​​The Fitzgerald Museum

DATE: Monday, July 24th
PLACE: The Fitzgerald Museum


TIME: 10a-2p

excellence in writing award ceremony- katherine clark

Are you interested in learning more about the Fitzgeralds? Do you have any family ties or local lore about Zelda or Scott? Are you looking for a way to support the museum? 

Be sure to join us on Saturday, July 15th as we discuss the history of the home, goals moving forward, opportunities to volunteer and more! 

We will have sign-ups available for volunteer projects, information on the upcoming member & volunteer dinner and insights on our galleries and artifacts.

Join us as we celebrate the life of Zelda Fitzgerald and Zelda Fitzgerald Day on Monday, July 24th! The museum will be hosting a special gallery opening from July 24th-August 24th in honor of Zelda, featuring new acquisitions, original paintings, photographs and more! Additionally Kynard Korner Vintage Boutique from Eastbrook Flea Market will have vintage clothing on display in honor of Zelda's iconic & unique style. 

Admission will be FREE all day from 10am- 2pm. 

Giveaways will take place on the hour including Teresa Ann Fowler's 2013 novel, 'Z: The Beginning of Everything', a gift card to Midtown Pizza Kitchen, an original painting by Vivienne Strauss and a 'Gatsby bag'! 

The first 20 donors that set-up a monthly donation or membership during the event will receive a keepsake framed photograph by local photographer Jonathon Kohn. 

Come and celebrate the life and legacy of Montgomery-native and 'first flapper', Zelda Sayre Fitzgerld with us!

Public Interest meeting & Discussion

DATE: Sunday, July 23rd
PLACE: The Fitzgerald Museum

TIME: 4:30pm-6:00pm

Katherine Clark was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and raised in Birmingham. She earned her degree from Harvard, holds a Ph.D. from Emory in American Literature for her dissertation on William Faulkner. She is the co-author of two Alabama-based oral biographies, 'The Mountain Brook series' including 'The Headmaster's Darlings' (2015 Willie Morris award for Southern Fiction). The series is being printed by Story River Books, an imprint founded by Pat Conroy at the University of South Carolina Press.

We will be awarding Katherine with the Fitzgerald Museum's 2017 Excellence In Writing Award during the event in addition to a reading & book signing of the Mountain Brook series after the ceremony. A brief reception will be held after the awards ceremony & reading.

NewSouth Bookstore will be on-site with books available for purchase.

DATE: Saturday, July 15th
PLACE: The Fitzgerald Museum

TIME: 9a-10a

Zelda sayre fitzgerald day- july 24th

special gallery opening