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An Update on our Racial Equity Commitments

The past year has demanded individual, organizational, and national reflections on, and renewed commitments to, racial equity. Historic Oakland Foundation (HOF) has not been an exception. On June 2, 2020, we issued the following statement: Oakland Cemetery is the final…

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Meet Briana Vianen: HOF Programming Intern

Meet Briana Vianen, one of Historic Oakland Foundation’s spring programming interns. She’s a senior at Georgia State University, earning her degree in Education. Here, Briana shares her thoughts on interning with HOF. I’ve always believed that you can learn anywhere,…

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Member Event: A Chat with Author Jeremey Katz

Historic Oakland Foundation invites its members to an online conversation with local author and Senior Director of Archives for The Breman Museum Jeremy Katz about his new book, The Jewish Community of Atlanta, on March 25 at 7 p.m. We'll…

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Meet Taylor Roberts, HOF Programming Intern

Meet Taylor Roberts, one of Historic Oakland Foundation's spring programming interns. She's a senior at Oglethorpe University, where she currently serves as the president of the student body and the student representative on the DEI Taskforce. Her major field of…

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An Interview with Artist Kyle Brooks

Oakland Museum Store manager Tim Wright interviewed Kyle Brooks, a.k.a. Black Cat Tips via email about his inspiration and influences. Here's what Kyle had to say. Want more Black Cat Tips? Join us online Saturday, February 20 at 3 p.m.…

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Mini Scavenger Hunt: East Hill

Next time you're at Oakland, see if you can solve these East Hill riddles! 1. Welcome to East Hill! Head to the corner gate to read all about this zone. What’s the name of Chosewood’s daughter resting close? It sounds…

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Call for Artist Submissions: Arts at Oakland 2021

Arts at Oakland 2021, happening May 21-May 31, is a free, self-guided daytime event showcasing the work of Atlanta artists across the entire cemetery. Artistic installations will highlight the hidden stories that can be found within the gardens and architecture…

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