Get Cultured! 7 Awesome Cultural Experiences in Atlanta

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Get Cultured! 7 Awesome Cultural Experiences in Atlanta

Culture is one of the most influential tools for inspiration, these are the sets of beliefs, customs, and arts of groups of people at certain times. Without culture there is no distinction between groups, eras, places or societies and believe it or not culture is all around you. We here at The SOA Brand understand that cultured activities are an integral part of the learning process, not only about the world around you but in conjunction with your journey of self discovery. We charge all of you, even just once to experience another culture besides your own. And Atlanta, Georgia is one of the best places to start! Here are 7 awesome cultural experiences in Atlanta that will enrich your mind, body, and soul!

The Atlanta Street Food Festival 

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July 12th, 2014

Not only will you be taken on a journey through your taste buds, but you will also experience one the epicenters of Atlanta in one of the cities’ oldest parks, Piedmont Park.

For more tantalizing food and info on this Southern Living Magazine’s top 5 rated” latest and greatest things to hit the South” visit their site at http://www.atlantastreetfoodfestival.com/

The Georgia Renaissance Festival

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Saturdays and Sundays and Memorial Day, April 19th through June 8th, 2014

Now in its 29th year, this festival still enjoys transporting its guest into a magical medieval theme park. This festival is an interactive art and entertainment festival held each spring combining outdoor theater, circus-style entertainment, and an arts and crafts marketplace, all set inside a recreated 16th-Century European village.

For more information on this top 20 rated southeast event visit their site at http://www.garenfest.com/

Atlanta Ballet Mayhem

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Now through May 18,2014

You have two more days to catch the return of Atlanta Ballet’s artistic director, John McFall, and his first world premiere for the Company in six years. Enjoy an exciting and artistic experience at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center.

For more information on this production visit their site at http://www.cobbenergycentre.com/

Ben Folds with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

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May 23rd, 2014

Former front man and pianist of the alternative rock band Ben Folds Five joins the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for a night you wont forget. 

For more information for this one night only experience visit the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s site

Charlotte’s Web

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Now through May 25, 2014

No childhood has been complete with out this E.B. White’s classic gentle tale. Enjoy a night of puppetry arts and friendship fit for the whole family.

This event will take place at the Center For Puppetry Arts located in the heart of downtown Atlanta. For more information on this magical evening visit their site at http://www.puppet.org/

Imagery Worlds at Atlanta Botanical Gardens

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Now through October 31st, 2014

Enjoy 28 monumental living sculptures of fantasy and delight as the the Atlanta Botanical Gardens are under the spell of these enchanted sculptures. Whether day or night, your breathe will be taken away by the captivating imagery of mosaiculture and one of largest exhibitions ever presented in the U.S.

For more information on this magical experience visit Atlanta botanical gardens site

Kinsey Collection: Where Art and History Intersect

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Now through July 6th,2014

Enjoy the often untold story of African American achievement and contribution.Through a national touring exhibition of arts, artifacts, books, documents and manuscripts this exhibit shares the shared treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey that span over 400 years of history.

For more information on one of the largest private collections of African American art visit the Atlanta History Center’s site

We hope you are inspired and enlightened by whatever cultural event you choose. Share with our your experiences and photos at these events this summer! Tag us on twitter or instagram with your stories by tagging @thesoabrand we would love know. Also let us know of any events we missed out by sharing below!

Until next time, Stay Inspired!!!

 

 

 

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