The Gwinnett County library system recently added The Wren”s Nest Museum to their Key to the Arts & Culture free museum passes program. Library cardholders can checkout a one-week pass for free admission for a family of four to the Hudgens Center for the Arts, the Southeastern Railway Museum, The Wren”s Nest Museum or any Georgia State Park or Historic Site.
The library and museum will celebrate the launch of this new partnership with free performance by world-renowned storyteller and puppeteer, Akbar Imhotep, on Feb. 22 at Five Forks library branch at 7 p.m. Imhotep will be introduced by the great-great-great grandson of Joel Chandler Harris and the Executive Director of the museum, Lain Shakespeare. Copies of Joel Chandler Harris”s books will be awarded to some lucky guests.
The Wren”s Nest was the home of the author of Uncle Remus stories, Joel Chandler Harris and is the oldest house museum in the state of Georgia.
For more information about the Key to the Arts & Culture program visit: www.gwinnettpl.org.