7th Annual R.A.D. Studio Cruise

  • 7th Annual R.A.D. Studio Cruise


What: 7th Annual R.A.D. Studio Cruise

When: Saturday, March 15th from 12 noon to 8:00 pm

Take a cruise through the ever expanding Rail Arts District, a burgeoning arts district coalescing around a one-mile stretch of CSX rail line highlighting Avondale Estates, Decatur and Scottdale. This one day event gives you the opportunity to visit a variety of studios to get the behind the scenes look of what it takes to create art. Six anchor studios along with dozens of individual artist studio locations will host live demonstrations, performances, exhibits and art sales from painting, pottery, glasswork and paper arts to photography, sculpture, jewelry, fiber arts and more.

Downtown Avondale Estates will feature two major locations hosting special events. The Market Events building in Tudor Square will be open (formally the Academy Theater). Sample artisanal foods and beverages, and enjoy the popular Root City Market that will set up its spring pop-up shop in this location. Avondale Mayor Ed Rieker will be on hand to discuss the remarkable re-development plans that will transform this area. Additionally, the charming Towne Cinema in the city’s Tudor Village will be open to the public for the first time in years and will offer free music performances by DeKalb School of the Arts students and visual art on display.

Visitors can download a RAD Studio Cruise Map and view Schedule of Events at

The free, open-to-the-public event will offer FREE trolley service between participating venues.

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And, a clever little page for RAD cruisers: RAD Studio Cruise Survivor’s Guide.


Lauren Cleland

Lauren Cleland loves ice cold sweet tea, anything peach flavored, channeling Scarlett O’Hara in her daily life and sharing the wonders of her beloved Georgia with all of you!