Atlanta Contemporary

at 535 Means St NW, Atlanta, 30318 United States

Free admission every day! Atlanta Contemporary is a non-collecting contemporary art institution founded by artists in 1973.

Atlanta Contemporary
535 Means St NW
Atlanta , GA 30318
United States
Contact Phone
P: (404) 688-1970


Atlanta Contemporary is a non-profit, non-collecting institution dedicated to the creation, presentation, and advancement of contemporary art by emerging and established artists. We create a diverse cultural landscape for artists, arts professionals, and the art-interested public through Exhibitions, Educational programming, and our Studio Artist Program.

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So much installation happening today in anticipation of our opening this Thursday! Chloe Seibert continues her site specific work while Atlanta-based artist Michi Meko puts the finishing touches on his six month Atrium Wall installation. Don't miss the Opening Reception this Thursday, May 19 beginning at 7pm. Mixologist-in-Residence Brahms and Liszt create two signature cocktails for the night! Dapper Bruce LaFitte, Michi Meko, Lili Reynaud-Dewar, and Chloe Seibert will be present the night of the opening.

Published Atlanta Contemporary on 2016-05-16 16:35:58 GMT

The folk art of Dapper Bruce Lafitte, coming soon to Atlanta Contemporary, celebrates New Orleans's high school marching bands:

Published Atlanta Magazine on 2016-05-09 14:12:27 GMT

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Published Yukihiro Iwakawa on 2016-05-09 04:10:16 GMT

Really enjoyed this show... that just ended at Atlanta Contemporary. And well, a nice show needs a thoughtful review. "These are objects divested of their usefulness. They are ritual objects post-ritual... a Nike swoosh and a piece of cantaloupe." Review via BurnAway:

Published The Goat Farm Arts Center on 2016-05-08 01:24:21 GMT

Meet - experience designers featuring Goat Farm first mover Allie Bashuk + serious big-shots Danielle Brutto and Sara Santamaria. Here gearing up early for an event at Atlanta Contemporary June 2.. Details soon. Photos via brutal

Published The Goat Farm Arts Center on 2016-05-04 16:08:03 GMT

Had a great time visiting with CG2 GALLERY artist Christina A West this weekend at her studio at the Atlanta Contemporary. To see what West has been up to, please visit and

Published CG2 GALLERY on 2016-05-02 18:09:25 GMT

Published Atlanta Contemporary on 2016-05-02 17:59:34 GMT

Atlanta Contemporary is closed for the next two weeks for the installation of our upcoming exhibitions. See you then!

Published Atlanta Contemporary on 2016-05-02 16:36:46 GMT

Published Atlanta Contemporary on 2016-04-28 18:39:59 GMT

We had a great time ! Thanks

Published Earl Kleckley Jr. on 2016-04-24 21:49:25 GMT

Published Atlanta Contemporary on 2016-04-23 20:41:40 GMT

Atlanta Contemporary presents Film Love: Politics, Narrative, Collage tonight. Doors + cash bar open at 6pm - join us a bit early so you can view the current exhibitions and play some ping pong! $8 admission / $5 for supporters with ID, at the door.

Published Atlanta Contemporary on 2016-04-22 15:55:52 GMT

Published Atlanta Contemporary on 2016-04-12 19:55:31 GMT

Atlanta Contemporary is hosting a private event here this Thursday, April 14 so we will NOT have #contemporarycocktails this week. Please join us next Thursday, April 21 for a #curatortour and #contemporarycocktails by Brahms and Liszt. Thank you!

Published Atlanta Contemporary on 2016-04-11 16:52:26 GMT

Work 2016 4.1Dissolution-14(溶解)W190mm×H250mm Iwakawa Yukihiro Web Exhibition

Published Yukihiro Iwakawa on 2016-04-11 00:14:33 GMT

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Published Yukihiro Iwakawa on 2016-04-11 00:14:15 GMT

Man, we have had some awesome visitors from San Francisco, Boston, LA and GA Tech. Hurray for being open on Sundays! We're here until 4pm.

Published Atlanta Contemporary on 2016-04-10 17:58:08 GMT

To recap our donor excursion to Black Mountain College, check out Matthew White's blog post: #blackmountaincollege #asheville #nc #atlantacontemporary #donorexcursion #matthewwhite

Published Atlanta Contemporary on 2016-04-09 20:43:13 GMT

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Published Atlanta Contemporary on 2016-04-07 13:01:56 GMT

Join us tonight at 6:30 for the Artadia: Art & Dialogue: Cesar Garcia. Grab a cocktail beforehand beginning at 6pm from Brahms and Liszt - our Mixologist-in-Residence for this month - and view the exhibitions!

Published Atlanta Contemporary on 2016-04-07 00:52:20 GMT

Yo! Check out the review of Ebony G. Patterson's Invisible Presence: Bling Memories in Daily Serving.

Published Atlanta Contemporary on 2016-04-01 22:43:36 GMT

Just a few more days to get your tickets for Home is Where the Art Is. $25 gets you access to view Robin Bernat's stellar art collection on Tuesday, March 29 at 6:30 pm. Be sure to grab your tickets soon as there are just a few left. Click the link below for more info and to book your spot.

Published Atlanta Contemporary on 2016-03-26 20:41:23 GMT

Did you know in addition to being one of Atlanta's premier contemporary art institutions, we are also a stunning place to get hitched?! Take a look at this gorgeous summer wedding here, posted on Green Wedding Shoes blog. Designed by Simply Charming Socials.

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