Join us for a special event presented by COVER Books and ZAPAH_lab. Grab a cocktail from our Mixologist-in-Residence, Jeff Banks, peruse the wonderful selection of books, be involved in a intimate discussion with ZAPAH_lab, smell their latest scents, and meander through our current exhibitions on view.

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COVER Books

Welcome to Cover Books’ Pop-Up SHOP and discover a uniquely curated selection of art and coffee table books. Subject matter includes photography, fine art, travel, film, fashion, and food. In addition peruse and purchase noteworthy magazines, Atlanta-produced zines, and selections from Atlanta Contemporary’s archive of Nexus Press books.

ZAPAH_lab

ZAPAH_lab LLC is a Atlanta based research and scent label founded in 2015, dedicated to creating unique and not boring scent blends. ZAPAH_lab works side-specific, multidisciplinary and research-based blends. We are inspired by pushing future possibilities of scent in media- and communication design, that open up from a better understand ourselves and the environment. ZAPAH_lab LLC is an anonymous duo of artist and a scientist, kids of the 90’s of the post-Soviet culture. And Zapah (запах - ‘zapakh’) means “smell” in the Slavic languages.

Jeff Banks

Banks’ booze journey began in 2012 at farm-to-table restaurant Graft in Grayson. He developed a strong, whiskey-focused cocktail program before leaving in 2014 to take up residence as beverage director at The Luminary in Krog Street Market. Banks quickly found his rhythm, winning multiple barcraft competitions around town while gaining a faithful following for creating drinks, such as the wildly popular rosé slushy before moving to Brush Sushi Izakaya in Decatur. Banks focused on the Japanese style of cocktail making, creating simple drinks with a high level technique. 


Upcoming Events

December 14 / 7:00pm
Contemporary Cocktails

Carols & Cocktails

Presented by Atlanta Contemporary + The Atlanta Opera + Grocery on Home
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Atlanta Contemporary presents a unique musical performance in partnership with The Atlanta Opera and Grocery on Home.

December 17 / 12:00pm
Contemporary Kids

Contemporary Kids

Makiko Maekawa

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A free and interactive family-friendly program, Contemporary Kids introduces children to contemporary art and artists through approachable media and hands-on activities.

December 21 / 6:00pm
Contemporary Cocktails

Got It For Cheap

Holiday Shopping for the Art Lover

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Contemporary Cocktails with Got It For Cheap and Cover Books. Join us for a unique holiday shopping experience and a cocktail throw-down with our Mixologists-in-Residence Jeff Banks. Enjoy music by DJ Mike Stasny.

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