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Curated Evening with Artist in Residence Masud Olufani

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Masud Olufani welcomes you to his studio for a curated evening event featuring African drumming, a libation ceremony and capoeira.

About this Event

Please register here to reserve your spot. This event is free to join but attendance will be capped. Light bites and beverages will be provided.

Drumming will begin at 6:30pm, so plan to arrive early to find parking and the artist’s studio, located adjacent to the motor court at Peachtree Pointe.

Adults only, please.

About Masud

Masud Olufani is a multidisciplinary artist who addresses thematic issues such as social marginalization, racial justice, and iterations of spiritual resistance. His practice explores the resonance of memory; the narrative traditions of African and African American folklore; and methodologies of constructive resilience implemented by marginalized communities to maintain cohesion and ensure survival.

Masud was selected as a Midtown Heart of the Arts artist in residence via competitive application process. His studio is sponsored by Dewberry Foundation, a Heart of the Arts founding partner.

Learn more about Masud and his work.

Midtown Heart of the Arts

Masud’s studio at Peachtree Pointe is gifted to him for eighteen months and made possible by partnership between Dewberry Foundation and Midtown Alliance. By creating space and opportunities for artists to work in Midtown, the Heart of the Arts Residency Program generates publicly accessible artwork and arts experiences for the whole community. Be on the lookout for artwork by Masud and other residents, as well as arts-focused programming for you to enjoy.

Learn more about Midtown Heart of the Arts.

Directions and Parking

Masud’s studio is located immediately adjacent to the motor court between One Peachtree Pointe and Two Peachtree Pointe.

By transit: Peachtree Pointe is convenient to the 110 bus line - look for the Peachtree/Spring St stop. Or, it’s a 15 minute walk from the Arts Center Station.

Parking: There’s plenty of on-street and deck parking. Metered street parking is available along West Peachtree Street and the Peachtree Pointe parking deck is located behind the building.

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