Art Walk, Sat Aug 15, 11am-5pm


Westside Arts District 3rd Saturday Art Walk Schedule of Events

Saturday August 15th, 2009, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Scheduled programming:

ATLANTA CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER–event 1 – 4 pm, open 11am – 5 pm

General admission, $5; Students/Seniors, $3; Members, Free;

Children under 12, Free.

535 Means Street, NW,

Jazz into Drawing Family Day, 1 – 4 pm Join us for a listening and drawing session featuring classic jazz recordings by Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and others. We’ll provide the markers, crayons, pencils, and paper; you provide the improvisational gestures.

Exhibitions on view include Jennie C. Jones: Red, Bird, Blue; Alexi Brown-Schmidt and Rose Marcus: Cavepainting; Charles Huntley Nelson: Alphaville (Preview). Drawing activities are free; regular Gallery Admission applies to view the exhibitions.

Open for viewing:

EMILY AMY GALLERY–open from 11 am – 5 pm, FREE

1000 Marietta Street, Suite 208,

Buy Local: A Group Show Celebrating Atlanta’s Emerging Talent

“Buy Local” is a group show featuring 6 young rising stars of the Atlanta arts scene: Kristina Bailey, Holly Golson Bryan, Meta Gary, Will Kay, Whitney Stansell and Zuzka Vaclavik.  Working in a variety of media, these talented emerging artists represent some of the best Atlanta has to offer.

BOBBE GILLIS GALLERY–open 11 am – 4 pm, FREE

1000 Marietta Street, Suite 108,

Bobbe Gillis Gallery will feature a summer exhibit entitled “Splash”. Warm, colorful  and     thoughtful artworks by 20 of Atlanta’s most talented artists.

OCTANE COFFEE– open 8am – 1 am,

1009-B Marietta Street NW,

Octane will show work by Anna-Liisa Benston – Abstract modern metal, wood, and canvas inspired by the human form with a personal story.


500 Tenth Street, NW,

The South in Black and White, The Works of James E. Routh Jr., 1939-1946 Organized by the Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, this landmark exhibition of  James Routh’s work contains prints and drawings of images gathered on his travels throughout the South during the Depression

Not Participating in the August Art Walk – will resume in September:


1009-A Marietta Street, NW,


1011-A Marietta Street, NW,


664 11th St. NW,


662 11th St. NW,


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