Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders can observe National African American History Month with free admission February 2 and 3, to both the Atlanta History Center and High Museum of Art.
Atlanta History Center
Friday, February 1, 2013
Monday, May 21, 2012
The Atlanta History Center will use Tumblr to recreate the events of the Great Atlanta Fire of 1917.
On May 21, 1917, Atlanta burned--again--and the blaze, which became known as the Great Atlanta Fire, spread for 300 acres from around Oakland Cemetery to Piedmont Park and Ponce de Leon. It destroyed 1,900 buildings and led to others being destroyed in an attempt to stop the burn. Now the Atlanta History Center is using a very modern way to teach people about the events of 1917. The AHC is using their Tumblr page (slogan "Just because we like old stuff doesn't mean we can't be trendy") to recount the Great Atlanta Fire minute by minute. All posts related to the fire can be found here. Their Tumblr is full of other neat features, too, like On This Day and pictures of how Atlanta used to look. Their Twitter and Facebook pages will also …
Friday, February 4, 2011
High Museum, Atlanta History Center among cultural sites offering free admission to cardholders the first weekends of February and March
Atlanta-area residents can enjoy a culturally-enriching experience for free this weekend if they have a debit or credit card with Bank of America. The financial institution is offering free admission to participating museums, zoos and other cultural sites through its "Museum's on Us" program in the first weekend of each month, until otherwise noted. Atlanta-area institutions accepting the bank's cards in lieu of admission fees include The High Museum and The Atlanta History Center. According to the bank's website, more than 140 sites across the country are offering free admissions on certain days to their debit and credit cardholders. For further information and a list of cultural sites in Georgia and other states accepting the cards, go …