Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
Location: Atlanta, GA
Project Architect: Charles Howard Candler
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center is a non-profit community arts center that offers classes and workshops for all ages in visual, literary and performing arts. Special performances, gallery exhibits, outreach programs and fundraising galas are presented throughout the year. Callanwolde is also involved in community outreach, specializing in senior wellness, special needs, veterans, and low income families.
The mansion known as “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 Gothic-Tudor style mansion situated on a landscaped 12.5-acre estate and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.