- January 16 - February 28📷Of Influence: Portraits of Cherokee People Exhibit
Beginning January 16th, Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home will present “Of Influence: Portraits of Cherokee People,” a traveling exhibition on loan from the Oklahoma History Center and funded by a grant from the Rome Area Council for the Arts. The exhibition will be open to the public and available with the purchase of regular admission from January 16th through February 28th during museum operating hours, Wednesday-Saturday from 10am-5pm.
- February 2African American Genealogy Workshop
In honor of Black History Month, the museum will co-sponsor a workshop to help you find your African American ancestors at the Rome-Floyd County Library from 10am-12pm on Saturday, February 2nd. Sponsored in-part by both the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority and the Rome-Floyd County Library, the workshop will feature a presentation by Emma Davis Hamilton, a genealogist who specializes in African American ancestry, particularly when searching for enslaved relatives owned by Native Americans. The workshop is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. To make your reservation, please contact the museum at (706) 291-9494 or via email at email@example.com by January 30, 2019.
- March 2Sixth Annual Floyd County Seed Swap
While winter winds continue in the new year, spring is just around the corner! Chieftains is proud to partner with Berry College to host the Sixth Annual Floyd County Seed Swap in conjunction with a Family Free Day at the museum on Saturday, March 2nd. More information about what time the seed swap is happening will be announced as the event approaches.