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Atlanta Collects Contemporary Preview Party
Mar 11 2017 | 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Atlanta Collects Contemporary Preview Party

Grand Opening of Atlanta Collects Contemporary

COCKTAILS AND DESSERT PREVIEW PARTY
Saturday, March 11 
7:30pm-10:30pm
Dressy Casual Attire

Purchase Tickets Below
Members: $54
Non-Members:$65

More information on Atlanta Collects Contemporary:

Atlanta Collects CONTEMPORARY (March 12-June 11) Visitors with a passion for contemporary art will rave about this show. Atlanta Collects features exquisite works that normally reside in private Metro Atlanta homes, and are rarely seen by the public. Experience original ceramics, beautiful blown glass, and notable painted works that incite the senses and challenge thought. Included are works by Richard Jolley, Sandy Skoglund, Radcliffe Bailey, and many more. Curators, philanthropists, and art patrons will flock to this extraordinary, world-class collection… Make a point to do the same!

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  • July 24th, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Summer Speaker Series: The First Jews in Georgia

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    Studio Earth: Environment Message Sculptures

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    Studio Earth: Mother Earth Figurines

    Workshop supplies can be recycled materials and found objects, large fabric scraps, ribbon, string, and newspaper to create a Mother Earthfigurine. No sewing is required. Start with rolled up newspaper to be the support for the figure. Then add layers of materials, attaching them with string or yarn. Arms are made using more fabric and string. How Mother Earth’s clothing evolves depends on what fabrics and materials are selected. Add a scarf, a hat and a piece of found jewelry as a final embellishment. The completed Mother Earth can be a 3-D folk art work of art to enjoy at home, as a reminder to appreciate and care for our world.

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