Home to a number of significant cultural venues, Atlanta is a hotspot for contemporary art of all mediums and a fascinating destination in the heart of Georgia. This selection of contemporary art galleries and museums brings together established venues and artist-run ventures, distinguished by their commitment to the innovative and experimental.
Get This! Gallery
Founded by self-taught artist Lloyd Benjamin in 2005, Get This! Gallery is an immaculate exhibition space with a unique, laid-back feel. It represents both emerging local talents and established contemporary artists through their compelling year-round program of solo exhibitions, thematic group shows and exhibitions by guest curators. Get This! Gallery features a variety of media including woodcuts, printmaking and street art. It exudes a professional yet unpretentious approach to contemporary art, providing high quality exhibition opportunities for up-and-coming talents such as street artists Paper Twins. Other represented artists include photographer Stephanie Dowda, installation artist Gyun Hur and sculptor Drew Conrad.
1037 Monroe Dr NE, Atlanta, GA, USA, +1 678 596 4451
Nestled among a number of commercial and non-profit art spaces in Atlanta’s Westside Arts District, TWIN KITTENS brings further diversification with its inspiring business approach and aesthetic values. The generous and empowering spirit of TWIN KITTENS is represented by its 0% commission policy, enabling artists to maintain control over the sale of their artworks. As a result, exhibitions at the gallery are ambitious and thought-provoking, often containing an element of risk-taking on the part of the artist and always showing a great deal of artistic consideration. TWIN KITTENS hosts a range of creative programs and community engagement projects throughout the year, aimed at empowering working artists and inspiring the local community alongside innovative exhibitions by local national and international artists such as Kristen Jensen, Ryan Thayer and Anthony Wislar.
1016 Howell Mill Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA, +1 404 694 0195
Mason Murer Fine Art
Spacious yet intimate art space Mason Murer Fine Art is a crown jewel in the Atlanta arts scene. Established in 2004, this well designed fine art gallery is the largest in Atlanta and boasts a truly unique offering of contemporary works by regional, national and international artists. Featured artists include sculptor Heather Hilton, mixed media artist Toby Martin, and abstract painter Allison Shockley. Mason Murer’s selection of contemporary works and curatorial focus is continually evolving, ensuring innovation while retaining the level of quality of content and presentation that had come to be associated with this award-winning gallery. In addition to its strong exhibition program, Mason Murer encourages the artistic development of up-and-coming talents through its annual Fresh Blood exhibition, featuring works across all media by recent graduates.
199 Armour Dr NE, Atlanta, GA, USA, +1 404 879 1500
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