History on the Rocks

History on the Rocks

Join us this March for a Sip & See in Cyclorama! Grab a cocktail and checkout the newly restored Battle of Atlanta cyclorama painting.

Our new after–hours program series is hosted on the fourth Friday of each month and gives guests the chance to kick-off the weekend by grabbing a drink and exploring the museum.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door; free for members. Members please RSVP to membership@atlantahistorycenter.com.

Schedule

Cyclorama Sip N’ See!
Friday March 29th, 2019
6:00pm-9:00pm
 
Get Your Drink On!
Cyclorama Gallery
 
Enjoy drinks available for purchase and complimentary light hors-d'oeuvres!
 
Cyclorama: The Big Picture Film Experience
The Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama Painting
6:30pm & 7:30pm
 
Learn more about The Battle of Atlanta cyclorama painting through a 12 minute film projected onto the canvas about its history and changing interpretations.
 
This presentation is similar to a movie theater setting in that the room completely darkens and the film is projected onto the painting. The film includes short depictions of war with battle sounds, such as gunfire, shelling and explosions. Ear protection is available upon request to those with noise sensitivity. Closed captioning in English and Spanish as well as audio descriptions are available. 
 
Museum Theatre: Denmark Mitchell
Cyclorama Gallery
7:00pm & 8:00pm
 
Travel back in time and come meet the past. Encounter Denmark Mitchell, a post-Reconstruction era journalist, as he explores the ideas of the Lost Cause and American citizenship and the interpretive challenges represented by The Battle of Atlanta cyclorama.
 
This is composite character based on the written and documented perspectives of post-Reconstruction era journalists and intellectuals.

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