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Atlanta Contemporary, located in the city's historic Westside corridor, is one of the premier contemporary art organizations in the Southeast. Built in the 1920s, our campus features a 30,000 square-foot former industrial warehouse with spacious and flexible event spaces and plenty of convenient parking. An urban pavilion, light-filled lobby, and lecture hall greet guests, who are mere steps away from our galleries and special exhibitions—an artful complement to your event.

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The Venue

Indoor Spaces

Lobby + Lecture Hall + Resource Room

The lobby features contemporary design, large glass windows, built in bar, and access to Atlanta Contemporary’s gallery exhibitions. The lobby and lecture hall accommodates up to 400 for cocktails or 200 for seated events.

Typically used for: Weddings, Private Events, Cocktail Receptions, Seated Dinners, Lectures, Product Launches, Filming

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Lecture Hall

Semi-private space with flexible seating arrangements an ideal setting for functions of all kinds, including digital screenings, panel discussions, lunch & learns and live performances. The theater can seat 100 with our stage. Daytime rentals available during open to the public hours for up to 75 guests.

Photo Credit, Diamond Eyes Photography, 2015

Outdoor Spaces

Outdoor Pavilion

This large, rustic, open space is perfect for outdoor events. Located at Atlanta Contemporary’s main entrance, this flexible area is easily accessed from any part of the interior facility. Accommodates 500 standing, 400 cocktail, 350 seated (no dance floor); includes electricity and interior space.

Typically used for: Weddings, Private Events, Cocktail Receptions, Performances, Filming, Photoshoots

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Studio Artist Courtyard

Perfect outdoor location for small receptions and is a nice companion to Atlanta Contemporary’s interior. The courtyard lends a stunning backdrop to small stand-up receptions, ceremony’s, seated dinners or dancing, accommodates 300 standing and 150 seated.

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Event Types

Corporate Events & Private Events

Corporate Sponsors have the privilege of hosting events here at the Atlanta Contemporary. Many of the city’s leading companies have selected Atlanta Contemporary to host their events, including fashion shows, board meetings, photo shoots, product launches, cocktail parties, and exclusive executive dinners. Support from our Corporate Sponsors goes directly to fund our contemporary programs and exhibitions.


Atlanta Contemporary provides a unique indoor and outdoor space for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Couples can host their ceremony and reception on our Pavilion, Interior Space, and Studio Artist Courtyard.

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Photo & Film Shoots

Atlanta Contemporary can be a unique backdrop for commercials, photo shoots, television programs, and feature films. See our Photo Shoot Policy for fees and how to book a photo shoot.

Additional Information

Atlanta Contemporary does not make its facilities available for events such as art exhibitions, press conferences, fundraisers or benefits, fashion shows or political charity events, merchandising, or promotional events are also not permitted.

All photography except for the general public taking snapshots without a tripod is considered a photo shoot and requires permission and contract from Atlanta Contemporary.

Preferred Vendors

Preferred Caterers

We have the following preferred caterers:

If you want to use a caterer not on the list above, we will need a copy of their business license and proof of insurance. We charge a $1500 kitchen use/outside catering fee. Please be sure your caterer can comply with house rules before you sign a contract with a caterer not on our list.

Beverage Service

Atlanta Contemporary holds the on-premise liquor license. Bar packages start as a per person consumption fee. No off-site alcohol may be brought in to Atlanta Contemporary. Non-alcoholic packages are also available. Download our beverage package for pricing and details.

The Georgia State Liquor Commission regulates the sale and service of alcoholic beverages. As a licensee, Atlanta Contemporary adheres to all rules and regulations. That means we must supply and serve all beverages.

Event Rental Company

We work exclusively with Peachtree Tents & Events.

If you want to use a vendor that’s not Peachtree Tents & Events, we will need a copy of their business license and proof of insurance. We also charge a $500 outside fee.

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