New and returning artists ranging from muralists to a drumming troupe to architects will be featured in this year’s Art on the Atlanta Beltline. The exhibition is the largest temporary art public art exhibition in the South and will feature more than 150 works of art, according to a news release from Atlanta Beltline, Inc.
The exhibition, now in its seventh year, will begin on Sept. 10 and run through November. The launch in September will also kick of the annual Atlanta Beltline Lantern Parade, a popular event every year.
“For the seventh year, Art on the Atlanta BeltLine is capturing the talent of artists to showcase one of the most transformative redevelopment projects in the city’s history,” said Paul Morris, President and CEO of Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.
New artists this year include Moz Drums, a drumming troupe based in France that performs for international audiences, and George King Architects from London. The architects will install a large-scale sculpture for the exhibition.
Returning artists on the list are Berlin-based muralist Addison Karl and local artists fromTiny DoorsATL, which install 6-inch tall doors throughout the Atlanta area. Atlanta Music Project will also host a musical performance.
In addition to the annual temporary art exhibition, the Beltline is home to many other temporary and permanent art exhibits.
The visual installations and performances will be in these areas along the Atlanta BeltLine:
- On the northern Eastside interim hiking trail between Montgomery Ferry Road and Monroe Drive
- On the Eastside Trail between Monroe Drive and Irwin Street
- On the southern Eastside interim hiking trail between Kirkwood Avenue and Memorial Drive in Reynoldstown
The art performances will be on Sept. 10, Sept. 24, Oct. 1-2, and Oct. 8-9.
For more information and a full list of artists, visit art.beltline.org.