The main branch of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System.
The organization aims to help empower African Americans with education, job training, housing, financial literacy classes, and other services.
African-American Panoramic Experience features permanent exhibits depicting history from the perspective of African Americans. Includes a replica of the Yates and Milton Drug Store, one of Atlanta's first black-owned businesses, and other artifacts, photographs and multi-media presentations on the African-American cultural experience. Free-$4.
In the late ’70s, Atlanta almost allowed a telephone company to demolish one of the city's architectural gems -- and a great concert venue. Everybody thinks "Gone with the Wind" premiered here, but that happened at the Loew's Grand down the street, which did get torn down. The Atlanta Preservation Center leads tours three days a week.
Part of the Woodruff Arts Center and located a couple of blocks away, the 14th Street Playhouse contains three performing spaces ranging from midsize to “black box.” The playhouse provides venues for such touring shows as the long-running Menopause The Musical as well as performing space for associate companies such as Art Within.
Home to three venues: Vinyl, the Loft, and Center Stage Theater. Live music and theatrical productions.
Entertainment comes with strings attached at this theater, museum, and education center that features both wildly creative puppet plays for mature audiences and kid-lit adaptations that deliver fun for all ages.
This one location is home to Alliance Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, High Museum of Art, and Young Audiences.
Atlanta's premier art museum features paintings by artists that range from Claude Monet to Howard Finster. The Richard Meier-designed museum recently was expanded with a stunning addition by another famous architect, Renzo Piano. Upcoming exhibitions include Salvador Dali's later works, European design since 1985, and a Henri Cartier-Bresson retrospective.