Atlanta: Bold and Beautiful

From hip-hop to fine art, street art to high fashion

In collaboration with

ChooseATLAtlanta History CenterHigh Museum of Art The Atlanta Preservation Center, Inc.Georgia Public BroadcastingClark Atlanta University (CAU)Living Walls, The City Speaks Inc.Atlanta ContemporaryTrap Music MuseumThe National Center for Civil and Human RightsHipHop2020 Innovation ArchiveAtlanta Jazz FestivalSpelman College Museum of Fine ArtDiscover Atlanta
and 16 more collections

One work, one city

Explore the painting that explores Atlanta

The city has always been a hub for civil rights

Atlanta and the South in the fight for equal rights

Explore Civil Rights Photography

Documenting the social protest movement

ATL is ground zero for American hip hop...

Forget East Coast vs. West Coast: How Atlanta became the rap capital

A Brief History of Atlanta's Rise in Hip-Hop

Hip-hop scholar Joycelyn Wilson guides you through a music scene unlike any other

Some of the world's most famous rappers call Atlanta home, including Outkast, Ludacris, Gucci Mane, Childish Gambino, CeeLo Green, Waka Flocka, and Killer Mike

...Especially trap music

The Trap Music Museum is the first institution commemorating the chart-topping genre

Today, the city is a startup hub

As well as home to iconic companies like Coca Cola

Historically Black Colleges and Universities are an essential part of the city

People move from around the country to be a part of the HBCU community

Capturing HBCUs in Linocut

Explore Hale Woodruff's depictions of Morehouse, Atlanta University, and more

Take a break in Atlanta's Urban Oasis

45 years of blossoming attractions