The Contemporary Kids program presents artist, Makiko Maekawa, who will showcase how kids can make a sculpture by wrapping yarn. Creating sculpture allows them to explore line and space in 3 dimensions. There will be easily malleable wire, foil, paper and tape to make the base for the sculpture. Also explore the outdoors around the Contemporary for a found objects as the base. Once base is complete, let’s wrap the yarn to add color and design.

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Bio

Makiko Maekawa

Makiko believes kids have magical power in creativity and imagination. She is originally from Japan and studied photography in Baltimore, MD. As a child she learned that art is universal language that allows kids express their power. She currently lives in Atlanta and creates art in mixed media including photographic images.

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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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