Gallery 72

Gallery 72
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The structure at 72 Marietta St. was once home to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. In recent years, Atlanta’s Office of Cultural Affairs overhauled the building inside and out. The resulting gallery is home to a variety of rotating exhibitions and performances in the converted lobby area.

Sunday October 15, 2023 02:00 PM EDT
Gallery 72 Cost: Free
Sunday, October 15, 2023

2:00 p.m. “Hip Hop Saved My Life,” discussion moderated by Shanti Das Gallery 72, 72 Marietta St NW

As a culture, hip-hop is far more than the glitz and glamor that the media portrays. From block to block, the healing ways that hip-hop shows up in our lives can be overlook... [click here for more]

Saturday September 23, 2023 02:00 PM EDT
Gallery 72 Cost: Free
2:00 PM

“Another Gaze: Women Photographers of Hip-Hop” Gallery Opening and Artist Talk

“Another Gaze: Women Photographers of Hip-Hop” showcases the work and hip-hop culture documentation of photographers Sheila Pree Bright, Julia Beverly, Carolyn Grady, Tamara Rafkin, and shelia turner. Navigating... [click here for more]

Monday May 27, 2019 12:00 PM EDT
Gallery 72 Cost: Free
The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs is pleased to present the exhibition of “The African Jazz Quilts of Michael A. Cummings” at Gallery 72 to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month.

The exhibition opens to the public on Thursday, April 18 and runs until Thursday, June 6, 2019.

An opening reception... [click here for more]

Thursday February 14, 2019 12:00 AM EST
Gallery 72 Cost: Free
The Atlanta Mayor’s office of Cultural Affairs and Gallery 72 are pleased to present Away from the Noise/Welcome to Atlanta a collaborative installation project by multimedia artists Carolyn Carr and Michael Gibson. The exhibition features two artistic collaborations which allow Carr and Gibson to ... [click here for more]

Thursday January 24, 2019 07:00 PM EST
Gallery 72 Cost: Free
Venue: GALLERY 72 at 72 Marietta Street Atlanta 30303 This panel discussion, hosted by Yema Thomas of The Atlanta Ginga Project, will explore the ongoing struggle of African and African descendant women for aesthetic and cultural equity in a world still fueled by the myths of black pathology. Paneli... [click here for more]

Thursday November 15, 2018 07:00 PM EST
Gallery 72 Cost: Free
The Beauty of Everyday Thangs is an exhibition of documentary photographs by Ken Jaja West that seeks to illustrate the natural beauty and power of normalcy. This series of images seeks to display a sliver of the emotional truth and power of our world as it is. Shot almost entirely using film camera... [click here for more]

Thursday June 14, 2018 06:00 PM EDT
Gallery 72 Cost: Free
The City of Atlanta Gallery 72 is honored to present the first solo exhibition of Rusty Miller’s vintage and later photographs of Atlanta, circa 1960s to 1970s, in “The Compassionate Eye in Forgotten Atlanta.” The exhibition, in collaboration with curator Susan Todd-Raque, features a selection of 5... [click here for more]

Wednesday June 6, 2018 12:00 PM EDT
Gallery 72 Cost: Free
“Unbridled” features bodies of work in sculpture, photography, and other media, that explore the emotional dichotomies of the human experience through meditations on marriage, restraint, death, rebirth and unbounded freedom. Through the creative use of ceremonial and mundane materials Defoor brings... [click here for more]

Thursday March 22, 2018 07:00 PM EDT
Gallery 72 Cost: Free
On Thursday, March 22nd 2018 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Gallery 72 will host a discussion between Artist Bruce Johnson and Artist, Educator, and Speaker Dr. Lisa Whittington dealing with issues surrounding the artistic representation of social justice and social justice history. Bruce Johnson’s exhibitio... [click here for more]

Thursday March 1, 2018 10:00 AM EST
Gallery 72 Cost: Free
Gallery 72 presents an exhibition of mixed media painting inspired by the Montgomery Civil Rights Movement by local artist and photographer Bruce Johnson. Bruce Johnson states of this exhibition “I am obsessed with painting arrest photos of civil rights advocates from the mid-50’s in Montgomery, Ala... [click here for more]
72 Marietta St N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 546-3220
Art Gallery

Monday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed