As a not-for-profit organization, we rely on the support of members, donors, corporate sponsors and partners, and volunteers to sustain our mission to connect people, history, and culture. Your generosity is key to the development, growth, and maintenance of our exhibitions and collections; historic houses and gardens; archives and research facilities; school and public programs. Everything we offer is developed to further our mission and encourage us all to consider the past in a dynamic, participatory context. We are committed to building a stronger community through the lifelong process of civic education. Thank you for your generosity and commitment.Donate Now
Our members play a critical role in helping us to fulfill our mission to connect people, history, and culture. As an active participant in our communities, the Atlanta History Center is fully committed to uniting Atlanta’s diverse audiences through history. Our members receive complimentary access to everything we have to offer — exhibitions, historic houses, gardens and trails, special activities, and an assortment of family programming throughout the year.
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Corporate sponsors make it possible for families, school children, and researchers to benefit from Atlanta History Center's year-round interactive exhibitions and programming.
As a planned giving donor, you will have the satisfaction of helping secure the place history holds in our local community.
You may be able to double your donation to the Atlanta History Center. Many employers sponsor matching gift programs to match charitable contributions made by their employees.
Gifts of appreciated securities, such as stocks and mutual funds, are excellent ways to support the Atlanta History Center.
The 35th annual Swan House Ball has been postponed to Friday, September 11, 2020. As an organization committed to serving our community and in compliance with recommendations set forth by the CDC and local municipalities, we are taking this action to help slow the rate of infection and mitigate the risk that COVID-19 poses to Atlanta. We look forward to celebrating with you in September.
Our past is as vibrant and exciting as our future, and now you can share in both by volunteering. You’ll make new friends, contribute to the community, educate the public, gain marketable experience, sharpen your valued skills, and find an outlet for your creative energy or a worthwhile activity for your retirement.
The Atlanta History Center is a leader in training and mentoring young museum professionals. The program reveals the inner-workings of the museum to interns, providing interns the opportunity to contribute to the mission of the Atlanta History Center.
Atlanta History Center has many areas available for volunteers to work, from special events, to maintaining beautiful gardens to leading tours through our historic houses and exhibitions.
New skills, better salary and great learning experiences are just a few of the reasons museum professionals, graduate students and those aspiring to a museum career will want to earn a Museum Studies Certificate.