Atlanta deserves an arts writer.

About the Project

ArtsATL is a non-profit organization that promotes a healthy and vibrant arts community in metro Atlanta. We do this by providing a combination of thoughtful, critical analysis, news resources, commentary, and in-depth features on the city’s arts scene across all disciplines–visual art, design, music, dance, theater, books, and film. The online publication was founded in 2009 when The Atlanta Journal-Constitution all but eliminated its cultural coverage. 

Your contribution goes directly to paying our organization’s most valuable asset — our writers. 

These are the voices that you have come to know and trust since we published our first story in 2009. People like Andrew Alexander, Gail O’Neill and Mark Gresham, who diligently review our institutions' programming to help broaden your perspective and interpretation of them.

And our contributor-base is growing. In the past year, we’ve brought an even wider array of perspectives to the fold, publishing nearly 700 stories about Atlanta's theater, dance, literary, film, music, architecture, and art communities. We do this because we know that arts coverage is a crucial part of our arts ecosystem.

We cannot do this without your support.  

When there is a way to measure, then growth is possible. One of the primary reasons our Atlanta arts community is growing is the excellent measures of arts criticism and reporting provided by the passionate, dedicated and expert journalists of ArtsATL. On the level of quality of The New York Times or The New Yorker for arts coverage, ArtsATL is steadily and deeply providing the criticism that inspires and instructs our artists toward excellence and connects our audiences with Atlanta arts as a primary and essential community resource.
--
 Tom Key, Artistic Director of Theatrical Outfit. 


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Our generous sponsors will contribute $1 for every $1 donated to this project up to $5,000 ! (pending matching fund availability)

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