Burnaway publishes a Magazine & daily content that celebrates art from the South

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Today, Your Native Hosts

In this essay republished from last year, Jasmine Amussen considers the work of Native artist Hock E Aye VI, or Edgar Heap of Birds, and the annual National Day of Mourning on the fourth Thursday in November.
To Do List
A weekly roundup of upcoming art events and ongoing exhibitions throughout the South.
Westobou Open Call for Curator
Mood Ring

Mood Ring: MaDora Frey

MaDora Frey shares photography, video, and gifs documenting recent works created on-site in the Arizona desert for Burnaway's artist column Mood Ring.
Staff Picks

November 16, 2020

Our staff picks for events this week include an artist talk by Diedrick Brackens, a conversation with 2020 MacArthur Fellow Fred Moten, and the release of the 2020 Burnaway Reader.
SCAD - Derrick Adams

Landscapes and Videotapes

Artist Emmalea Russo lays bare the fuzzy, dreamy topographies of love and intimacy within Southern landscapes and Steven Soderbergh's sex, lies, and videotape.
Featured Art Guides

Atlanta’s art community is dispersed throughout the South’s largest city and features a lively mix of traditional and contemporary art galleries, robust studio cooperatives, and DIY spaces, anchored by institutions such as the High Museum of Art and Atlanta Contemporary.

Explore Guide
DIY Index

Independent spaces are often on the cutting edge of emerging art communities. As in major art centers such as New York and Los Angeles, the South also hosts a number of alternative spaces for showing and creating artwork. Often artist-run and ephemeral, these spaces provide an essential site for experimentation in their communities.

Explore Guide

Tennessee's capital boasts a robust artist community and a wide variety of art institutions such as the Frist Art Museum, a number of university galleries, and a spirited DIY scene that includes some of the South's most exciting artist-run spaces.

Explore Guide