Last day for Atlanta Cyclorama

...afternoon, the painting will be prepared for its move across town to a new addition being constructed at the Atlanta History Center in the city's Buckhead area. Last year, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed announced the move as the city commemorated...

Kennesaw wants Civil War train back

...Park since 1911.Reed made the following statement when the move was announced: "Moving the Cyclorama to the Atlanta History Center will allow more people access to the painting, and in a context that contributes to viewers' understanding and...

Movie, TV locations are a tourist draw for Georgia

...Filmmakers shot scenes both inside and outside the Swan House, which is located on the 33-acre campus of the Atlanta History Center. 'VAMPIRE DIARIES' DINERHardcore fans of The Vampire Diaries TV series on The CW know that landmarks in the...

Iconic Polaris lounge to rejoin Atlanta skyline

...first of its kind worldwide, Woods said.The Atlanta History Center also has in its collection fragments of the original...Donald Rooney, director of exhibitions at the Atlanta History Center. In 2012, the material was replaced with glass...

Civil War sesquicentennial events slowly starting to take shape around state

...treasures next year, after UGA opens up the new special collections library under construction off Hull Street.The Atlanta History Center also has planned several major Civil War exhibits."I want to dispel the myth that Georgia is not doing anything...

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Program offers museum pass

...art museums, science and history museums, zoos, aquariums and gardens. In Georgia, patrons can visit the Atlanta History Center and High Museum of Art in Atlanta.Other participating Georgia museums include the Telfair Museums in Savannah...

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Plaque is dedicated to Jones

...Presidents Cup tournament. Club member Levi Hill wrote the inscription for the plaque and Dr. Catherine Lewis of the Atlanta History Center, an author of many books on Jones, was the featured speaker at Friday night's dinner."He said to the end...

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Ireland woos Georgians

...buffs and the curious. To make the point, Tourism Ireland hosted a dinner theater of sorts Thursday night at the Atlanta History Center museum for 150 upscale travel agents from across the state. Fourteen performers flew in to sing, dance and play...

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Library offers free passes to Zoo Atlanta, state parks

...valid only for members of the following attractions: Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta History Center/Margaret Mitchell House, Booth Western Art Museum, Callaway Gardens, Center for Puppetry Arts, Fernbank...

Fun, family outings for military on a budget

...Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, Morris Museum of Art? Athens: Georgia Museum of Art? Atlanta: Atlanta History Center, David J. Sencer CDC Museum, High Museum of Art, Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum, Margaret Mitchell...