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Planning your visit
Located in Atlanta’s historic Westside corridor, we are adjacent to the Georgia Tech campus and just minutes from the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, Centennial Olympic Park, and midtown and downtown hotels and restaurants.
535 Means Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
Parking is free in the lot at Bankhead & Means streets. You can access the lot via Bankhead Avenue and proceed past the parking attendant booth.
Most entrances, galleries, restrooms, and outdoor areas are accessible via wheelchair, except for the second-floor studios affiliated with our Studio Artist Program, which can only be reached via stairs.
Cafe & SHOP
We offer coffee and drink services at select times. Our shop also offers unique artist editions and items we invite you to discover.
- Tuesday & Wednesday
- Friday & Saturday
A visit to Atlanta Contemporary offers your group the opportunity to change the way you see art. A guided tour of our exhibitions allows you to ask questions, look closely, and talk about what's on view.
To request a tour, just fill out the Visit Request Form. Reservations are required in advance. Please call our operations manager at 404-688-1970, ext. 213, to make yours today.
All K-12 grade groups require at least one adult chaperone for every five students.
Our facilities are easy to reach and provide an artful compliment to a variety of events. Visit our rental page to learn more.
The Resource Room was established in 2006 to be a free social and educational space featuring books, catalogues, periodicals, and digital media that focus on contemporary art and visual culture. A community bulletin board provides info about art events and exhibitions from local to international scenes, and free Wi-Fi access is available. The original room design was created by New York-based artist Charles Goldman.
For the safety of the art, pens and markers are not permitted within the galleries, but you may use pencils to sketch or take notes. Pencils are available at the Welcome Desk.
Atlanta Contemporary is committed to an open environment that shows respect for all. We reserve the right to refuse admission to or eject any person whose conduct is deemed to be disorderly or abusive or who fails to comply with these or other organizational rules.
Smoking & Nicotine
Atlanta Contemporary is a smoke- and nicotine-free environment.
Non-flash, personal-use photography is welcome except where noted. Share your images with hashtag #atlantacontemporary on Twitter @atlcontemporary and Instagram @atlantacontemporary.
Atlanta Contemporary may photograph or videotape its events and public programs for educational, archival, and publicity purposes. Unless you notify us otherwise, your attendance at an event or program grants us the permission to display and/or publish any photographs in which you appear. These photographs may be used in any and all of our publications and other media without limitation or reservation. These materials become the property of Atlanta Contemporary and are not subject to compensation.
Please check all backpacks, shopping bags, and large bags at the Welcome Desk. We may refuse to accept other items at our discretion and are not responsible for items held at coat check.
For the safety of guests and staff, possession of weapons of any kind at Atlanta Contemporary is prohibited.
Food & Drink
Please remember no food or drink may be carried into the galleries. Coffee and drink service is available at select times at our bar.