NEXT is about more than art for art’s sake. At NEXT, we believe that together we can use our individual creative expression to find solutions to our community’s intractable social challenges. Through our talents and our passion, NEXT unleashes the potential of creative communities in order to inspire countless others who share our vision to get involved.
NEXTUp – An Arts Education Initiative
As NEXT-Atlanta’s arts education and outreach initiative, NEXTUp aims to leverage the talents, gifts and passion of our incredible alumni as a powerful tool for change and education in local schools and after-school programs.
ConNEXT: Civic and Community Partnerships
NEXT serves as a bridge between Atlanta’s arts and business communities, creating and curating tailored offerings that showcase local, emerging artists while providing a powerful opportunity for corporate, educational and non-profit organizations to leverage art to achieve their missions.
NEXTChange: A Conversation Series
NEXTChange events allow us to partner with the region’s most influential organizations and leaders around issues critical to our community. Each conversation is geared to galvanize artists and audiences alike and generate ideas and activities that will bring about tangible and positive community change.