W. Jeff Bishop
       Meet W. Jeff Bishop,
Funk Heritage Center Director.



New Exhibit in the Buffington Gallery

The Funk Heritage Center has a new temporary exhibit in the Buffington Gallery. It features paintings by two Native American women artists. The works by Connie Seaborn and Virginia Stroud will be on view through November in recognition of Native American Heritage Month.This exhibit was curated by Madeline Gray and James Gilbert, both Reinhardt University students.    

              Free Admission on Native American Heritage Day                  

There is no charge on Saturday, November 10 to visit the Funk Heritage Center. November is Native American Heritage Month. Visitors of all ages are invited come and learn about the history of Georgia's Southeastern Indians. This is a great day for scouts to enjoy special activities from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Scouts in uniform will receive a free hot dog and drink. A 1:30 p.m. lecture will be presented by W. Jeff Bishop. He will discuss the Cherokee Removal which will be of interest to adults and older children. Go to Native American Day for more information.  

Trail of Tears Designation 

The Funk Heritage Center is a certified National Park Service Trail of Tears interpretive center. Click here to visit the Hall of the Ancients to read more about our Trail of Tears exhibit.

The Funk Heritage Center is located on the  Reinhardt University campus in Waleska, Georgia.

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