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Art and About Walking Tour: Cultural History of Midtown

March 29, 2023 | 1–2:30 p.m.
Location: High Museum of Art
Registration Required

Engage with the artistic history of Midtown Atlanta!

Starting at the High, this walking tour will explore the artistic contributions of the people, homes, organizations, and churches surrounding the arts district of Midtown. Through guided exploration, participants will learn about the artisans, authors, musicians, and “hippies” of the late 1960s who all played a role in making Atlanta the arts destination it is today.

This tour will commence on the Carroll Slater Sifly Piazza in front of the Taylor Lobby entrance and will cover approximately one mile of walking distance. Assistive-listening devices will be provided, and lightweight collapsible stools may be requested in advance.

For more information, please email or call 404-733-5034.

About your guide

Victoria Lemos is the voice, sweat, and tears behind Archive Atlanta, a weekly history podcast sharing the stories of the people, places, and events that have made Atlanta what it is. Beginning as a volunteer tour guide, then bicycle tour guide, she now does walking tours and independent research for individuals, institutions, and corporations. Whether you call it hopeful or naive, her goal is to share Atlanta’s amazing history with the most people possible; she believes knowing about the past helps us all be better humans in the present and future.