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Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta

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#8 of 11 in Historic Sites in Atlanta
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Welcome to Callanwolde Fine Arts Center on Facebook! Callanwolde is a busy, non-profit community arts center that brings classes and workshops to all ages in the visual, literary and performing arts. The magnificent 27,000 sq-ft Tudor Revival style mansion, was built in 1920 as the home of Charles Howard Candler, eldest son of Coca-Cola founder Asa Candler. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Callanwolde is one of the most unique arts centers in the country, offering a wide variety of fine arts programs for adults and children in dance, yoga, visual arts, pottery, photography, jewelry, crafts, Kindermusik and more. Callanwolde also presents an exciting performance series of concerts, dance recitals, poetry readings, family storytelling, tango nights and drama productions by guest artists and affiliate groups. The Callanwolde Gallery, located on the second floor, presents exhibits by local artists throughout the year. The gallery exhibits are open to the public at no charge.
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  • We had a family wedding here with approximately 225 guests. This was a wonderful place for the actual wedding and reception. They allow your own vendors there. Beautifully decorated and the set up and...  more »
  • This place holds a lot of memories for me. As a child i was one of the young singers of Callanwolde under the direction of Mr & Mrs Orr. so when we became frustrated with venues in atlanta for our wed...  more »
  • Attended a fundraiser for female veterans with Women Veterans Interactive at this beautiful location. The grand staircase, decor and ballroom made for a perfect backdrop for a lovely evening. The grou...  more »
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  • Great revamp. Gardens are full. Mini botanical gardens with great music.
  • Visited for juried art exhibition that a friend's work was in for a solo show at Whitespace gallery. Such gorgeous grounds! Interior of main building is elegant. Pleasant staff. Very spacious inside and out. Look forward to attending future events here!
  • It's a cool place ! I have a membership here. I would love to enjoy this place reat place to take the kids and friends from out of town. I still remember my first visit. Pretty cool.
  • I love the classes I take there. Beautiful, old structure!
  • Absolutely beautiful place, great for any events, large hallways and greatrooms. Nice for tours and magnificent stairway. A favorite of many.

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