Midtown Heart of the Arts

Spring 2021

Midtown Heart of the Arts

“Regarded as Atlanta’s hub for visual and performing arts, Midtown is anchored by an array of museums, attractions, and cultural venues. It is also a place where art enriches the urban experience on the sidewalk and in public spaces. Through the Heart of the Arts initiative, exploring Midtown becomes an even more dynamic experience where art enriches the public realm and artists, makers, and entrepreneurs are featured prominently at the street level. Storefronts come alive by hosting art installations, studio space and galleries. The Heart of the Arts initiative unites Midtown Alliance with the creative community in an innovative, symbiotic relationship in which artists, creatives and arts organizations thrive and Atlanta’s arts economy benefits overall. Artists play prominent roles in facilitating community dialogue and in articulating shared stories and aspirations.” – from the Midtown Alliance website I loved getting to help Midtown Alliance develop the look and feel (and ultimately the maps and signage for this project). After all, what’s better than filling empty storefronts in Midtown Atlanta with vibrant, bustling art?

Learn more about the Heart of the Arts program >

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