Arts & Attractions

Midtown is home to the largest concentration of arts and cultural venues in the Southeast. 

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With 25 different arts and cultural venues, more than 30 permanent performing arts groups, and 22 various entertainment facilities, Midtown features the largest concentration of arts facilities and organizations in the Southeast. Visitors and residents alike flock to the Woodruff Arts Center, the country's third-largest arts campus , and home to the Tony award-winning Alliance Theatre, the Grammy-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and the world-renowned High Museum of Art

Midtown's galleries, museums and theaters feature sophisticated and exciting exhibitions and performances. The fabulous Fox Theatre features 300 performances each year ranging from ballet to rock & roll and Broadway. Midtown also boasts the 14th Street Playhouse, Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) and the unique Center for Puppetry Arts, the largest organization in the U.S. solely dedicated to the art of puppet theater. 


Heart of the Arts: Explore Public Art in Midtown

We're excited to share our bold new initiative to make arts and culture an integral part of the urban experience. Learn more about the Heart of the Arts program, which features art installations in vacant storefronts and an exciting new artist residency program in partnership with commercial properties. These initiatives are stimulating economic opportunity for local artists and bringing new conversations around art and equity to the forefront. Learn more about the participating artists and where you can experience these offerings.


Relax or play in "Atlanta's back yard," Piedmont Park, one of the South's greatest parks. Wander through the majestic Atlanta Botanical Garden. See the birthplace of Margaret Mitchell, author of"Gone with the Wind."  Rock to Music Midtown or one of many special events and festivals. Or take in one of many cultural experiences located within the district. 

Midtown is also a short distance from other major Atlanta attractions, including The Georgia Aquarium (.8 miles), World of Coca-Cola (.8 miles), Georgia State Stadium (2.7 miles), The Mercedes-Benz Stadium (1.2 miles), and Georgia World Congress Center (1.3 miles)

Share in our celebration of inspirational lives, historical moments, and passionate compositions. See why Midtown is Atlanta's heart of the arts.