The Museum of Contemporary Art, Georgia (MOCA GA), focuses on works by artists with strong links to the region. Since its opening in 2002, the museum has developed a strong reputation for the exhibition of contemporary art of the highest quality, establishing itself as one of the leading visual arts galleries Georgia.
A driving force in the local community, Atlanta Contemporary is one of a kind. Founded in 1973, the non-profit, non-collecting institution is known for showcasing cutting-edge, controversial works of art by local and international emerging and established artists.
Whitespace Gallery was founded by Susan Bridges and is housed in a converted carriage-house in the historic Inman Park. This modern gallery has an intriguing interior with a modern yet nostalgic feel, but its layout is highly suited to the artworks on show: its cantilevered walls allow the space to change from an art gallery to an installation room depending on the requirements of the exhibition.
Spacious yet intimate art space Mason Murer Fine Art is a crown jewel in the Atlanta arts scene. Established in 2004, this well designed fine art gallery is the largest in Atlanta and boasts a truly unique offering of contemporary works by regional, national and international artists. Featured artists include sculptor Heather Hilton, mixed media artist Toby Martin and abstract painter Allison Shockley.
The High Museum of Art is not only a leading southeast art museum, but also one of the most recognizable landmarks in Atlanta. Designed by Richard Meier and Renzo Piano, the museum itself is a work of art. It houses a permanent collection of over 13,000 artworks, including modern and contemporary art, and photography.
Captivating and emotive artworks are a guarantee at Pryor Fine Art. Established originally as the Bennet Street Gallery in 1988 by artist and entrepreneur Susie Pryor, the gallery has flourished over the years. The gallery presents a unique collection of works that transcend their medium, transforming everyday objects and moments into tangible experiences. There is a strong focus on painting but it also features sculptural works.
Alan Avery Art Company (formally known as Trinity Gallery) opened in 1981. The gallery is distinguished not only by its heritage as one of the oldest and largest galleries in southeast America, but by its consistent delivery of stunning contemporary artwork. The venue presents a visual feast of sculptures paintings and photographs curated by experienced gallerist and owner Alan Avery.
Located in an artistic, European-style building, Besharat Gallery and its subsidiary gallery Besharat Contemporary are must-see venues in Atlanta. Promising high quality works by acclaimed local, national and international artists, Besharat has established itself as one of the best contemporary galleries in the city.