Hey just wanted to do a quick blast since there are a couple of really cool events coming up that everyone should get prepared for!
The First is...
The Second Annual Emerging Creatives Conference
July 31, 2010 at TREES ATLANTA
Continuing the dialogue amongst emerging creative
organizations in the metro Atlanta area, GATHER ATLANTA is back for the Second Annual
Creatives Conference to be held Saturday July 31st, at Trees Atlanta from 6:30-10pm.
Presented by BURNAWAY, MINT, ThoughtMarker and WonderRoot, GATHER ATLANTA
2010 is a conference promoting and facilitating collaboration between Atlanta’s independent and
emerging galleries, creative collectives and non-profits.
Attendees will have the opportunity to network, learn about a cross section of visual and
performing arts groups, discover new cultural offerings and learn how they can support their local artists as well as metro Atlanta creative industries through volunteerism and active participation.
In addition to these opportunities, there will also be a panel discussion, curated by Jeremy
Abernathy of BURNAWAY focusing on the topic of “Art and the Public Sphere”.
"Enthusiasm for Gather Atlanta is a testament to the increasing energy amongst Atlanta's
emerging arts initiatives,” says Chris Appleton of WonderRoot, “ Among others, the groups
participating in Gather Atlanta are the next generation of arts leaders in Atlanta. WonderRoot is
excited to be part of this effort which provides a platform for these organizations to begin
conversations about how we can all work together for a stronger arts infrastructure."
Participants include: BURNAWAY, MINT, WonderRoot, ThoughMarker, Beep Beep Gallery,
YoungBlood Gallery and Boutique, Kibbee Gallery, Eyedrum, B-Complex, The Photographer's
Print Studio, Plaza Theatre, Relapse Theatre, PushPush Theater, Out of Hand Theater, Twinhead Theatre, ASIFA-Atlanta, WE Design, Wren's Nest, i45, Westside Arts District, MondoHomo, SAAS, Dashboard Co-Op, Purge ATL, The Avant Guardian, Picaflor Studios, Railroad Earth, Atlanta Printmaker’s Studio
When: July 31st, 2010, 6:30pm panel discussion about ART & THE PUBLIC SPHERE, 8pm
Where: Trees Atlanta, 225 Chester Ave, Atlanta, GA 30316, 404-522-4097
Age: All ages
The Living Walls Conference
Check out their site for a list of activities and really awesome artists that are involved from all around the world!!!