Families are invited to enjoy an artist market, live musical performances, improvisational and stand-up comedy, a children’s festival, literary events, dance performances and more! Kicking off this year’s festivities, the ArtWalk opens the festival on Friday evening with a variety of artful events to celebrate all through the weekend.
Due to ongoing concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the High Museum of Art will close to the public effective immediately and will remain closed while continuing to assess and monitor developments. All High Museum of Art events and programs also are canceled until further notice.
Friday Jazz returns to the High Museum of Art for an evening of live jazz performances featured in the atrium every third Friday – always with a great lineup. Welcome the multifaceted music of recording artist and writer, Kathleen Bertrand!
To help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the Center for Puppetry Arts will be closed until further notice.
The Center for Puppetry Arts offers family fun for all ages throughout their Family Series! Join along on the groovy adventure of Pete the Cat, a cool, skateboarding, surfing, rocking blue cat and his fine friends! Based off the award-winning book series by Kim and James Dean, the production invites audiences to the “Pete the Cat Club” with a number of interactive and musical elements.
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!
Pete the Cat Stories included are: Pete the Cat: Rock On Mom and Dad, Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses, Pete the Cat’s Big Lunch SCUBA-Cat, The New Guy, Valentine’s Day is Cool, Robo-Pete, and Bedtime Blues. Pete the Cat features rod puppets, projected animations, original music and interactive elements – such as singing along with The Wheels on the Bus and helping Pete solve a math problem.
The cast includes veteran performers at the Center for Puppetry Arts and Puppeteer/Composer Dolph Amick, who wrote the original music.
Produced by Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Magazine, the house will host a variety of events, from book-signings to history lessons and festive celebrations! Guests will also be regaled with the talents and creativity of esteemed designers from the Southeast. General Admission to the Showhouse is available for $35 per ticket online.
Due to concerns over the COVD-19 pandemic, this event has been cancelled.
The Wesleyan School’s premier fundraiser and signature Spring tradition is celebrating its 22nd anniversary! The Wesleyan Artists Market supports arts in the community with fine art, live entertainment, and a sense of community.
The fine art show is free and open to the public, and all ages are welcome. Highlights include a Designer Preview, a Book Signing by Designer and Author James Farmer, Opening Night festivities, live Entertainment, the Wesleyan Student Artist Market, Food Trucks, and much more!
The 2020 Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) returns for its 44th annual celebration! The 10-day event will feature over 200 films, an incredible Kickoff Party, Writers Summits, and more!
Event Details April 30th – May 10th, 2020
Participating Venues Plaza Theatre | 7 Stages Blackbox Dad’s Garage Theater | Hilan Theatre Druid Hills Presbyterian Church | Hotel Clermont Highland Inn & Ballroom Lounge | Paris on Ponce
The annual Springtime tradition is one of only two dozen Academy Award-qualifying film festivals in the country. The 2020 festival has received over 8,000 film submissions from 120+ countries around the world. Audiences will gather to experience the most cutting edge films across independent, international, documentaries, animated, and short film genres!
Festival Dates & Times April 25th – 26th, 2020 Saturday & Sunday · 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 2020 Tour of Homes Preview Friday | April 24th, 2020
The festival has something for everyone with music, kids activities, a Tour of Homes, a marvelous street parade, an artists’ market, and more! Come early, stay late, and enjoy some of the city’s best people-watching.
The only public Festival event on Friday is the Tour of Homes preview. Booths and other events start on Saturday. Admission to all Festival events is free! The Tour of Homes requires a paid ticket.
The High Museum Atlanta Wine Auction has been cancelled as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Certain aspects of the auction may end up rescheduled, and updates will be posted here.
Now in its 28th year, the High Museum Atlanta Wine Auction toasts to Perfection with a celebration of wine, food, and art! Join the country’s largest charity wine auction in supporting Atlanta’s beloved High Museum of Art.
Event Details March 18th – 21st, 2020
Several events will place over the course of the four day affair, culminating with the auction on Saturday, March 21st. The Auction welcomes special guests from some of the world’s best multi-generational wineries, bringing them together with culinary masters from across the country to honor the traditions of Atlanta’s greatest food and wine party.
Due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, this event has been cancelled.
DESIGN ADAC returns to celebrate the blending of diverse inspiration sources that shape today’s design industry! Guests are invited to attend engaging presentations, book signings, product introductions, and parties throughout the three-day market.
DESIGN ADAC explores the layers of inspiration and artistry woven into the creation of luxury interiors, resulting in the making of distinctive style. The annual event celebrates the brightest and most illustrious talents in the industry, showcasing the revolutionary worlds of interior design, architecture, arts, and fashion.