Atlanta Metro / Atlanta

Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

535 Means St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

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  • DJ in our Pavillion

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  • Art Installation by artist Steven Anderson

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  • Lecture Hall Symposium

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  • Art Party event in our Artist Studio courtyard

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Atlanta Contemporary Art Center (The Contemporary) is a non-profit, non-collecting institution dedicated to the creation, presentation, and advancement of contemporary art by emerging and established artists. ACAC creates a diverse cultural landscape for artists, arts professionals, and the art-interested public through its exhibitions, educational and public programming and the Studio Artist Program.

Founded in 1973 as Nexus, a grassroots artist's cooperative, The Contemporary has become one of the nation's leading contemporary art centers. We play a vital role in Atlanta's cultural landscape by presenting cutting-edge contemporary art reflective of the world around us, offering diverse educational programming for people of all ages, and supporting working artists and their creative process.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 11:30AM - 4:00PM
    Tuesday: 11:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 11:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 11:00AM - 8:00PM
    Friday: 11:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 11:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Children 5 & under Free

    Facility Rental $450-$2500

    General $8

    Members Free

    Seniors $5

    Students $5

    Thursdays Free


    Group Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site

    Free Parking

    Gift Shop

    Guided Tours / Guide Available

    Maps & Brochures Available

    Meeting Facilities

    Parking on Site

    Party Facilities

    General Information


    Handicapped Accessible

    Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group Deposit Policy

    Group Rates Available

    Group Reservations Required


    Maximum Group Size: 350

    Minimum Group Size: 10

    Near Interstate Highway



    Payment Options

    American Express




    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Meeting Rooms

  • Name Dimensions Ceiling Ht Sq. Feet Banquet Cap. Theater Cap. Classroom Cap. U-Shaped Cap. Exhibit Cap. Conference Cap. Reception Cap.
    Lecture Hall 34ft. x 30ft. - - - - - - - - -
    Resource Room 23ft. x 10ft - - - - - - - - -