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 a teaching artist and art educator working in Atlanta. A former public school visual arts teacher she now focuses on community engagement and museum education. As a teaching artist she develops programming that provides inclusive, thoughtful, and relevant art experiences for participants of all ages and skill levels. Her programming at Atlanta Contemporary encourages patrons to explore their own creative process through contemporary art making practices and exploratory art making.


Virtual gallery map

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