Art Explorers – “Central Art Works”

Eastside Arts Ministry and Justice Ministry are dedicated to finding ways to be involved in the neighborhoods and surrounding communities. Join us as we explore this unique opportunity in the lives of the homeless or near-homeless in Decatur served by the Central Outreach & Advocacy Center. See more details below:

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Want to experience what Central Outreach & Advocacy Center means to our guests? Interested to see how our guests express themselves on the journey through homelessness?

Tickets are $40 and $30 for students, and they include: 

 Delicious food, beer and wine, and other tasty beverages

Live music played by local artists

 Time to enjoy beautiful and expressive artwork created by guests who participate in our weekly art program, as well as works created by staff and volunteers

 The opportunity to buy art you like or purchase greeting cards, a Central ArtWorks book, and other gifts created with guest art

Come when you can and leave when you must! Be sure to invite friends and family to experience some incredible artwork and to help raise awareness about Central OAC’s vital efforts to reduce homelessness in Atlanta!

To purchase your tickets online, please visit

Central Outreach & Advocacy Center is a 501c3 nonprofit in downtown Atlanta that provides emergency services, such as access to food, clothing, shelter, and identification, to homeless and near-homeless individuals to help meet their immediate and critical needs. We also offer innovative employment readiness training to help our guests build job skills and find meaningful, living-wage employment, and we work with our community—house and unhoused alike—to bring about positive changes in the policies and attitudes that contribute to homelessness.

What: “Central Art Works” – This event is being hosted by the Central Outreach & Advocacy Center and provides the opportunity for guests to experience vibrant artwork and compelling stories of the homeless and near-homeless people served by the Center.
When: Thursday, May 8th, anytime between 6:30pm – 9:00pm.
Where: The Old Courthouse on the Square (downtown Decatur)
Who: Open to everyone! Be sure to purchase tickets here: and RSVP with Tyler Jackson at [email protected]