ELEVATE: Enlighten transforms the city through visual art, performances, and cultural events at Atlanta’s annual art festival!
October 14th – 21st, 2016
All Events are Free & Open to the Public
Hosted by the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, ELEVATE highlights what makes Atlanta so unique while exploring its potential for the future. This year’s “Enlighten” theme will focus on the diverse identities that form Downtown Atlanta while providing free, quality cultural experiences. In hopes of increasing cultural and economic vitality, ELEVATE will feature local, national, and international art and artists.
The annual festival fills the week with events at local galleries and studios, and abundance of parties and performances, installations, panels, and interactive activities.
ELEVATE has been placed in the top 50 public art projects in the Nation through Americans for the Arts Public Art Network, in addition to the top 10 projects for City Livability.