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Art and Culture in and Around Buckhead


Our hotel is near Buckhead Theatre and so much more

With a history that traverses the Civil War through the Civil Rights Movement and into the 21st century, and a metro population that now stands at close to 6 million, Atlanta has become a bastion of world-class art and culture.

The Atlanta History Center

Less than a mile from Kimpton Sylvan Hotel, this 33-acre destination is home to captivating gardens, a museum, a farm, two historic homes and the world’s largest oil painting: a cyclorama depicting the Battle of Atlanta.

Music & Performance Venues

Around the corner from the hotel you’ll find Buckhead Theatre and Chastain Park Amphitheatre, both intimate venues showcasing a variety of musical genres.

Performing arts thrive at Midtown’s opulent Fox Theatre, Alliance Theatre and Atlanta Symphony Hall.


Aficionados of visual art will love perusing the galleries of Bennett StreetMiami Circle and Buckhead Village.


Discover classic and contemporary art at the High MuseumMODA (Museum of Design Atlanta) and the fashion museum SCAD FASH. (Be on the lookout for Tiny Doors ATL, an art installation of colorful 7-inch doors all around the city.)

The King Center

Don’t miss a visit to The King Center, honoring the life and legacy of Atlanta native son Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Carter Center

Not far from The King Center is The Carter Center, the only presidential library in the Southeast, featuring a replica of the Oval Office.

Margaret Mitchell House

Fans of Gone With the Wind can tour the Margaret Mitchell House, where the author penned the Pulitzer Prize winning novel.