Art, Culture, Specialized
Founded in 1973 as Nexus, a grassroots artist’s cooperative, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center (ACAC) has become one of the southeast’s leading contemporary art centers. We play a vital role in Atlanta’s cultural landscape by presenting cutting-edge contemporary art reflective of the world around us, offering diverse educational programming for people of all ages, and supporting working artists and their creative process.
Arboretum, Archaeology, Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
The Atlanta History Museum at the Atlanta History Center is one of the largest history museums in the nation, featuring award-winning signature exhibitions that tell the story of the region's people, from its earliest settlers to the international city of today. Be sure to check our calendar for listings of our current temporary exhibitions. The Atlanta History Museum also includes a unique Museum Shop and Chick-fil-A at the Coca Cola Café.
Anthropology, Art, Culture
The International Islamic Museum of America (IIMA) is dedicated to educating the public about Islam, as we believe it is simpler to embrace differences when you better understand them. By making interreligious and intercultural dialogue front and center, we are hopeful that IIMA will generate an atmosphere conducive to learning and a greater appreciation of the world’s diverse cultural and religious traditions.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Operated by the Atlanta History Center, the Margaret Mitchell House features guided tours of the apartment where Margaret Mitchell wrote Gone With the Wind, a Gone With the Wind movie exhibition, an exhibition showcasing the life and times of one of America’s most famous authors, and the Margaret Mitchell gift shop. Throughout the year, enjoy a variety of programs presented by the Literary Center at the Margaret Mitchell House.
Art, Culture, General, History, Library, University
The collections of the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University span the globe and the centuries. Housed in a distinguished building by renowned architect Michael Graves, the Carlos maintains the largest collection of ancient art in the Southeast with objects from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, the Near East, and the ancient Americas.
Art, Culture, General, History, Library, Specialized, University
The Oglethorpe University Museum is a fine art museum committed to the exhibition of figurative/realistic art that is often international, spiritual, and/or mystical in nature.