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One thing I love about Atlanta is that there is always something going on. I’m literally never bored. In fact, I simultaneously don’t get to go to as many events as I’d like and long for more lazy do-nothing time. Once again, I’m here to let you know about some upcoming ATL fun! Keep reading for deets about a trunk show, an art talk, a craft market, and two art openings … loads of free, inspiring fun.

Amanda Gary Trunk Show
Saturday, September 26
12-6 p.m.
Squash Blossom
113 East Court Square, Downtown Decatur

Squash Blossom is hosting a trunk show for designer Amanda Gary this Saturday. Amanda has participated in the Indie Craft Experience several times with her beautiful bags made from reclaimed leather.

Amanda Gary Trunk Show

Art Papers Live!
Wednesday, September 30
7 pm
Georgia Tech, College of Architecture Auditorium
245 4th Street, Atlanta

Next up, Sylvie Fortin, Editor-in-Chief of Art Papers, conducts an informal discussion of the aesthetic, political, and economic factors of contemporary art.

Art Papers Live!

Thursday, October 1
7-10 p.m.
Young Blood Gallery & Boutique
636 N Highland Ave, Atlanta

The following evening, October 1st, I have to insist that you stop by Young Blood Gallery for Kraftwork, the mini-monthly indie craft market that I co-organize.

Kraftwork Oct 1st

Oakland: In the Greenhouse Ruins by Cooper Sanchez
Friday, October 9
7-11 p.m.
Oakland Cemetery, Greenhouse Ruins, Enter from Memorial Drive

On Friday, October 9th, head over to Oakland Cemetery for a one night only event of paintings and garden installations by local artist Cooper Sanchez.

Cooper Sanchez Opening

Day of the Dead Show Opening
Friday, October 23
8 p.m. – midnight
290 MLK Jr. Drive SE, Atlanta

Finally, mark your calendar for the 2nd annual Day of the Dead Show curated by Tweet Design. Over 70 artists, musicians and designers started with identical minature coffins, and you’ll love seeing their varied interpretations. Exhibit ends November 29th.

Tweet Day of the Dead Show