The Atlanta Cyclorama has found a new home

A crane lifts a section of the panoramic painting depicting the Battle of Atlanta from the American Civil War through the roof at Grant Park in Atlanta, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Historians hailed the delicate, painstaking move as a milestone for the 6-ton Cyclorama — one of the world's largest paintings — which was being moved in two sections from the city's Grant Park to the Atlanta History Center. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)

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The Atlanta History Center has opened its doors — and panels of the roof — to welcome the historic Cyclorama. This massive painting depicting the Battle of Atlanta in the Civil War is a cherished piece of history that many Atlantans hold near and dear to their hearts.

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The Atlanta History Center has agreed to house the Cyclorama painting for the next 75 years. The exhibit is expected to open in Fall 2018.

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