1601 West Peachtree Street Northeast Atlanta, GA 30324 +1 404 875 7284
The PATH foundation has succeeding in completing miles and miles of public trails as a gift to the people of region. Among them are the Silver Comet Trail in Cobb County and a segment of trail stretching from Decatur to Stone Mountain. PATH is a non-profit foundation created to build trails that provide safe travel for commuters without cars, as well as a refuge for city dwellers who want to enjoy a nice walk in the fresh air. For biking, jogging and hiking sites that are complete and open to the public, visit PATH's Web site.
1616 Huber Street Northwest Atlanta, GA 30318 +1 404 350 7190
This publisher of fine art deals exclusively to the trade in terms of sales, but as far as their galleries are concerned, all are welcome. Come view the works of some of the Deljou group's featured artists, including original works on paper and canvas, monotypes, monoprints, sculpture, and more. Unless you are a designer or dealer, you can't take it home with you, but the quality of the art is worth coming out for a casual examination. See website for online galleries and artists info.
764 Miami Circle Atlanta, GA 30324 +1 404 233 3843
The Fay Gold Gallery is a long-standing favorite on the Buckhead art scene, and with good reason. This elegant showroom exhibits one of the city's most impressive collection of cutting edge contemporary works by prominent Southern and national artists. Such distinctive collections as the estates of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe and Louise Nevelson are among the permanent displays, and patrons are always sure to find a taste of the latest emerging trends as well.
2351 Peachtree Road Northeast Battle Shopping Center Atlanta, GA 30305 +1 404 237 2888
This outlet for fine art is situated on the fringe of art-happy Buckhead in the trendy neighborhood known as SoBuck. In addition to expert custom picture framing, this versatile shop offers a great selection of original works including serigraphs, lithographs, posters and Audubons. And while the distance between Buckhead and SoBuck isn't great enough to save you a lot of money, you may appreciate the more relaxed atmosphere that comes from being away from the hub of art snobbery. See website for lists and images of frame styles, as well as art event calendar.
535 Means Street Northwest Atlanta, GA 30318 +1 404 688 1970
Formerly the Nexus Contemporary Art Center, this significant gallery is now best known by its popular nickname, "The Contemporary." As perhaps the city's most forward-looking source for art, the Contemporary plays host to an enviable roster of exhibits, and also maintains an exemplary collection of the most current and cutting-edge contemporary art. Special events are hosted on a fairly regular basis.
135 West Wieuca Road Northwest Atlanta, GA 30342 +1 404 257 2927
This non-profit fine art gallery exhibits a rotating schedule of the works of local, national, and international artists. Sponsored by the City of Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs, this charming Buckhead location is convenient to the idyllic grounds of verdant Chastain Park, one of the area's most pleasant civic greens where the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performs an annual summer concert series. Exhibitions change seasonally, so be sure to check the current roster for new displays.
223 James P. Brawley Drive Southwest Clark Atlanta University Atlanta, GA 30314 +1 404 880 8000
Set on the campus of one of the city's most renowned and respected universities, this handsome gallery serves as the permanent home of Clark Atlanta University's historical collection of murals, paintings, prints, and sculpture by the country's leading African-American artists. As an historically black university, Clark Atlanta has set the standard for acquisition and promotion of work by talented artists of color. Stop by and witness the results of their diligence today.
309 East Paces Ferry Road Suite 120 Atlanta, GA 30305 +1 404 233 9686
Gardner Gallery features a range of works suited to both the beginner and to the seasoned collector. Gardner Gallery strives to be a key player in important international artistic representation with the emphasis on both abstract, and edgy yet beautiful representational work. Check their website for more information and special events.
335 Pinetree Drive Atlanta, GA 30305 +1 404 848 7220
In the heart of Buckhead, Garden Hills Park offers the perfect place to take the kids for a day of summer fun. The park has a small baseball/soccer field, a playground and a swimming pool. The swimming facilities are quite large and attended by several lifeguards. Yearly memberships are offered, or a daily fee can be paid. While the park is open year-round, the pool operates only from Memorial Day through Labor Day. See website, or call for more details.
75 Bennett Street Northwest TULA Art Center Atlanta, GA 30309 +1 404 352 8114
The handsome and enchanting Lowe Gallery features a wide range of sculpture and paintings that test the bounds of contemporary art. Priding themselves on diversity, the gallery owners keep a fine inventory of the works of artists from many different backgrounds and cultural experiences. Regular exhibitions feature the work of talented local craftsmen in every conceivable genre, as well as some widely known names from the regional and national levels.
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