Members Guild

The Members Guild of the Atlanta History Center is a long-renowned, dynamic social and volunteer organization that supports the advancement of the Atlanta History Center through fundraising events and membership development. Guild members enjoy exclusive programming planned around a variety of interests and schedules, and educational opportunities that include invitations to major fundraising events and social functions, including major exhibition openings, as well as donor cultivation and recognition events. All Guild events are open to and appropriate for members of all ages and professions.

For membership information, please contact Katherine Hoogerwerf, Director of Development Events, via email or 404.814.4102.

Members Guild Dues:  Select an Active membership at $50 or a Contributing membership at $100
Current Atlanta History Center membership required. 

Members Guild Dues

The Members Guild Executive Board at their board meeting.  From left to right, Parliamentarian Cecilia Wright, PR Manager Suzanne Dansby, Historian Martha Randolph, VP of Membership Ally May, President Lisa Fuller, Treasurer Wendy Foulke, VP of Programs Georgia Schley Ritchie, and Corresponding Secretary Jennifer Hollingsworth.  Not pictured - Hospitality Chair Kathy Spetz and Recording Secretary Kim Scholes.

2015 - 2016 Members Guild Calendar

Fall Membership Drive Free for Guild members; charge for non-members
Wednesday, September 2
Join current Members Guild members at Smith Family Farm to learn more about the Guild and all of their exciting activities for the 2015-2016 program year and the activities at the History Center.

PNC Special Meeting: Eileen Rockefeller Free for Guild members
Wednesday, October 22

Hosted by Cynthia Widner Wall and PNC Wealth Management, this evening features author, public speaker, venture philanthropist, and social entrepreneur Eileen Rockefeller for a cocktail reception and talk.

Spring Meeting: First Ladies of Georgia Free for Guild members
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Presentation by authors Sandra Deal, Catherine Lewis and Jennifer Dickey about Memories of the Mansion: A History of the Georgia Governor's Mansion.  Join the Guild at the Governor's Mansion for a tour and lecture.  

Winter meeting: Price of Freedom tour Free for Guild members
February, TBD
Experience one of our school tours by role-playing a Civil War soldier in the Turning Point exhibit, and make realistic vital decisions that can affect your character’s life.

Members Guild Spring Luncheon Ticketed event
March 15, 2016. Chaired by Georgia Schley Ritchie.

Rene Silvin Villa Mizner: The House that Changed Palm Beach Free for Guild members
Friday, May 20, 2016
Author Rene Silvin discusses architect Addison Mizner and his designs in Palm Beach.

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Past events:

The Members Guild of the Atlanta History Center celebrated Atlanta Goes Hollywood on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Chaired by Patti Dickey, Atlanta Goes Hollywood celebrated and explored the $5.1 billion film industry in Georgia during a fun and engaging afternoon.  


Cindy Widner Wall of PNC Wealth Management, Atlanta History Center President and CEO Sheffield Hale, and Lunch Chairman Patti Dickey