It is a hands-on architectural design workshop where we collaborate to create a prototype of a Futuristic Skyscraper from cardboard units. Presented by Katya Kouznetsova and Dima Alekseev of the Contemporary Art & Architecture Lab (Start with Art: Art Studio).

In this workshop, participants will:

• Learn about leading architects, influential artists, and designers

• Learn how to sketch and design like an architect

• Refine their understanding of sustainable design and architecture and its impact on citizens and the environment

• Discuss how to introduce nature back into our buildings

This workshop is for all ages. Children under 7 years old may need assistance from an adult.

Atlanta Contemporary COVID-19 Procedures

The wearing of masks indoors is now optional. If you have been recently exposed to someone with COVID-19 or believe you may be symptomatic, please stay home. These recommendations are based on CDC guidelines.


Katya Kouznetsova

Fine Arts teacher, Digital Artist, Graphic Designer. Teaches the Foundations of Art and the Contemporary Art & Architecture course at START WITH ART. Manages START WITH ART social media presence and public relations.

Dima Alekseyev

Artist, Curator. Teaches the Contemporary Art & Architecture course at START WITH ART. From 1990 to present Dmitry Alekseyev participates in top galleries in Russia, Germany, Switzerland, USA; and in numerous private collections in Russia and abroad.18 solo exhibitions.



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Upcoming Events

April 27 / 2:00pm
Special Event

MuSEA Slow Reads


Folks get to activate MuSEA’s mobile library by relaxing at the Atlanta Contemporary and reading selected texts out loud to each other.

April 28 / 12:00pm
Contemporary Kids

Contemporary Kids


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

May 2 / 6:30pm
Contemporary Cocktails

Crafts + Cocktails


Join artist and educator Sherrice Adams for our adult craft night, Crafts + Cocktails.

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