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ACP

Atlanta Celebrates Photography aims to make Atlanta a leading center for the world's fastest growing art form. By producing the largest annual community-oriented photo festival in the US, we provide experiences that engage and educate diverse audiences through lens-based media.

The 2019 Festival

In October, ACP will mark its 21st annual festival with more than 100 free events and exhibitions at participating venues. The Festival runs for the entire month of October, please sign-up to our e-mail list to receive timely updates!

Get Involved

Make a tax-deductible donation to support our programs, volunteer to help out at a variet of our programs, or lend support in other ways by getting involved with ACP.

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ACP Programs

Lecture Series

Hear and meet leading photographers, educators, and curators during the ACP Lecture Series. Past speakers include Lynsey Addario, Gregory Crewdson, Tierney Gearon, Annie Leibovitz, Zanele Muholi (above), Lorna Simpson, Alec Soth, Pete Souza, John Waters, Deborah Willis, Dan Winters, and more.

Public Art

Featuring temporary projects in various locations throughout the City of Atlanta, ACP's Public Art Project reaches beyond the audience of traditional art venues to expand the way audiences consider lens-based art.

Open Exhibition

This pin-up show celebrates the democratic nature of photography. Open to everyone, participants include amateur and professional photographers of all ages. Prizes are awarded in a variety of categories, including Viewer's Choice.

Photography Auction

ACP's Annual Gala Fundraiser is a world-class photography auction, featuring Denise Bethel, former Head of Photographs at Sotheby's NY as auctioneer. With a silent-auction, live bidding, and a full dinner, the ACP Photography Auction is a night to remember.

Film Series

The ACP Film Series explores the symbiotic connection between photography and film. While working with guest curators, we have featured early experimental films, current documentaries and everything in between.

Photobook Fair

ACP continues to provide an opportunity for photographers who have published books (on their own, or with publishers) to show, discuss, and sell their books to the public during the ACP Photobook Fair.

ACP Photographers' Conference

To find out the latest on the 2019 ACP Photographers Conference, where artists and photographers will have the opportunity to meet with highly respected curators, dealers, editors, and agency representatives from across the US and beyond, please sign-up for our email list.

Special Events, Exhibitions & Collaborations

Through partnerships with cultural, neighborhood, and community-based organizations, ACP brings unique opportunities for both artists and audiences across Atlanta.

ACP Sponsors