Folk Art Park

Ralph McGill Blvd NE & Courtland St. NE
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    Candace Wheeler
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    5 Jun 22, 2014

    The Folk Art Park and its sculptures were erected as part of the city's overhaul for the 1996 Olympics. The park includes large-scale installations, murals and colorful life-size sculptures. In recent years, the city has been making a push to raise money to renovate the park and update the artists works.

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The first permanent outdoor tribute to folk art, the Folk Art Park was completed for the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games. The Park reclaims the cement islands created by two freeway bridges in downtown Atlanta. Those who drive or walk by or look below from the high-storied office buildings surrounding the park are treated to gourd trees, windmills, fantastic animal and human forms, totems, and ... read more
sculpted walls. The Park pays homage to the rich and deep tradition of Southern folk art ranging from a large-scale installation based on quilt-making to environments drawn from the visionary worlds of artists.

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