We present for your viewing pleasure a half-dozen videos from recent programs at Athens-Clarke County Library: Moms Demand Action: The Georgia Peach Quilt, Hidden Treasures: A Virtual Tour of the Public Gardens of Athens, Organizing Chaos: The Art of Gunnar Tarsa, Yesterday’s Visions: Warren Manning Master Plan 1925, Lieutenant Flipper’s Trial, and My Vietnam Decision: A Roundtable Discussion.
Shannon Lawhon from the Athens Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America group discusses The Georgia Peach Quilt, a collaborative effort by volunteers in Georgia. The finished quilt was displayed in the library’s Quiet Gallery with photographs of participants along with their own words on why they picked up a needle and thread and began this journey.
Dr Wilf Nicholls, retired Director of the Georgia State Botanical Garden, leads us on a virtual tour of many of Athens' public gardens. Athens is home to America's first garden club and has a number of beautiful gardens that are open to the public, although you might not know that some of them are there.
A slide talk by Athens artist Gunnar Tarsa on his artistic journey. The talk was accompanied by an exhibition of Tarsa’s work in ACCL’s Quiet Gallery, which featured Tarsa’s drawings and paintings, focusing on his intricate images, rendered small and large.
Yesterday’s Visions: Warren Manning Master Plan 1925 - the ACCL Heritage Room’s Beth Whitlock and Steven Brown from the UGA Special Collections Library discuss the Manning Master Plan for Athens in a presentation for the Athens Historical Society.