In my last post I discussed the importance of telling a fuller story when it comes to displaying and engaging with confederate monuments. At the very least, accompanying information should answer basic questions about the monument’s own history. When was the monument built, by whom, and with what kinds of messages in mind? While contextualizing … Continue reading Monuments at Georgia’s State Capital
Last weekend I attended a fundraising event for the Atlanta History Center during which I got to sip bourbon and take in the new Cyclorama exhibit. I must say, this Midwestern transplant has rarely felt so Southern. For those who haven’t heard of it, the Cyclorama is a massive, circular painting that depicts the 1864 … Continue reading Cyclorama!