A group of art galleries in Richmond, Virginia, have banded together to launch the city’s first contemporary art fair. Titled CURRENT, the fair will take place October 20-23. It is organized by owners of ADA Gallery, Candela Books +…

Flux Projects has announced the hiring of independent curator Melissa Messina as its first Artistic Director. Messina joins the seven-year-old organization in a time of, well, flux, as it grows and reevaluates its role and capabilities, especially following the…

Larry Walker has just been announced as the winner of the 2016 Nexus Award, given by the Atlanta Contemporary. Walker will be fêted on August 27 in conjunction with the Contemporary’s ART PARTY fundraiser. The Nexus Award is given to individuals, groups,…

BURNAWAY’s Art Writers Mentorship Program: Learn From the Best Do you want to learn how to write about art, or hone your observational and writing skills? Then you need BURNAWAY’s Art Writers Mentorship Program! Our program is designed to…

Longtime Eyedrum Art and Music Gallery director Priscilla Smith has announced her departure from the organization after nine years at the helm. Smith told BURNAWAY that changes were being made to the organization and that the job of executive…

SpaceFinder Atlanta, a free online database of rentable spaces for artists and arts organizations, has gone statewide. The next time you need a space for an event, whether a small meeting or a major production, you can peruse the…

Atlanta is home to a gem of a contemporary art collection that most people don’t even know about. The privately held collection was assembled by homebuilder John Wieland and his wife, Sue, the names behind the High Museum’s Wieland…

The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center unexpectedly announced today that its development director Veronica Kessenich has been appointed executive director, effective July 4. She replaces Julie Delliquanti, who became director in July 2014. Delliquanti implemented the Contemporary’s plan of becoming…

Michael Rooks has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Nexus Award, given by the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center. Atlanta’s favorite curator will be honored at a special reception at the Contemporary on May 19. Rooks has been…

There have been some strange goings-on at Hagedorn Foundation Gallery, which, depending on whom you ask, may or may not have abruptly closed on March 6. The gallery’s website now says it is open by appointment only, and neighbors confirm that it…

Good news for the Atlanta art scene: prominent art dealer Marcia Wood is opening a second location on Monroe Drive, in the space recently occupied by Get This Gallery, which closed last year. The building is owned by Nancy…