The game is afoot, historical detectives!
Cyclorama and the Case of America’s Changing History is Atlanta History Center’s latest tour that explores the history of the Civil War from the perspective of one of Georgia’s most fascinating artifacts, The Battle of Atlanta: Cyclorama.
The essential question that students will answer through this is – “How do the stories we tell shape our vision of the past?” To answer this, students will become time-traveling historical detectives where they will investigate the confusing and complex history that has shaped the Battle of Atlanta: Cyclorama.
In the end, our new detectives will learn how the stories we tell from the past are powerful forces that can change how we remember our history and our present.
We are also excited to announce that Cyclorama and the Case of America’s Changing History is a pre-recorded engaging filmed production that features several interactive activities for students to participate in and put their detective skills to work. Immediately following the 20-minute film, students will interact with the tour facilitator in a LIVE talkback session.
Our teachers guide provides an instructional overview for our Cyclorama and and American Citizenship Tour.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
This tour is for grades 4–12.
Group sizes may vary.
The cost for all guided tours is $200 for the first 50 students. Add on $50 for up to 50 additional students.
Title 1 schools receive 50% off regular rates.
Full payment is required 3 weeks prior to your visit to guarantee your reservation for all tours. If booking less than 3 weeks in advance, full payment is due immediately.
Your payment is not refundable if you cancel your school tour and do not reschedule.
There is a $25 administrative fee should you need to reschedule your tour. You must notify the Atlanta History Center at least 3 days in advance. With advance notice your payment can be applied to a new tour date, plus the administrative fee.
Once payment is received, a confirmation email will be shared via email. This will include educational resources that can be used before and after the LIVE virtual visit.
Teachers are encouraged to complete a 10-15 minute technology prep session. This will be scheduled and administered up to one week before the virtual tour to troubleshoot unforeseen connectivity issues. Teachers who opt out of the pre-scheduled technology prep session will forfeit their refund for tech user issues during the virtual tour.
Recording our virtual school tour is prohibited.
Funding for Atlanta History Center’s school programs is generously provided by:
- Zeist Foundation
- Wells Fargo
- Fulton County Arts Council
- Georgia Council for the Arts
- The Connolly Family Foundation
- The Ray M. and Mary Elizabeth Lee Foundation
- The Frances Wood Wilson Foundation
- The Emily Winship Scott Foundation
- The John and Mary Franklin Foundation
- Massey Charitable Trust
- The Besse Johnson and George Blanton Allen Memorial Foundation
This tour has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.