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Introducing Curio : A new kind of arts-minded, city-centric event. Unique escapades brought to you by ArtsATL every month.

Curio brings you unique cultural experiences from across Atlanta in all the topics covered by ArtsATL. Your annual season pass grants access to seasonal events plus special perks on events around town. The season pass gives you flexibility in selecting how many events you want to attend in 2017.

Events are announced throughout the year.


 2017 SEASON PASSES

All passes include tickets for 2 people for each event.

$150 – 6 events

$200 – 12 events

Tickets for events will be available to season pass holders first before becoming available to the public for individual purchase. Individual events will run between $25 and $50 per person for non-season pass holders. All tickets will be available through EventBrite.

For more information email programs@artsatl.com.

UPCOMING EVENTS | COMING SOON

PAST EVENTS

AIR SERENBE | April 15th

A weekend daytrip to the Serenbe Rural Studios to meet with their artists-in-residents while we enjoy studio visits and a tour of the grounds. The studios have been featured in publications and shows around the country since they opened. You can read our coverage here.

Reserve your spot today! 

KSU BENTLEY RARE BOOK MUSEUM | May 6th

Join us for a trip to see the brand new Bentley Rare Book Museum. The museum will have just opened and this is your first chance to see it up close! After visiting the collection, we will head across the street to see the Zuckerman Museum’s exhibition, Gut Feelings.

Registration for this event opens April 5th.

LUCKY PENNY | June 15th

Visit 2017 Luminary Award Recipient Lucky Penny at their dance studio in East Point. We will meet the resident choreographers and see performances in progress alongside of founders Blake Beckham and Malina Rodriguez.

Registration for this event opens April 5th.

OAKLAND CEMETERY | July 13th

From ancient times people have sought to honor and perpetuate the memory of departed loved ones. Join us as we go behind the scenes at Oakland Cemetery to see how the people of Atlanta lived and died and how the architectural and design choices made during their lives followed them to the cemetery in the art and architecture that commemorates their deaths.

Registration for this event opens May 5th.

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wareHOUSE | February 23rd

Join us for a private tour of the Weiland wareHOUSE, led by curator and ArtsATL contributor Rebecca Dimling-Cochran. The 27,000-square-foot wareHOUSE is a private museum showcasing 450 drawings, paintings, sculptures, photographs and video art acquired by John and Sue Wieland during the past 35 years. You can read more about the collection here.

ATLANTA OPERA | February 1st 

Sit in on a rehearsal for Maria de Buenos Aires to see what happens before the audience arrives. Composed and first presented in 1968, the sexy Maria de Buenos Aires makes for a vibrant evening of opera at Le Maison Rouge in Paris on Ponce by combining sensual tango from the sultry clubs of Argentina with surreal adventure.

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ATLANTA BALLET | September 14th

Join us as we go behind-the-scenes at the Atlanta Ballet for a tour of the costume department with the wardrobe masters and our Managing Editor Scott Freeman. We’ll discover how costumes are conceptualized, built, and transform entire productions. You’ll be able to see wardrobes from previous performances, as well as those in progress for the 2016/17 season.

OAKLAND CEMETERY | October 17th

We will visit the gravesite of photographer Thomas Askew for a small reception in advance of our panel with Atlanta Celebrates Photography on October 18th at SCAD Show. The panel features a collection of academics, scholars and photographers with a focus in African American photography to discuss the legacy of Askew and the importance of reincorporating and preserving diverse perspectives into our cultural memory.

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INSIDE PUNK | APRIL 14th

We got an inside look at Emory’s  Stuart A. Rose Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books Library to see highlights including their newly established punk-rock collection. Check out Steven Grubbs’ essay, Stay Gold: Atlanta’s hardcore scene, the archiving of a movement that was never intended to last, which explores and stories and ephemera from the archive and photographs of the contributors who donated them, taken by the talented Johnathon Kelso.

SOULS GROWN DEEP | FEBRUARY 23rd

We went on a tour of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation collection of outsider and folk art artists’ work from around the South. High Museum of Art Merrie and Dan Boone Curator of Folk and Self-Taught Art Katherine Jentleson and owner Matt Arnett spoke about the history and international importance of the collection.

THANKS TO OUR 2016 SPONSORS WILD HEAVEN BREWERY

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