Continuing the dialogue amongst emerging creative organizations in the metro Atlanta area, GATHER ATLANTA is back for the Second Annual Creatives Conference to be held Saturday July 31st, at Trees Atlanta from 6:30-10pm. Presented by BURNAWAY, MINT, ThoughtMarker and WonderRoot, GATHER ATLANTA 2010 is a conference promoting and facilitating collaboration between Atlanta’s independent and emerging galleries, creative collectives and non-profits.
Attendees will have the opportunity to network, learn about a cross section of visual and performing arts groups, discover new cultural offerings and learn how they can support their local artists as well as metro Atlanta creative industries through volunteerism and active participation. In addition to these opportunities, there will also be a panel discussion, curated by Jeremy Abernathy of BURNAWAY focusing on the topic of “Art and the Public Sphere”.
Participants include: BURNAWAY, MINT, WonderRoot, ThoughtMarker, Beep Beep Gallery, YoungBlood Gallery and Boutique, Kibbee Gallery, Eyedrum, B-Complex, The Photographer's Print Studio, Plaza Theatre, Relapse Theatre, PushPush Theater, Out of Hand Theater, Twinhead Theatre, ASIFA-Atlanta, WE Design, Wren's Nest, i45, Westside Arts District, MondoHomo, SAAS, Dashboard Co-Op, Purge ATL, The Avant Guardian, Picaflor Studios, Railroad Earth, Atlanta Printmaker’s Studio
Sponsors include: SOHO Office-Printing Dunwoody, Bang! Arts Management and Promotions, PBR, Lotus Cleanse
Doors at 6pm, FREE and open to the public.
We'll see you there!
Monday, July 19, 2010
Music from The Back Pockets, Roman Photos, Social Studies, Buffalo Bangers, and Muleskinner MacQueen
Vintage clothing from PonyUp!
A Magical Merlin Polaroid Photobooth
and of course, artwork from Sam Parker, Jason Travis, Harold McNaron, Nikita Gale and more! Art will be sold via silent auction throughout the month of July and the winners can take home their pieces during the closing party on the 24th.
Help MINT keep doin' it's thang for the rest of 2010. We love you guys!