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Art on the Atlanta BeltLine is the City of Atlanta’s largest temporary public art exhibition that showcases the work of hundreds of visual artists, performers, and musicians along nine miles of the Atlanta BeltLine corridor.


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  • Atlanta Artists
    In the Public Eye

    Pictured: "Ludic Jungle" by Nick Kahler // See more photos

  • Bridging the Gap between
    Art and Audience

    Pictured: Performances on the Westside Trail // See more artwork

  • Lighting Up the
    Atlanta Night

    Pictured: Atlanta BeltLine Latern Parade // Learn more

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine will return this fall with the 2015 exhibition. The Call for Artists has been released, and artists can submit proposals through the link to the right. You can relive every minute of the 2014 exhibition by checking out the Lantern Parade page, viewing each year’s lineup on the artists page, and browsing the photo gallery for images of all visual and performing art. Don’t forget to check out the continuing exhibition on display!

A World of Art within Our World

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine is the City of Atlanta’s largest temporary public art exhibition and a testament to the Atlanta BeltLine as a living, breathing entity that is more than just trees, trails, and rails. Showcasing the work of hundreds of visual artists, performers, and musicians along nine miles of the Atlanta BeltLine corridor, the exhibition is a powerful conduit for everyone in the Atlanta region to gather, connect, and experience something vibrant and dynamic. This spectacular project places working professionals alongside emerging artists, and draws residents and visitors into some of the most unique public spaces in the City of Atlanta, providing powerful new perspectives on the city and its vibrant neighborhoods.

The exhibition showcases how art strengthens and beautifies current and former industrial areas and creates signature spaces exemplifying the transformation of the city through the Atlanta BeltLine. Art on the Atlanta BeltLine touches almost 20 intown communities.

History of Art on the Atlanta BeltLine

In the summer and fall of 2010, Art on the Atlanta BeltLine began by exhibiting more than 40 unique works of visual and performance art. Art installations and historic site interpretations adorned the corridor from June through October, with more than 30 performances bringing thousands of Atlanta residents onto the Atlanta BeltLine. In 2011, the number of projects increased by over 30 percent and included more than 330 individuals presenting 66 visual and performance pieces. In 2014, the number of selected projects has grown to include more than 100 works. View the full roster of artists from all five years.

The exhibition runs from September through November each year. Visual installations and performances are concentrated in the following areas along the Atlanta BeltLine:

  • West Side: From Gordon White Park north to Washington Park
  • West Side: From Allene Avenue to Lee Street
  • Eastside Trail: From Lake Avenue / Irwin Street north to the intersection of 10th Street and Monroe Drive and then north to Montgomery Ferry Drive
  • Eastside Trail through Reynoldstown: From Wylie Street south to Memorial Drive

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine is produced by a working group of more than a dozen committed volunteers from Atlanta BeltLine neighborhoods, historic preservationists, and organizations such as WonderRoot, Eyedrum, Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., the City’s Office of Cultural Affairs, The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, Atlanta City Council and the Fulton County Arts Council.

Passionate for Art? Wear it on your Sleeve!
Art on the Atlanta BeltLine T-Shirt

2014 marked the fifth year of the annual Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibition, and this commemorative t-shirt features a unique design exclusively for this momentous occasion!

This limited edition Next Level Apparel brand t-shirt is made of 100% cotton and comes in a dark chocolate-brown color in men’s and women’s sizes S – XL. In addition to the special logo on the front, the back of the shirt highlights all the participating projects.

Look smart – help promote the art! Supplies art limited, so get yours before they’re all gone!

Purchase your t-shirt today!


Want to Be a Part of Art on the Atlanta BeltLine?

Visual and performing artists are invited to submit proposals for Art on the Atlanta BeltLine. The submission process for the 2015 exhibition is now open. Scheduled for September through November, temporary works of visual art and performances will be exhibited along the linear greenspace of the Atlanta BeltLine corridor.

Artists are notified by June after a jury reviews all submissions. Fabrication, installation and rehearsals go on through the summer. The exhibit kicks off in September and runs through the second week of November.

If you are an artist or artist group interested in submitting a proposal, please review the entire Request for Proposals document before submitting.

Artist Proposals
Art on the Atlanta BeltLine has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for artists to solicit outdoor, temporary works of art for presentation on the Atlanta BeltLine in the fall of 2015.

Potential projects could include sculptures, murals, music, dance, theater, performance art, amenities for visitors, planting or environmental works, and more. Download a sample of prior year submissions for an example of how to construct a successful proposal.

The deadline for submission is April 22, 2015, at 5:00 PM.

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Art on the Atlanta BeltLine would not be possible without our incredible sponsors, and we want you to join our team! We offer many ways to get involved, and each provides the opportunity to promote your company and show your support for the Atlanta BeltLine.

For more information on becoming an Art on the Atlanta BeltLine sponsor contact:


Lindsey Hardegree
Development Director, Atlanta BeltLine Partnership


Tel: (404) 446-4408
Fax: (404) 446-4403

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