Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Atlanta Historical Society, Inc.

  • Atlanta, GA
  • www.AtlantaHistoryCenter.com

Mission Statement

The Atlanta History Center through its collections, facilities, programs, exhibitions, and publications preserves and interprets historical subjects pertaining to Atlanta and its environs and presents subjects of interest to Atlanta’s diverse audiences.

Service Areas

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Georgia

The Atlanta History Center primarily serves a southeast regional audience, but also serves both national and international audiences at both Buckhead and Midtown campuses.

ruling year

1944

Principal Officer since 2006

Self-reported

Salvatore Cilella

Co Principal Officer since 1996

Self-reported

Michael Rose

Keywords

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Museum, Education, Historic Houses, Gardens, Archives

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EIN

58-0566162

 Number

5705567060

Also Known As

Atlanta History Center

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Museum & Museum Activities (A50)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

AHS owns and operates The Atlanta History Center, and a center at the Atlanta Heritage Row, to give residents of the community a variety of opportunities to learn about their city. AHS produces lectures, seminars, workshops and special events on historical subjects ($2,996,625). It also collects, conserves, catalogs and stores historic artifacts, documents, maps, photos and books, and maintains gardens of native and historic plant material, all made available for the public for research and or general interest ($1,286,334). One of AHS' recent accomplishments was opening the Atlanta History Museum, with exhibitions on the history of the city and region.

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Service Areas

Self-reported

Georgia

The Atlanta History Center primarily serves a southeast regional audience, but also serves both national and international audiences at both Buckhead and Midtown campuses.

Funding Needs

Operating, endowment, capital

Accreditations

American Association of Museums - 10 Year Accreditation

Affiliations + Memberships

American Association of Museums - Member

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ATLANTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Atlanta Historical Society, Inc.

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Principal Officer

Salvatore Cilella

Co Principal Officer

Michael Rose

BIO

Sal Cilella has more than 40 years museum experience. Previous positions include CEO the Northern Indiana Historical Society; Historic Bethlehem; the Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia South Carolina; the Indiana Historical Society;  Associate Development Officer, Smithsonian Institution; director of development and membership, Old Sturbridge Village and assistant to the director of the New York State Historical Association.  Cilella has served as a board member, committee member, and accreditation evaluator for the American Association of Museums (AAM) and the American Association for State and Local History (AALSH). He has also authored several articles, book reviews, and a new Civil War book titled Upton’s Regulars: The 121st New York Infantry in the Civil War.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

William Shearer

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