Sallie Ellis Davis Cultural Arts Center

February 15, 2013 

Sallie Ellis Davis Cultural Arts Center

Location: 301 S. Clarke St., Milledgeville

Tours are available by appointment from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Call (478) 445-5889 to schedule; cost is $3 for adults, $2 for seniors, students and pre-booked groups. Children under 6 and Georgia College students, faculty and staff tour for free.

The house’s classroom, event space and kitchen can be rented in three-hour increments for $25 until 5 p.m. weekdays, or $50 on evenings or weekends, plus a security fee.

Scheduled events:

• Lye soap-making workshop, 10 a.m. Feb. 23. Admission is $3.21 for adults and $2.14 for students not affiliated with Georgia College. Free to the campus community.

• Milledgeville’s First Friday, March 1, 6-9 p.m. House tours will be available. Digital Bridges and Georgia College Special Collections will be gathering oral histories and objects or photos associated with Milledgeville history. Objects and photos will not be kept. E-mail Gordon Thomas at gordon.thomas@gcsu.edu for more information.

• Lecture on “Meaning(s) of American Freedom: The Emancipation Proclamation at 150,” 6 p.m. March 7. Presented by Mark Huddle, Georgia College assistant history professor.

• Lecture on “Irish Immigrants in the American South,” 6 p.m. March 15. Presented by historian Mauriel Joslyn.

Source: Deitrah Taylor, program assistant, Sallie Ellis Davis Cultural Arts Center

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