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.


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Upcoming Events

August 1 / 6:00pm
Contemporary Dance

Dance Canvas Summer Artist Residency

Midsummer Performances


The Summer Dance Residency choreographers present their in-progress works

September 18 – September 20

Fall Exhibition Openings


Celebrate the openings of the new exhibition.

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