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April 2015

Transformation: Call for Entries

April 20 @ 8:00 am - May 31 @ 5:00 pm

  TRANSFORMATION is a juried group exhibition open to all Metro Atlanta artists ages 18 and over. The artist winning Best in Show will receive a solo exhibition during the Callanwolde Gallery’s 2016 season. The theme of the show is “Transformation.” This theme was chosen because three historic buildings on the Callanwolde property are now being physically transformed and repurposed for new programming.  Submitted works must convey some sort of transformation, but artists are free to interpret this theme in…

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May 2015

Gallery Show: Tim Hunter

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - July 10 @ 9:00 pm

Tim Hunter The work in this exhibition comes from two series I’ve worked on in the last two years, both focused on nature. The black and gold series originally came about from my love of Japanese screens with their gilded surfaces and minimal imagery.  With my gold and black works I was thinking about light and shadows, presence and absence, and even life and death. Someone visiting my studio said these looked like icons devoted to nature and in a…

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Raku Workshop with Rick Berman

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center,
980 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30306 United States

This hands-on firing workshop will help participants learn to control the effects of copper-based and crackle raku glazes. Spend the day with other pottery enthusiasts practicing this incredible firing technique. Participants may bring a maximum of ten bisque-fired pots to fire (no slip-cast work, plates or large flats, please). All glazes and firing included. Bring a sack lunch. Date and Time: Saturday, May 30, 10 AM – 5 PM Faculty: Rick Berman

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$5.00

Callanwolde’s Annual Children’s Dance Recital

May 30 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center,
980 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30306 United States

The Children’s Recital is an annual performance opportunity for dance students ages 5 and up. All students participating in dance classes are invited to perform. There are no auditions required. Most children perform in one show; those who take multiple classes may be scheduled in both shows. Fall and Winter Quarters are dedicated to training and technique. Spring Quarters are dedicated to the study of choreography, and preparing for the Recital. We believe that in order for a dancer’s training…

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June 2015

Autism Family Visual Art Experience Open House

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center,
980 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30306 United States

The Marcus Autism Center and Callanwolde Fine Arts Center have partnered together to bring art to the autism community. Individuals and their families are invited for a wonderful visual art experience led by one of our experienced art teachers, with support from staff of the Marcus Autism Center. Come enjoy a visual art project in Callanwolde’s accessible art studio and enjoy a walk through our garden paths. This is the first of what we expect to be an on-going partnership…

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Open Mic Poetry Night

June 10 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center,
980 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30306 United States

Join amateur and professional poets alike as Callanwolde celebrates the art and performance of poetry with its open mic poetry reading night at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center. Poets who would like to share their original poetry are welcome. Readings are open to the first ten poets who call and sign up. Beginning June 10, call 404-872-5338 ext. 228. Tickets are sold at the door, cash or check only. $5 General Admission, Free admission for Members. For more information call 404-872-5338 or…

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$20.00

Jazz on the Lawn 2015: Ted Howe with Karla Harris

June 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Callanwolde: Amphitheater,
980 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, 30306

Vocalist Karla Harris and the Ted Howe Trio bring something rarely heard in shows celebrating the music of jazz pianist Dave Brubeck: Lyrics! In this special tribute, Harris performs vocal versions of Brubeck’s iconic instrumentals, singing words written by a highly talented lyricist who also had the closest insight into Brubeck’s life and work — his wife of 70 years, Iola Brubeck. Largely undiscovered by jazz listeners, Iola’s lyrics – sophisticated, poetic, romantic and witty – represent some hidden treasure,…

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$20.00

Jazz on the Lawn 2015: Joe Gransden

June 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Callanwolde: Amphitheater,
980 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, 30306

 Joe Gransden: Joe has performed worldwide and released 14 CDs under his own name. Renowned first for the hard bop approach of his trumpet, Gransden’s singing voice has been compared to that of Chet Baker and Frank Sinatra. Joe is from just north of Manhattan, New York. Coming from a family full of musicians, Joe’s introduction to music came early on through his father, a gifted singer and pianist. His grandfather was a trumpeter of merit, playing professionally his whole life throughout New York.…

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July 2015

Open Mic Poetry Night

July 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center,
980 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30306 United States

Join amateur and professional poets alike as Callanwolde celebrates the art and performance of poetry with its open mic poetry reading night at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center. Poets who would like to share their original poetry are welcome. Readings are open to the first ten poets who call and sign up. Beginning June 10, call 404-872-5338 ext. 228. Tickets are sold at the door, cash or check only. $5 General Admission, Free admission for Members. For more information call 404-872-5338 or…

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$20.00

Jazz on the Lawn 2015: Richard Smith

July 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Callanwolde: Amphitheater,
980 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, 30306

Richard Alan Smith: Guitarist Richard Alan Smith can best be described as somewhat of a renaissance man. As a Composer he has garnered three Emmys for his work in documentary film. As a sideman he has weathered world tours with acts such as Earth Wind & Fire. As a session guitarist he has recorded on countless records including those by artists Aretha Franklin, Lynryrd Skynyrd as well as recordings for the great record producer Jerry Wexler of the famed Muscle Shoals Studios.…

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Gallery Opening Reception: Invitational Group Show

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - September 11 @ 9:00 pm
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center,
980 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30306 United States

Invitational Group Show Dates: July 17 – September 11, 2015 Opening reception: Friday, July 17, 2015, 7-9 PM Admission for Opening Reception: General admission: $5/Free for Callanwolde members Callanwolde’s main Gallery is located in the Petite Hall, on the second floor of the Callanwolde mansion. The Gallery presents one-person and occasional group exhibitions by emerging local artists in varied media. A public reception is held on opening night of each exhibition. Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday, 10 AM – 8 PM Saturday 10…

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A Book Affair

July 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

“A BOOK AFFAIR”  A unique and fun-filled evening in an upscale setting featuring presentations by local book authors’ complimented with music and light faire.  “A Book Affair,” an engaging experience with local book authors as they present their work in a fashion uniquely different from any Atlanta book event, promises to captivate your attention like no other.     Watch this site for more details. Brought to you by:    

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$20.00

Jazz on the Lawn 2015: Theresa Hightower

July 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Callanwolde: Amphitheater,
980 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, 30306

Theresa Hightower: Theresa Hightower is regarded as one of the great jazz and blues vocalists of her generation. She is a veteran of concert halls, recordings, cabaret, and musical theater; both critics and audiences have marveled at her range, vocal phrasing, and exciting live performances. She is one of only a handful of jazz artists, Cleo Laine among them, to win critical success in the fields of both jazz and musical theater. Rapping with her audiences during her performances, Theresa has…

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August 2015
$20.00

Jazz on the Lawn 2015: Gwen Hughes

August 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Callanwolde: Amphitheater,
980 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, 30306

Gwen Hughes: Her her first CD, Torch Life, birthed her successful “Kool Kat Lounge A-Go-Go” show, replete with cigarette girls, jugglers, comedians and a 14-piece band. Next came two more CDs in a single year: the introspective studio recording Lost and Found and a freewheeling live release, The Misplaced Martini. Both of her original offerings have had Grammy entry, and individual tracks have been recognized by National Public Radio, Just Plain Folks and CDBaby. Along the way, she has crooned…

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Open Mic Poetry Night

August 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center,
980 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30306 United States

Join amateur and professional poets alike as Callanwolde celebrates the art and performance of poetry with its open mic poetry reading night at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center. Poets who would like to share their original poetry are welcome. Readings are open to the first ten poets who call and sign up. Beginning June 10, call 404-872-5338 ext. 228. Tickets are sold at the door, cash or check only. $5 General Admission, Free admission for Members. For more information call 404-872-5338 or…

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September 2015

Gallery Opening Reception: Rob Simmons

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - November 13 @ 9:00 pm
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center,
980 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30306 United States

Rob Simmons Dates: September 18 – November 13, 2015 Opening reception: Friday, September 18, 2015, 7-9 PM Admission for Opening Reception: General admission: $5/Free for Callanwolde members Callanwolde’s main Gallery is located in the Petite Hall, on the second floor of the Callanwolde mansion. The Gallery presents one-person and occasional group exhibitions by emerging local artists in varied media. A public reception is held on opening night of each exhibition. Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday, 10 AM – 8 PM Saturday 10 AM…

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Emerging Voices Family Storytelling: Father Goose Brigade

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Celebrate the power of storytelling as Callanwolde showcases the South’s best stories, storytellers and storytelling traditions. The September show features the Southern Order of Storytellers’ Father Goose Brigade – just the gentlemen telling stories to the young. The Father Goose Brigade includes some of Atlanta’s renowned storytelling talents Audiences of all ages will enjoy this program. Beer, wine and sodas will be available for purchase. Tickets are sold at the door, cash or check only. $5 General Admission, Free admission…

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October 2015

A Book Affair

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

“A BOOK AFFAIR”  A unique and fun-filled evening in an upscale setting featuring presentations by local book authors’ complimented with music and light faire.  “A Book Affair,” an engaging experience with local book authors as they present their work in a fashion uniquely different from any Atlanta book event, promises to captivate your attention like no other.     Watch this site for more details. Brought to you by:    

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Emerging Voices Family Storytelling: Spooky Tales

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center,
980 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30306 United States

Celebrate the power of storytelling as Callanwolde showcases the Atlanta area’s best stories, storytellers and storytelling traditions. Audiences will enjoy a diverse group of professional and student storytellers as they entertain audiences with tales for all ages. October features Spooky Stories with Georgia Youth Storytellers and Emerging Voices. Children are welcome to wear costumes for a parade and contest, and festive snacks will be served. Beer, wine, and Coke products will be available for purchase. Tickets are sold at the…

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Halloween Night on Callanwolde Mountain

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center,
980 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30306 United States

Callanwolde celebrates Halloween for the whole family by filling the 12 acre historic estate with a live Halloween concert, door to door trick or treating, Halloween activities for all ages. Location:  Callanwolde Fine Arts Center Admission:  See website for details Date and Time: Friday, October 30, 2015 For More Information: Call 404-872-5338

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