Enjoy tasty bite-sized portions of delicious culture on select Fridays!
Each Lunchtime Culture event pairs two Midtown Atlanta arts and culture organizations for a conversation, performance, or tour experience from a fresh perspective. Programs begin at 12:30 p.m., are FREE, and last approximately 30 minutes with time to explore the venue.
Lunch is not included with these programs. Please visit Midtown dining options near each venue.
Please note: Outside food is not allowed at the Garden. Longleaf Restaurant has a quick-serve counter.
The Following Lunchtime Culture events take place at the Atlanta Botanical Garden:
• October 18, 2019: Music and Mosaiculture
• January 17, 2020: Aligning with Nature: Tu B’Shevat Lessons That Connect Us with the Earth
The Following Lunchtime Culture events are presented by the Atlanta Botanical Garden:
• February 21, 2020: In Granny’s Garden – The Sweet and Fun Intersection of Theater & Tomatoes, hosted by the Alliance Theatre (1280 Peachtree St NE).
October 18, 2019: Music and Mosaiculture
Presented by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra at the Atlanta Botanical Garden (1345 Piedmont Ave NE).
Join us for a special chamber performance by The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra at the Atlanta Botanical Garden! The Peachtree String Quartet, distinguished members of the ASO, will present a chamber program featuring musical selections to delight audiences and enhance the Atlanta Botanical Garden experience.
November 15, 2019: The Art of French Theatre
Presented by the Alliance Theatre at The Breman Museum (1440 Spring Street NW).
What gives French culture that certain je ne sais quois? Join the innovative Théâtre du Rêve (Theater of the Dream) as they explore what makes French culture so fascinating and why cross-cultural dialogue through theater is an integral part of Atlanta’s thriving arts community.
December 20, 2019: Chanukah Favorites with the ASO
Presented by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra at the Breman Museum (1440 Spring St NW).
Come and experience a specially curated program by The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra at the historic Breman Museum! Audience members can visit the museum to learn about pivotal moments in Jewish history while also enjoying the music of Hanukkah and other selections by Jewish composers.
January 17, 2020: Aligning with Nature: Tu B’Shevat Lessons That Connect
Us with the Earth
Presented by The Breman Museum at the Atlanta Botanical Garden (1345 Piedmont Ave NE).
Rabbi Joseph Prass of the Breman Museum shares a taste of the rich and beautiful history of Tu B’Shevat – the Jewish Holiday that celebrates trees and nature. Join us to taste delicious fruits of nature as we learn about this sweet yearly celebration. Enjoy a stroll through the woods after the talk.
February 21, 2020: In Granny’s Garden – The Sweet and Fun Intersection of Theater & Tomatoes
Presented by the Atlanta Botanical Garden at the Alliance Theatre (1280 Peachtree St NE).
In anticipation of the Alliance Theater’s upcoming production of In Granny’s Garden, Raleigh Wasser, Horticulture Manager, Atlanta Botanical Garden will share tips on growing your own successful tomatoes for the garden or patio. Tomato harvests are best shared with friends and family, so we’ll offer a sample of tomato preserves for all to enjoy.
March 20, 2020: Red, White, and You
Presented by the Alliance Theatre at the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (1280 Peachtree Street NE).
Join us for a sneak peek of Kendeda Winner, 53% Of by Steph Del Rosso. This world premiere casts a critical, yet humorous eye on Americans across the political spectrum as they try to navigate the current landscape and hold on to their humanity. See what it takes, on and off the stage, to bring puppets and characters to life.