We want to stay connected and creative with our community during these unprecedented times. 

For the next few weeks, arts instructor Elisabeth Herrera is sharing virtual activities in our Virtual Pop-Up to keep you inspired. Follow along with each activity and share your creations with us on Instagram (@atlantacontemporary) with the hashtag #ACMAKES.

Check back each Friday for a link to a new activity!

March 18, 2020 | Charles Williams Comic
March 27, 2020 | Scavenger Hunt Activity

April 3, 2020 | Paper Marbling Activity
April 10, 2020 | Surface Rubbing Activity
April 17, 2020 | Food as Art
April 24, 2020 | Collagraph Activity

May 1, 2020 | Galaxy Painting Activity
May 8, 2020 | Prototypes and Pencil Holders
May 15, 2020 | Zentangle
May 22, 2020 | Anthotypes
May 25, 2020 | Foraged Natural Dye

June 5, 2020 | Tableau Activity
June 12, 2020 | Aida Muluneh
June 19, 2020 | Batik Activity
June 26, 2020 | Chalk Paint Activity

July 3, 2020 | Cork Prints
July 10, 2020 | Recycled Books
July 17, 2020 | Veggie Prints
July 24, 2020 | Plastic Yarn


Elisabeth Herrera-Very

Elisabeth Herrera-Very is an art educator working in Atlanta. After nearly a decade as a public school visual arts teacher she shifted her focus to community engagement and museum education. As a teaching artist she develops programming that provides inclusive, thoughtful, and relevant art experiences for all participants. Her programming at Atlanta Contemporary encourages patrons of all ages to explore their own creative process through contemporary art making practices and thematic instruction.


Virtual gallery map

Upcoming Events

November 1 – November 22

Nexus Fund

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts expansion of the Regional Re-granting Program


Atlanta Contemporary proudly announces our inclusion in The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts expansion of its Regional Re-granting Program.

November 11 / 6:30pm

Home Is Where the Art Is

Tom Butler and Marilyn Laufer


Join Members of Atlanta Contemporary for a virtual behind-the-scenes tour of some of the best contemporary art collections.

November 14 – November 15
Special Event

Open Studios

Virtual Studio Tours


Join us as we spotlight our studio artists, see their work firsthand, and support local working artists in Atlanta.

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We encourage you to share your images using #atlantacontemporary. Read our full photography policy.