Concert and Lecture: A Birthday Tribute to Johnny Mercer

SRP Auditorium at the Morris Museum

Author, critic, and longtime National Public Radio mainstay Michael Lasser, along with Alan Jones and Jessica Ann Best, celebrate the work of Savannah native, lyricist, and composer Johnny Mercer. Reservations are encouraged. Members, FREE; nonmembers, $10. 

Harlem Renaissance Lecture: Dr. Shawnya L. Harris

SRP Auditorium at the Morris Museum

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Paine College’s Evelyn G. Etheridge Conference on the Harlem Renaissance, the Morris Museum and Paine College present Dr. Shawnya L. Harris, the Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art at the Georgia Museum of Art, who will speak on some of the leading women artists of…

Dixie Bohemia: The Edward J. Cashin Memorial Woodrow Wilson Lecture.

Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street, Augusta, GA, United States

Author or editor of twenty-three books, mainly about the South, sociologist John Shelton Reed helped to found the University of North Carolina’s Center for the Study of the American South and was a founding coeditor of Southern Cultures. In his lecture he will bring to life people and places before and during the Jazz Age in New Orleans. FREE. Part…

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It’s a Southern Thing: Culture in the South in the Early Twentieth Century.

Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street, Augusta, GA, United States

It’s a Southern Thing: Culture in the South in the Early Twentieth Century symposium concludes with three lectures on Saturday, November 5, 9:30–12:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. Lecture: Ellen Axson Wilson. Erick D. Montgomery, executive director of Historic Augusta, Inc., discusses the first Mrs. Woodrow Wilson, who had forged a successful career for herself as an artist before becoming First Lady in…