One of the most unusual art institutions in the country, this art center's origin lies in tragedy. In 1962, an airplane carrying the leaders of Atlanta’s Art and Civic community crashed. In their memory Atlanta built a Memorial Art Center that soon came to house three more institutions - Atlanta College of Art, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the High Museum of Art.
1970 saw the addition of the Alliance Theatre, and 2005, the Young Audiences. Such a coming together under one roof has never again been replicated. Altogether, the place offers over 3300 performances over the course of every year! It’s the heart of soul of Atlanta’s arts community. Orchestra, pop, ballet – the variety of the art here in no way compromises the quality of each; the experience is almost always magic.
Beautiful grounds, a grand building, a friendly and professional staff – no event here is ever a waste of money, nor is the food. It’s almost impossible to cover everything in a single visit.
- Depends on the show.
- Parking for all woodruff arts center events is available at convenient garage, first 30 minutes parking is free, for museum members the parking is $8.
- From Monday to Friday 7:00 am to 6:00 pm parking is $10. And 6:00 pm to 7:00 am it is $12, Saturday and Sunday all day $12.
- The woodruff arts center events tickets for all alliance, theatre, Atlanta symphony orchestra, high museum of art can purchase online, by online booking.
- After 7:00 pm trains run every 20 minutes and only gold line train connects with the train station.
- Lindbergh Center Station
- Pasta da Pulcinella
- Nook on Piedmont Park
- South City Kitchen
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22.19% of people who visit Atlanta include Woodruff Arts Center in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
55.56% of people start their Woodruff Arts Center visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
3 Hrs 30 Minutes
People usually take around 3 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Woodruff Arts Center
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Woodruff Arts Center
Wonderfully satisfies Your Imagination. Beautiful landscape. Art and information on the Artist. Sculptures and interactive activities for children and Adults. Light Foods and Drinks available. Family Friendly.
I have loved every performance/exhibit I've been to here. We're season ticket holders for the Alliance Theater and members of the High Museum. The architecture is also great, which led my now wife and I to get our engagement photos done there.
Attended "Music for the Very Young" by ATL Symphony. Great program for little ones. My 5 yr old loved it.
What a beautiful complex. The Alliance theater is located next to the High Museum of Art and the Atlanta Symphony Hall. This was our first experience going inside the Alliance Theater. The theater is very intimate with comfortable seats. Love the boosters for the children! Parking was easy to locate with one quick drive around. Can't wait to come back.
This place is awesome! Saw Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Beth Hart. Great show! The only complaint I have are the tiny restrooms on the first floor. But go upstairs and you'll find larger restrooms with no lines.