Atlanta has Georgia’s deep roots in Black History. From the legacy of the historically Black Sweet Auburn District, Black colleges, to th Here’s a look at some of the Atlanta Black History month exhibits for 2019. Here’s a brief list of several must-see places to take your whole family and out of town visitors. Be sure to share this list on social media.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights
Thanks to a land donation from Coca-Cola, this 42-thousand square foot facility in the heart of downtown Atlanta take a look at local, state, national and international human rights.
Learn through a series of exhibits including The Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Collection, Breaking Barriers/Sports for Change, The American Civil Rights Movement.
Address: 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30313
Admission: Free in February 2019 courtesy of Coca-Cola; Follow this link to learn how: https://
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Children’s Museum of Atlanta
The Children’s Museum is one of
“Children will learn all about important, historical figures through the original mini-musical Peach State Flyer performed by the Imaginators. Families can also visit the Science Bar, Art Studio and Build It Lab to discover notable African Americans and their contributions to the fields of science, technology, engineering and art.”
Exclusion dates: February 13, 14, and 18
Address: 275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW Atlanta, Georgia 30313-1827
Admission: Free for children under 3; online and on-site ticketing; Children’s Museum of Atlanta memberships include perks and additional guests.
Atlanta History Center
All year long you can visit the Atlanta History Center for celebrations of Black culture including Juneteeth and the Martin Luther King Jr. National holiday. Here are some events that honor Black History.
Address: 130 West Paces Ferry Road NW Atlanta, GA 30305
Admission: Online ticketing starts at $9 for kids; AHC memberships include free admission to certain exhibits and membership appreciation days.
Homeschool Day: Atlanta and the Civil Rights Movement
Thu, Feb 7, 2019, 10:30am – 3:30pm (At Atlanta History Center)
Genealogy Program: Finding Your African American Ancestors: A Hands-On Workshop, with guest Emma Davis-Hamilton
Sun, Feb 10, 2019, 12:30pm – 2:00pm (At Atlanta History Center)
Ayesha Harruna Attah in conversation with Michelle R. Gibson, The Hundred Wells of Salaga
Wed, Feb 13, 2019, 7:00 pm (At Margaret Mitchell House at Atlanta History Center Midtown 979 Crescent Avenue NE)
Steve Luxenberg, Separate: The Story of Plessy vs. Ferguson, and America’s Journey from Slavery to Segregation
Mon, Feb 25, 2019, 7:00 pm (At Margaret Mitchell House at Atlanta History Center Midtown)
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