You’ll have plenty of chances to get artsy in 2022, with a series of FREE exhibits hosted by the Alpharetta Arts Center.
Each rotating gallery exhibit has a limited run, but we’ll remind you before each one opens. (Sign up for our free daily newsletter and never miss a free event!)
Some of the exhibits feature receptions, artist talks, or artwork for purchase.
If you’re an artist yourself, you can apply to show your work in some of the exhibits below.
Alpharetta Arts Center is located at:
238 Canton Street, Alpharetta, GA 30009
And if you’re musical, stop by the public piano on the porch of the Arts Center — it’s a restored baby grand!
Art Center hours
- Monday–Thursday: 8:30am – 5pm
- Friday: 8:30am – 4:30pm
- Saturday: 9am – 2pm
And don’t forget about the self-guided walking tour of public art in Alpharetta. You can spend a few hours browsing the city’s growing public art collection.
♦ View the walking tour brochure and list of 17 stops
♦ View the tour map and art descriptions (mobile friendly)
Events & exhibits at Alpharetta Arts Center
You can also browse the gallery schedule online.
Juneteenth: What Freedom Means to Me
The Alpharetta Arts Center, Arts Alpharetta, and Alpharetta’s Black History Committee invite you to honor the Juneteenth holiday through this exhibition of original art that expresses the emotion of the day.
You’ll have plenty of chances to view the exhibit between now and the end of July.
But for an opportunity to meet the artists, come to the FREE gallery reception on Saturday, June 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.
On the Road to Juneteenth
June 17, 2022
7:00 to 9 p.m.
This public reception honoring Juneteenth will feature renowned historian Karcheik Sims-Alvarado and performances by the Namari Dance Center. FREE to attend and open to the public.
More Juneteenth events:
Friday, June 17, 2022
Saturday, June 18, 2022
Sunday, June 19, 2022
Monday, June 20, 2022
2021 Family Fun Day
We’ll update for the 2022 event when the info becomes available!
Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
FREE to attend
• Listen to spooky storytelling
• Hear live music
• Watch live demos for youth and adult classes
• Learn Bollywood dance moves
• Try throwing a pot on the potter’s wheel
• Get your face painted
Let’s Face It: Portrait Exhibition
Dates: July 26 – October 8, 2021
Reception: August 14
The show will focus on the many ways that artists portray people and themselves in varied 2-dimensional or 3-dimensional media — including but not limited to drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, and fiber art.
Are you an artist who wants to feature work in this show? Get in touch with the Arts Center to apply.
Artists Holiday Market 2021
We’ll update for 2022 when the info becomes available!
Dates: December 3 and 4 from 10 am – 6 pm
Arts Alpharetta is hosting its second annual Holiday Artists Market! It’s an opportunity for you to purchase and give art as gifts during the holiday season. This is a cash-and-carry sale, so come prepared.
Artists: you may submit an application for a booth set-up where you can display and sell small works (no larger than 16 inches in any dimension), to participate in this seasonal retail opportunity. This is an open call until November 3, 2021.