|Leaders and Legacies of the Civil War|
Event Type: Adults|
Age Group(s): Adults
Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Time: 1:00 PM
“We Can Now Look Back Upon the Scene”: Cycloramas as Art, Entertainment, & MemorialLibrary: Main Library
By the last decades of the 19th century, Americans were ready to look back at their shared experience of Civil War. A new theatrical field—the cyclorama—allowed people to witness the war in a way no parade or monument could. Learn about battlefield cycloramas and the amazing ability they had to put people in the center of the defining experience of their lives.
Location: James R. Garfield Room (Main - Lower Level)