Callanwolde Fine Arts Center is a magnificent nonprofit art gallery, historic site, and wedding venue in Atlanta, Georgia. The Callanwolde Mansion was built in 1920 to serve as the home of Charles Howard Candler, son of Asa Candler who founded Coca-Cola Company. The Candler family lived on the property for many years before being donated to Emory University and eventually becoming a public historical site. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and has been maintained by DeKalb County for several decades. Callanwolde Fine Arts Center is an ideal venue for couples looking to find a place with comfort, serenity, and true southern charm. Weddings at the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center are a once in a lifetime experience, filled with joy and memories for everyone.
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Callanwolde Fine Arts Center is nestled in Atlanta's Druid Hills neighborhood, a historic area will several mansions and natural wooded trails. The mansion was built in a Tudor Revival, and offers over 12 acres of landscaped greenery, forest trails, and a rock garden. Outdoor ceremonies are very popular at Callanwolde because of the abundant greenery and serenity within one of Atlanta’s finest neighborhoods. Inside, you’ll have access to a grand ballroom, with capacity for 240 guests. The mansion has vintage-style decor and fine art adorning the walls. It’s long linens and grand staircase offer stunning settings for your wedding portraits. Callanwolde also features an art gallery and bridal suite, perfect for pre-ceremony preparations and cocktail hour.
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center has an exceptional staff that is prepared for weddings of all kinds. They will meet with you for a consultation and tour to help you decide if the venue is right for you. The event staff will help plan and prepare every detail of your day, including vendor coordination and decor setup. No matter what your wedding day needs may be, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center will be there to help you make your day a dream come true.
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Our mission is to provide the
Atlanta community with premier,
accessible arts education, especially
to the underserved, while promoting
enjoyment of the arts at the historic
and inspiring Callanwolde estate.
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Callanwolde is one of my most favorite venues in Atlanta. If you like historic, classic and a staff of professionals that love this old home, then go see it. Beautiful gardens for those special ceremonies, chandeliers adorning a breathtaking ballroom and the most elegant staircase in Atlanta. Take the time to look at their pictures online and schedule a time to stop by and consider this historic location. You will LOVE IT!. Geri Sims
Callanwolde is the perfect location for any event. The history of the house makes this a truly unique venue in the heart of the city, and the staff are so helpful and professional! As a planner, I really love working here and the staff make planning and setup a breeze.
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Callanwolde Fine Arts Center frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center?
- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Set Up
What are the most important characteristics of Callanwolde Fine Arts Center in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Art Gallery
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center for wedding events?
- Uncovered Outdoor
What kind of wedding events does Callanwolde Fine Arts Center offer?
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does Callanwolde Fine Arts Center offer for wedding events?
- Clean Up
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Outside Vendors
- Pet Friendly
- Set Up
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