WTF??!! Castleberry Hill Art Stroll

12 Jul

So while looking for some eclectic art galleries to attend, I came across the Castleberry Hill Art Stroll. This little community is well-known for its wide array of businesses. Every Friday in July you can walk the streets and attend just about all of the galleries, restaurants, and other events at a discounted prices. Check out the list below, and more than likely I’ll see you there!!!


Friday, July 12th 7pm – 10pm
Full map of area can be found here
Come stroll through Castleberry Hill, Atlanta’s historic arts district, during the next installment of the 2nd Friday ArtStroll, the Best Art Stroll in Atlanta!  Visit fascinating and diverse galleries and get a taste of what Atlanta has to offer.  Neighborhood businesses and restaurants will be open and welcoming you to our little corner of Atlanta!

Visit the Castleberry Hill Neighborhood Association website to find out more about the neighborhood, local businesses, and events!  Contact us if you would like to sponsor the Art Stroll!Tweeting during the Stroll?  Make sure to follow us @Castleberry411 and tweet the Art Stroll love with #CHArtStroll throughout the night and get your friends down here! #atlantaartliveshere


Participating Galleries


Besharat Gallery 175 Peters St. – 404-524-4781 –

ENLIGHTENMENTS Exhibition from Gigino Falconi and permanent show of Steve McCurry


Besharat Contemporary 163 Peters St. – 404-577-3660 –

Click here to see a preview of the show

Exhibiting a variety of works from the gallery’s collection.


Big House Gallery 211 Peters St. – 404-221-0201 –

Ronnie Barken: If I’m creating something then I want to have fun is how Ronnie Barken approaches her oil paintings, graphic design and life. Being a self taught artist for 23 years and a graduate from The Creative Circus for graphic design has made it possible for her to fulfill a goal of hers …enjoy what you do for a living.

James Supreme: “Creative Visionary” The works I will be displaying consist of portraits and pictures of people I have met and experiences I have had within the last three months. These photos were all taken, and processed, on an iPhone 5.

No Mas Escape Gallery

Escape Gallery 180 Walker St. – 404-215-9769 –

Escape Gallery will not be housing an exhibit for this Art Stroll. Come view so much that’s new in No Mas! Hacienda: Sculptures, paintings, 2D & 3D wall art – so much to see at No Mas!®, The Best of Mexico.

More info here:


Granite Room 211 Peters St. – 404-221-0201 –

Marcia Dietz: “Drawing Attention” is an exploration of mark making by simple machine and the sculptural machines that make them.


H.O.B.I.  (House of Blended Ink) – 431 Fair St. SW – 678-278-8392

Show/event information coming soon, check Facebook page for more



Marcia Wood Gallery 263 Walker St. – 404-827-0030 –

The opening of the exhibition “CARDINAL”, curated by Rachel Reese. The exhibition is sited 6 miles apart in 2 galleries, Marcia Wood Gallery, and Twin Kittens Gallery. The opening will be held in both galleries, Friday night June 14, 7-10.

Join us Saturday June 15, 12-2 pm, for a curator’s talk at Marcia Wood Gallery.


Mass Collective Erikson Clock – 364 Nelson St SW –

A collaborative space that thrives on fostering creativity through access to resources. We a a tool. Use us. MASS – Music, Art, Science and Social.

Nadia’s Studio & Gallery

161 Mangum St. SW Ste 103 –

We have expanded our full service hair studio to included additional art gallery space. Our unique collection of paintings and photographs features Martin Carral, Maxwell Doig, Merab Gagiladze, & Parish Kohanim. Stroll in, enjoy a special space and we look forward to seeing you.


Nelson Street Gallery Erikson Clock – 364 Nelson St SW –

Brandon Sadler’s “Nothing is Sacred” – an art exhibition and the premier of Nothing Is Sacred, a short film by Andrew Litten and Brandon Sadler.

Opening reception: June 14 7pm – 11pm Show dates: June 14 through June 29.

Music by DJ Durrty Martinez, Film showings at 9:00pm and 10:00pm. Catering provided by Bottle Rocket More information:


Stable 1897 & Garage Projects 261/263 Peters St. SW –

Garage Projects has been a part of the downtown Atlanta’s Historic Arts District, Castleberry Hill since 1996.  The mission of G.P. is to advance public interest in contemporary art focusing on media and technology, with a focus on film and video. Projects are presented periodically throughout the year.  For more information contact


The Wiley 144 Walker St.  – 404-220-9042 –

Join us as we open the doors to the Wiley Gallery for an Art installation curated by Denise Jackson of Emerging Art Scene

“Objects Colored with Adjectives”

Group show featuring a selection of contemporary works by Chery Baird, David Swann, Jeff Williams, Jonathan Orozco, Julie Ross, Leann Zafuto, Shijun Munns and Vickie Martin


ZuCot Gallery 100 Centennial Olympic Park Dr – 404-380-1040 –

Show info coming soon, check gallery site for more

Along the Way…

Living Walls in Castleberry Hill

An exhibition devoted to recent Living Wall’s mural project including local and international street artists, including Pecha Kucha style presentations, sneak previews of 2 documentary films on urban/street art. Castleberry Hill has 3 of these murals:  found at 142 Walker Street, 165 Walker Street (Haynes side of the Walker Street Mini Storage building) and 333 Peters St. Take pics of them while you’re on the Stroll and share the love! More information can be found here: of walls

Additional Walls: – You Are Beautiful (154 Walker St SW) – Hense (Castleberry Point corner of Centennial & Nelson)

Participating Businesses & Others


255 Tapas Lounge 255 Peters St – 404-522-2612 –

Full service restaurant and lounge. We are equipped with 7 HD Flat Screen TV’s, two VIP Cabanas, and an unrivaled menu.


Baltimore Crab & Seafood/Pearl Lounge 253 Peters St – 404-523-2121

No matter what your occasion calls for, or your appetite demands, we promise to leave you truly satisfied. Food is always seasoned to perfection, and we offer some of the freshest, most mouth-watering dishes to delight any seafood lover. The atmosphere is intimate and cozy with full bar and patio. If you are on the go and don’t have time to dine, check out our carry-out Baltimore Crab & Seafood.


Bottle Rocket 180 Walker St – 404-574-5680 –


New photographs from Christian Burris, paintings by Eric N. Peterson, and outdoor lanterns WITH FIRE from Edward S. Baltes.


Cloud IX – Restaurant and Lounge 177 Peters St  – 404-681-4626 –

Cloud IX Restaurant and Lounge, downtown Atlanta’s epicenter of nightlife, features Southern and Caribbean eats and entertainment at its best.

Located at 177 Peters Street in the historic Castleberry Hill area, Cloud IX is a street-level lounge clad with a combination of exposed brick walls and a scenic rendering of floating clouds. Gun metal tube lights emit perfect lighting and photos of Atlanta’s skyline add a pictorial element of bliss.

Also boasting a downstairs wooden deck with stone fountains and a remodeled 85-seat special entertainment room, Cloud IX is Atlanta’s premiere “Dinnertainment” resource.


Coze Event Space

255 Trinity Avenue SW, Suite A- 404-908-8169 –

Coze is an intimate and private event space, located in the historic railroad district of downtown Atlanta. Aged brick walls, 14 foot beam ceilings, and tattered wood floors nestled inside a 100-year-old building, bring a vintage touch to this modern loft space. Boasting with an irresistible character, Coze is perfect for your most intimate occasions up to 100 guests and we welcome outside food and beverage, including alcohol.

Call us today and book your next event!


Elliott Street Deli & Pub (ESP) 51 Elliott St. – 404-523-2174 –

Your neighborhood Pub featuring awesome Boar’s Head deli sandwiches.


Friday’s Coffee/The Coffee Loft 322 Peters St SW, Suite 1 –

Come, join Friday’s Coffee as we take you on a bold and beautiful journey around the Coffee growing regions of the world; tantalizing your palate with some of the planet’s most unique and rare coffees.
We welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver to you the best damn coffee in the world!
Make sure to check out what’s happening at The Coffee Loft during the Art Strolls –

iwi fresh Garden Day Spa 341 Nelson St SW – 404-577-3373 –

Stop by for some much needed pampering after a long week!! We are the perfect respite during the Art Stroll!

Lunacy Black Market (LBM) 231 Mitchell St. SW – 404-736-6164 –

(first-come, first-served)

Lunacy Black Market is a restaurant and wine house we like to call a neighborhood living room. With fine foods prepared by renowned chef, Paul Luna, Lunacy Black Market keeps its menu unfussy and moderately priced for Castleberry Hill and Downtown residents.

Dinner Wednesday – Saturday 6-10pm


Nadia’s Studio 161 Mangum St. SW Ste. 103 – 404-527-5777 –

Surprise! We have expanded our full service hair studio to included additional art gallery space. Our unique collection of paintings, photographs, and sculptures features Martin Carral, Maxwell Doig, Merab Gagiladze, & Parish Kohanim. Stroll in, enjoy a special space and meet our stylists. Email


No Mas! Hacienda & Cantina

180 Walker St. SW – 404-215-9769/404-574-5678 –

Dinner, dessert, or refreshment during the Art Stroll at No Mas! Cantina, 350 seat Mexican restaurant with creative menu.  Reservations now.  Enjoy a Santos Classic Margarita and stroll through the No Mas! showroom.  New shipments just in with decor, gifts, and jewelry to brighten your holiday season.


Paschal’s 180B Northside Dr. SW – 404-525-2023 –

Southern cooking since 1947, Paschal’s Restaurant is the “soul” of Castleberry Hill, featuring southern dishes like Paschal’s Fried Chicken, Smothered Pork Chops and our famous Peach Cobbler. Brunch Buffet every Sunday 11am to 4pm. Reservations available. Full Bar. Free Wi-Fi. Book your next event at Paschal’s or our sister venue LOFT at Castleberry Hill.

10% off on Art Stroll nights!!!


Sage Naturalceuticals 238 Walker St SW #8 – 770-881-8610 –

Sage Naturalceuticals is a boutique that specializes in natural & organic products for the hair, bath, body and home.


Snyder Cycles 130 Walker St SW – Around Back off Mangum – 770-757-3280 –

Snyder Cycles is an Atlanta based manufacturing  and bicycle repair company specializing in the construction of steel bicycle frames and custom, handbuilt bicycle wheels. We operate with the goal of continually increasing quality in all of our products by collecting important data and using it to improve our standards for production. Come hang with us on the spur!


Spin:  The Spinning Pie, Pizza Lounge 259 Peters St – 404-880-0703 –

A neoclassical pizzeria featuring large slice pizza with mouth-watering toppings and craft beer, a lounge decor that blends contemporary and rustic elements, and live DJs at night spinning a wide selection of music. Spin welcomes everyone from hipsters to business executives.


The Boxcar Grocer 249 Peters St. – 404-883-3608 –

We will be open to provide healthy food/snack options for strollers.

Boxcar is having a party! Friday night during the Art Stroll hop on over to Boxcar Grocer on Peters St and check out the music, the art and the neighborly love from 7-10 p.m.!


Vitesse eXchange 319 Nelson St. – 404-577-1349 –

“Tears of a Clown” – Who ever heard of a sad clown? Art Director/Illustrator Katie Gago will showcase some of her favorite pieces of her clown series, which explores the tears of a clown (when there’s no one around).


Wine Shoe 339 Nelson St. – 404-577-2000 –

Wine specialty shop located in Castleberry Point

Visit us every 2nd Friday of the month for the Castleberry Hill Art Stroll tasting from 7pm to 10pm.Tasting is $10, takes about 1/2 hour and is “Open House” style. We give you tasting tickets so you can taste some then leave to visit the galleries, then return to finish your tasting.  Full class schedule available on our website.

Wine Tasting – Taste several of our boutique wines for $10



Parking is available throughout neighborhood (please make sure not to block driveways, hydrants or where “No Parking” signs are posted.  Castleberry Point’s parking deck and the lot across from 161 Mangum offer free parking during the Strolls. There are also lots available at the corner of Trinity & Spring, and on the West side of Peters Street Bridge.



Hope to see y’all out there!!!!



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