This Week In Atlanta // Recommended Shows and Events July 13 - 19

Deer Bear Wolf's art exhibition curated by Katie Troisi opens this Friday night at the Mammal Gallery and runs through August 7. 

Deer Bear Wolf's art exhibition curated by Katie Troisi opens this Friday night at the Mammal Gallery and runs through August 7. 

Monday, July 13

The Low Museum celebrates its two year birthday this Monday night. 

The Low Museum celebrates its two year birthday this Monday night. 


Featuring a collection of works from artists across the country and globe that epitomize our digitally mediated lives.

Phase II @ Matre Gallery

Featuring contemporary art by Katie Beall, Christopher Paul Dean, Maddy Michelle, Amanda Grae Platner, Hasani Sahlehe, Markeidric Walker, and Evan Jones.

Grand Vapids, Mail The Horse (NY), Sydney Eloise & The Palms @ The EARL

Debut live show for Sydney Eloise & the Palms.

After Party @ Ammazza Edgewood

THE SECOND LOWENNIAL  after dance party.

Vicious Circle Writers Group @ Manuel's Tavern



Tuesday, July 14


not for human consumption presents: LUNARIUM @ Big House On Ponce

A chill dive series set aside for coffee, discussion, gallery viewing, film screenings and more, featuring works by Charlie Key and Danielle Brutto.

Dungeon Ninth Edition: A Comedy Role-playing Show @ The Hangar

A Dungeons & Dragons style comedy show featuring Evan Valentine, Chris Nalesnik, Victor Agreda, Jody Bufkin, Tom Toast Russell, and Olivia Cathcart.

the lentils, grape room, quiet hooves, mans trash, free food, rented food, 5 more bands 1 night rodeo @ The Mammal Gallery




Wednesday, July 15


THE EUDORA WELTY PORTRAIT READER @ Georgia Center for the Book at DCPL215

Celebration of over 20 original portraits from the reader to hang in the Decatur Library through September. featuring performances from Pearl McHaney, Laura Relyea, and Veronika Duerr performing a piece by Topher Payne. The Eudora Welty Portrait Reader is a 48-page book that features illustrations of Welty and words inspired by these illustrations.

Jared Pepper // Perseverance Family Band // Rattler Snake @ The Mammal Gallery



Thursday, July 16


OPENING // Portalism: New Moves @ The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia

Featuring works by WonderRoot’s 2014/15 Walthall Artist Fellows Steven L. Anderson, Molly Rose Freeman, Sean Hilton, Casey Lynch, Romy Aura Maloon, Masud Olufani, Erin Palovick, Stephanie Pharr, MaryGrace Phillips, Lucha Rodriguez, and P Seth Thompson.

Chamber Cartel + Adam Scott Neal CD Release Party @ Orpheus Brewing

Writers Exchange @ Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery


Benefit show for a new amorphous, experimental curatorial platform, featuring music from Tantrum, Little Francis, Dux, and Madeline. 




Friday, July 17


OCULARIS: Opening Reception @ The Mammal Gallery

A Deer Bear Wolf art exhibition, curated by Katie Troisi, featuring works by Alea Hurst, Ally White, Danielle Brutto, Heather Greenway, Katie Lebel, Kris Pilcher, Laura Vela, Laurence Laufer, Margaret Hiden, Marissa Graziano, Maxwell Sebastian, Mike Germon, Paige Adair, Rachel De Urioste, Romy Aura Maloon, Spencer Sloan, Stephen Key, Tori Tinsley, and Vivian Liddell.

The Drawing Experiment @ Chastain Arts Center

Opening of an exhibition examining the immediacy of drawing and varied approaches to the use of line within a composition, curated by Karen Comer Lowe, featuring Jessica Caldas, Elyse Defoor, William Downs, Jessica Scott Felder, Angus Galloway, Benjamin Jones, Marie Mathews, Julio Mejia, Yanique Norman, Joe Peragine, Kellie Romany, and Karl Kroeppler.

OPENING // Jonathan Bouknight: Nightingales @ The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia

Film and mixed media by Jonathan Bouknight.

Murmur Presents: Ladylike, a group photography exhibit @ Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery

Opening of a photography group exhibit showcasing queer and feminist perspectives of "girlhood," featuring works by Jon Dean (curator), Sunni Johnson (curator), Sara Keith, Austin Frantz and Blake England.

Blair Crimmins and The Hookers @ Paris On Ponce

Summer Salon @ Sandler Hudson Gallery

A group exhibition including works recently acquired by the High Museum of Art, featuring Ryan Coleman, Don Cooper, William Downs, Margaret Fletcher, Hense Forth, Michael T. Hensley, Medford Johnston, Gary Komarin, Mark Leibert, Elizabeth Lide, Susan Loftin, Donna Mintz, Mario Petrirena, Michael Reese, and P Seth Thompson.

Working Artist Project Announcement and Party! FREE and Open to the Public!! @ The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia

PLS PLS | Houston in the Blind | RRest @ 529



Saturday, July 18


The Atlanta Zine Fest returns this Saturday night.

The Atlanta Zine Fest returns this Saturday night.

Atlanta Zine Fest 2015: Girls in DIY @ Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery

Programming will take place all day in three of Eyedrum's buildings (all located at 88 Forsyth St), the Mammal Gallery (91 Broad Street) and the Broad Street Visitors Center (90 Broad Street).

Sprawl: Drawing Outside the Lines @ High Museum of Art, Atlanta

Opening of the High's second major exhibition featuring recently acquired works on paper by Georgia-based artists. A sequel to the successful 2013 exhibition Drawing Inside the Perimeter, which featured work by Atlanta-based artists, Sprawl! will include drawings by artists who live and work in Atlanta and other cities in the metro area and beyond, such as Athens, Columbus, Decatur, Lawrenceville and Smyrna.

Public Symposium // Portalism // Walthall Fellows @ The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia

Starlight: An Art Exhibition @ Cafe 640

Featuring works by Adelaide Tai.

Lion Country - The Little Ship - Lea Lea @ Union EAV

Connected! An Internet Comedy Show @ Big House On Ponce

Featuring Ben Palmer, Ian Aber, Joe Pettis, Remi Treuer, Laura S Lewis, Noe Gonzalez, Annie Lockwood, William Miracle, Dedrick Flynn, Ed Dinzole, Olive Lynch, andMatt Pechiney.

Red Bull Sound Select Presents: People Under The Stairs @ the EARL

Featuring Loaf Muzik- The Difference Machine- Fat Tony.

Murmur Presents: Very Sensitive, a solo exhibit by Nina Dolgin @ Broad Street Visitor's CenterAtlanta, Georgia

AZF AFTER PARTAY: Tomboi, Jade Poppyfield, Rin Larping, Dux & didi xio @ The Mammal Gallery



Sunday, July 19


Summer Shorts! Short Shorts Soirée 2015 @ The Hangar

An afternoon of film shorts, comedy, music, biking, beltlining, and of course, hot dogs, featuring the music of Blood on the Harp and exwhy.


The Tour In Support of Repulsive Women @  537 Seminole Ave

Featuring performances by poets and wordsmiths Molly Brodak, Nick Sturm & Carrie Lorig.

Kitchen Hips ❂ John ❂ Lebo & The Rattler ❂ Sad Fish @ The Mammal Gallery