The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces will host the first annual Callanwolde Arts Festival at the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, 980 Briarcliff Road, Jan. 25-26.  Th two-day indoor event will feature approximately 80 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalwork, glass artists, jewelers and more. There will also be artist demonstrations, live acoustic music, plus gourmet food trucks with healthy alternatives.

A VIP reception Jan. 25 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in which visitors can tour the mansion and shop after festival hours. Guests will be treated to adult beverages, live music, VIP access to the festival, and hors d’oeuvres provided by Genki Sushi and Noodles. Advanced tickets may be purchased for $20 through LivingSocial, which will include VIP access for two and four drink tickets. Guests can also purchase tickets at the door for $15, which will include single VIP access and two drink tickets.

The festival will be free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, visit callanwoldeartsfestival.com.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.