340 Walnut St., Macon Georgia
The Tubman African American Museum, Georgia's largest African American museum, was founded in 1981 by a diverse coalition of people dedicated to making Macon
, Georgia a better and more caring community. Today, the Tubman is one of Macon's most popular tourist attractions with over 65,000 visitors a year. The Museum is named in honor of Harriet Tubman, but is dedicated to educating people about all aspect of African American art, history and culture. Visitors can explore fourteen exciting galleries including the Inventors Gallery, the Local History Gallery, SOUL ON RICE: African Influences on American Cooking, the Folk Art Gallery and the Mural Gallery--which contains the magnificent mural, "From Africa to America." The mural presents a visual history of black people from early days in Africa through to current leaders. The Tubman is the venue for many traveling exhibitions.
Other History nearby:
(Eatonton) Little Rock Eagle (Hawk) Effigy
(Milledgeville) Old Governor's Mansion
05/21 Coming to The Macon area
Vidalia Onion Festival Vidalia GA April18-21 Cooking School, Miss and Little Miss Vidalia Onion Pageants, Onion Maze, Onion Cook-off, Tasting Competition, The Onion Run, parades, carnival, rodeo, street dance, onion shootgun shoot, as well as a Dutch oven cooking demonstration.
Georgia Strawberry Festival Art and Craft Show Reynolds GA April27 The Georgia Strawberry Festival Arts and Crafts Show invite you to Reynolds, Georgia for a funfilled day of arts and crafts, food, fun and entertainment as we celebrate strawberry season.
Madison Fest Madison GA April37 Madison Fest features solutions for living a considered and ""greener"" life. This daylong festival takes place on the last Saturday of April each year.
Inman Park Spring Festival Atlanta GA April27-28 During the last weekend in April each year, Inman Park proudly presents a neighborhood festival widely regarded as Atlanta's most spirited and eclectic. Highlights include: Atlanta's biggest Street Market, A juried Arts and Crafts Show, The city's quirkiest and most colorful Parade, The Tour of Homes, Live music, A Dance Festival, Children's Activities, Food and beverages.
Sacred Heart Garden Festival Augusta GA April26-28 Historic Sacred Heart Cultural Center in downtown Augusta, GA will be the focus for classic southern gardening during its annual garden festival. Join us as we celebrate the advent of spring and raise funds to support the magnificent sacred heart cultural center.
Powers' Festival Newnan GA April27-28 Powers Festival supplies the best arts, crafts, food, fun, and entertainment.