Category Archives: Visual Arts

New Exhibits Opening this Week

  1. breast actives erfahrung SPACES The Battery: Grand Opening Local Art Showcase (800 Battery Ave. SE Two Ballpark Center, Suite 100 Atlanta)Thu. November 9, 2017 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST    Enjoy an inspiring evening filled with local arts, live music, an open bar and appetizers as we celebrate our grand opening at Spaces the Battery. All ages are welcome so don’t hesitate to invite your family, friends and coworkers.
  2. quanto misura un pene Opening Reception “Art Portraits: Portrait of the Artist” by Michael D. Harris (September Gray Art Gallery 75 Bennett Street Northwest #Suite 0-2 Atlanta)  7:00 PM – 9:00 PM   Known for academic excellence, Harris holds a number of M.A. degrees and a Ph.D. from Yale University and an M.F.A. in Painting from Howard University. His work in this show turns more toward photography.
  3. come posso farmi crescere il seno “Imagine” art opening and reception for Ferney Coy (332 Ormond Street SE ,Suite 102 Atlanta) on 11/09/17 from 6-10pm.  Expose yourself to Art of Ferney Coy, a grafiti Artist from Bogota, Colombia. His art is colourful & bold, reminiscent of lunar landscapes, floral extravaganzas and anything you can imagine….

 

 

 

Things to Do This Weekend

pastiglie per allungare il pene Head north of the city to see fall leaves at their peak

protesi per il seno and check out some of these events while you are out and about!

 

  1. IrishFest Atlanta  November 3 – 4 has traditional evening concerts, workshops, children’s activities, a Friday buffet, and a Saturday dance at DoubleTree by Hilton Atlanta Perimeter Dunwoody.
  2. HemlockFest November 3 – 5 near Dahlonega.  Enjoy music, arts & crafts, camping, and canoeing at this eco-friendly event.
  3. Atlanta Ultimate Women’s Expo [website has sound] November 4 – 5 features keynote speakers, shopping, classes, and a beauty lounge at Georgia World Congress Center.
  4. Chastain Park Arts Festival at Chastain Park  November 4 – 5. See the work of 185 artists, hear local acoustic musicians, and visit food vendors. Free.
  5. Book Festival of the MJCCA   November 4 – 20. Billed as the South’s premier literary event it includes author book signings, a community read, panel discussions, family events, and book sales in Dunwoody.

Anime Weekend Atlanta

Anime convention September 28 – Oct. 1, 2017

Anime Weekend Atlanta  is a 4 day convention held annually at the Cobb Galleria, and Renaissance Waverly Hotel. The event is a family-friendly celebration of Japanese anime (animation), manga (comics) and cosplay (costume-play)

AWA was first organized in 1994, with the first convention held in 1995. Since then, AWA has been recognized as one of the most popular Japanese Animation conventions in the United States, and one of the top ten attended anime conventions in North America. In 2016, over 28,000 people attended the event.

The Analog Gaming Department provides attendees an inclusive place to learn new games, meet new people and spend time recharging between exploring all the wonderful things Anime Weekend Atlanta as to offer. We have a wide variety of games to match any interests, play styles and time constraints you may have during the show. Our friendly staff is ready to help you learn any games we have in stock as well as help you chose games based on your interests. You have a chance to win prizes by participating in many of the fun activities and tournaments we host throughout the weekend.

 

Artist Alley features both amateurs and professional artists selling fan art of your favorite anime characters and amazing original pieces. In addition to amazing 2D artwork, expect to find handmade jewelry, clothing, cosplay pieces, decor and accessories in many different mediums. Be sure to check out our Small Press section, which features sequential art, self-published art books and novels  vv, web comics, and comic books.

Anime Weekend Atlanta is proud to offer the most expansive manga library anywhere in Georgia! Take a break from the con-craziness, grab your favorite manga (or try a new one!) and relax for a few with us!

Do you want to compete with the best of the best costumers at AWA? Enter the Cosplay Contest! For an idea of what you’ll need to be qualified click here. Rules may be subject to change.  The AWA Costume Contest is held Saturday night.

The Saturday Night Rave is a staple of AWA and a great place to let loose and dance the night away!  Internationally renown guest DJs bump beats and mix anime related tunes on Saturday night for you to get your grove on.

All this and much more! Visit the AWA Website!

3 Must See Exhibits This Week

 

  1. Michael C. Carlos Museum – For sports fans, there’s nothing better than an impossible catch or a buzzer beater. Any sports fan should love the exhibit, “And Something Magical Happened.”  The photos of Walter Iooss may have you cheering from the gallery.  Other exhibits include Threads of Time: Tradition and Change in Indigenous American TextilesDivine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt, and Coiling Culture: Basketry Art of Native North America.
  2. Atlanta History Center’s Margaret Mitchell House   – An exhibit of photographs, “The South in Color,” the works of William Ferris runs through Nove. 26. The 49 images on display share the name of the photographer’s book of the same name, a work that was lauded for its intimate portrayal of African-American and white Southerners living their daily lives. Permanent exhibits include  Margaret Mitchell: A Passion for Character , The Making of a Film Legend: Gone With the Wind , and Stars Fall on Atlanta: The Premiere of Gone With the Wind.
  3. The Museum of Design Atlanta presents  “Text Me: How We Live in Language” explores how we use typography to visualize our personal stories across a wide variety of media in nearly every moment of our lives, from social networking to tattoos to way-finding signage to fine art, fast moving consumer goods, clothing, household goods and decoration. The original exhibition was curated by internationally renowned designer, writer, podcaster and brand strategist Debbie Millman.

URBANfronts Creative Expressions and more…

 

Looking for something to do this week?  This sounds like a great place to start!

 

9/14 only – Presented by AIA Atlanta, URBANfronts Creative Expressions is a one-night gallery featuring works of art and multicultural entertainment, providing a public forum utilizing the work of local artists, designers and inventors.

Creative Expressions coincides with the launch of URBANfronts Storefront Galleries, helping beautify and enhance the built environment through the temporary adaption of empty retail storefronts in the city with thought provoking works of art.

Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for the general public; $20 at the door. Download a parking map here.

 

Don’t miss these exhibits ending this weekend!

 

Thomas Jackson’s Emergent Behavior and Joseph Szabo’s Almost Grown at Jackson Fine Art

Pam Longobardi’s Reworlding and Frank Webster’s Paintings from Iceland at Hathaway Gallery

Thorton Dial’s The Unseen Collection at Bill Lowe Gallery

OMUA Recent Acquisitions at the Oglethorpe Museum