Carson McCullers Center

Carson McCullers Center

Mission

The Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians is dedicated to preserving the legacy of Carson McCullers; to nurturing American writers and musicians; to educating young people; and to fostering the literary and musical life of Columbus, the State of Georgia, and the American South.

To that end, the Center operates a museum in McCullers' childhood home in Columbus, Georgia, presents extensive educational and cultural programs for the community, maintains an ever-growing archive of materials related to the life and work of McCullers, and offers fellowships for writers and composers who live for periods of time in the Smith-McCullers home in Columbus.

The Center is very pleased to co-sponsor a spring film series about the American Civil Rights Movement as part of the CSU History and Geography Department's Created Equal Initiative.

Events

Spring Events

Tuesday, March 18th (7:00 p.m.): Created Equal Initiative Film Series screening of Freedom Riders. The Liberty Theatre, 813 8th Ave. Co-sponsored with CSU History and Geography Department.

Thursday, March 20th (7:30 p.m.): CSU Student Reading and Recital Series. An Artbeat Event!

Saturday, March 22nd (11a.m. - 4 p.m.)—The Member of the Wedding Marathon Reading! Broadway and 11th Street Stage in Uptown Columbus. An Artbeat Event!

Tuesday, April 1st—An Afternoon with Poet Sandra Beasley. Talk at 4 p.m. at the Carson McCullers Center. Reading at 7:30 p.m. at the River Club, 1100 Bay Ave.

Tuesday, April 22nd (7:00 p.m.): Created Equal Initiative Film Series screening of The Loving Story. The Columbus Public Library, 3000 Macon Rd. Co-sponsored with CSU History and Geography Department.

*Unless otherwise noted, events are held at the Carson McCullers Center and free and open to the public.

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