Saturday Alive!

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Join us for a guest favorite – Saturday Alive! Each month we’ll discuss a new topic and introduce you to several of our animal ambassadors. There is always something fun to learn at the Anniston Museums and Gardens!

This program is included with daily admission and free for members.

Hometown Heroes and the Civil Rights Connection Interactive Presentation Guest Presenter: Park Ranger Jessica Epperson

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Have you ever thought about issues that you are willing to fight for and what that would look like? What are some ways that our neighbors have done so in the past? How does this relate to the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama? Join us as we explore these questions in this interactive presentation with AM&G Education staff in collaboration with the Freedom Riders National Monument and Park Ranger Jessica Epperson. This program is included in museum admission and free for members.

On Eagle’s Wings: The Amazing World of Eagles Guest Speaker: Mandy Pearson, CSP Naturalist

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Have you ever wondered what makes an eagle so majestic? With their razor-sharp beaks, piercing talons, and carnivorous diet, eagles are the fiercest predators in the Alabama skies. This powerful bird of prey has inspired birders, scientists, and society for centuries! Join guest speaker Cheaha State Park Naturalist, Mandy Pearson, as she teaches about these incredible creatures and their important role in our ecosystem. You will even have a chance to meet a live bird of prey!

This program is included in museum admission and free for members.

Plant Sale

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Third Thursday is Plant Sale Day! Support the growth of the Longleaf Botanical Gardens and your green thumb by purchasing plants. We have a variety of trees, shrubs, native species, tropicals, and more! *There are no Third Thursday Plant Sales in April or December

Forgotten Figures: Black History Month

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Celebrate Black History Month with us at the Berman Museum as we focus on the lives of significant figures in the Black community! Join us as we remember individuals whose actions helped bring about positive change in the world through an informative presentation and up-close artifacts from our collection.

This program is included in museum admission and free for members.

Little Explorers A to Z Preschool Class

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Children ages 3½ to 5, along with a parent or caregiver, are invited to join our Education team each Tuesday as we encourage curiosity, exploration, and learning through play with stories, activities, and crafts about the natural world. Following the program, parents and caregivers are encouraged to explore the museum with their child and learn more about the day’s topic in the exhibit halls. A new topic will be explored each week and animal ambassadors will drop in periodically to help out!

This program is included in museum admission and free for members.
*Younger siblings are welcome, but all activities are geared toward older preschool aged children.

Winter Market Weekend!

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Anniston Museums and Gardens invites you to shop our Winter Market Weekend. This three-day event will offer an amazing array of items from talented artisans and craftspeople. Shop for delicate and detailed jewelry, glass works, hand-crafted decorative accents and more. Best of all, it’s free to browse! Shop the public sale from Friday, November 18 through Sunday, November 20, during regular museum hours. 

Attention Vendors: If you or someone you know is interested in participating in Winter Market Weekend as a vendor, please submit a vendor application to museummarketing@annistonal.gov.

AM&G Members have the opportunity to shop first at an exclusive members-only preview event. Join us for this Preview Sale on Thursday, November 17, from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, wine, and sweets while you support local artisans and begin your holiday shopping. Please RSVP by October 15 to Hunter Turner at 256-237-6766 x 409 or hturner@annistonal.gov.

Not a member, but want to attend? Hunter is happy to review our many membership options (Individual, Family, Family + Guests, or Business Membership) and help you select the best membership! 

Winter Market Weekend!

winter-market-coming-soon-05

Anniston Museums and Gardens invites you to shop our Winter Market Weekend. This three-day event will offer an amazing array of items from talented artisans and craftspeople. Shop for delicate and detailed jewelry, glass works, hand-crafted decorative accents and more. Best of all, it’s free to browse! Shop the public sale from Friday, November 18 through Sunday, November 20, during regular museum hours. 

Attention Vendors: If you or someone you know is interested in participating in Winter Market Weekend as a vendor, please submit a vendor application to museummarketing@annistonal.gov.

AM&G Members have the opportunity to shop first at an exclusive members-only preview event. Join us for this Preview Sale on Thursday, November 17, from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, wine, and sweets while you support local artisans and begin your holiday shopping. Please RSVP by October 15 to Hunter Turner at 256-237-6766 x 409 or hturner@annistonal.gov.

Not a member, but want to attend? Hunter is happy to review our many membership options (Individual, Family, Family + Guests, or Business Membership) and help you select the best membership! 

Winter Market Weekend!

winter-market-coming-soon-05

Anniston Museums and Gardens invites you to shop our Winter Market Weekend. This three-day event will offer an amazing array of items from talented artisans and craftspeople. Shop for delicate and detailed jewelry, glass works, hand-crafted decorative accents and more. Best of all, it’s free to browse! Shop the public sale from Friday, November 18 through Sunday, November 20, during regular museum hours. 

Attention Vendors: If you or someone you know is interested in participating in Winter Market Weekend as a vendor, please submit a vendor application to museummarketing@annistonal.gov.

AM&G Members have the opportunity to shop first at an exclusive members-only preview event. Join us for this Preview Sale on Thursday, November 17, from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, wine, and sweets while you support local artisans and begin your holiday shopping. Please RSVP by October 15 to Hunter Turner at 256-237-6766 x 409 or hturner@annistonal.gov.

Not a member, but want to attend? Hunter is happy to review our many membership options (Individual, Family, Family + Guests, or Business Membership) and help you select the best membership! 

Berman Book Club!

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Wednesday, November 2, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Berman Museum Classroom 

November book selection:  The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

Dig deeper and experience history through the lens of historical fiction. Each month we will enjoy stimulating conversation and view artifacts from the Berman collection that directly relate to that month’s book. History comes to life when we learn the stories behind the events; it’s anything but boring! Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served for this final Berman Book Club of 2022. 

Berman Book Club is $8 per person and free for AM&G members. Book is not included. Pre-registration is required. Registration deadline is Monday, October 31