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Illumine 2023 Call for Artists

Trees are essential to the identity, history, and landscape of historic Oakland Cemetery. From the early oaks that inspired its name and the unique tropical specimens planted during the Victorian era to the towering magnolias that provide shade for today’s…

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A Look Back at Día de Muertos 2022

This year on November 6, Oakland Cemetery hosted Día de Muertos in collaboration with the Mexican Consulate and the Institute of Mexican Culture. The incredible event drew a massive crowd of Atlantans into the cemetery for a day of delicious…

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A Look Back at Capturing the Spirit 2022

This year's Capturing the Spirit of Oakland Halloween tours were a terrific success, and all of us at Historic Oakland Foundation would like to thank you for supporting our largest annual fundraiser. If you missed the tours, or want to…

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Student Documentary: Capturing the Spirit of Oakland

This blog post below and the accompanying documentary on Historic Oakland Foundation's Capturing the Spirit tours were created by former SCAD student Nicholas Jensen. The Capturing the Spirit tours in October are a great way to get acquainted with Oakland…

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An Interview with Run Like Hell DJ Esme

For the first time ever, Run Like Hell 5K participants will warm up to tracks spun by a live DJ! Get to know DJ Esme below in this interview by HOF's Mary Fernandez and Parker Hilly. First, tell me a…

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