brown Bag November 2020 with Natalie Thompson

Brown Bag October 2020 with Luanne Hildebrandt

Brown Bag September 2020 with Rebecca van Loenen

Brown Bag July 2020 with Bill Baab

Brown Bag June 2020 with Larry Sconyers

May 2020 Brown Bag with Michael “Cowboy Mike” Searles

2017 Brown Bag Lecture
Brown Bag 2-21-2017 World War I & the American Reader

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