Events

2nd Annual UA Museums Tailgate

September 19 – from 4:00-7:00pm

 

Join us for the second annual UA Museums tailgate on September 19th at the Gorgas House Museum! The event is free for all UA Museum members and guests are $10 for adults and $5 for guests.

Tailgaters will enjoy a low country boil, music, and games all in a historic setting before the Crimson Tide takes on the Rebels of Ole Miss. The tailgate will open at 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm and the authentic low country boil will be available on the front porch. Mary Beth Prondzinski has agreed to reprise her role as Amelia Gorgas so that visitors can interact with the illustrious lady who lived in the home. If you have questions, or would like to attend, please RSVP to Angi Jones at (205)348-7551 or ajones@ua.edu by September 10th.

Please visit uagameday.com for information on parking and shuttles. *The Crimson Ride Shuttle drops people off next to the Gorgas House.

 


 

A Haunting at the Museum 

October 27 – from 6:00-8:00 p.m

 

“A Haunting at the Museum” is a family event hosted by the Alabama Museum of Natural History and the Gorgas House Museum. Visitors join museum staff for lantern-lit guided tours of campus where they delve a little deeper into University history. Participants are also invited to visit each museum, participate in scavenger hunts, and hear ghost stories told in the halls. And if visitors are lucky, they may just hear the sword of a ghostly Josiah Gorgas clanging against the railing as he walks up and down the stairs of his home. Now in its fifth year, “A Haunting at the Museum” will continue to share the history of UA. The will be held on October 27 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. starting at Smith Hall (ALMNH). This is a free and fun for all ages event.


 

News Archives

 

Tuscaloosa Preservation Society to hold annual open house:
http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/article/20121128/NEWS/121129821

Award-winning renovation gives new shine to UA’s historic Gorgas House Museum:
http://uanews.ua.edu/2011/12/award-winning-renovation-gives-new-shine-to-uas-historic-gorgas-house-museum/

A House full of history:
http://dialog.ua.edu/2011/03/a-house-full-of-history/

Historic Gorgas House to undergo renovation:
http://cw.ua.edu/2010/08/25/historic-gorgas-house-to-undergo-renovation/

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