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Callanwolde was built in 1920 by Charles Howard Candler, eldest son of The Coca-Cola Company founder Asa Griggs Candler. The estate is located in the Druid Hills neighborhood of Atlanta and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The 12 acre estate contains a magnificent Tudor Revival style mansion, lush gardens, and several outer buildings. Click here to learn more about the history of Callanwolde.

The Candler Mansion and Carriage House viewed from the Formal Gardens, on the campus of Callanwolde Fine Arts Center.

Today, Callanwolde is owned by DeKalb County and is the home of the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center. Callanwolde Fine Arts Center is a cultural community conservatory of the arts on a 12 acre campus. Callanwolde offers classes in the performing arts (music, music recording, dance, dance fitness), visual arts (painting/drawing, pottery, weaving/textiles, jewelry/metalsmithing, photography), writing, yoga, horticulture, culinary arts and more to students of all ages.


Callanwolde also serves as a popular destination for weddings and private events and is known for its concerts and community events as well.

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve the historic estate and offer fine arts and outreach to the community. Callanwolde serves over 100,000 people and partners/serves over 75 organizations annually. Home is where the Art Lives – We invite you to visit, take classes, attend events and concerts as “our home is your home.”


Get In Touch

Callanwolde is located in the Druid Hills neighborhood of Atlanta. Our address is 980 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30306.

For general inquiries, please call 404-872-5338 or email We’re here to help!


Thank You to Our Sponsors!

With help from the following sponsors, Callanwolde is able to accomplish its mission of preserving the historic Candler Estate and offering fine arts and outreach to the community. Learn more about sponsorship opportunities and giving.

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