The third annual Open House Atlanta, running Saturday–Sunday, offers a free insiders’ tour of some of the city’s most recognizable landmarks, new developments and private spaces. The tours are self-guided, and some require reservations (details HERE). More than 54 buildings are part of the tour, including developments near West End MARTA station and tenants at Lee + White, plus Big Bethel AME Church, City Design Studio, Hop City Beer, The MET in southwest Atlanta, the Old Excelsior Mill (formerly The Masquerade), Ponce Condominiums and Theatrical Outfit. The first two Open House Atlanta events each attracted 10,000 visitors.
The High Rise Show ends its 16-day run in Downtown Atlanta on Saturday. The immersive contemporary art show fills four stories of the historic downtown high-rise Giraffe building, near the intersection at Five Points (enter through “Loosies” Peachtree News Stand at 8 Walton Street). One entire floor features murals by Atlanta street artists. It’s the first event of Fulton County Arts & Culture’s 40th anniversary celebration. Free. 11 a.m.–4 p.m. through Saturday.
Two exhibitions featuring the work of storied photographer Sally Mann begin this weekend. Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings begins Saturday at the High Museum of Art (on view through February 2, 2020). Sally Mann: Remembered Light & Landscapes, a smaller, concurrent show, opens tonight at Jackson Fine Art (on view through December 21).