Tubman Museum

Tubman Museum

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Macon, GA / Founded 1981 and named in honor of Harriet Tubman, the Tubman Museum -- the largest of its type -- focuses on African American art, history and culture.
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A family day of commemoration to acknowledge the work and honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement.

A family day of commemoration to acknowledge the work and honor the legacy of Dr. and the Civil Rights Movement.

Tubman Museum and Middle Georgia Regional Library present veteran journalist, Karen Branan, as she discusses her book “The Family Tree: A Lynching in Georgia, a Legacy of Secrets, and My Search for the Truth“ at the Tubman Museum.

Karen Branan, author of 'The Family Tree,' found shocking connections to a 1912 mass lynching.

Signature black-tie fundraiser with live music featuring R&B recording artists, After 7, and special guest, Avery Sunshine – also, delectable food (heavy hors d'oeuvres and delicious desserts) and drink (coffee and libations) provided by Kudzoo Catering, and an after-concert dance party to the sounds spun by AJ The DJ.

Signature black-tie fundraiser with live music featuring R&B recording artists, After 7, and special guest, Avery Sunshine – also, delectable food (heavy hors d'oeuvres and delicious desserts) and drink (coffee and libations) provided by Kudzoo Catering, and an after-concert dance party to the sounds spun by AJ The DJ.

The Tubman Museum, in special partnership with the Bibb County School District and Macon Arts Alliance, presents the National Arts Program, which showcases artwork created by Bibb County School District employees and their families.

The Tubman Museum, in special partnership with the Bibb County School District and Macon Arts Alliance, presents the National Arts Program, which showcases artwork created by Bibb County School District employees and their families.

A “sneak peek” at the new four-hour, two-part PBS series from American historian, teacher, filmmaker and literary critic, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., that embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last 50 years of African American history.

A “sneak peek” at the new four-hour, two-part PBS series from American historian, teacher, filmmaker and literary critic, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., that embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last 50 years of African American history.

Opening reception for "The King of Soul: Otis Redding in Photographs" exhibition on Friday 9/9/2016 at 7 pm. Enjoy a live musical tribute to Otis Redding by Trysha B & Smooth As Honey and light refreshments. Free for Museum members; $5 non-members.

“The King of Soul: Otis Redding in Photographs” Opening Reception

First Friday at the Tubman! Get a sneak peek at "The King of Soul: Otis Redding in Photographs," part of the 75th birthday celebration. Join the Zumba class (it's free for Tubman Museum members and $5 for non-members). Enjoy light refreshments. Admission: Free for museum members; $5 non-members. http://bit.ly/2b43Tkg

First Friday at the Tubman! Get a sneak peek at "The King of Soul: Otis Redding in Photographs," part of the 75th birthday celebration. Join the Zumba class (it's free for Tubman Museum members and $5 for non-members). Enjoy light refreshments. Admission: Free for museum members; $5 non-members. http://bit.ly/2b43Tkg

Take a culinary journey during the International Taste of Soul 2016 at the Tubman Museum. Enjoy all types of cuisine, meet celebrated culinary expert, Chef Michael, and be entertained by cultural dance performances by dancers from the Paula East studio and Hayiya Dance Theatre. Read more at http://bit.ly/2aSaXmq

Take a culinary journey during the International Taste of Soul 2016 at the Tubman Museum. Enjoy all types of cuisine, meet celebrated culinary expert, Chef Michael, and be entertained by cultural dance performances by dancers from the Paula East studio and Hayiya Dance Theatre. Read more at http://bit.ly/2aSaXmq

Live at the Tubman (Sep 2016) features Soul and Blues artist, Jesse James, whose most recognized works include "I Can Do Bad By Myself" (http://bit.ly/2b1WEZx) and "Operator Please Put Me Through" (http://bit.ly/2aKicre). Read more at http://bit.ly/2b9APZA

The Tubman Museum and iHeart Media celebrate June as Black Music Month by presenting a very special Funk Edition of Live at The Tubman!

"The Art and Soul of Timothy Hedden" (Jul 1 - Sep 10, 2016) Timothy Hedden is one of the Middle Georgia's most talented visionary artists. Inspired by such talents as Mr. Imagination and Thornton Dial, Hedden produces intricate, symbol-laden work in a variety of media. His themes range from the whimsical to the ritualistic. This exhibition in the BB&T Gallery features the "Angels of Virtue," a signature series of mixed media work that illustrates Hedden's versatility and imagination.

"The Art and Soul of Timothy Hedden" (Jul 1 - Sep 10, 2016) Timothy Hedden is one of the Middle Georgia's most talented visionary artists. Inspired by such talents as Mr. Imagination and Thornton Dial, Hedden produces intricate, symbol-laden work in a variety of media. His themes range from the whimsical to the ritualistic. This exhibition in the BB&T Gallery features the "Angels of Virtue," a signature series of mixed media work that illustrates Hedden's versatility and imagination.

Join us on July 1 for an exciting evening at our inaugural "First Friday at the Tubman" from 6-8 pm. Join the fun and energizing Zumba class by Macon's very own favorite instructor, Janice "The Zumba Princess" Shephard. Catch a sneak peek at the newly installed exhibition, "The Art and Soul of Timothy Hedden" (http://bit.ly/29fxoOE), whimsical works of assemblage and folk art; the Opening Reception (http://bit.ly/295wJ5v) is on July 8 from 6-8 pm. Free for Members; $5 non-members.

Join us on July 1 for an exciting evening at our inaugural "First Friday at the Tubman" from 6-8 pm. Join the fun and energizing Zumba class by Macon's very own favorite instructor, Janice "The Zumba Princess" Shephard. Catch a sneak peek at the newly installed exhibition, "The Art and Soul of Timothy Hedden" (http://bit.ly/29fxoOE), whimsical works of assemblage and folk art; the Opening Reception (http://bit.ly/295wJ5v) is on July 8 from 6-8 pm. Free for Members; $5 non-members.

The Tubman Museum and iHeart Media celebrate June as Black Music Month by presenting a very special Funk Edition of Live at The Tubman!

The Tubman Museum and iHeart Media celebrate June as Black Music Month by presenting a very special Funk Edition of Live at The Tubman!

The Tubman Museum and V101.7-FM celebrate the life of Prince at this special "Purple Edition" of Live at The Tubman event! Come witness the unveiling of the tribute banner that will be delivered to Paisley Park. Participate in two contests, each for a chance to win $100: Karaoke and Prince Look-A-Like!

The Tubman Museum and V101.7-FM celebrate the life of Prince at this special "Purple Edition" of Live at The Tubman event! Come witness the unveiling of the tribute banner that will be delivered to Paisley Park. Participate in two contests, each for a chance to win $100: Karaoke and Prince Look-A-Like!

"David Gaither: Growth & Expansion" features work by artist, David Gaither, a self-taught Atlanta-based painter who currently explores a visual movement he calls "Maximalism," with which he employs intricate shapes and ultra-saturated colors to make paintings that blur the boundaries between abstract and figurative painting. Gaither says that his art, "is all about experimentation and evolution, breaking limits to establish new paradigms."

"David Gaither: Growth & Expansion" features work by artist, David Gaither, a self-taught Atlanta-based painter who currently explores a visual movement he calls "Maximalism," with which he employs intricate shapes and ultra-saturated colors to make paintings that blur the boundaries between abstract and figurative painting. Gaither says that his art, "is all about experimentation and evolution, breaking limits to establish new paradigms."