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Cupcakes and music on the Colonnade will herald the party celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Zell B. Miller Learning Center Sept. 20.

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Lee Karen Stow, a UK documentary photographer, will speak on her "Poppies" project Nov. 12 at 6 pm at the University of Georgia Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.

“Poppies: Women, War, Peace” remembers women in times of war, from the First World War to the present day. It combines a portrait series of women whose lives have been affected by war with a botanical series of the red ‘Flanders Fields’ poppy. For the red poppy, despite its delicate appearance, is able to generate new life when everything else has been destroyed.

A reception will follow Stow's talk. The exhibit will be on display through Dec. 14.

The talk is co-sponsored by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, the Lucy Hargrett Draper Center and Archives for the Study of the Rights of Women in History and Law, and the UGA  Institute for Women's Studies.

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Cover, Memoirs by Tennessee Williams When: Tuesday, September 25th, 5:30-6:30PM
Where: Room 258, Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

Have you ever visited an exhibit and felt you only heard the first part of a truly great story?

If you’re a visitor who wants to learn more about the exhibitions and collections at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, then join us for this monthly book club with light refreshments and discussion on works connected to upcoming/ongoing exhibitions, programs, and collections here at SCL. The monthly titles are selected (and discussions led) by Special Collections staff who help to create these displays/programs, and invite readers to learn more about the topics explored and to take them into new, related areas of interest.

August Selection: Memoirs by Tennessee Williams 

This program is free and open to the public. For more information please call (706) 542-5788 or email Jan Hebbard at jhebbard@uga.edu. For more information about the book club, please visit our page on Goodreads.

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Special tour of the “Fighting Spirit: Wally Butts and UGA Football, 1939-1950” in the rotunda of the Special Collections Libraries

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We are looking for a few good visitors to help us test out new content and techniques for tours of our exhibit galleries! Be one of the first on campus to test drive our latest tour stops, icebreakers, insider gossip, and gallery games at UGA's Special Collections Building.

Our guides will give you a fast paced, high energy tour in one hour or less. At the end, we'll ask you to fill out a short survey letting us know what you loved and loathed about the tour, and what we can do to keep improving. This tour has limited space and requires an RSVP. If you're interested, click HERE to RSVP and tell your friends! 

Be a part of our revolution to #MakeMuseumsFun

If you have questions, email Jan Hebbard at jhebbard@uga.edu, subject line: beta tours