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…

Field Experiment 2016 – “9to5” from Goat Farm Arts Center on Vimeo. The 2nd Field Experiment Prize has just been announced by the Goat Farm Arts Center and the Hambidge Center, who co-sponsor the $20,000 prize. The concept by…

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…

After heavy rain and the threat of a hurricane led to the postponement of Flux Night and the cancellation of the Afropunk Festival last week, Flux Projects has just announced that its event is rescheduled for November 7. The…

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…