Saturday, August 07, 2010 - Monday, December 31, 2012
Created by the Atlanta History Center and designed to complement the History Center's award-winning permanent exhibition, Turning Point: The American Civil War, the new exhibition War in Our Backyards: Discovering Atlanta, 1861-1865 challenges visitors to consider their personal connections to a war that was literally fought in all of our backyards.
Greetings from Atlanta: A Postcard Retrospective draws from the Atlanta History Center’s collection of more than 3,000 postcards to provide glimpses of Atlanta and Georgia, while exploring various styles, printing technology, and social history aspects as uncovered by the unique details of its postmark, its message, its sender, and its recipient.
Formula for Fortune narrates the life and times of Asa Candler from his ancestral background to the death of the last of his five children. Candler rose from a rural background to reap a fortune. His windfall came from purchasing the Coca-Cola formula in 1888 and establishing the company that became a national phenomenon in less than a decade.
As co-host of TLC’s "What Not to Wear," Stacy London’s talent for seeing past disastrous wardrobes to the emotional issues that cause sartorial crises has transformed the look and the life of hundreds of her guests. Now for the first time in print, London turns her insight on herself.
The Atlanta History Center offers special monthly programs for homeschool students and their families. Each month explores a different subject through exhibition tours and a variety of activities for kids from toddler to teen. Admission to Homeschool Days is $8.50 for nonmembers; $6.50 for children of members; and free for adult members.
Alex Hitz has single-handedly made entertaining fun again. Whether using the extraordinary offerings from his luxury gourmet food line, The Beverly Hills Kitchen, or getting back in the kitchen and cooking from his new book My Beverly Hills Kitchen: Classic Southern Cooking with a French Twist, with Alex as your guide, you are guaranteed to impress.
This monthly program for toddlers and preschoolers (18 months to five years) engages our youngest visitors in activities that introduce them to history in creative ways. Each Magic Monday has a unique theme and includes a guided exploration of one of our exhibitions, historic houses, or award-winning gardens, as well as demonstrations, arts and crafts projects, and story time.
Atlanta History Center Insiders is our upgraded membership program that provides upgraded benefits and one-of-a kind opportunities. Starting in September 2012, we take you “Inside the Past” with monthly events that allow Insiders to experience unique aspects of our exhibitions, gardens, and historic houses that are not offered to the general public.
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