It’s that time of year again - only 2023 marks our 50th Anniversary! Join us for our annual fundraiser - this year looking a little different - the night will transform the campus with programming, present you with special performances, and of course, Open Studios with our artists in the Studio Artist Program.

The Night’s Happenings

Join us for an amazing evening that underwrites Atlanta Contemporary’s vision to remain free admission, every day. Mix, mingle, move around and enjoy a specialty cocktail provided by esteemed mixologists or by one of our generous sponsors.

Atlanta Contemporary’s VIP “Toast” will raise a glass to the road paved by artists, curators, donors, visitors, and staff that drove the defining vision that is instilled in Atlanta Contemporary today. After the VIP Hour, you are invited to continue the night – mirrored after bygone years – venture down the rabbit holes with new installations, music performances, surprise activations, and Open Studios!

All proceeds from the night will establish a 50th Anniversary Endowment Fund to support the next 50 years of innovation, collaboration, and change-making at Atlanta Contemporary.

Artists. Community. Collect. Support.

Meander through the campus and explore activations in the main galleries. Before you venture out, be sure to check out our SHOP, featuring curated artist-made goods and Nexus Press books.

As you step outside, venture into any and every studio - peruse, learn, inquire, and collect - supporting our acclaimed artists participating in the Studio Artist Program.

The Details

ALCHEMY | ART PARTY is rain or shine.

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

For those with ART PARTY VIP tickets, the VIP Hour begins at 7:30PM in the Studio Artist Courtyard. For those with ART PARTY General Admission tickets, admission begins at 8:30PM.

Suggested attire: Metallics, Shimmer, Metals.


Enter on Bankhead Ave, follow parking signs to AAA attendants. Means Street will be CLOSED the entire evening. Do not enter on Means Street NW.

This event is CARD ONLY. Cash will not be accepted.

The Member discount code is available in the April/May Members Only newsletter. For questions about this, contact Nyssa Goodroe at [email protected].

Host Committee

  • AnnaLee Burnstein
  • Alicia Choi
  • Rebecca Cochran
  • Michael Cochran
  • Grant Dollar
  • Jesse Dunn
  • Didi Dunphy
  • Martha Eskew
  • Corey Favor
  • Gail Foster
  • Rebecca Henry
  • Katie Hooper
  • William Hooper
  • Brenda Locke
  • Andrew Lu
  • Birgit McQueen
  • David McQueen
  • Rahul Nayak
  • Jessica Rodbell
  • Andrew Rodbell
  • Meghan Shakar
  • Thomas Swanston
  • Sandra Teepen
  • Alison Trandel
  • Philip Trandel
  • Jen Waters
  • David Wender

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Become an ALCHEMY | ART PARTY Sponsor

Sponsorship 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
  • VIP tickets to the 50th Anniversary Auction
  • Name recognition in print publications, website, and socials (54K+)
  • Logo placement on sponsorship credit for 1 year post event
  • Day of event sponsor recognition

    To become a sponsor, contact Veronica Kessenich, Executive Director, at [email protected] or learn more here. Thank you!

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    Gallery 1, Gallery 2, Gallery 3, Gallery 4, Gallery 5, Gallery 6, Atrium, Lobby, Chute Space, Secret Garden, Pavilion, Plaza, Courtyard, Artist Studios, Sliver Space gallery map

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    Contact Info
    Veronica Kessenich
    [email protected]

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