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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

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.

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

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.

Event Types

Corporate 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.

Private Events

Celebrate holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, or a special occasion at Atlanta Contemporary. Our Events Coordinator will work with you to make your event an extraordinary experience for your guests.


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.

See more events on our Pinterest page.

Photo & Film Shoots

Atlanta Contemporary can be a unique backdrop for commercials, photo shoots, television programs, and feature films.

Preferred Vendors

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 also charge a $500 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’s beer, wine, and spirits list was curated by Cate Hatch, Store Manager & Wine Specialist, H&F Bottle Shop Wine Director, Holeman & Finch Public House.

Download our beverage package here.

The Georgia State Liquor Commission regulates the sale and service of alcoholic beverages. As a licensee, Atlanta Contemporary is responsible for administering their regulations. That means we must supply and serve all beverages. No alcoholic beverages must be brought onto or taken off the premises.

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