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Beltline artists announced

The largest temporary outdoor art exhibit in the Southeast takes place again this fall when Art on the Atlanta Beltline brings an alfresco showing of more than 100 works of visual and performance art.

Kicking off on Sept. 12 with the annual Atlanta Beltline Lantern Parade, the exhibit will bring painters, sculptors, dancers, musicians and others from the U.S. and around the world to enliven this Atlanta landmark.

The Beltline is a 22-mile loop of mostly unused railroad tracks that encircle the center of the city. They are gradually being transformed into a series of paths, trails and green-spaces.

Among the artists to be featured in this exhibit is sculptor Charlie  Brouwer and contemporary dance collective Fly on a Wall.

From September through November visual installations and performances will be concentrated in the following sections of the Beltline:

On the northern Eastside interim hiking trail between Montgomery Ferry Road and Monroe Drive.

On the Eastside Trail between Monroe Drive and Irwin Street.

On the southern Eastside interim hiking trail between Kirkwood Avenue and Memorial Drive in Reynoldstown

The schedule of performances hasn't yet been announced, but you can expect to see performances on September 12, 13, 19, and 20 and October 10 and 11.

Photos from previous exhibitions can be found here.

A full list of artists:

  • Addison Karl
  • Andrew Light
  • Andrew Yff
  • Antonio Darden
  • Atlanta Celebrates Photography and United Photo Industries NY
  • Beju
  • Benjamin Janik
  • Bent Frequency
  • Brandon Sadler
  • Cary Smith
  • Cash Barnes
  • Cat Chiu Phillips
  • Chantelle Rytter and the Krewe of the Grateful Gluttons
  • Charlie Brouwer
  • Charlie Smith
  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
  • Chouaieb Saidi
  • Christina Shivers, Colin Lienhard, Andrew Llewellyn
  • Colleen Jordan
  • Crossover Movement Arts
  • Dad's Garage
  • Dana Haugaard
  • Deborah Landry
  • Dorothy O'Connor and Craig Appel
  • Down South Swing
  • Kira Hegeman with Emerging World Ceramics and Hannah Leathers of Out of the Blue Studio
  • Emily Cargill
  • Emmanuel Jarus
  • Eric Thomas and Elevate the Quest
  • Eyedrum Art and Music Gallery
  • Flight of Swallows
  • Fly on a Wall
  • Gabrielle Duggan
  • Gateway Performance Productions
  • Gavin Bernard and Jessica Gomez Florez
  • Gregor Turk
  • Grey Peterson, Katie Turner, Kyle Forbes
  • Harry Zmijewski
  • Hillside Presbyterian Church Handbell Choir
  • Indie Craft Experience
  • Jake Tompkins and Evereman
  • James Graham Carswell
  • Jo Peace, Shana Robbins Susanna M Green, Allen Welty-Green,
  • Joseph Thomas and Amy Carpenter
  • Joshua Rashaad McFadden
  • Julio Ceballos
  • Kaylin Broussard and Chris Bartlett
  • Kebbi Williams and Music in the Park ATL
  • Leland Drexler-Russell
  • Lifecycle Building Center
  • Lisa Parsons and Kira Corser
  • Mabu's Ark Band
  • All City Murals
  • Mausiki Scales and the Common Ground Collective
  • Maxwell Sabastian
  • Megan Mosholder and Justin Rabideau
  • Mia Capodilupo
  • Mike Stasny and Megan Mosholder
  • Nathan Pierce
  • Neil Carver
  • Nick Kahler
  • olive47
  • Pete Peterson and The Blues in the House Band
  • Phil Proctor
  • Quincy Owens and Luke Crawley
  • Ray Katz
  • Ryan Mathern
  • Saira Raza
  • Sal & Senya
  • Sam Lasseter
  • Sanitha Phansavanh
  • Sarah Freeman
  • Sean Mueller
  • SKIE
  • Staibdance
  • Stefann Plishka, Ainsley McMaster, Jerrard Hall, Ji Hun Cho
  • The Atlanta Music Project
  • The Experience Collective
  • The Ghosts Project
  • Tiny Doors ATL
  • Tray Dahl and The Jugtime Ragband
  • W (,) + S. Bedord
  • weloveATL
  • Will Cioffi, Jessica Greenstein, Whitney Ashley
  • William Massey III
  • Zoetic Dance Ensemble













While locations and schedules will be released later this summer, performing arts dates are as follows:

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