This series allows guests to enjoy free presentations on a wide range of historical and cultural topics. Admission to Learning Lunch is free. Bring your lunch and enjoy complimentary beverages. 


Each program begins at noon.
 

For more information about the Learning Lunch programs, contact Jennifer Theeck, Curator of Education at: 251-208-7510 or theeckj@historymuseumofmobile.com

“Of all the History Museum’s programs, Learning Lunch affords me the most consistent opportunity to remove myself from a busy work week, and learn something new about the city I call my home….”
- Pat Hand, Owner of MH3 Printing and proud sponsor of Learning Lunch 2015



Learning Lunch Speakers & Topics

 


 

January 10, 2018 

Steve Joynt, Publisher of the Mobile Mask, and members of the Excelsior Band -  Mardi Gras Moments

 

 

 

February 7, 2018 

Ann Pond, Historian for the Mobile Mardi Gras Trail - History of Mardi Gras

 

 

 

March 14, 2018

Darryn Glassbrook, Director of Mobile Medical Museum - The People's Drug Store 

 

 

 

 

March 28, 2018

Julie Williams, Assistant Professor at Samford University - A Rare Titanic Family

 

 

 

April 11, 2018 

Craig Roberts, Architect - The Renaissance of Downtown Mobile 

 

 

May 9, 2018 

Ashley Dumas, Archaeologist at the University of West Alabama - Fort Tombecbe

 

 

June 13, 2018 

Alan Seals, Meteorologist for WKRG-TV - History of Hurricanes in the Mobile Area

 

 

 

July 11, 2018 

Paulette Horton, Local HistorianHistory of African American Churches in Mobile

 

 


 

August 8, 2018 

Rebecca Williams, Professor at the University of South Alabama - Henri De Tonti

 

 

 

September 12, 2018

Mark Wilson, Professor at Auburn University Auburn Man: The Life and Times of George Petrie

 

 

 

October 10, 2018 

Donnie Barrett, Director of Fairhope Museum,  - Frank Stewart, the Picture Man from Fairhope 

 

 

November 14, 2018

Steve Suitts, Author and Adjunct Lecturer at the Emory College of Arts and Sciences - Hugo Black of Alabama

 

 

December 12, 2018

Dan Haulman, Author and Air Force Historian The Tuskegee Airmen Chronology

 

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