Every Third Thursday enjoy people, drinks, art, and “MUSIC YOU NEED” provided by LXXX YOU. at Atlanta Contemporary. TTTHURSDAY with YOUR FRIEND introduces guest DJs and artist partners who host an activity - drawing workshops, art sales, demos, and more. Get ready to move and groove with this month’s DJ, DJ TANNNER.

This month’s FRIEND is the one and only Tiffanie The Drinking Coach! Tiffanie will be leading a cocktail workshop where attendees will learn how to create one signature cocktail and one mocktail. All equipment and ingredients will be supplied by Atlanta Contemporary.

Workshop tickets are available online for $10. Members can email [email protected] for a $2 discount code.

All workshop participants must be 21+. IDs will be checked at the door.

This event runs in conjunction with Contemporary Cocktails. Grab a finely-crafted cocktail from our Mixologist-in-Residence, peruse the curated selection of artist-made goods in our SHOP, and meander through our current exhibitions on view.

Parking is free in the lot at Bankhead & Means streets. You can access the lot via Bankhead Avenue and proceed past the parking attendant booth.

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LXXX YOU

LXXX YOU is a rotating group of artists and friends founded by Mike Stasny and George Long. Prompted by party motifs and parodying human life, LXXX YOU’s performance and installation work lampoons social experiences by inviting viewers into a surreal world.
Primarily working as hyper-real costumed DJ’s, LXXX YOU has provided entertainment for the Hambidge auction, The opening of Ponce City Market, Burnaway Auction, Zuckerman Museum of Art, Eide Magazine anniversary party, MOCA GA, Marcia Wood Gallery, Sandler Hudson Gallery, WonderFarm, and Atlanta Contemporary Art Center’s ART PARTY.

Tiffanie Barriere

Tales of the Cocktail Foundation profiled five black female bartenders influencing the Americas drink scene and Louisiana/Texas native, Tiffanie Barriere, was one of the chosen mixologists. Barriere spent seven years as the beverage director at One Flew South receiving ‘Best Airport Bar in the world to travel in by Forbes Magazine, NY Times, and USA Today. Known around circles as “The Drinking Coach,” Barriere now calls herself an independent bartender, opting to create cocktail menus for pop-up dinners, host mixology lessons all around the nation, and connect the culinary and farm culture with liquid creativity. Tiffanie is a James Beard 3-time attendant, Bar Smart graduate, Top 50 Tastemakers of the South and sits on the Tales of The Cocktail Grants Committee and James Beard Beverage Advisory Board. Currently the Brand Ambassador for Perfect Puree and Real Brands, Barriere has a main goal, and that is education, service, culture and fun come with every pour.



Upcoming Events

October 24 / 7:00pm
Contemporary Cocktails

We Are in Open Circuits: Writings by Nam June Paik

Book Launch

Presented by Georgia Tech and MIT Press
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Join us for the book launch of We Are In Open Circuits: Writings by Nam June Paik, lead by editor Gregory Zinman.

October 26 / 12:00pm
Contemporary Talks

Discrit

Wasting my Beautiful Mind: Understanding the Poetics of Black Fungibility

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Join us for Discrit, a free art education initiative spanning lectures, screenings, workshops, and panels designed to foster lively conversation and speculation about contemporary art and culture.

October 27 / 12:00pm
Contemporary Kids

Contemporary Kids

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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.

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