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535 Means Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
Open - Changes to operations
Atlanta Contemporary believes in free admission, every day. Located in Atlanta’s historic Westside corridor, Atlanta Contemporary is one of the southeast’s leading contemporary art centers. We play a vital role in Atlanta’s cultural landscape by presenting over 100 consequential artists from the local, national, and international art scenes through our various exhibition and project spaces each year. We are one of the few local art organizations that commission new works, paying particular attention to artists of note who have not had a significant exhibition in the Southeast. We organize over 100 diverse educational programs annually including Contemporary Kids, Contemporary Cocktails, Contemporary Talks, Movement Love and more! Atlanta Contemporary provides on-site subsidized studio space to working artists through the Studio Artist Program, removing cost as a barrier to the creative process.
Atlanta Contemporary takes your health seriously. That’s why we have made significant upgrades to our HVAC system. We are now using bi-polar ionization technology, which is a type of air purification that uses voltage to generate electrically charged particles with extra electrons. These particles fall to the ground and become inert, eliminating their ability to cause harm. This technology works on viruses and bacteria in the air stream. We did this to keep you - and your loved ones - safe and healthy. We look forward to welcoming you back into the galleries.
New Hours: Sunday:12 pm— 4 pm Monday: Closed Tuesday- Saturday: 12 pm— 5 pm For your safety and ours, all guests and Members must have a timed ticket or reservation. A limited number of visitors will be admitted every hour. Stay tuned to register for August dates, including the opening of She Is Here on August 22 and 23, 2020. All Visitors are required to wear a mask. This requirement does not apply to children under the age of 2. Visitors are expected to follow health guidelines on social distancing, maintaining at least 6 feet apart at all times. Atlanta Contemporary has designated maximum capacity for the galleries and project spaces as well as indicated traffic flow. All staff and volunteers will be wearing masks, and hand sanitation is located throughout the galleries. SHOP chairs have been removed for the safety of our guests. As of now, we will not provide complimentary coffee from our in-kind sponsor Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters.