Dept. Arts and Sciences

Writers Group Founded By MGA Faculty Member Publishes Anthology

In 2009, shortly after taking a faculty position in the English department of what is now Middle Georgia State University, Dr. Shane Trayers founded the Macon Writers Group to create a community for writers living in the region. This past January, the Macon Writers Group celebrated its 10th anniversary with a party and the publication of the anthology, Discover Why I’ve Led You Here.


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Arts Festival presents The Art of Business and a Collective Mural Project

Arts Festival 2018 is wrapping up this week with our last two events. Mark your calendars and come out and meet the owner of Ampersand Guild located in downtown Macon. Business owner and artist, Daniel Montoute will present a talk and an art demonstration on both the Cochran and Macon campuses.


Middle Georgia State Student Organization Seeks Artwork for Exhibit

Local artists are invited to submit their work for an exhibit to be hosted by Middle Georgia State University’s Gay-Straight Alliance, a student organization, at Ampersand Guild in downtown Macon on October 16. The theme for the show is “Inclusiveness.” All forms of art are welcome, including statues, 3D art, photography and oil paintings. The deadline to Continue reading


Historian to Display and Discuss Ethiopian Manuscripts and Scrolls at Middle Georgia State and at Ampersand

Dr. Sean M. Winslow, a manuscript historian and expert, will discuss the Ethiopian scribal tradition at MGA and at the Ampersand Guild Hall. To unravel the depths of this embodiment of the world click here. Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Time: 7 p.m. Where: Dillard Auditorium – Cochran Campus   Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017 Time: 7 p.m. Where: Ampersand Guild Hall, Continue reading


Dept. Arts and Sciences

Milton’s Hell: Paradise Lost in Voice and Image

This is an art exhibit and audio show, with follow-up small-group discussions MGA’s Department of English is planning for students. Everyone is welcome to go see the work of artist Kathryn Peckham at the exhibit, which takes place at Ampersand Guild in downtown Macon. Where: Ampersand Guild (Downtown Macon) When: Tuesday, April 18th Time: 7pm-9pm Continue reading