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ABOUT

Gallery 72 is a municipally owned art gallery located in the heart of downtown Atlanta. The Gallery is located in the lobby of City owned 72 Marietta street building. It is free and open to the public to access. The gallery was opened in 2014, and has since focused on serving local talent including individual artists, local galleries, arts organizations, and curators.  The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs is proud to host a contemporary art gallery which adds to the growing and progressive arts scene of Atlanta.

Location  

 

Address: 72 Marietta Street, Atlanta GA 30303

Hours: 10am- 5pm, M-F

Gallery Tours: GALLERY 72 tours take place from 1pm to 1:45pm every Tuesday and Thursday. To schedule a tour, please contact the Gallery 72 office:  404-546-3220// [email protected].

Current Exhibition

On View Now

The National Arts Program®
City of Atlanta Employee Art Exhibition
September 15th through October 6th, 2016

nap-gallery-72Gallery 72 welcomes for the first time The National Arts Program City Employee Art Exhibition. The National Arts Program provides an uninhibited opportunity for employees and their family members to participate in a professional visual arts exhibition. For 31 years now, The National Arts Program has held annual exhibits in more than 450 major and minor cities throughout the United States helping to foster appreciation and participation in the creative arts.

Come by the gallery before October 6th to see all the great work our city employees and their family members create!

Upcoming Events and Programs

Sisters Song: Awaken & Chroma: Red for Elevate

Thursday, October 13 through November 11, 2016

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The City of Atlanta – Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs presents Sisters Song: Awaken & Chroma: Red for Elevate, a dual exhibition featuring Atlanta Women photographers and multi-disciplinary performance group Chroma.

Gallery 72 celebrates photography with an exhibition exploring, from a womanist perspective, the impact that migration development, and gentrification has had on the city’s inhabitants old and new. The exhibition will feature a varied host of Atlanta based women photographers from the many communities that call Atlanta home. In addition to this exhibition Elevate: Microcosm will present Crystal Monds and performances by Chroma, a queer-Black-woman-healer led project that blends art with ancestral healing on Oct. 14 and Oct 21. The hopes, fears, tensions and collaborations that grow out of the changing racial and cultural narratives of contemporary Atlanta will be the nexus of the presentation.