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.

Friday August 19, 2022 07:30 PM EDT
The Wren's Nest Cost: $30,
Jazz Matters Showcase Series, the signature annual fundraising event, will take place on the grounds of The Wren’s Nest, home of author Joel Chandler Harris on two evenings this year. The Wren's Nest sits on 2-1/2 acres of magnolia and oak trees in the City of Atlanta's historic West End. It is the ... [click here for more]

Friday August 19, 2022 07:30 PM EDT
The Wren's Nest Cost: $30.00,
Jazz Matters, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that celebrates and promotes the art of jazz by highlighting the diversity and cultural roots of jazz music and musical genres influenced by it. [click here for more]

Saturday May 14, 2022 02:00 PM EDT
The Wren's Nest Cost: $8-$12,
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 ... [click here for more]

Saturday April 23, 2022 01:00 PM EDT
The Wren's Nest Cost: $8-$12,
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 ... [click here for more]

Saturday November 27, 2021 02:00 PM EST
The Wren's Nest Cost: Free,
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... [click here for more]

Friday September 24, 2021 08:00 PM EDT
The Wren's Nest Cost: $25 ,
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... [click here for more]

Friday September 17, 2021 08:00 PM EDT
The Wren's Nest Cost: $25,
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... [click here for more]
1050 Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard SW
Atlanta, GA 30310-1812
(404) 753-7735