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Explore Atlanta’s Heart of the Arts

Whether you’ve got an hour or a day, spending some time spent in Midtown, Atlanta’s “Heart of the Arts” is a must. By day, enjoy outdoor recreation, shopping and art galleries. By night, catch award-winning performances at some of Atlanta’s most popular venues, enjoy mouth-watering meals and just breathe in the artistic soul of the neighborhood. Use this list to explore some of Midtown Atlanta’s best things to do.

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Center For Puppetry Arts

WHO’S PULLING THE STRINGS
The art form of puppetry takes a special place in Atlanta. Catch a performance or pay Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy a visit at the interactive museum. Learn about the influential legacy of Jim Henson, and reconnect with your childhood, making your puppetry dreams come true. 404-873-3391

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Alliance Theatre

CATCH A BROADWAY PLAY BEFORE IT HITS BROADWAY
A Regional Theatre Tony Award Winner and leading producing theater in the Southeast, this is where hearts and minds expand on and off stage. Deeply community-rooted, Alliance Theatre offers production for all ages. 404-733-4600

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Atlanta Botanical Garden

A DAY OF RE-LEAF
Enjoy 30 acres of stunning gardens and spectacular exhibits at this year-round family attraction. Learn more about the 25-foot tall Earth goddess sculpture with flowing locks and a waterfall cascading from her hand. Every season, the ever-growing garden offers events on the lawn for visitors to experience. 404-876-5859

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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

CONCERTS AND CRESCENDOS
Pick your seat to hear the sounds of Atlanta’s Grammy Award-winning orchestra. Watch iconic movies while the Atlanta Symphony performs the score live. Atlanta Symphony Orchestra hits the right notes with the magic of the classics, concerts and engaging events. 404-733-5000

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Federal Reserve Bank Money Museum

MAKE MONEY MOVES
The money machine exhibit consists of historical artifacts revealing the compelling. From barter to dollars and cents, this exhibit highlights the tumultuous past of banking in America. Interactive exhibitions include cash-processing operations and examples of rare coins and currency.

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Fox Theatre

STARS IN YOUR EYES
With stunning gold leaf details, Egyptian architecture and a gorgeous starry-sky, the Fox Theatre is a piece of art on its own. The ornately designed and venue hosts top performances and events, including Broadway shows and movies. Whether you visit for a show or a tour, keep an eye out for the famed ghosts. 404-881-2100

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High Museum of Art

WHERE IT’S ALWAYS ART O’CLOCK
The Southeast’s top art museum brings blockbuster art exhibitions to Atlanta by collaborating with world-renowned museums such as The Louvre and MOMA. Find artists from the American South and an exceptional collection of civil rights photography. The High has an annual line-up of fun special events to suit any audience. 404-733-4400

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Millennium Gate Museum

ARCH YOU GLAD YOU STOPPED HERE?
This classically styled 100-foot tall arch represents Atlanta’s historical name, “The Gate City.” The impressive work by artist Alexander Stoddart preserves Georgia history, art, culture, and philanthropic heritage. Stop in The Millennium Gate Museum or take a stroll through the park. 404-881-0900

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Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA)

IMAGINE ART AND IMAGES OF INSPIRATION
Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) is a creative force that is home to some of Atlanta’s most unconventional exhibits. You can see and celebrate the impact of design on everyday life with exhibitions on climate change, architecture, espresso, fashion and so much more. 404-979-6455

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William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum

WHERE HISTORY AND CULTURE MEET
The Breman offers understanding and appreciation of Jewish history culture and arts. It hosts a permanent Holocaust exhibition highlighting the resilience of local Georgia survivors plus comprehensive archives on Southern Jewish History, and must more. 678.222.3700.

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