Art on the BeltLine Sept. 9 through November

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine officially kicks off Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. on the Reynoldstown stage (near H. Harper Station on Memorial Drive) with a performance by Daysahead and a screening of the film, The Constant Gardener, sponsored by the Center for Civil and Human Rights’ Films That Matter series. The exhibition, which continues through November, inviting residents and visitors to explore new segments of the BeltLine that will be lined with unique temporary public art installations.

The public art initiative selected 66 new and returning artists to showcase dynamic installations and performances on the BeltLine corridor, an emerging system of parks, trails, transit and development that reclaims a 22-mile loop of historic and mostly unused rail around the City’s core.

This year’s Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibit, will be running from September through November. Visual installations and performances will be concentrated in the following areas along the Atlanta BeltLine:

  • West side – From Gordon White Park north to Washington Park
  • West side – From Allene Avenue to Lee Street
  • East side – From 10th Street and Monroe Drive north to Montgomery Ferry Drive
  • Southeast side – From Wylie Streeet south to Memorial Drive

Expect to see live performance pieces from Eyedrum, Beacon Dance, Krewe of Grateful Gluttons, Gateway Performance Productions, Center for Puppetry Arts Park Cofield and many more.

Visual artists will include installations from Living Walls, High Museum of Art Teen Team and many individual artists.

For a complete calendar of events, map and list of participating artists, visit art.beltline.org.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley is the editor of Atlanta Intown.