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Road Repaving Begins at Oakland

If you’ve been to Oakland Cemetery lately, you may have noticed that its asphalt roads are in need of repair, with potholes and uneven gutters causing safety concerns for pedestrians, cyclists, and vehicles. That’s about to change. With over $2.4…

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New Special Topic Tours at Oakland

We recently added a few new special topic tours into our tour rotation! Read the descriptions below to learn more about our new offerings. To get tickets for one of these tours (or one of our many other amazing tours)…

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Mothers of Oakland

On the second Sunday of May, we celebrate moms everywhere and honor different forms of motherhood.  In honor of this Mother’s Day and all the ladies buried at Oakland, we’re going to focus on a few special Atlanta women. These…

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Meet Our Illumine Artists: Gavin Bernard

We’re pleased to announce Illumine artist, Gavin Bernard! To learn more and purchase your tickets for Illumine, click here. Gavin Bernard is a designer and larger-scale installation artist. British by birth, he has called Atlanta home for 25 years, where he…

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Meet Our Illumine Artists: Dorothy O’Connor

We're pleased to announce Dorothy O'Connor as a returning Illumine artist! Read her interview below as she talks about her work as and artist and the inspiration she's drawn from living and working near Oakland. To learn more and purchase…

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Meet Our Illumine Artists: Brooks Garcia

We're pleased to announce Brooks Garcia as one of our Illumine 2023 artists. Read his interview below to hear more about Brooks' inspiration and background as an artist. To learn more and purchase your tickets for Illumine, click here. What…

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Oakland Rocks! Photo Scavenger Hunt

Learn more about and explore the rocks of Oakland on this photo scavenger hunt! Solve the clues take a photo of each answer. Email your photo answers by June 1 to ashares@oaklandcemetery.com along with your full name. If you get…

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