Arts at Oakland Cemetery Presents: Golden Hour
Celebrate at the opening party on Saturday May 19th of Oakland Cemetery’s first outdoor exhibition, Golden Hour, and its eleven installations by an impressive lineup of local and regional artists who have created site-specific works, including sound, light, and mixed media installations to reflect on the theme: The Golden Hour.
What To Expect
- General Admission ( Regularly $15, for us $10): explore Oakland Cemetery after dark, interact with the installations during the golden hour, enjoy art, music, food, drinks, and more!
- VIP (Regularly $50, for us $39): Everything in General Admission + attend a private VIP opening, 10% off Golden Hour Prints, open bar, access to A/C Lounge, and more!
What’s Happening? Art. Music. Food. Drinks
Join us for Golden Hour’s opening party on Saturday May 19th. In addition to the rare opportunity to explore Oakland after dark, throughout the evening you’ll be able to interact with the installations during the golden hour (sunset 8:34 p.m.), enjoy performances by DJ Ree De La Vega and cellist Okorie Johnson, hang out at the Golden Hour cafe with local food trucks and bars selling some of ATL’s finest food and beverages (including Old Fourth Distillery’s Golden Hour cocktail made with Old Fourth’s Oakland Gin).
Upgrade to a VIP ticket to attend a private VIP opening with Dashboard U.S. guest curator Oshun Layne and participating artists from 5:00-6:30 p.m., get 10% off purchases of Golden Hour prints; and access to an open bar (from 5:00-6:30 p.m.) and VIP lounge with air-conditioned inside restrooms throughout the evening. VIPs also get 25% off framing at Frame This when you show your ticket.
Participating artists include Khalilah Birdsong, InKyoung Chun, Ben Coleman, Paula Cuevas, Henry Detweiler, Sara Jimenez, Eto Otitigbe, Plastic Aztecs, Ruth Stanford, Justin Rabideau, and Karen Tauches. Their works will be installed throughout Oakland’s Original Six Acres, North Public Grounds, Jewish Flat, and African American Grounds.
In addition to the unique atmosphere of our Golden Hour launch party, we encourage you to make an evening of it in the Grant Park neighborhood. Select restaurants near Oakland Cemetery have special offers for Golden Hour ticketholders, including:
50% off appetizers at Republic Social House
15% off purchases at Mezcalito’s Cocina & Tequila Bar
$5 off purchases at Doc Chey’s Grant Park