APC Preservation Month Lecture Series- The Atlanta Cyclorama: The Forgotten History of a National Treasure

May 12, 2015

Dr. Gordon L. Jones, Military Historian and Curator, will present the fascinating story of this national treasure and answer all your questions about how the 18,000 square-foot artifact will be moved to the Atlanta History Center and restored to its original splendor.

6:30 PM Thursday May 14th 

L.P. Grant Mansion

327 St. Paul Avenue Atlanta, GA

Reservations are not required.  This event is free and open to the public.

Two interesting facts about the Atlanta Cyclorama you may not know:

  • There were two “Battle of Atlanta” cycloramas painted in Milwaukee in 1886.
  • Today it is not the largest oil painting in the world, but it is the one of the most intact.