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Conservatory

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4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States
(256) 830-4447
The Conservatory, with a view of Little Smith Lake, is a stunning glass house and is the quintessential intimate space a luncheon or other memorable event. Its size makes it an excellent venue for small parties or business meetings

June 2019

Bicentennial Speaker: Valerie Pope Burnes

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Conservatory, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Valerie Pope Burnes is an assistant professor of history and former director of the Center for the Study of the Black Belt at the University of West Alabama. In Visions of the Black Belt, Valerie Pope Burnes and co-author Robin McDonald offer a richly illustrated tour of the Black Belt, the fertile arc that represents the cultural efflorescence of Alabama’s heartland. Like knowledgeable friends, McDonald and Burnes guide readers through the Black Belt’s towns and architecture and introduce the region’s great…

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July 2019

Bicentennial Speaker: Frances Robb

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Conservatory, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Frances Robb’s presentation will let us explore together some of the finest images from our state’s historical record. From Alabama’s first photographs to the Civil War and World War II, from studio portraits to backyard snapshots, from football shots to courting couples, her slide show will highlight some of Alabama’s intriguing images. Puzzled about your family photographs? Bring one or two mystery pictures for help with dates and identifications after Robb’s presentation.  Robb is a Huntsville native and has spent twenty-five…

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