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Marietta, GA 30067
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Out of Box Theatre is a small theater that offers a different take on life. It showcases divergent ideas and situations that are cleverly played out in its theatrical performances. It works with different people and groups in order to provide a new experience each time one sees a show.
When form meets function, art ascends to a whole new plane. Such is the philosophy behind the abstract offerings at the Artisan Resource Center. The art here consists not of your normal gallery fare, but of pieces that challenge traditional boundaries. Just north of the city in suburban Marietta, this fascinating art complex features works that will brighten your home while enlivening conversation. It features 27 studios that is home to talented artisans from various fields such as sculpture, painting, jewelry and more. The work of many creative local minds is yours for the asking, all within easy reach at the Artisan Resource Center.
OperaSouth is progressively opera. The company offers cutting edge operatic performances throughout metro Atlanta and beyond. The mission of OperaSouth is to strive for the highest artistic excellence while producing a diverse repertoire which entertains and inspires their audiences as well as being engaging and educational. As a leader in its musical community, they will support and nurture emerging talent locally and nationally. Its performances include grand operas, galas, community outreach, and a restaurant series.
Standing close to the Larry Bell Recreational Center, Cobb Civic Center hosts an eclectic array of events throughout the year. The facility comprises two major venues, the Hudgins Hall and Jennie T. Anderson Theatre. While the expansive Hudgins Hall witnesses sporting events, trade shows and graduations, the theater space is ideal for performing art events ranging from theater and concerts to dance recitals. Check website for upcoming events and more.
The Jennie T. Anderson Theater of Marietta is a state of the art performance venue that showcases the finest local and traveling shows and concerts. The hall has 606 seats and is located close to Marietta Square, which means there are plenty of restaurants and shopping to create the perfect evening.
One of the largest juried art shows in the Southeast United States, this three day show spotlights original works of fine art and crafts including paintings, photography, pottery, graphics, sculptures, and jewelry. Held every September.
Located a few miles from Atlanta, in the city of Marietta, is the Earl Smith Strand Theatre which impresses from the word go! Located in a splendid architectural building, this theater has played host to some of the finest theatricals, musicals and dance performances. Truly a world class facility, it can also be rented out for lectures, product launches, anniversaries, parties, seminars, meetings and more. Check the website for a list of upcoming events.
This unique art center offers everything that anybody can probably think of. Arts of Cobb teaches theater, magic, music, painting and so on to kids of all ages. It also has an open area where pottery classes take place. While the children are engaged in these creative activities, parents can relax and enjoy free WiFi. The space is available on rent for private events. Check website for details.
Next Stage Theatre Company strives to provide the North Georgia community with the best possible theatrical events, exploring what it means to provide "Simply Theatre" through a diverse and rich theatre season. The mission of Next Stage is to create new and inventive experiences by exposing the Metro Atlanta Community to contemporary stagings of theatrical works, both old and new.
First Friday Art Walk at Marietta Square presents a free self-guided tour of the finest in visual and performing arts. Visit from 5 to 9 p.m., rain or shine, the first Friday of April through October (except July 4th). Galleries, museums, restaurants and boutiques host local artists and stay open late for shopping.
If you are looking for an alluring place to host your social, cultural or corporate event, The Whitlock Inn is an ideal option. Set in a serene neighborhood of Marietta, this inn dates back to the early 20th Century, replacing a popular resort that once stood here. The loving Edwards couple took over the reigns of this property, and since its opening in 1994, it has become a popular venue to host marriages. The historic structure and the splendid gardens surrounding it, will add the extra charm to your celebration. Check website for further details.
From large exhibit halls to beautiful conference rooms and elegant restaurants to trendy cafeteria, the Cobb Galleria Centre is nationally recognized today, for all of these and more. With over 20 large rooms to hold meetings and conferences and four separate executive boardrooms, easily capable of housing up to 200 people at a a time, the Cobb Galleria Centre is one of the largest of its kind in the country. And if you're looking for the perfect hangout, check out the in-built Galleria Specialty Mall too. The center is characterized by an efficient staff, awe-inspiring infrastructure and the excellent architecture!