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Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia

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Call: (404) 367-8700 or visit www.mocaga.org
An important collecting and exhibiting institution for a vast pool of regional art, this beautifully conceived space gives the work of contemporary Georgia artists its due.

Celebrating Georgia Artists of Hispanic/Latinx Origin is Online

Wednesday May 20, 2020 09:00 am EDT
the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA GA) in partnership with the Latin American Association organized the exhibition Celebrating Georgia Artists of Hispanic/Latinx Origin to spotlight significant contributions to contemporary art by 37 talented Georgia artists.
Cost: Donation Suggested

The Archives of Herbert Lee Creecy Jr.

Wednesday May 20, 2020 09:00 am EDT
Through this in depth look at the life and art of Herbert Creecy, one of Georgia?s most prolific artists, we encourage you to dive into MOCA GA?s permanent collection and archives.
Cost: Donation Suggested

Opening Reception: WAP Cosmo Whyte

Saturday November 16, 2019 06:30 pm EST
Join us for the opening reception of Cosmo Whyte 2018/2019 Working Artist Project Fellowship Exhibition on Saturday, November 16th from 6:30 to 8:30 PM in the upper galleries of MOCA GA. Whyte’s solo exhibition will be on view at MOCA GA through January 11th 2020.
Cost: Free-$8

Artist Talk: Krista Clark

Tuesday August 13, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Join us for an artist talk with 2018/2019 Working Artist Project Fellow, Krista Clark as she discusses his fellowship exhibition, Base Line for Appraisal.
Cost: Free

Artist Talk: Krista Clark

Tuesday August 13, 2019 06:00 am EDT
Join us for an artist talk with 2018/2019 Working Artist Project Fellow, Krista Clark as she discusses his fellowship exhibition, Base Line for Appraisal.
Cost: Free

June: Last Saturday Look

Saturday June 29, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
Join MOCA GA at 2 PM on the last Saturday of each month for Last Saturday Look, a special tour of a current exhibition at MOCA GA led by a professionally trained docent. June’s event will examine our permanent collection exhibition, WAP Fellows, featuring works from all 30 Working Artist Project Fel...
Cost: Included in admissions

2018/2019 Working Artist Project (WAP) Fellow Krista Clark - Opening Reception

Friday June 28, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Join us for the opening reception of Krista Clark’s 2018/2019 Working Artist Project Fellowship Exhibition on Friday, June 28th from 7 to 9 PM in the upper galleries of MOCA GA. Clark’s solo exhibition will be on view at MOCA GA until August 24, 2019. Free for Members or With Museum Admission for No...
Cost: Free for Members or With Museum Admission for Non-Members

Opening Reception: WAP Krista Clark

Friday June 28, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Join MOCA GA for the opening reception of Krista Clark’s 2018/2019 Working Artist Project Fellowship Exhibition on Friday, June 28th from 7 to 9 PM in the upper galleries of MOCA GA. Clark’s solo exhibition will be on view at MOCA GA until August 24, 2019.
Cost: Included in admission

WonderRoot's Hughley Fellows Present, "Controlled Burn" - Opening Reception

Thursday June 27, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
MOCA GA - Thursday, June 27th - 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Join us for the opening reception of WonderRoot’s 2018/19 Hughley Fellows group exhibition Controlled Burn curated by Iman Person.

The WonderRoot Hughley Artist Fellowship provides artists with sustainable tools, resources, and access to thought leaders...
Cost: Free

WonderRoot's 2018/19 Hughley Fellows: Controlled Burn

Thursday June 27, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Join us for the opening reception of WonderRoot’s 2018/19 Hughley Fellows group exhibition Controlled Burn curated by Iman Person.
Cost: Included with admission

WAP BASH Party

Friday June 14, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Be there when we announce the 2019 Working Artist Project Fellows! Guest curator Wassan Al-Khudhairi makes the announcement for her picks for Metro Atlanta’s top three working artists! Cold brews will be flowing, courtesy of Eventide Brewing with music provided by Radial Entertainment! Join previous...
Cost: $7-$10

Andy Nasisse: Heart Land Dark Land Opening Reception

Friday June 7, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Andy Nasisse: Heart Land Dark Land Opening Reception takes place at The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA GA) on Friday, June 7th, 2019 from 6:30 - 8:30 in the lower level galleries. Tickets are free for Members or are the cost of museum admission for non-members. Price: Free for Members...
Cost: Free for Members, Admission Price for non-Members

Gathered IV: Georgia Artists Selecting Georgia Artists

Saturday April 20, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Gathered IV: Georgia Artists Selecting Georgia Artists. The fourth installment of the biennial exhibition, Gathered IV aims to showcase a diverse variety of evocative art from all parts of Georgia. The art will be carefully curated by jurors Kevin Cole, Mario Petrirena, and Lisa Tuttle. Opening rece...
Cost: Free- $8

Thirty Years on Paper: A Retrospective of Drawings by Rocio Rodriguez

Monday February 18, 2019 11:00 am EST
Feb 9, 2019 - Apr 6, 2019 “MOCA GA approached me about having a retrospective of my work, and I suggested a show of only my drawings since drawing has always been the backbone of my work,” says Rodríguez. Thirty Years on Paper is a retrospective exhibition that spans works created from 1988 – 2018...
Cost: Free - $8

Sidney Guberman: Works on Paper

Saturday January 12, 2019 11:00 am EST
Exhibition featuring works from American Artist Sidney Guberman. This event opened on January 12th and will be open until March 9th 2019.
Cost: Free - $8

Michi Meko Opening Reception

Friday November 30, 2018 06:30 pm EST
Join us for the opening reception of It Doesn’t Prepare You for Arrival by 2017-2018 Working Artist Project Fellow Michi Meko. The reception is Friday, November 30th from 6:30 - 8:30 pm.

This exhibition will be on view at MOCA GA from December 1, 2018, until January 26, 2019.

FREE for Members or...
Cost: Free for Members or with Museum Admission

Divergent/Abstraction

Saturday November 17, 2018 11:00 am EST
Founded in 2000, MOCA GA boasts a permanent collection of nearly 1,300 works of contemporary art by more than 350 Georgia artists, which began with a founding collection of more than 250 works was donated by CGR Advisors and David S. Golden. The MOCA GA collection features works from the mid 1940s t...
Cost: Free - $8

ACP Photobook Fair

Saturday October 13, 2018 10:00 am EDT
Join ACP for the third installment of the ACP Photo Book Fair – THE photo book event of the Southeast. Treat yourself to inspiration and discovery by exploring photobook publishers, art/photography zines, published photographers and a curated selection of photobook vendors. For a complete list of ex...
Cost: Free

Reception for ACP Photobook Fair

Friday October 12, 2018 06:00 pm EDT
Join ACP for the third installment of the ACP Photo Book Fair – THE photo book event of the Southeast. Treat yourself to inspiration and discovery by exploring photobook publishers, art/photography zines, published photographers and a curated selection of photobook vendors. For a complete list of ex...
Cost: Free

Opening Reception: Bojana Ginn @ MOCA GA

Friday September 21, 2018 06:30 pm EDT
Join us for the opening reception of Bojana Ginn’s 2017-2018 Working Artist Project exhibition on Friday, September 21st from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Ginn’s exhibition will be on view from September 22 – November 17. Major funding provided by the Charles Loridans Foundation and the Antinori Foundation, with...
Cost: Free-$8

Artist Talk: Larry Walker, The Later Years

Tuesday August 21, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Join us for an artist talk with Larry Walker as he discusses his recent works included in the second half of the major retrospective exhibition at MOCA GA, The Later Years.
Cost: Free

Kirstin Mitchell – Performance and Artist Talk

Tuesday August 14, 2018 06:30 pm EDT
Join us for a special performance by Working Artist Project Fellow Kirstin Mitchell followed by an Artist Talk examining her current exhibition Miecznikowski. Reception at 6:30 PM and talk begins at 7:00 PM - FREE Event!
Cost: Free

Larry Walker: The Later Years Opening Reception

Friday August 10, 2018 06:00 pm EDT
Featured Image: Larry Walker, Listen (to da beat), 2008, acrylic and mixed materials on canvas, 58″ x 98″ (diptych), Collection of Birmingham Museum of Art. Larry Walker Retrospective: The Later Years consists of over 50 artworks created over the past 12 years. Walker has been just as active in the ...
Cost: Free-$8

The Larry Walker Book Release Dinner

Thursday August 9, 2018 06:30 pm EDT
We are thrilled to commemorate our major publication, L. Walker, with a special dinner on the evening of August 9th. This celebration will honor Larry Walker for his achievements in the arts and to benefit MOCA GA. We will be presenting a memorable program featuring artists, scholars, family, friend...
Cost: $150

Opening Reception: Kristin Mitchell WAP Exhibition

Friday July 13, 2018 06:30 pm EDT
Join us for the opening reception of Miecznikowski by Working Artist Project Fellow Kirstin Mitchell. This exhibition will be on view at MOCA GA through September 8th. FREE for Members or with Museum Admission.
Cost: Free

Larry Walker Retrospective: The Early Years

Thursday July 5, 2018 11:00 am EDT
The highly acclaimed visual artist, art professor, and mentor Larry M. Walker is one of Atlanta’s most treasured creative talents. Walker mixes painting, drawing, collage, and various materials in the process of creating. MOCA GA is thrilled to present a significant retrospective exhibition of Walke...
Cost: $8

June Last Saturday Look

Saturday June 30, 2018 02:00 pm EDT
Join us at 2 PM on the last Saturday of each month for Last Saturday Look, a special 30-minute tour of an exhibition at MOCA GA led by a professionally trained docent! June’s event will examine our current exhibition, Portraits by Jerry Siegel and works from the MOCA GA Permanent collection by the A...
Cost: Free

WAP BASH Announcement Party

Friday June 15, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Be there when we announce the 2018 Working Artist Project Fellows! Guest curator Allison Glenn makes the announcement for her picks for Metro Atlanta’s top three working artists.
Cost: Free-$8

Larry Walker Retrospective Exhibition: The Early Years

Friday June 1, 2018 06:00 pm EDT

Join us for the opening reception of Larry Walker Retrospective: The Early Years.

Cost: Free

Artist Talk: Susan Cofer and Jerry Siegel

Tuesday May 29, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Join us for a joint artist talk with Susan Cofer and Jerry Siegel discussing their work in their exhibitions at MOCA GA: The Wonder of It All and Portraits by Jerry Siegel.

Both exhibitions are on view through June 30th.

Cost: FREE EVENT!

Last Saturday Look- MAY 26th

Saturday May 26, 2018 02:00 pm EDT
Join us at 2 p.m. on the last Saturday of each month for Last Saturday Look, a special 30-minute tour of an exhibition at MOCA GA led by a professionally trained docent! May’s event will examine our current exhibition, The Wonder of it All, featuring sculptural portraits by Susan Cofer located in o...
Cost: This event is Free for MOCA GA Members or with the purchase of Museum Admission

MOCA GA Pin-Up Show and Sale

Thursday May 3, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
<br>Saturday, April 28, 2018 | 2 PM Join us at 2 PM on the last Saturday of each month for Last Saturday Look, a special 30- minute tour of an exhibition at MOCA GA led by a professionally trained docent! April’s event will examine Lucinda, an exhibition of photography by Lucinda Bun...
Cost: Free-$15

Dance with Lucinda

Friday April 20, 2018 08:00 pm EDT

Friday, April 20, 2018 | 8 – 11 PM

Join us to celebrate the inimitable Lucinda Bunnen along with our current exhibition of her work in our Permanent Collection titled Lucinda.

Dance to retro tunes by DJ Ryan Noise of Radial Entertainment! Enjoy drinks and dessert! You won’t want to miss this!

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Cost: $25-$35

Last Saturday Look

Saturday March 31, 2018 02:00 pm EDT
Join us for our third installment of Last Saturday Look where visitors receive a special 30-minute tour of our current special exhibition, The Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art from the University of Alabama, led by a professionally trained docent. This event is Free for MOCA GA Members or ...
Cost: $8

MOCA GA Gala

Saturday March 17, 2018 06:30 pm EDT
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georiga will present a unique seated dinner featuring art, food, music, and libation honoring Lucinda Buenen and the Buenen Family. The gala will support the museum's exhibitions and programs throughout the year.
Cost: $450-$2,500

The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia Announces the 2018 MOCA GA GALA

Saturday March 17, 2018 06:30 pm EDT
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia will host its Annual Gala on March 17, 2018 at 6:30 PM in Atlanta, GA. This event supports the Museum’s mission to collect, showcase and preserve the contemporary art of Georgia through its exhibitions and programming. This year’s Gala will be a unique and e...
Cost: $450-$2500

Extended Hours and Free Admission to Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA GA)

Tuesday March 6, 2018 05:00 pm EST
FREE Extended museum hours every first Tuesday MOCA GA.

Join us from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. for FREE Admission to our current exhibitions. Visit mocaga.org to see what is on view this month.

Cost: Free

Opening Reception for Working Artist Project Fellow Craig Drennen

Friday December 1, 2017 06:30 am EST
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'BANDIT' by: Craig Drennen

Since 2008 Drennen has produced artworks inspired by the list of characters from Shakespeare’s worst play, Timon of Athens. “BANDIT” is Drennen’s first solo museum exhibition and features new paintings, sculptures, and videos prompted by the charact...
Cost: Free for Members or Museum Admission $8

Artist Talk: WAP Paul Stephen Benjamin

Thursday October 26, 2017 06:30 pm EDT
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia welcomes Working Artist Project recipient Paul Stephen Benjamin to discuss his latest exhibit, Pure Black. Benjamin has won several accolades for his work, including the Artadia Art Award and the NBAF Visual Artist Award.

Details.

Cost: Free

'Fast Forward // Rewind'

Monday October 9, 2017 11:00 am EDT
The next photography exhibit opening at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia has been carefully selected for the past eight years. Fast Forward // Rewind features a selection of 19 photographers who were selected as "ones to watch," highlighting video, installation and still photography created...
Cost: Free-$8

Opening Reception

Friday September 22, 2017 06:30 pm EDT
Two new exhibits will be celebrated in the opening: Pure Black by Paul Stephen Benjamin and One Glass Eye a retrospective exhibit by photographer Chip Simone.
Cost: Free-$8

'Dance of the Not Yet'

Saturday September 9, 2017 07:00 pm EDT
This evening of visual art and dance is all about the concept of two bodies moving, even when it appears to be as one. Lauri Stallings will be unveiling five new movement drawings, and Glo moving artists Kristina Brown, Virginia Coleman, Christina Kelley, Mandi Mpezo, Cailan Orn and Mary Jane Pennin...
Cost: Free

Community Builder: We Like To Work Hard

Saturday September 9, 2017 03:00 pm EDT
Within the context of glo's social art, women gather to discuss migration, spirituality, "outsider art" and preservation efforts in rural Georgia. There will be leaders from the Pasaquan Preservation Society, Main Street and more, as well as a Spalding County music teacher. Community Builder discuss...
Cost: Free

'Dance of the Not Yet

Friday September 8, 2017 08:00 pm EDT
This evening of visual art and dance is all about the concept of two bodies moving, even when it appears to be as one. Lauri Stallings will be unveiling five new movement drawings, and Glo moving artists Kristina Brown, Virginia Coleman, Christina Kelley, Mandi Mpezo, Cailan Orn and Mary Jane Pennin...
Cost: Free

The Room for Tender Choreographies

Tuesday July 18, 2017 11:00 am EDT
This site-based show brings together a mixture of collaboration, installation and experimentation in order to create a meditation on choreography and its intersections with society and politics. The Room for Tender Choreographies is created by MOCA's 2017 Working Artist Project Fellow Lauri Stalling...
Cost: Free-$8

Building a Ship from the Shipwreck

Thursday July 13, 2017 06:30 pm EDT
WonderRoot will celebrate its 2017-2018 Walthall Fellows with an exhibition of their art curated by Sarah Higgins. The fellows have been selected by WonderRoot based on their potential to thrive as an artist in Atlanta.

Tickets

Cost: Free-$8

Call for Submission for the 2017/2018 Working Artist Project Fellowship

Tuesday July 11, 2017 11:59 pm EDT
In the effort to expand its mission and strengthen Atlanta arts, MOCA GA is calling all metro area artists to apply for the Working Artist Project Fellowship. This is an incredible opportunity for growing artists. The fellowship includes a $15,000 stipend to create new work over the course of the ye...
Cost: Free-$5

WAP: Elizabeth Lide

Friday December 2, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Elizabeth Lide is a Working Artist Project Fellow currently preparing for an exhibition in 2016. This round of Working Artist Project was curated by Saisha Grayson, Assistant Curator, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum, New York. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students,...
Cost: Free-$8

Back to Back: Stories from The Edge

Wednesday November 30, 2016 07:00 pm EST
For a special “Speaking of Photography,” Atlanta Photography Group has partnered with MOCA GA to host a panel discussion featuring six APG members in the Edge To Edge exhibition curated by Chip Simone. APG has paired two artists working in similar genres to give the back story on their exhibitio...
Cost: Free

Wine and Coloring Night

Tuesday October 25, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
The second event of its kind put on by MOCA GA Art and Social league, Wine and Coloring Night is an evening for local artists and others to socialize, drink (BOYB — or non-red wines, juices, water, etc.), and color works from ColorATL artists. Limited seating is available.
Cost: Free-$8

Baldwin Lee

Wednesday October 12, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Baldwin Lee’s photography of the South, like the region itself, has gone largely unknown over the past 30 years. A former student of Great Depression-era photojournalist Walker Evans, Lee used a large-format wooden camera to highlight poverty with a humanizing eye for the series Black Americans in...
Cost: Free

WAP: Jill Frank

Friday September 23, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Jill Frank is a Working Artist Project Fellow currently preparing for an exhibition in 2016. This round of Working Artist Project was curated by Saisha Grayson, Assistant Curator, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum, New York. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students, chi...
Cost: Free-$8

Artist Talk: Walthall Fellows

Tuesday September 6, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Started in 2012 as a way to help artists navigate the art world at critical junctures in their careers, WonderRoot’s Walthall Artist Fellowship is a year-long program that accepts only the 12 most compelling working artists in the city. Join the Walthall Fellows, including painter Danielle Brutto,...
Cost: Free

Draw@MOCA: Orion Wertz

Friday August 19, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
DRAW@MOCA is series of Saturday afternoon drawing workshops. This week's series will feature artist, Orion Wertz
Cost: $15-$20

Creecy: A Survey

Friday August 19, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
A survey of large paintings and archives of Herbert Lee Creecy, Jr. Accompanied by MOCA GA’s first full-length, hardback publication, Creecy.
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Working Artist Project Announcement Party

Thursday July 21, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
The 2016 - 2017 Working Artist Project will announce and celebrate its winners with special guest Rene Morales, guest curator from the Perez Art Museum Miami.
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Draw@MOCA: Masud Olufani

Friday July 15, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
DRAW@MOCA is series of Saturday afternoon drawing workshops. This series will feature artist, Masud Olufani.
Cost: $15-$20

Masud Olufani's Poetics of the Diesembodied

Thursday July 14, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Masud Olufani is a Working Artist Project Fellow currently preparing for an exhibition in 2016. This round of Working Artist Project was curated by Saisha Grayson, Assistant Curator, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum, New York. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students, ...
Cost: Free-$8

Draw@MOCA: Matt Haffner

Friday June 17, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
DRAW@MOCA is series of Saturday afternoon drawing workshops from 1-3pm. This series will feature mixed-media artist, Matt Haffner. The workshops kick off on June 18th. Tickets are $20 for non-members and $15 for members.
Cost: $15-$20

Draw@MOCA: Namwon Choi

Friday May 20, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
This workshop introduces natural solvent photo transfer technique as a means for building personal narrative on 2-dimensional surface. By working in layers, one will can photocopies, laser color prints and black and white toner-based original copies of photographs, drawings, text, and personal writi...
Cost: $20-$15

Abstraction Today

Thursday May 5, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia goes fairly literal with its new show, Abstraction Today. A slew of the city’s most dope galleries including Marcia Wood Gallery, Mason Fine Art, Poem 88, Whitespace Gallery, Alan Avery Art Company, and Sandler Hudson Gallery curate the abstractionist show...
Cost: Free-$8

Sarah Emerson: The Unbearable Flatness of Being

Friday February 5, 2016 07:00 pm EST
The Unbearable Flatness of Being presents an expansive landscape as a panoramic painting as part of the 2014/15 Working Artist Project. Emerson says she blends real-life scenes with apocryphal narratives in the work.
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College Coffee Night

Wednesday January 27, 2016 07:00 pm EST
C4 and MOCA GA band together to present a valuable networking opportunity for college students to pick professional artists' brains.
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Portalism: New Moves

Friday September 11, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
<Portalism exhibits “new moves” in artmaking by each Walthall Artist Fellow. Ranging from photography to sculpture to video to drawing to installation to participatory performance to dance, the Fellows’ individual contributions to this exhibit are the result of a year of focused invest...
Cost: Free-$8

Nightingales

Friday September 11, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Jonathan Bouknight is the Working Artist Project Winner 2014/2015. Working with a cast of skilled performers, Jonathan Bouknight has created the film Nightingales, a durational meditation on one's continual reach for ideals beyond physical limitations. Themes of metamorphosis, beauty, desire, and fa...
Cost: Free-$8

Working Artist Project Announcement and Party

Thursday July 16, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Immediately following Jonathan Bouknight's Nighingales opening, MOCA GA will announce the 2015/2016 Working Artist Project Fellows along with a party featuring beer, wine, snacks, and music by DJ Topher.
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Larry Jens Anderson artist talk

Tuesday June 2, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Larry Jens Anderson: The Atlanta Years (1979-2015) includes approximately 100 drawings, paintings, sculptures, videos, installations, and more created since Larry's arrival in Atlanta in 1979. This retrospective exhibition aims to represent a major selection of Larry's work, which is largely is in r...
Cost: Free

MOCA GA Studio Apprentice's Artist Talk

Monday May 25, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
This exhibition features works by the Studio Apprentices who worked with the 2013/2014 Working Artist Project recipients E.K. Huckaby, Scott Ingram, and Fahamu Pecou. Featuring works by: Kimberly Binns, Jen Deplour, Kaye Patton, Daniel Sanzone. An artist talk featuring these four artists who work is...
Cost: Free

POÈMES �?LECTRONIQUES

Thursday March 26, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
MOCA GA welcomes you to Contemporary poetry, FRENCH AND GERMAN DADA AND SURREALIST texts, accounts from WWII Vets and a drone operator, all linked to WAR. The crackle of vinyl records, the sound of electronic machines, the reverberation of an actor’s voice, oscillating between experimental chaos a...
Cost: Free-$15

GRAV-?I-?TY

Friday February 13, 2015 07:00 pm EST
In his first solo museum exhibition, Fahamu Pecou uses the trend of “saggin” (the style which sees young men wearing pants well below their waist) as an allegory to talk about black male mobility and agency.
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gestures that soon will disappear

Friday December 19, 2014 07:00 pm EST
Priding itself on innovative artistic techniques, gestures that soon will disappear is a hybrid experimental form that combines ephemera, images, sounds, videos, and human interaction into a single creative product. It will be presented continuously during the daily operating hours of the museum unt...
Cost: Free-$8

Anhydjinnic Molassicism

Friday November 28, 2014 07:00 pm EST
Working Artist Project winner and Georgia native E.K. Huckaby presents his newest collection of pieces at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Huckaby's creations are admired for their subject matter that attempts to resonate with any viewer on an intimate level. Known for his unconventional techniques a...
Cost: Free-$8

To the Power of Three: A Pop-Up Intermingling of Music and Art

Friday September 19, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
The Atlanta Baroque Orchestra opens its 17th season on Sat., Sept. 20th, 2014 by popping up with a free concert at the Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia. The program features fiery, kaleidoscopic works for three violins and continuo by the likes of Gabrieli, Marini, and Purcell, set in a contempora...
Cost: Free

Blue Collar Modernism

Friday September 12, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
This exhibition of work by the Atlanta-based artist Scott Ingram is the culmination of his 2013-14 Working Artist Project grant. Best known for his minimalist fingernail polish paintings, Ingram’s work is expanding in the direction of sculpture and installation, which should make this exhibition o...
Cost: Free-$5

Guess You Had to Be There

Friday June 27, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
A solo exhibition of new work by Shara Hughes, part of the 2012/2013 Working Artist Project (WAP), featuring paintings that combine elements of landscape, still life, and figuration to dizzying effects.
Cost: Free-$5

SCORE

Friday January 31, 2014 07:00 pm EST
The Museum of Contempoary Art of Georgia (MOCA GA) will present SCORE: Artists in Overtime featuring local and national contemporary artists who take inspiration from sports as their subject, both literally and poetically. The exhibition will be divided into three primary components: The Artist as A...
Cost: $5

Georgia Artists Selecting Georgia Artists

Friday August 23, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Georgia Artists Selecting Georgia Artists celebrates local artists by exhibiting works from all across the state. Opening reception will be on Friday, June 21, from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
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2013 MOCA GALA Art Auction Fundraiser

Friday April 12, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
This years MOCA GALA Auction will place less emphasis on the live auction to allow more time in the silent auction area and all bidding will be done via buyer's smart phone, e-notepad or MOCA GA computer.
Cost: $150

Ruth Laxson: Hip Young Owl

Friday March 29, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Hip Young Owl is the very first museum retrospective for Atlanta's beloved 88 year old Ruth Laxson. It will feature more than 125 works including paintings, drawings, sculptures, and original artist books, mail art, and more.Reception Jan. 25th. Conversation with the artist and MOCA GA's Director on...
Cost: Free-$5

Ayokunle Odeleye: 32 Years of Public Art - Panel Discussion

Friday January 11, 2013 07:00 pm EST
At the show's closing event on Jan. 12, Odeleye will be part of a panel discussion with noted sculptors, including Maria Artemis and Curtis Patterson, about the responsibilities of the public artist.
Cost: Free

Ayokunle Odeleye: 32 Years of Public Art

Friday January 11, 2013 07:00 pm EST
A retrospective exhibition of photographs, drawings, and models of over three decades of Odeleye's public art projects. An opening reception takes place Fri., Nov. 9, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
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Ayokunle Odeleye: Thirty-Two Years of Public Art

Tuesday January 8, 2013 07:00 pm EST
The exhibition, which will include models, drawings and photographs of sculptures commissioned for public spaces across the U.S., represents an impressive body of work by Ayokunle Odeleye, one of Georgia's celebrated public art specialists.
Cost: $0-$5

Brian Dettmer: Elemental

Thursday January 3, 2013 07:00 pm EST
Brian Dettmer uses mixed media to dive into the importance of books
Cost: Free-$5

Members-Only Off-the-Wall Pin Up Show

Wednesday November 14, 2012 07:00 pm EST
This event draws nearly 300 artists from all over Georgia in a non-juried, one-night exhibition and sale open to all Georgia artists over the age of 18 who are invited to hang one piece of art priced for less than $500.
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Spook-tacular II

Saturday October 27, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
This Halloween Party will attract high-spirited party enthusiasts and create a wonderful camaraderie among friends and circles of friends.
Cost: $100

Atlanta Printmakers Show

Friday October 26, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Selections from the Emerging Artist Residency, including Jessica Caldas, Hannah Skoonberg, Whitney Stansell, and Cynthia Thompson. Opening reception on Fri., Aug 10, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
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Studio Assistants: Working Artist Project 2010-2011

Thursday October 25, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Work from studio assistants Stephen Calsbeek, Luis Sierra, and Karen Cleveland. Opening reception on Fri., Aug. 10, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
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deus ex machina

Thursday October 4, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
The second installment in the series of the 2011/2012 Working Artist Project exhibitions, Martha Whittington's installation will include hand-crafted elements and will feature regularly scheduled dance interactions by Beacon Dance. There will be an opening reception on Fri., July 27, from 6:30-8:30 ...
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Straight From the Soul

Friday July 27, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Highlighting 25 years of Kevin Cole’s artistic practice through more than 30 individual works. Artist talk on Tuesday, June 26, 6:30 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. talk. Closing reception on July 13, 6:30-8:30pm
Cost: Free-$5

Terminal Velocity

Friday July 13, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free - $5

Folding Anticipatory, Routine Closure

Friday June 22, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Nicole Livieratos' newest investigation, Folding: anticipatory, routine, closure, is a performance installation focusing on how we fold things, big and small, into our lives. The work surrounds simple actions to represent folding as an action metaphor. Performers include Erin Weller Dalton, Kim Klei...
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Film Love: Painters Filmmaking

Thursday June 14, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
An evening of handpainted films curated and hosted by Andy Ditzler.
Cost: Free-$5

Art Auction 2012

Friday April 20, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Auction offering affordable, high-quality art by more than 100 of Georgia's finest artists.
Cost: $150

MOCA GA Places of Memory and Dreams

Friday March 30, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Artist Talk, Thursday Jan. 26 at 6:30-7 p.m.
Cost:

Ceramics Show and Sale

Friday February 17, 2012 07:00 pm EST
This event is curated by Rick Berman and is free and open to the public. Sneak-Peak, first-choice fundraiser evening on Feb. 17 at 6:30 ($20 a person).
Cost: Free

Teacher's Night at MOCA GA

Wednesday February 15, 2012 07:00 pm EST
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia hosts a special evening for teachers, including a tour of the museum's exhibitions and a behind-the-scenes look at MOCA GA's education and resource center.
Cost: Free

Draw at MOCA GA

Friday February 10, 2012 07:00 pm EST
A hands-on drawing workshop with Atlanta artists and college art professors Angus Galloway & Paul Rodecker.
Cost: Free

Member/Donor Old-Fashioned Cocktail Party

Wednesday February 8, 2012 07:00 pm EST
MOCA GA friends and supporters are invited to stop by the museum after work or before dinner for cocktails and wine. RSVP to rsvp at mocaga.org
Cost: Free-$10

Women in Film and Television Atlanta Holiday Gala 2011

Wednesday December 7, 2011 07:00 pm EST
Enjoy the fundraiser annual award ceremony celebrating 37 years of achievements WIFTA members have made in the entertainment industry. Plan to come and be apart of this momentous occasion and support a great cause - the advancement of women in film and television related careers!
Cost:

Brett Abbott Selects

Friday December 2, 2011 07:00 pm EST
85 photographs by 44 artists from the MOCA GA permanent collection. Curated by Brett Abbott, Photography Curator at the High Museum of Art. The artist talk is occurring on Tues., Nov. 29.
Cost: Free-$5
75 Bennett St. N.W.
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