Programs

Seasonal Programs

Winter Video Series
The Winter Video Series is held every January - March. Programs begin on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and often repeat on Saturdays at 11 a.m. The movie schedule is as follows: 

January 2: Man vs. Wild: Bear Grylls explores the wilds of Alabama much like the early settlers. 
January 9: Journey Proud: Alabama Dialects, North
January 16: Journey Proud: Alabama Dialects, South
January 23: Discovering Alabama: Alabama State Archives
January 30: Lorna Woods: The Alabama storyteller and direct ancestor of a "Clotilda" survivor, shares her experiences of life growing up in Africatown. 
February 6: Claude O'Connor, 2nd Mayor of the Town of Gulf Shores: O'Conner tells his story of growing up in Mobile and apprenticing under the visionary, George C. Meyer. 
February 13: Journey Proud: Blessing of the Fleet, a tradition that began centuries ago in Mediterranean fishing communities, is not just a fish story. 
February 20: Discovering Alabama: A special episode with Doug Phillips featuring one of the most valued contributors to Discovering Alabama, Dr. E. O. Wilson.
February 27: Fried Green Tomatoes: This movie features Kathy Bates and Jessica Tandy and is based on the book Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Alabama author Fannie Flagg. 

Summer Reading Program
Each Summer the museum partners with our local library to provide programs for the young adult audience.  We follow the National Summer Reading Program theme with an emphasis on natural history. Programs run June and July on Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m.
2019 Museum  Bicentenial video series

Special Programs

Special programs occur throughout the year and vary depending on holiday, event or demand from the audience.
Please check back soon to see what the museum has to offer.