Enjoy a Behind the Scenes Tour of the Cyclorama and Barbecue Nation

May 23, 2018, 5:45 p.m.


Be one of the first to see The Battle of Atlanta cyclorama painting before it opens to the public in fall 2018!

The Cyclorama

Join the Atlanta History Center’s knowledgeable guides for the once in a lifetime opportunity to view The Battle of Atlanta cyclorama painting as art conservators and historians work to restore it to the original 1886 appearance. Discover the storied past of the Texas locomotive beyond its claim to fame during the Great Locomotive Chase in 1862.


Barbecue Nation

After the tour, explore the evolving story of barbecue with the Southern Foodways Alliance. SFA will screen their latest short film about Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ. Afterward, a panel of Georgia pitmasters, moderated by The Bitter Southerners’ Chuck Reece, will discuss barbecue in all forms.

Delicious bites from featured pitmasters will follow.

The Cyclorama tour will begin promptly at 5:45 p.m., and the BBQ portion will begin at 7:00 p.m. with a reception and program at 7:30 p.m.