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The Wren's Nest

Call: (404) 753-7735 or visit www.wrensnest.org

The Wren’s Nest, the historic home of Joel Chandler Harris, and the birthplace of the American illustrated storybook is a cultural center in Atlanta, Georgia that promotes literacy and celebrates the heritage of African and Indigenous folklore through the art of storytelling in all of its contemporary forms, including student publishing, concerts, events, tours, and a free children’s book program. The Wren’s Nest serves as an educational resource for the West End community, the greater Atlanta area, and visitors from around the globe.

Drag Queen Story Hour at The Wren's Nest

Saturday May 14, 2022 02:00 PM EDT
On Saturdays at the Wren’s Nest, stories are center stage! As the school year ends and summer break begins, we want to keep reading top of mind and invite the community to join us for a special storytime hosted by Drag Queen Story Hour’s very own Miss Terra Cotta Sugarbaker. Drag Queen Story Hour ...
Cost: $8-$12

National Poetry Month Celebration

Saturday April 23, 2022 01:00 PM EDT
In celebration of National Poetry Month, an observance that uplifts poetry’s role in our shared culture, The Wren’s Nest will host a special reading and performance by the 2022 National Endowment for the Arts Poetry Out Loud Georgia State Champion Amaya A. McGee and Akbar Imhotep, a 2012 Governor’s ...
Cost: $8-$12

One Day Soon Come

Saturday November 27, 2021 02:00 PM EST
An exhibition of the photo-based works of artist, Tokie Rome-Taylor at The Wren's Nest. "One Day Soon Come" is Rome-Taylor's artistic interpretation and celebration of children, and particularly African Americans of the south. The work puts them at the center, to see their connections, cultural ri...
Cost: Free

The Wren's Nest Séance

Friday September 24, 2021 08:00 PM EDT
Categories: Séance, Halloween, Haunted House

The Wren’s Nest is proud to present our brand new Halloween-time experience, SÉANCE. Join us and a fleet of spirits for this family friendly fall season event that brings to life the séance craze popular around the turn of the 20th century.

The Wren’s N...
Cost: $25

Ghost Hunting

Friday September 17, 2021 08:00 PM EDT
Categories: Ghost Hunting

The Southeastern Institute of Paranormal Research is coming to The Wren's Nest for two nights of ghost hunting!

Our 150-year-old house holds a lot of history, stories, and secrets—both good and bad. If these walls could talk...well, maybe they can? Find out as experts inv...
Cost: $25
1050 Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard SW
Atlanta, GA 30310-1812
(404) 753-7735
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