21st Annual Art Papers Art Auction

Featuring over works from 230+ leading and emerging artists from around the world, ART PAPERS Art Auction welcomes you to build your art collection while enjoying a great party!

Event Details
Saturday | February 22nd, 2020
7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. | VIP Preview 

Location
Southern Exchange
200 Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303

All proceeds benefit the award-winning programs of ART PAPERS, an Atlanta-based nonprofit organization covering contemporary art and culture in the world today.

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Fernbank After Dark: It’s Electric!

Fernbank After Dark offers exclusive Museum access after dark with a variety of hands-on activities for adults! Don’t miss live music, giant screen movies, craft beer and cocktails, and more at February’s Fernbank After Dark: It’s Electric!

Event Details
Friday | February 14th, 2020
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Continues Second Friday of Every Month

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

Sparks are flying at Atlanta’s favorite adult science night with a special twist. Get electric with hands-on activities , live animal encounters, and demonstrations, access to all indoor exhibits open for self-guided tours, and 3D showings on Fernbank’s 4-story movie screen.

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Pirate Day at Fernbank Museum

Fernbank Museum invites you to set sail for an afternoon of pirate-themed adventures at Pirate Day!

Event Details
Saturday | January 25th, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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

Grab your favorite pirate costume and get ready for a swashbuckling adventure! Guests will enjoy building pirate ships along with other pirate-themed crafts and games – even a visit from the Atlanta Pirate and Wenches Guild.

Scheduled Activities

Atlanta Pirate and Wenches Guild
Shiver me timbers! Thar be special guests visiting from this local guild of pirate enthusiasts. 

Pirate Hook Craft
Wee pirates are invited to make their own hooks from cups and tin foil.

Pirate Pseudonym
Don’t be a scallywag! Every pirate needs a proper seafaring moniker—get yours here.

Photo-Op
Pose with a captain’s hat or a crewman’s scarf, and don’t forget to say “Arrr.”

Walk the Plank
All hands on deck! Only the bravest are up to this test of balance.

Tattoo Parlor
Because every proper pirate needs a tattoo.

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Daffodil Day at Oakland Cemetery

In celebration of spring’s ubiquitous bloom, Daffodil Day returns for its 6th year in a row! Enjoy a day filled with beautiful displays, garden experts, and fun activities for all ages in Oakland Cemetery’s Victorian gardens.

Event Details
Saturday | February 29th, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location
Oakland Cemetery
248 Oakland Ave, SE
Atlanta, GA 30312

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Friday Jazz at The High Museum of Art

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 an internationally loved artist as February’s event features the music of jazz vocalist Tony Hightower!

Event Details
Friday | February 21st, 2020
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Relax with a cold cocktail, explore the museum’s permanent collections, and enjoy the incredible variety of jazz from straight ahead to free jazz, bebop to swing, and more.

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Night of Spectacles Atlanta 2020

In support of those needing vision and hearing care, Night of Spectacles is an elegant reception featuring spectacles and all mediums of art. Former featured works have included art from one of our team’s personal favorites, Blayne Macauley! 

Event Details
Thursday | February 20th, 2020
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Location
Pietra: Luxury in Stone
5980 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA 30341

Throughout the evening, guests will enjoy bites, sips, and the musical styling of Del Baroni and Tony Winston. Showcased works feature original pieces from local artists alongside art made from recycled sunglasses by students at Brenau University and Georgia Southern University.

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February HIGH Frequency Friday

The High Museum is turning up the volume with February’s Frequency Friday! With special tours, drawing demonstrations, live music, and featured guests, this month’s Frequency Friday invites you to an event that is part-art party, part-happy hour, and all-memorable! 

Event Details
Friday | February 7th, 2020
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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

Love is in the air at February’s Frequency Friday!  Kick off the evening with the Museum’s specialty Moonshine cocktail, and find your next coffee buddy during networking sessions! The Museum will also showcase the hip-hop hits of DJ Lillie Smalls and feature a live podcast recording from Bottom of the Map.

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6 Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day Around Atlanta in 2019

Valentine’s Day is just a month away, so don’t delay on getting a jump on making the holiday special! You’ve made dinner reservations, why not bump it up a notch with some special holiday treats?

Whether you’re looking for a girls’ night out on the town or a unique way to surprise your Valentine, Atlanta has a lineup of events that are more special than ever for 2020.

From cooking classes to cocktails at Atlanta’s favorite attractions, we have you covered with our list of 6 Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day Around Atlanta in 2020.

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Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival | Spring Edition

Atlanta’s premier wine experience returns for the early Spring edition with the next edition of Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival!

Event Details
Saturday | February 22nd, 2020
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location
The Fairmont
1429 Fairmont Ave NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

Guests will enjoy unlimited wine and craft beer tastings, live music, fun wine-themed activities, and more!

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17th Annual Oyster Crawfish Festival | Park Tavern

Enjoy the best of New Orleans flavor as you dance, drink, and eat at the 17th Annual Oyster Crawfish Festival!

Event Details
Saturday | February 29th, 2020
2:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Location
Park Tavern
500 10th Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

Thousands have gathered for Park Tavern’s Crawfish Oyster Festival for the past 16 years, and this year’s celebration will not disappoint! Come out for a day of music and entertainment as you enjoy delicious crawfish, oysters, beverages, and New Orleans flair.

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