5 great Atlanta home and garden events in February

From top quality artwork to expert horticulture
Spotlight on Art market
Spotlight on Art market

Photograph courtesy of Trinity School

Through February 6
Spotlight on Art market
Since 1982, Trinity School’s annual fundraising event has been known for showing top artists like Radcliffe Bailey, Steve Penley, Benny Andrews, and Gogo Ferguson. Check out original work by more than 350 painters, sculptors, jewelry makers, and more.

Through February 7
Cathedral Antiques Show
The annual antiques and decorative arts festival, sponsored by the Episcopal Church Women of the Cathedral of St. Philip, will benefit Literary Action this year. In addition to the displays of period furniture, jewelry, art, and accessories, “Inspiration Avenue” features vignettes by interior and floral designers from February 4 to 7. Also on February 7, visitors can tour five private residences.

February 19–21
North Atlanta Home Show
More than 150 companies showcase home improvement products and services at the Infinite Energy Center. Consult with experts, compare prices, and get advice on remodeling your home. Products and services include painting, awnings, plumbing, fencing, appliances, cabinets, and decks.

February 27
Art Papers Auction Hosted by Bobo
Intriguing Objects, the auction showcases more than 200 works by established and emerging artists. Expect a 1970s vibe with a DJ groove, all supporting the Atlanta nonprofit Art Papers.

February 27
The Inspired Gardener
This one-day symposium and silent auction (8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) is presented by the Atlanta Botanical Garden and the Georgia Perennial Plant Association at the ABG. Speakers include ornamental horticulture specialist Carol Reese of the University of Tennessee; Vincent Simeone, horticulturist and author of Grow More with Less; and Jean Williams-Woodward, plant pathologist at UGA.

This article originally appeared in our Winter 2015 issue of Atlanta Magazine’s HOME.