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Skyland Trail - Arts in the Garden

Arts in the Garden

Arts in the Garden is an annual event held at Skyland Trail with presentations of visual and performing arts saluting the successful recovery of individuals with mental illness. Arts in the Garden celebrates mental health month by giving consumers of mental health services the opportunity to display their art in order to educate the community about mental illness and to reduce stigma. Visitors to Arts in the Garden to experience workshops, demonstrations, exhibits, performances, plant and art sales, treasure sale, storytelling and mental health education.
Friday, May 5, 2017

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Skyland Trail
Charles B. West Campus
1903 North Druid Hills Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30319
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Open to the Public  .  Free Admission

Shelley Danser,, 678-686-5956

Information for Artists

We invite individuals living with a mental illness to participate in these ways:

  • Sell your art at the Artist Market.
    Individual artists or organizations can rent a 3x6 ft. table to sell their art. The cost is $25 for one table (each additional table is $25). Each vendor is also asked to donate one item to the silent auction. Money raised will be donated into future Arts in the Garden events at Skyland Trail.
    Register for Artist Market by April 26 >
    Learn more about the Artist Market >

  • Display your art at the Art Exhibit.
    Each person may submit up to two original pieces of artwork to be exhibited. These works will be displayed but will not be for sale. There are no fees to enter.  Please attach your name, phone number and email address when dropping off your artwork. We must receive all applications and delivery of the artwork for the Art Exhibit by Wednesday, April 26.
    Register for Art Exhibit by April 26 >
    Learn more about Art Exhibit >

Information for Organizations

We invite mental health professionals and organizations to participate in Arts in the Garden by being an exhibitor, providing educational materials, or helping clients attend the event. For more information contact Shelley Danser at 678-686-5956 or

In-Kind Donation Opportunities  

Support and donations of products and services from businesses in the community helps make Arts in the Garden possible. For more information contact Shelley Danser at 678-686-5956 or

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