Join us in welcoming artist Makiko Maekawa for another family friendly Contemporary Kids program. Makiko will be teaching kids how they can use a variety of objects, paint, and paper to create contemporary works of art.

This event will be in person. Attendance is capped at 8 students. Each student will have their own art station with material packets provided. Parents/Guardians are welcome to assist their children at their station. No more than 2 parents/guardians per child. All attendees must wear a mask and follow our Visitor Guidelines.

Safety Details

All attendees must wear a CDC-approved mask and follow our Visitor Guidelines.

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. 

 All staff and volunteers will be wearing masks, and hand sanitation is located throughout the galleries.

Food and/or drinks are not permitted in the galleries.

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.


Upcoming Events

October 8 / 12:00pm
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BLDGS Talk + Tour

Presented by Atlanta Design Festival
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Grab a coffee and explore the historical Atlanta Contemporary building with the BLDGS, the architecture group behind the 2013 renovation of the galleries. This tour is part of the Atlanta Design Festival tour series with MA! Architecture Tours.

October 13 / 6:00pm
Contemporary Talks

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Atlanta Contemporary hosts a screening of Insurrection, followed by a Q+A with the filmmaker, Andres Serrano moderated by Gregory Zinman, Associate Chair of and Associate Professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

October 19 / 6:00pm
Contemporary Off-Site

Callanwolde Gallery Tour

Members Only

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Members will tour the fine art gallery located at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center.

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