Our location at the heart of The University of Alabama’s campus creates near-limitless opportunities for student and faculty engagement.
Cultures, Not Costumes
First celebrated in 1990, Native American Heritage Month (NAHM) is a time to recognize the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the United States.
Dresses That Were Threaded Through History
The Gorgas House Museum, and museums in general, provide spaces for people from multiple disciplines, interests, and backgrounds to come together. This includes our off-campus community members as well as
Museum Preservation and Conservation Efforts
Museum preservation and conservation efforts often include the maintenance of the museum itself. Historic house museums, like the Gorgas House Museum, require special care and expertise to maintain or repair
Many colleges and universities offer first-year experience programs similar to The University of Alabama’s Camp 1831. These programs help new students in their transition to their selected institution with events,
Engaging With the Space
History shows us that change is constant. And this is true for historic spaces, the narratives they share, and the interpretations they develop. The built environment, including buildings, walkways, fountains,
Exhibit Development and Research
Museums and art galleries create exhibits to showcase specific topics of interest. These can be about a specific moment, historic event, person, interpretation, or almost anything deemed educational.
The Gorgas House’s Silver Objects
Museums and curators have many responsibilities. They create exhibits for their guests to learn about a variety of topics, develop programs for public engagement, and often host events as a
Architecture of The Gorgas House
The Gorgas House provides a place to learn about The University of Alabama’s history, a space for campus engagement, and a home for our student communities, but it is also
Collaboration With UA Early College’s LEAP Program
While the Gorgas House regularly promotes programs with on-campus visitors including students, staff, and faculty, it provides a service to our off-campus communities as well. In collaboration with UA Early