ART PARTY supports free admission, every day and underwrites our mission to engage the public through the creation, presentation and advancement of contemporary art.

The Night's Happenings

Art. Music. Food. Drinks.

Purchase a cocktail or beverage at one of our many on-site bars, enjoy tastes from local restaurants, and view the fall exhibitions in our main galleries.

Artists. Community.

Head out to our backyard Studio Artist courtyard for Open Studios! Studio hop, mingle and meet the artists that work on site at Atlanta Contemporary!

What do you want to see at Art Party 2017?

ART PARTY is Atlanta Contemporary’s signature annual fundraising party. In the years past we have hosted Montreal based artist NARCY, the Georgia Tech Drumline, Elvis Royale, Atlanta Roller Girls, a live tattoo parlor with City of Ink, and much more! We want to know what you'd like to see this year at Art Party 2017. Let us know by emailing us at [email protected]

Join us for ART PARTY - a night in which our whole campus is transformed with programming on the Pavilion, special presentations throughout the campus, some to-be-revealed secrets, and of course, Open Studios with our 14 artists in the Studio Artist Program.

ART PARTY is rain or shine. 

16+ to party, 21+ to drink. Must show ID at check-in.

Parking: Enter on Bankhead Ave, follow parking signs to AAA attendants.
Means Street is closed! Do not enter on Means Street NW.

Sponsorship for ART PARTY supports Atlanta Contemporary’s mission to engage the public through the creation, presentation and advancement of contemporary art.

All sponsors receive recognition with logo in all ART PARTY promotional and event materials including:

  • Print and electronic invitations, print ads, and e-communications
  • Social media (50K+), press announcements, and website
  • Day of event sponsor recognition

Upcoming Events

June 1 – July 27
Contemporary Cocktails

Ryan Treadwell

Mixologist-In-Residence

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Atlanta Contemporary welcomes a local bartender to become the Mixologist-in-Residence – here we invite the purveyors of Atlanta’s cocktail culture to share their story – over a finely crafted drink – with our audiences. 

June 1 / 6:00pm
Contemporary Cocktails

Speaking of Making

Adam Frelin & Breathing Lights

Presented by AIR Serenbe
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Join us for Contemporary Cocktails and a conversation with Adam Frelin of Breathing Lights.

June 8 / 6:00pm
Contemporary Cocktails

"The Fight Issue"

Issue Release and Panel Discussion

Presented by Wussy Mag
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Join us and WUSSY Mag for a drink to celebrate the issue release of “The Fight Issue”, a brand-new arts/literary zine featuring work from over 30 Souther + Queer artists.

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