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From the category archives: Art

News and stories about the Art Scene in Atlanta

Atlanta Film Festival Returns this Spring, Announces Opening/Closing Films

March 12th, 2014 -

The festival season in Atlanta is officially in full swing! Now that the weather has warmed up and the floral blooms are starting to show their colors, it’s time for Atlanta residents to get out and usher in spring by having some fun. One of the best sources of entertainment is indulging in worthy cinema, but one local take on the festival circuit is about to return with fanfare. The Atlanta Film Festival is set to return this spring with a host of films that are sure to engage local residents. This long-running festival goes to show that Atlanta has a source of Hollywood all its own. Get all the details below on when, where and what’s playing at this celebration of cinema.

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High Museum of Art Offers a Colorful Collection of Exhibits

February 26th, 2014 - There is a vast perception that the South doesn’t appreciate the art world as much as its northern neighbors. While the Atlanta art scene is certainly not as large as it is in New York, there is definitely a presence here and great art to partake in. Undoubtedly, the best place for art lovers and novices to relish in true artistic expression is to visit Midtown’s High Museum of Art to indulge in a plethora of colorful and eclectic exhibits. Currently there are many interesting works on display that will add some spice into your routine weekend activities. For additional information and ticket prices, visit high.org. Check out the artwork and exhibitions in the spotlight below! read more >>

Big Names Join "Design ADAC" During Spring Market Week

February 25th, 2014 - Spring Market Week is one of the biggest and busiest times for the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC) and boy do they have a doozy up their sleeves for this year’s event. Some of the biggest names in the home décor and design world will be on hand for what is sure to be not only a memorable event, but also full of insight and advice. Read on to find out who’s slated to appear and when this event takes place! read more >>

ADAC Gears Up for 31st Annual Design Sample Sale

February 25th, 2014 -

The spring season is all about renewal and embracing new things, which means that it is also the ideal time to spice up your home décor to fabulous levels. Returning this April for a record-breaking 31st year, the ADAC (Atlanta Decorative Arts Center) announces its design sample sale. If you ever wanted to fully indulge your passion for design and get your hands on some of the best creations from some of the interior design world’s best talents, now is your time! Read on below to find out when this monumental sale is happening, select featured designers and attention-grabbing sale prices. This spring, design your way to fabulous!

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The Children's Museum of Atlanta Unveils March Programming Schedule

February 24th, 2014 -

The month of March brings with it the entrance of spring and a host of activities to celebrate the season and all its beauty. The Children’s Museum of Atlanta has a plethora of programming and activities for the special little ones in your life. Read on to get a sneak peak of what they have in store, as well as times and ticket prices. Get to “marching!”

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"EVITA" Set to Take Over the Fox Theatre This June

February 24th, 2014 -

When it comes to pure entertainment few Atlanta venues hold a candle to the Fox Theatre, as it is home to some of Broadway’s most celebrated and popular productions. This trend is set to continue this June when one of the most popular musicals touches down in Atlanta to wow the crowd. In case you don’t already know or haven’t guessed, said musical is the legendary EVITA and if the critical praise and numerous awards won are anything to go by, Atlanta residents are in for a real treat. To make this musical celebration even better, the early bird ticket prices have just gone on sale, so get yours now!

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Make the Second Half of February Fun Courtesy of The Children's Musuem of Atlanta

February 20th, 2014 - One of the few good things about all of this terrible weather the city of Atlanta has been having lately is that parents get to spend more time with their kids. However, after a few days cabin fever starts to set in and you may be looking for things to do outside of the house to keep your kids occupied once the roads are all thawed out. Well as always, The Children’s Museum of Atlanta has come to the rescue with a ton of fun and educational programming that will keep even the friskiest child thoroughly attentive and entertained. Take a look at their remaining calendar for the month of February and check some or all of the events if you can! read more >>

The Children's Museum of Atlanta Makes Noise with Latest Exhibit

January 24th, 2014 - Often times when events are listed in the city they tend to fall into the adult category, but if you have children of your own or have special little ones that are a part of your life, it’s nice to have fun things to do with them as well. One of the best places in the city to take kids is The Children’s Museum of Atlanta because you can always count on them to not only have fun activities for kids to partake in, but also educational events. The latest exhibit at the Museum is one that is sure to make a lot of “noise” that will keep children entertained and fulfilled. Read on to find out what it’s all about! read more >>

"American Idiot" Musical Sets Atlanta Premiere Date

January 23rd, 2014 - When you combine one of the most successful and influential rock bands of all-time with the Broadway stage, you are bound to get an incredible experience as a result. That is exactly what’s in store for fans of the Green Day-inspired musical American Idiot as it finally sets its Atlanta premiere date for local residents to enjoy. One of the best things about this musical is that you don’t have to be familiar with Green Day’s music to enjoy American Idiot, but you’re definitely bound to be a converted fan once you leave the show. Get all the details below, including, dates and ticket information. Rock on! read more >>

"The Book of Mormon" Opens at the Fox Theatre

January 23rd, 2014 - When the winter temperatures are as brutal and unforgiving as the city of Atlanta has been experiencing as of late, it becomes quite easy to have the desire to tuck away comfortably in the place you call home, only leaving to go to work and not much else. Unfortunately, a bad case of cabin fever is bound to set in if you keep this practice up for longer than week. Why not brave the cold and take in a show at the Fox? The Book of Mormon, one of Broadway’s biggest hits is opening at the Fox Theatre next week and it’s definitely worth checking out. Besides, with all the singing and dancing you’ll be doing in the aisles, you’re bound to warm up in no time! read more >>
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