You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to myAJC.com

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.

GREAT REASONS TO SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

  • IN-DEPTH REPORTING
  • INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING
  • NEW TOPICS & COVERAGE
  • ePAPER
X

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and bonus content- exclusively for subscribers. Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks

X

Welcome to myAJC.com

This subscriber-only site gives you exclusive access to breaking news, in-depth coverage, exclusive interactives and bonus content.

You can read free articles of your choice a month that are only available on myAJC.com.

breaking news

Gun found in Tex McIver’s condo was bought by his brother

Eye-popping Pasaquan celebrates grand reopening


Pasaquan, the colorful visionary art environment created by the late self-taught artist Eddie Owens Martin in Buena Vista, reopens Oct. 22 after being closed two years for restoration.

Food trucks, artists and performers including musician Col. Bruce Hampton and Glo dance troupe will help celebrate the day. Festivities are 10 a.m-6 p.m. and admission is free. Park at the Buena Vista courthouse and take the free shuttle that runs every 15 minutes.

After the grand opening, regular visiting hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays (closed in December and July). Pasaquan is located at 238 Eddie Martin Road off Ga. 137, 35 miles southeast of Columbus.

For details call 706-507-8306 or go to art.columbusstate.edu/pasaquan.php.


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Living

Katharine the great white shark lurking in waters off central Florida coast
Katharine the great white shark lurking in waters off central Florida coast

  Katharine, the great white shark, has surfaced again in Florida waters, this time pinging off the coast just north of Port St. Lucie. Katharine, who has been swimming up the east coast of Florida since January, started her northward trek parallel to Lake Worth on January 13. In the months that have followed, she has moved up the coast as far...
Your guide to some of Atlanta's most engaging public parks
Your guide to some of Atlanta's most engaging public parks

As the weather starts to warm up and everyone emerges from their semi-hibernation, Atlanta public parks are welcoming spots to enjoy the day.  Whether you'd like to go for a run, take a swim or let the kids burn off some energy, there are ideal parks in metro Atlanta for whatever floats your boat: Here are top 4 picks for best parks...
Your guide to Stone Mountain Park's 6 can’t-miss events this year
Your guide to Stone Mountain Park's 6 can’t-miss events this year

Stone Mountain Park, which encompasses the largest exposed mass of granite in the world, is one of Atlanta's most enduring landmarks and tourist attractions. The park, based in Stone Mountain, Georgia,  features 3,200 acres of geology, land and history, including the iconic Stone Mountain, which displays the controversial memorial carving...
High Museum awards $25,000 Driskell Prize to Spelman graduate
High Museum awards $25,000 Driskell Prize to Spelman graduate

The High Museum’s 13th annual Driskell Prize, a $25,000 award given for contributions to the field of African-American art history, will go this year to Los Angeles curator and Spelman graduate Naima J. Keith. “To be nominated was a huge honor, but to win, I’m still in shock actually,” says Keith, who is currently first...
Everything to know about mastering disc golf in Atlanta
Everything to know about mastering disc golf in Atlanta

Long before the trademarked Frisbee became a household name, a group of Canadian schoolboys are said to have made a game out of tossing a disc around an obstacle course in 1920s Saskatchewan. But throwing tin plates at a fence posts is not what draws more and more people out to the disc golf courses popping up around metro Atlanta these days. »...
More Stories