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Our Story

Founded in 1973 as Nexus, a grassroots artists’ cooperative, we are one of the southeast’s leading contemporary art centers.


We play a vital role in Atlanta’s cultural landscape by presenting over 200 consequential artists and creatives from the local, national, and international art scenes through our various exhibition, project spaces, and programs each year. 

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Art Is Essential

Atlanta Contemporary believes in diverse, excellent, innovative art and education. 

By booking your event with us, proceeds directly underwrite the cost of our mission and vision ensuring that we remain Free Admission, Every Day.

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