It’s that time of year again! 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.

THEME: Real Atlanta

This year’s ART PARTY theme is REAL ATLANTA, which highlights the authentic roots of Atlanta’s world renown creative brilliance. Atlanta’s spirit comes from the hearts and minds of those who love this city and celebrate it in everything they do. And this year at ART PARTY we celebrate the artists who make Atlanta’s magic feel real.

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 bartenders or by one of our generous sponsors.

Atlanta Contemporary’s VIP Hour 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 exhibitions, music performances, surprise activations, and Open Studios!

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.


ART PARTY is rain or shine.

For those with ART PARTY VIP tickets, the VIP Hour begins at 6:00PM in the Studio Artist Courtyard. For those with ART PARTY General Admission tickets, admission begins at 7:00PM.

Parking: Enter on Bankhead Avenue and follow the parking signs. Means Street will be CLOSED the entire evening. Do not enter on Means Street NW.

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

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

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Become an 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
  • 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 Floyd Hall, Executive Director, at or learn more here. Thank you!

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