Verizon Amphitheatre – Alpharetta, GA ALPHARETTA Chukkar Farms Concert Series Experience live music at one of the most scenic venues amongst the rolling foothills of Georgia during the April-October season. Pack a picnic and beverages for the show. 678.665.0040; www.homebydark.com 678.591.2610; www.atlantaplaysitforward.com Matilda’s Concert Series Get in touch with Southern roots at this relaxed alfresco concert venue. Bring along favorite eats and drinks to savor as bands play bluegrass, country and folk rock tunes in this fabulously funky setting. 770.754.7831; www.matildascottage.com The Velvet Note This intimate living room atmosphere is designed to provide the purest vocal and instrumental reception available to a live audience. Voted “Best Jazz Venue” by Downbeat Magazine and Creative Loafing. 855.583.5838; www.thevelvetnote.com Verizon Amphitheatre See and hear today’s leading artists at this 12,000- seat venue during its April to October season. The exceptional setting paired with big name talent earned this venue top honors from Insight Magazine as “Best Concert Venue.” 404.733.5010; www.vzwamp.com ATL AIRPORT DISTRICT Paper Plane Gallery An exhibition space focusing on new American works on paper, printmaking, and artists’ books. In the spirit of growing the culture of art collecting, Paper Plane Gallery offers works for sale at all price points, and most events are free of charge. www.paperplaneatl.com Wolf Creek Amphitheatre The Wolf Creek Amphitheater is a world-class event venue located on a picturesque 435-acre wooded site. The outdoor amphitheater accommodates 5,200 guests with reserved seating, table seating, spacious green lawns and a Sky Box. www.atldistrict.com ATLANTA Center for Puppetry Arts A magical place where children and adults are enlightened and entertained, this Center has introduced millions of visitors to the art of puppetry through performances, museum and special exhibits. The recently opened Worlds of Puppetry Museum, featuring the Jim Henson and Global Collections, will offer more discoveries for the whole family. 404.873.3391; www.puppet.org The Fabulous Fox Theatre Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this 1929 Moorish/Egyptian/Art Deco magnificent theater hosts a wide range of live performances, plus a summer movie series and year-round tours. 404.881.2100; www.foxtheatre.org Woodruff Arts Center Home to the High Museum of Art, the Grammy Award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the Tony Award-winning Alliance Theatre, this nationally recognized center’s campus was also created by two of the world’s most famous architects, Renzo Piano and Richard Meier. 404.733.5000; www.woodruffcenter.org CLAYTON COUNTY Arts Clayton Gallery Admire works of art by Georgia artists or take in a national traveling exhibit at this beautiful gallery. Rotating exhibitions are featured throughout the year. 770.473.5410; www.artsclayton.org Spivey Hall The intimate and acoustically superior Spivey Hall presents internationally acclaimed artists year-round for audiences to enjoy. It is also home to the Albert Schweitzer Memorial Organ. 678.466.4200; www.spiveyhall.org COBB COUNTY Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Consistenly ranked in the top 50 theatres worldwide by Pollstar, the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre is a premier venue for Broadway shows, ballet, concerts, educational shows, family performances, opera, corporate meetings and events. 770.916.2800; www.cobbenergycentre.com Georgia Ballet The Georgia Ballet promotes ballet performance and training, fosters an increased public awareness and appreciation for dance, and provides dedicated and talented dancers with the opportunity for advanced level training and professional performance venues. 770.528.0881; www.georgiaballet.org Georgia Symphony Orchestra The Georgia Symphony Orchestra consists of 85 musicians, a youth symphony (GYSO), CSO Jazz, Chorus, and a Center for the Arts that wow and delight audiences from all over the state of Georgia. 770.429.7016; www.georgiasymphony.org Marietta-Cobb Museum of Art One of the many art venues in Cobb County, this museum is home to exceptional works of American art from the Revolution to the twenty-first century. 770.528.1444; www.mariettacobbartmuseum.org DEKALB COUNTY Callanwolde Fine Arts Center Callanwolde Fine Arts Center serves DeKalb County as a community events and fine arts center hosting concerts, performances, exhibits and other special events. 404.872.5338; www.callanwolde.org DeKalb Symphony Orchestra The DeKalb Symphony Orchestra presents concerts of traditional and contemporary symphonic repertoire, seeking both the highest possible level of artistic quality and the advancement of musical awareness and participation among its musicians and diverse audiences. 678.891.3565; www.deKalbsymphony.org DOUGLASVILLE Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County The Cultural Arts Council is housed in a lovely nineteenth century Greek Revival home. It houses performing arts, festivals, visual arts exhibits, arts education classes, workshops and more. 770.949.2787; www.artsdouglas.org DUNWOODY Spruill Gallery and Gift Shop Home to the iconic “Everything Will Be Ok” mural and landmark and houses the artwork from students and teachers of the Art Center as well as Metro- Atlanta artists. Special keepsakes are also available for purchase. 4681 Ashford Dunwoody Road. 770.394.4019; www.spruillarts.org/gallery Spruill Center for the Arts The South’s largest community arts education center offering classes for all ages and experience levels. Classes range from pottery, photography, jewelry, glass blowing, painting, and more. 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Road. 770.394.3447; www.spruillarts.org The Stage Door Players Dunwoody’s professional theater, producing a full season of popular, compelling and entertaining works, featuring World Premiere and regional debuts of new plays and musicals. Performance season begins in September and runs though August. 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Road. 770.396.1726; www.stagedoorplayers.net GWINNETT COUNTY Aurora Theatre The Aurora Theatre performs everything from Broadway’s top plays and musicals to exciting new works of contemporary theatre. The theatre also runs metro Atlanta’s top haunted attraction, the Lawrenceville Ghost Tours (May-November). 678.226.6222; www.auroratheatre.com www.scarystroll.com BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Metro Atlanta’s most spectacular cultural, arts and spiritual highlight is open for free tours. The BAPS Temple is the largest Hindu temple in the U.S. Visitors of any faith can tour the temple, and with advance requests, guided tours are available. Tour highlights include the viewing of the sacred deities and the Aarti ceremony, the waving of lit lamps before the Deity. 678.906.2277; www.atlanta.baps.org Suwanee SculpTour Suwanee SculpTour is a walkable art encounter at Town Center Park in Suwanee. The outdoor tour is free and features sculptures created by artists from all over the country from an array of materials. 770.945.8996; www.suwanee.com HENRY COUNTY Henry Arts Alliance Summer Art Camps The Henry Arts Alliance Summer Arts Camps offers children ages K-8th grade an immersive arts experience with dancing, drama, art, music, literature and more. www.henryartsalliance.org JOHNS CREEK Johns Creek Arts Center The Johns Creek Arts Center is the perfect small, intimate gallery for the casual art lover. The center has been called North Fulton County’s best kept secret, curating quality exhibits and evolving over 10 years into a premier arts education center. www.johnscreekarts.org Johns Creek Chorale Performing its inaugural concert in 2015, the Johns Creek Chorale is quickly becoming one of the premier choral groups in the greater Atlanta area. The chorale brings together approximately seventy men and women from diverse backgrounds who have a passion for sharing their love of singing with others. www.thejohnscreekchorale.com The North Atlanta Dance Theatre Located in Johns Creek, the NADT is a performing arts organization utilizing their professional resident artist program as well as guest artists to provide top-quality dance theatre experiences to the greater Atlanta area. www.northatlantadancetheatre.com MARIETTA Earl Smith Strand Theatre This lovely Art Deco theatre, once a movie house, has been restored and now presents musical productions, classic movies, concerts and more. 117 North Park Square. 770.293.0080; www.earlsmithstrand.org PEACHTREE CITY The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater “The Fred” has established itself as one of the leading outdoor entertainment venues in the metro Atlanta area. For a unique and intimate concert experience we invite you to visit The Fred! 770.631.0630; www.amphitheater.org ROSWELL Georgia Ensemble Theatre Award-winning, professional, regional theatre company, located in Roswell Cultural Arts Center – 950 Forrest Street – Roswell, GA 30075. Individual and group seating available. 770.641.1260; www.get.org Roswell’s Arts District Historic Roswell is a haven for the arts. Theatre, visual and performing arts, working artists’ studios and award-winning galleries combine with great shops, sidewalk cafes and restaurants, for a wonderful experience. 800.776.7935; www.visitroswellga.com Roswell Cultural Arts Center Entertainment ranging from theatrical, musical, and dance performances to pageants, celebrations, special events, and exhibits. 770.594.6232; www.roswellgov.com
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