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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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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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Tim Hunter Artist Talk

July 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center,
980 Briarcliff Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30306 United States

Join us in the Callanwolde Gallery for artist Tim Hunter to give a talk about his work currently hanging in the gallery. There will be a Q&A session after Tim’s presentation open to the audience. Refreshment will be available for purchase including beer and wine. We look forward to seeing you there!

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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: Transformation: 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

Juried 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 AM…

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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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November 2015

Emerging Voices Family Storytelling: Veterans Expressing Their Stories

November 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Callanwolde and the Southern Order of Storytellers present the fourth annual “Veterans Expressing Their Stories” or V.E.T.S. storytelling program. Storytelling connects all of us, so bring your families, children and grandchildren to hear veterans from all branches of service over the past 70 years as they share their experiences through storytelling. The event is free and will be held in the historic Callanwolde mansion. For more information or if you are a veteran interested in sharing your story contact Shannon McNeal at…

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Christmas at Callanwolde 2015

November 30 @ 11:00 am - December 15 @ 7:00 pm
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center,
980 Briarcliff Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30306 United States

The joy of the holiday season begins at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center with Christmas at Callanwolde, a spectacular 16-day Atlanta Christmas destination and Designer Showroom. Visitors of all ages will enjoy touring the 27,000 square-foot historic mansion elaborately decorated with professional holiday displays, expansive artist market, and themed events for all ages. Every room inspires and captures the spirit of the season. Callanwolde holds something for every member of the family. Christmas at Callanwolde Hours and Dates:  November 30 – December 15,…

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