Lectures

Admission for all lectures is $5 for members, $10 for nonmembers, and FREE to AHC Insiders unless otherwise noted. Reservations are required for all lectures.   
 
Please call 404.814.4150 to reserve tickets. All lecture ticket purchases are non-refundable.

  • Margaret Mitchell House Lecture
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    May 21 2014 - 7:00pm

    Ellen Gilchrist returns after eight years with a new short story collection, Acts of God, which follows ten scenarios thematically linked about people dealing with forces beyond their control who somehow manage to survive, persevere, and even triumph. Readers are given a glimpse into the vitality, fear, the joy and redemption of those who remain on this earth.

  • SOLD OUT; Margaret Mitchell House Lecture
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    Apr 15 2014 - 7:00pm

    This lecture is Sold Out. 

    The author of three beloved books about her life in Italy, Frances Mayes revisits the turning points that defined her early years in Fitzgerald, Georgia. With her signature style and grace, Mayes explores the power of landscape, the idea of home, and the lasting force of a chaotic and loving family.

  • Margaret Mitchell House Lecture
    Jun 20 2014 - 7:00pm

    A lecture and book signing with Graeme Simsion. The art of love is never a science: Meet Don Tillman, a brilliant yet socially inept professor of genetics, who’s decided it’s time he found a wife. In the orderly, evidence-based manner with which Don approaches all things, he designs The Wife Project to find his perfect partner: a sixteen-page, scientifically valid survey to filter out the drinkers, the smokers, the late arrivers.

  • Margaret Mitchell House Lecture
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    Jul 17 2014 - 7:00pm

    The servants take center stage in this irresistibly imagined belowstairs answer to Pride and Prejudice. While Elizabeth Bennet and her sisters fuss over balls and husbands, Sarah, their orphaned housemaid, is beginning to chafe against the boundaries of her class. When a new footman arrives at Longbourn under mysterious circumstances, the carefully choreographed world she has known all her life threatens to be completely, perhaps irrevocably, upended.

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