Fox in a Box

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About Fox in a Box:

Fox in a Box is an interactive school exhibit that focuses on how important events in the Fox Theatre’s timeline intersect with key classroom lessons, from American history and the Civil Rights Movement to economics and the importance of communities.  Elementary students are challenged to think about how communities come together to share an experience and to protect what’s important to them.

Fox in Box is available free of charge to metro-Atlanta area elementary schools.

Important Facts:
The Fox Theatre currently offers two versions of the Fox in a Box exhibit.  Both tell the Fox’s history and align with the Georgia Performance Standards for 3rd through 5th grades.

Version 1:

  • The original exhibit sits atop a 24-foot by 24-foot carpet and measures 8-feet tall.
  • Takes approximately 3 hours to set up and under 1 hour to break down.
  • The structure is made of aluminum framing, printed fabric panels, flat screen monitors, and a photo wall.
  • Includes an introductory video, interactive discussion, video presentations, and a photo wall activity.

Version 2:

  • The pop-up experience consists of two 8-feet by 8-feet and one 10-feet by 10-feet fabric panels and aluminum tubing.
  • Takes approximately 30 minutes to set up and 15 minutes to break down.
  • Includes fun timeline, story writing, creative drawing, and photo wall activities.

Download Short Story Activity

Teacher Guide

Download Activity Booklet

Download Timeline Activity

Contact Info:
To request Fox in a Box at a metro-Atlanta elementary school, please contact FTI’s Community Engagement Coordinator Maggie Fuller at Maggie.Fuller@foxtheatre.org or 404-881-2023.

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Funding for this program is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners.

The Fox Theatre would like to thank the Fulton County Board of Commissioners under the guidance of the Fulton County Arts Council for supporting Fox in a Box, which is vital to the program’s success.  The Fox is grateful for its relationship with Fulton County Arts & Culture and looks forward to collaborating again on future endeavors.

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This program is supported in part by the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs.