The Atlanta Contemporary Art Centre is a popular non-profit art museum that showcases modern art by both established and emerging artists. These artists can come from all over, as they provide a platform for local, national, and international artists. This museum even actively pays undiscovered artists for new commissions.

Everyone can enjoy their visit to this art museum with works that kids and adults alike can enjoy. Most visits typically last about an hour or two if visitors are trying to get a look at everything currently on display throughout their rotating exhibitions.

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Atlanta Contemporary Art Centre Highlights

The most prominent aspect of the Atlanta Contemporary Art Centre is its rotating exhibitions. You can see a variety of different works on display during subsequent visits, and the museum works to ensure that a fair variety of artists get their works shown, offering unique experiences.

When you visit, you may also want to check out their on-site retail shop. You'll find plenty of artworks for sale crafted by local artists along with books, catalogues, and custom crafts like jewellery. Even rare recordings can be found amongst the selection at the shop.

Good to Know When Visiting the Atlanta Contemporary Art Centre

At the Atlanta Contemporary Art Centre, you'll find a singular benefit that sets it apart from many other art museums. Admission is entirely free. You will have to reserve a ticket for your visit but it won't cost you anything. Additionally, it's important to remember that you're free to photograph anything you like as long as the flash is off and you don't sell the photos.

Visiting this museum will put you close to quite a few other attractions in town. For example, the Trap Music Museum is located a short walk to the west. A bit further to the southeast, you'll find the Georgia Aquarium.

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Atlanta Contemporary Art Centre

Location: 535 Means St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA

Open: Tuesday–Wednesday and Friday–Saturday from noon to 5 pm, Sunday from noon to 4 pm, Thursday from noon to 8 pm (closed on Mondays)

Phone: +1 404-688-1970