Westside Arts District 3rd Saturday Art Walk Schedule of Events
Saturday August 15th, 2009, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
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, www.thecontemporary.org
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, http://www.emilyamygallery.com/
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, www.bobbegillisgallery.com
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, www.octanecoffee.com
Octane will show work by Anna-Liisa Benston – Abstract modern metal, wood, and canvas inspired by the human form with a personal story.
THE ROBERT C. WILLIAMS PAPER MUSEUM AT GEORGIA TECH
500 Tenth Street, NW, www.ipst.gatech.edu/amp
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:
SANDLER HUDSON GALLERY
1009-A Marietta Street, NW, www.sandlerhudson.com
1011-A Marietta Street, NW, www.kiang-gallery.com
664 11th St. NW, www.saltworksgallery.com
GET THIS! GALLERY
662 11th St. NW, www.getthisgallery.com