Healthy Living Day

Untitled-1_20160811175918120_5648991_ver1.0_640_360The Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education invites children and adults of all ages to participate in Healthy Living Day!

Event Details
Sunday | August 26th, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location
Atlanta Ballet’s Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre
1695 Marietta Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30318

Free & Open for All Ages

The 7th annual event features a variety of free activities for both kids and adults! Participate in arts and crafts, dance classes, food demonstrations, and even a healthy living book fair. Healthy living and nutrition seminars will run from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

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Anne Irwin Emerging Artist Show

Anne Irwin Fine Art Gallery proudly presents the annual Emerging Artists show! Nearly 40 artists will take the stage, offering most collections for under $1,000 each.

Opening Reception
Friday | August 3rd, 2018
6:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.

Show runs through September 1st.

Anne Irwin Fine Art
690 Miami Circle NE, #150
Atlanta, GA 30324

The Show will feature works from talented up-and-coming artists, including our team’s personal favorites! The exciting evening is a wonderful opportunity to mingle with local artists, enjoy uniquely new art, and connect with your local art community. 

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First Fridays at High Museum of Art

Come out for an evening of art-making, music, and live performances during First Fridays at High Museum of Art! Celebrate the new special exhibit, Outliers and American Vanguard Art with August’s First Friday!

Event Details
Friday | August 3rd, 2018
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Location
High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309

Free with Museum Admission

The First Friday of August invites you to an event that is part-art party, part-happy hour, and all-memorable! We have you covered with all of the highlights.

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Top 13 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

The temperatures around Atlanta are hot, and so are the events! Get the most out of Summer all weekend long with out list of the Top 13 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, July 5th – 8th, 2018.

Kick off the weekend with some sips and strolls through the Atlanta Botanical Garden, an outdoor movie, or the sweet sounds of jazz outdoors! And speaking of hot, the competition heats up on Sunday with the Waiters Race and Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival. Can’t wait until Sunday to explore the city? Celebrate Bastille Day on Saturday in your best all-white cocktail attire, take the family out to come face-to-face with reptiles at Fernbank Museum, or even lace up those tennis shoes for a healthy dose of competition of your own! 

Whether you feel like a day of family fun, relaxation, or getting active outside, we have you covered with 13 unique happenings all weekend long!

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Piedmont Park Arts Festival

Known as one of the top art festivals in the nation, the 9th Annual Piedmont Park Arts Festival returns with two full days of art, family-friendly activities, and more!

Festival Dates
August 18th – 19th, 2018

Festival Hours
Saturday | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday | 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Festival Location
Piedmont Park
1215 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30309

Featuring nearly 250 regional artists, the festival emphasizes visual arts and family fun. Explore the works of talented painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metalwork, glass blowers, jewelers, and crafters!

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Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre at High Museum of Art

Join the High Museum of Art for a rare performance from one of our favorite artists, the Terminus Modern Ballet Theater! The exclusive performance grants guests a sneak peak at the next generation of talented performers as advanced students dance alongside founding members of TMBT.

Event Details
Friday | July 27th, 2018 
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

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Dinosaur Birthday Bash at Fernbank Museum

It’s time to stomp, chomp, and party like a dinosaur at the annual Dinosaur Birthday Bash. This prehistoric party celebrates all things birthday and dinosaur-related!

Event Details
Saturday | August 18th, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Location
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30307

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Friday Jazz at The High Museum of Art

Friday Jazz returns to the High Museum of Art for an evening with tone of the busiest groups on the jazz scene—the Joe Gransden Big Band.  Hosted by Jamal Ahmad from Jazz 91.9 WCLK (Atlanta’s jazz station), live jazz performances will be featured in the atrium of the High Museum of Art every third Friday – always with a great lineup!

Event Details
Friday | July 20th, 2018
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Relax with a cold cocktail, explore the museum’s permanent collections, and enjoy the exciting and romantic music from Joe Gransden that audiences love to dance to!

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Winnie the Pooh: Exploring a Classic | High Museum of Art

Delighting both adults and children for over 90 years, Winnie the Pooh has captivated readers with his weakness for honey and adventures with Christopher Robin! Reminisce with one of the most popular children’s characters of all time at the special exhibit, Winnie the Pooh: Exploring a Classic.

Event Details
Show runs through September 29th, 2018

Location
High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

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Center for Puppetry Arts Family Series

The Center for Puppetry Arts offers family fun for all ages throughout their Family Series! New this year, kids 4 and up are invited to join the barnyard fun in the adaptation of the award-winning children’s book, Click Clack Moo: Cows That Type!

Event Details
June 12th – July 29th, 2018

Location
Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

Children and adults alike will love the innovative adaptations of classic stories and dynamic original works by the Puppetry Center and other artists. Performances often sell out, so be sure to purchase tickets in advance!

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