Art Gone Wild

June 1-14

Call for Artists is closed!

Up to forty artists will be selected to create their art “en plein air,” using the exotic and inspiring animals and botanicals of the Zoo as their muses. Zoo Atlanta guests will have the opportunity to watch as the artists take their canvases from blank to beautiful.

  • Selection of Artists: April 6
  • Official Registration and Walk-Through: May 11 – 15 (Artists will select one date)
  • Paint Out Week: June 1 – 5; Art Show and Sale: June 12 – 14

Artist Information 

Visiting the Zoo in June? See artists live in action during Art Gone Wild!

ART GONE WILD PAINT- OUT WEEK | June 1-5

From June 1-5, up to 40 incredible artists will be stationed throughout the Zoo creating original works of art inspired by the animals of Zoo Atlanta. Select pieces created here at the Zoo en plein air (in the open air) during Paint-Out Week will be available for purchase during the Art Gone Wild Sale, June 13 and 14 during Zoo business hours.

Plan on stopping by, saying hello to our artists, and watching the magic happen.

CLOTHESLINE SALE | June 2-5

Wondering how you can purchase the sketches, drawings and small paintings that our artists create on the spot during Paint-Out Week? Easy! Stop by the Clothesline Sale beginning the Tuesday of Paint-Out Week. All pieces you see hung up will be available for purchase that day.

Entry to Art Gone Wild Paint-Out Week and Clothesline Sale are included with Zoo admission.

KICKOFF PARTY | June 12

Enjoy an evening with the artists at the Art Sale Kickoff Party, and be one of the first to view our 2020 art collection! Meet and greet the artists who’ve created these original pieces, while enjoying a cash bar and live music. All art pieces will be available for purchase on this special evening.

Proceeds from the sale of artwork directly support our conservation efforts.

ART GONE WILD SALE | June 13-14

This special gallery exhibit will host a variety of pieces available for purchase on June 13 and June 14. All pieces are original works created here at the Zoo en plein air (in the open air). A selection of artwork will be featured from each of our artists, and you’re sure to fall in love with a piece … or two.

Plan on making this a must-see stop. You won’t find art as wild or wonderful anywhere else!

Entry to the Art Gone Wild Sale is included with Zoo admission.

Please contact publicevents@zooatlanta.org with any questions.

 

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