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6110 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: (770) 828-0330
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Arts & Museums
Located on the verdant, heavily-Gothic campus of Oglethorpe University, this dignified museum offers a broad range of cultural displays, from antiquity to modern art. A short, five-minute car trip up Peachtree Road from Buckhead, the museum and university are surrounded by the quiet residential neighborhood of Brookhaven, one of the city's prettiest. There is an admission fee per person to the museum but exploring the campus is free. The museum is closed on holidays.
This non-profit fine art gallery exhibits a rotating schedule of the works of local, national, and international artists. Sponsored by the City of Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs, this charming Buckhead location is convenient to the idyllic grounds of verdant Chastain Park, one of the area's most pleasant civic greens where the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performs an annual summer concert series. Exhibitions change seasonally, so be sure to check the current roster for new displays.
This wonderful boutique inside Phipps Plaza boasts of an unsurpassed collection of the works by some of the most famous and respected artists of modern times. Choose from original works, limited edition prints and sculpture by such masters as Erte, McKnight, Tarkay and Fairchild, among others. Not sure what you're looking for? The staff is refreshingly friendly and always willing to lend a hand in appraisal, selection or working out a payment plan that can fit your budget.
With an emphasis on quality and originality, all the art works on exhibit at Chic - Evolution in Art have a contemporary edge to them, as is apparent from its name. Pay attention to the minute details present in both the paintings and sculptures on display, a rare combination of colors is used, with the common theme of health and happiness running through all the works. You can place individual orders and have your item shipped anywhere you want.
Along busy Piedmont Road, you'll find Picture This Gallery, a full-service gallery that caters to a broad gamut of home and office decorating needs. Choose from a wide selection of art prints, from oils and watercolors to posters and photographic art. Many pieces come matted and framed and ready to hang, or you can customize your order with their personal framing service. Don't worry if the inventory overwhelms you at first; the pros here are always willing to lend a hand in selecting just the right look for your style.
If it's in a frame, you can find it at Frameworks. This Cobb County gallery and shop offers an exciting mix of original fine art by local and regional artists. Choose from among their stellar selection of quality pieces in pastel, watercolor, mixed media, and more.
The Signature Shop prides itself on bringing the best in modern and contemporary art to the discriminating shoppers of Buckhead. The atmosphere is a bit more showroom than gallery, but the patrons flock in for the selection. There are great choices in original works, and hundreds of framed prints can be custom-tailored to any decor scheme. The pros here are always willing to lend their expertise. Appointments are available outside of regular business hours and are encouraged for serious collectors. See website for online shopping, events calendar, and gallery and artist news.
Atlanta is rich with a wide variety of art galleries and showrooms, many of which feature the remarkable talents of local and regional artisans. Buckhead's Lagerquist Gallery is certainly no exception. In addition to showcasing some of the best talent out of Atlanta and the Southeast, this sharp studio maintains an impressive collection of work by national and international artists as well. Stop by for a look at one of Atlanta's most diverse collections, or call for an appointment.
One of Buckhead's most fashionable and well-stocked locations for modern photography, Jackson Fine Art is a visual delight. Established in 1990, one can find a comprehensive selection of contemporary photography and a fine balance of 20th Century and classic photographic works. Browse through their exhibition rooms or resource library to get a glimpse of these beautiful artistic impressions.
This aptly named boutique is one of Buckhead's nicer little, lesser-known find that makes exploring this neighborhood such a delightful treasure hunt. Galleries 515 is housed right in the midst of it all on East Paces Ferry Road, and offers fine art for show and for sale. Many styles and influences are represented in the collection of this comparatively small outlet, which offers a little something for every type of fine art lover.
Atlanta History Center is a great spot for history buffs. This comprehensive museum complex was founded in 1926 and chronicles the region's history which includes sections on the Civil War, Civil Rights movement, Southern folk crafts, Atlanta's expansion and much more. Spread across 33 acres (13.5 hectares), it consists of the Atlanta History Museum, Swan House, Tullie Smith Farm (Smith Family Farm), Margaret Mitchell House, Centennial Olympic Games Museum, Kenan Research Center and six beautiful gardens. It has various programs, festivals and events going on throughout the year. Considered to be among the biggest history museums in the country, each space is unique and distinct, giving a glimpse of an era bygone and stories to enthrall everyone. The Margaret Mitchell House is a hub for authors and amateur writers as it hosts yearly creative writing programs to keep the legacy of the celebrated writer, whose novel Gone with the Wind, is among the most loved books. Don't miss this center when in Atlanta.
Featuring a range of artwork that is pleasing to the novice as well as to the connoisseur, Gardner Gallery has a amiable atmosphere that suits all. Interesting pieces of abstract and edgy yet beautiful representational work will rivet your attention to the diverse selection displayed here. Located in the Buckhead Village, visit this friendly gallery to learn a bit of art.