Mission

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center is a 501c3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve the Historic Candler Estate and offer fine arts and outreach to the community.

 

About

In partnership with DeKalb County, the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center is owned and operated by the Callanwolde Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

 

Callanwolde is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

 

Callanwolde is handicapped accessible, is a weapon free environment and has 24 hour security and video surveillance.

 

For general inquiries about Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, please contact us at 404-872-5338 or info@callanwolde.org.

 

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History

Callanwolde was built by Charles Howard Candler, President of The Coca-Cola Company (1916,1920-1923,) Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Emory University (nearly 30 years), and eldest son of Asa Griggs Candler who founded The Coca-Cola Company. Callanwolde is a magnificent Tudor Revival style mansion situated on a beautifully landscaped 12.5-acre estate.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Callanwolde’s combination of history, architecture and art education makes it one of the most unique art centers in the country.

Click here (link: http://callanwolde.org/about/history/) to read an in-depth history of Callanwolde.

 

The Callanwolde mansion & grounds hours:

Weekdays  |  9:00 am to 10:00 pm         Saturdays   |  9:00 am to 4:00 pm

The mansion is closed on Sundays and holidays unless there is a special event. Callanwolde is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For group tours, please call 404-872-5338.  Callanwolde is handicapped accessible, is a weapon free environment and has 24 hour security and video surveillance.