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Meet the Artists of Illumine 2022

Illumine 2022 will feature the largest roster of artists in the event's history. Their work will engage with many different areas of the cemetery and its complex history, from the high Victorian gardens of the Original Six Acres to the…

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Illumine Artist Feature: Valerie Crisostomo

Illumine 2022 runs April 21-24 and April 28-May 1. In this series, you will have the opportunity to learn about the artists, performers, and floral designers that will bring the cemetery to life with light, texture, and sound over the…

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A Look Back at Illumine 2019

After a two-year hiatus, the celebrated nighttime arts event Illumine returns to light up Oakland Cemetery this year from April 21 to May 1. Over the two-week period, the art, architecture, and verdant splendor of the cemetery’s spring gardens will…

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A crowd gathers at Oakland Cemetery's Bell Tower for a groundbreaking ceremony.

Introducing the Living History Capital Campaign

Historic Oakland Foundation (HOF) has publicly launched its most significant fundraising effort in the organization’s 45-year history—the Living History capital campaign, co-chaired by community leader May B. Hollis and former First Lady of Atlanta and advertising executive Valerie Jackson. HOF…

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