Celebs Attend The “Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta” Premiere Last night, celebs flooded Atlanta’s Woodruff Arts Center for the star-studded season two premiere of WE tv’s “Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta.” After opening remarks from Lauren Gellert, EVP of programming
From http://www.atlanta.net/events/detail/christmas-with-jennifer-nettles-aso/110596/ Christmas with Jennifer Nettles & ASO Date: 12/20/2017 Location / Venue: Atlanta Symphony Hall at Woodruff Arts Center Atlanta, GA 30309 Type: Holiday...Show More Summary
The Woodruff Arts Center has received a $5.1 million grant from the Lettie Pate Evans Foundation to continue a program that provides free programming for children and their families. The “Family Fun at the Woodruff Arts Center” series launched two years ago with programs that give free access to the facility’s programming, ranging from the...
Since 2008, wounded veteran and combat photographer Stacy Pearsall of Charleston, South Carolina, has traveled the country to capture more than 6,000 portraits of American veterans who’ve served in every conflict since World War II. Forty-four of Pearsall’s framed portraits will hang in the Woodruff Arts Center’s Beauchamp C. Carr Gallery, opening as a special...
Enhance an afternoon exploring High Museum of Art exhibits or a stunning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra concert with another kind of art appreciation -- savoring the fine culinary arts of Twelve Eighty in the heart of Midtown’s Woodruff Arts Center. Show More Summary
Visitors can take in a performance by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall, or ponder works by a diverse cadre of artists like Alex Katz, Walker Evans, and Thornton Dial at the High Museum of Art.
I have to be at the Woodruff Arts center in about forty-five minutes, which considering that I am currently sitting at “XYZ Corp”, is not that great of a hardship. After today’s Creative Mornings Atlanta event I have challenged myself … Continue reading ?
I left work yesterday and hoofed it over to the Woodruff Arts Center. My mission, the first of two for the afternoon, was to cash in on the free Atlanta Symphony Orchestra ticket coupon that was given to me with … Continue reading ?
ArtsATL Executive Editor Laura Relyea speaks with the executive about his past experiences and how they will inform the Arts Center's future.
Mr. Lester this week So I ran into a man playing a public piano at the Arts Center MARTA transit station, right in the shadow of the Atlanta Symphony's performance space at the Woodruff Arts Center, whom I hadn't seen since last summer. Show More Summary
Doug Shipman has been named the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the Woodruff Arts Center, effective July 18, 2017. He succeeds Virginia Hepner, who is retiring from the position after five very successful years leading the nation’s third largest arts center, home to the Alliance Theatre, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the High Museum of Art.
Seen on the scene Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta Premiere Photos Last night hundreds of ATL celebs flooded the Woodruff Arts Center for WE tvs Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta premiere. In attendance were the shows stars Bow Wow Shaniah
WEtv hosted a star-studded Atlanta premiere even for its new series, “Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta” last night (May 23, 2017). Hundreds convened at Woodruff Arts Center to preview the much-buzzed-about ATL edition of the hit franchise,...Show More Summary
Joe Bankoff has been announced as the new chair of the Fulton County Arts Council. Bankoff served as the CEO of the Woodruff Arts Center for nearly 6 years before retiring from the position in 2012. From there he moved on to join Georgia Institute of Technology as the Chair of the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs. Show More Summary
Legislation was passed in the Georgia House of Representatives yesterday that would exempt the Woodruff Arts Center from state and local sales tax on money spent to renovate or expand performance arts venues over the next two years. The bill, sponsored by state Rep. Chuck Efstration (R-Dacula), exempts nonprofit organizations that include an art museum, symphonic hall...
Mayor Kasim Reed has announced another major investment in Atlanta’s arts community today. The City of Atlanta has pledged $1 million to the Woodruff Arts Center Transformation Campaign, one of the most ambitious fundraising initiatives in the history of Atlanta’s largest arts organization. Show More Summary
Twelve Eighty: Inspired Dining at the Woodruff Arts Center The restaurant formerly known as Table 1280 is now called Twelve Eighty. Located at the Woodruff Arts Center, it takes its name from the address. Owned by the team behind Marlow’s Tavern, the food at Twelve Eighty is more upscale. As the locale is an “arts” […]
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Virginia Hepner arrived at the Woodruff, which includes the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Alliance Theatre and the High Museum of Art, in May of 2012 – at a point when the ASO was going through financial woes and bitter labor battles and a Woodruff employee had embezzled $1 million. She’ll be leaving it in much […]
Virginia Hepner, the Woodruff Arts Center chief who toughed out a pay war with the musicians, has told the board that five years is enough. With the finances in better shape, she will be leaving in four months’ time. Hepner, 59, says: ‘I’m a business person who believes in arts and culture.’