Imagine three campuses nestled in a city that has become an arts destination. Blockbusters are filmed on our city blocks, talent is flocking here from every direction and creative expression is activated beyond institution walls. It’s an exciting time to be a cultural innovator in Atlanta. And with resources like the Robert W. Woodruff Library, students can enjoy the intellectual and informational hub that is the Atlanta University Center.
Clark Atlanta University
At CAU’s Museum and Research Center (CAUAM) you can see works ranging from traditional to contemporary in various forms. Over the last three decades, it has housed exhibitions from over 900 artists across the country, stimulating interest in African art, as well as the African Diaspora art.
With historic roots dating back to the 19th century, simply walking these halls will show how students like you built foundations for art careers that still influence our society today.
As home of the nation’s first Certificate in Investing In Startups & Early Stage Companies at an HBCU, this program and center is a global model for connecting future entrepreneurs with the education they need to get started.
Get a sense of the opportunities that await if you choose to seek a life of purpose as a Morehouse Man, and come see the community resources and training that can make your career happen.
Come see the only museum in the nation emphasizing art by and about women of the African Diaspora: the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2021. It’s just one way this number one ranked HBCU is empowering women and supporting them to move the world of art in bold new directions.
While you’re here, don’t miss out on the Design and Innovation Lab with cutting-edge technologies and specialized workshops that make your research, creative inquiry and just about any prototype possible.
Have you heard the saying that “Atlanta Influences Everything”? This city has a vast history in creating culture through music, theatre and the arts. Atlanta and its surrounding communities embrace creativity to the fullest, while impacting social change. Interested in surrounding yourself with art and culture every day to propel your career? Look no further than Atlanta.
Arnika Dawkins Gallery
Photographic fine art galleries showing images by or about African Americans.
Art on the Beltline, Atlanta Beltline Inc.
Visual artists and performers stretching across nearly 20 different intown communities.
A community center presenting over 100 consequential contemporary artists every year.
Hammonds House Museum
A permanent collection of more than 350 works from America, Africa and the Caribbean.
Painting, photography, sculpture, drawing, video, fiber arts and installation, all contemporary.
High Museum of Art
Once a stately Peachtree Street home, now the leading art museum of the Southeast.
An art space and cultural hub where communities come together to experience transformative work.
Michael C. Carlos Museum
Art on diverse religions and civilizations, spanning from the Renaissance to the present day.
Museum of Design Atlanta
The only museum in the Southeast dedicated exclusively to the study and celebration of design.
Peters Street Station
An art and design community center featuring film, webisodes, tattoos and other studio art.
SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film
Celebrating fashion as a universal language and film as an immersive and memorable medium.