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Meet the Past Festival (08.22.15)

Aug 22, 2015
Margaret Mitchell House
979 Crescent Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

This family program invites guests to experience the past while encountering Margaret Mitchell as a young reporter, a budding novelist, and a World War II philanthropist. Visitors will enjoy kid-friendly activities, lawn games, live music, and Southern food.

This Meet the Past museum theatre performance is a fictional exploration of the day before the Atlanta premiere of the movie Gone with the Wind. Meet the novelist Margaret Mitchell and learn about her life and creative process as they collide at the intersection of gender, race, and memory.

Afterwards, visitors are encouraged to participate in a structured dialogue with performers as they discuss the themes of the play.

This program is free to members; included in the cost of general admission for nonmembers.

photo credit: edition_of_one // flickr

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