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  • Hammonds House Museum

    The Hammonds House Museum is a unique part of Atlanta's arts scene. Founded in 1988, Hammonds House Museum is the only one of Atlanta's fine arts museums that focuses on artists of African descent. Its 250-piece collection features the work of African-American artists from the late 19th century through the present day.

    Among contemporary artists represented at Hammonds House Museum are Radcliffe Bailey, Romare Bearden, Tina Dunkley, Jenelise Holloway, Lev Mills and John Riddles. In addition to its art exhibits, Hammonds House Museum offers lectures, workshops, discussions, concerts and other special events, such as a film festival or silent art auction. The resource center at Hammonds House Museum is home to slides, videos, books and other items pertaining to various artists.

    Hammonds House Museum is located in a 19th century Victorian home in Atlanta's historic West End. The facility is available to host meetings, weddings, receptions and other private functions. The museum's gift shop sells books, jewelry, accessories, artwork, exhibition catalogues and other items. Approximately 16,000 people visit Hammonds House Museum each year.

    Guided tours of the Hammonds House Museum are offered. An appointment is necessary for visitors wishing to gain access to materials in the resource center.

    Hammonds House Museum Contact Information
    503 Peeples Street, SW
    Atlanta, GA 30310
    (404) 752-8730

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