Andre’ Henderson exhibition, Journey & Clotilda – The Final Journey”,

Andre’ Henderson Pray For Passage 48” x 96”

The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs/Gallery 72 in Downtown Atlanta opens “Journey & Clotilda – The Final Journey”, a collection of paintings, by artist Andre’ Henderson, spanning the past decade and including debuting new works. November 17th, 2022, through February 17, 2023 Artist Talk December 15th, 2022, from 7pm t0 8pm Henderson states that he […]

Tell Us What You See…

Maintaining a vast public art collection for an entire city can be challenging at times. That’s why the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA) appreciates the communities’ notifications– it helps us stay aware of the condition of public art works across the city. Recently we received word from a constituent that Toby Martin’s […]

Confluence Exhibit & Book Drive at Chastain Arts Center & Gallery

Chastain Arts Center & Gallery is hosting a Book Drive, in conjunction with the Confluence: The Art of F. Geoffrey Johnson exhibit . The book drive will be ongoing while the exhibition is up through Friday, April 8th.  All books traded will be donated to Books for Africa.  Donors will receive an Olympic pin from […]

Contracts for Arts Services is Now Municipal Support for the Arts

The City of Atlanta municipal code authorizes the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA) to provide a program of municipal support for the arts. For over three decades, the City of Atlanta has supported Atlanta’s thriving arts community by funding programs and projects related to the production, creation, presentation, exhibition, and managerial support of artistic […]

Community Mural Unveiling, Saturday, December 4th at 11 am

  AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), through its Black Leadership AIDS Crisis Coalition (BLACC), have joined forces with the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, Atlanta City Councilwoman Marci Overstreet (Atlanta-District 11) and local artist TeMika Grooms to bring together individuals from across metro Atlanta, to create a mural paying tribute to Black Americans […]

Playground Restoration – Maintaining an Interactive Sculpture

Four Corners Park is home to In Search of Awe – a unique interactive playground structure created in 1993 by artist and architect Eleanor Hand.  Hand ensured this project was a community collaboration, engaging children of the local neighborhood to participate in, and learn the process.  Many children created models of their ideas and the […]

Restoring Ex-Static: A Complex System in Flux

A lot has happened lately in the bustling city of Atlanta as residents enjoy the last gifts of summer produce and the first of autumn’s crunchy leaves, and alongside the recent ELEVATE programming, our city had the privilege of seeing nationally renowned artist Maria Artemis unveil her artwork, Ex-Static, in its newly restored state.  The […]