Jerry Cullum Reviews the Future is Behind Us

March 21, 2012

As a part of Phoenix Flies, the APC asked WonderRoot to be a partner to present the first photography exhibit at the LP Grant Mansion, APC’s home. The exhibit includes nine works by five Atlanta photographers and is entitled The Future is Behind Us. Jerry Cullum, an Atlanta visual arts community leader, has just posted his review on BurnAway. Take a moment to read it and then join the currator, Stephanie Dowda, and the artists this evening at 7:00 pm the APC for the Artists’ Talk.

APC on the TV!

March 20, 2012

The Atlanta Preservation Center has been getting some great coverage on a local channel that is played in Metro Atlanta hotels, the Atlanta Channel. Our thanks to the folks at for helping us spread the word about the work of the APC!



The Georgia Capital – Architecture, Art, Civil Rights & iPads

March 17, 2012

Architecture, Art, Civil Rights and iPads – check out the Georgia Capitol Museum’s offering during Phoenix Flies – reservation required – visit the Calendar at for details.

West Peachtree Beauty Has Just Been Renovated

March 16, 2012

The Academy of Medicine has just completed a six-million dollar renovation! Do not miss seeing it during Phoenix Flies and hearing the stories from Marylin Somers the Georgia Tech Living History Program’s Program Director. Tour dates are  Thu, Mar 22, 2P & Sat, Mar 24, 3P.

National Register, Historic District, Landmark!?

March 15, 2012

What do all those designation mean – National Register, Historic District, etc. ? The student of the the Heritage Preservation Society of GSU will give a lecture to explain it all! Free during Phoenix Flies at the Grant Mansion Sat, Mar 17, 1P.

Dance Performance at White Provision

Object permanence is a cognitive development phase and a way to think about structures in the environment. Join Full Radius Dance on Fri, Mar 16, 1P at White Provision to see how these ideas inspire the creation of a dance.

Oasis Southeast of Downtown – Grant Park

March 14, 2012

Grant Park is a unique oasis in the City. Learn its history and see its unique collection of native flora and fauna. The Grant Park Conservancy will offer 5 tours during Phoenix Flies. Visit the Calendar at for days and times.

Visit with Rambler’s at the Wren’s Nest

Enjoy a story or two told by a Rambler at the Wren’s Nest, the home of Georgia’s most famous 19th Century author, journatlist and folklorist, Joel Chandler Harris, Sat, Mar 17 & 24, 10A – 3:30P & Sun, Mar 18 &25, 1P – 4P during Phoenix Flies.

The Future Is Behind Us – Photographs at the Mansion

March 12, 2012

WonderRoot, APC and Stephanie Dowda are partnering to produce the first photography exhibit at the LP Grant Mansion. Photographs by Atlanta photographers will be on exhibit during Phoenix Flies, Opening Reception-Wed, Mar 14, 6P, Artist Talk – Wed, Mar 21, 7P.

Meet the Chattahoochee Boys at Whittier Mill Village

Visit with the “Chattahoochee Boys” who grew up in the ideal world of freedom and friendship of Whittier Mill Village in the 40’s and 50’s, then visit four historic homes, Sat, Mar 22, 2P – 5P.