Our Best of August

Through AUG. 4 | Presented by Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles and the Cashiers Historical Society, the 2019 Cashiers Designer Showhouse, a mountain estate nestled on 26 acres at Black Rock Preserve in North Cove, comes to a close this month. A selection of the region’s most noteworthy designers have transformed the home, and the run-of-showhouse also includes shops, special events, speakers and demonstrations. Proceeds benefit the Cashiers Historical Society. cashiershistoricalsociety.org/2019-showhouse 


(May Abundance Flower) Geo Teal

THROUGH SEPT. 6 | Spalding Nix Fine Art examines the way different lines express form and space with its summer show, Hot Line, featuring works by four Southern artists. Made from pieces of painted paper, Aimée Farnet Siegel’s abstract compositions examine space, while Kate Hooray Osmond’s large-scale aerial landscape paintings juxtapose the industrial with the natural. Trish Andersen uses tufting to showcase boundaries and borders, and Mark Boomershine channels Pop Art characteristics with floral paintings. spaldingnixfineart.com


Party Favors by Sarah Caton Wynne

AUG. 2–30 | Works by nearly 40 up-and-coming artists are on display at Anne Irwin Fine Art’s Annual Emerging Artist Show. A range of styles and sizes, all featured works are hand-selected for the show. The exhibition opens to the public on August 2nd from 6–8 p.m. anneirwinfineart.com 


AUG. 2–30 | More than 30 Atlanta interior designers—including the likes of Douglas Hilton, Janie Hirsch, Lisa Joublanc, Ann Wisniewski, Tish Mills Kirk and more—served as the curators for dk Gallery’s Curated by Design(er) exhibition, on view throughout the month. An opening reception kicks off the show from 5–9 p.m. at the gallery. dkgallery.us


AUG. 18 | Enjoy dinner from five of Georgia’s best chefs at No Kid Hungry’s annual Give Me Five dinner, a five-course dinner also featuring wine pairings from five of the region’s best sommeliers. Participating chefs include John Castellucci of Bar Mercado and The Iberian Pig, Josh Coker of The Optimist, Jack Fang of O-Ku, Nick Leahy of AIX Restaurant and Boyd Rose of Secreto Southern Kitchen & Bar, as well as event chair Jeff Riedel of 103 West. Proceeds support Give Me Five’s mission to end childhood hunger in America. nokidhungry.org


AUG. 25-28 | Support the Giving Kitchen’s mission to help restaurant workers facing an unanticipated crisis by dining out at participating restaurants during Dining with Gratitude. Each restaurant will donate 10 percent of sales to the Giving Kitchen. Walk in or make a reservation directly with the restaurants. https://thegivingkitchen.org/dining-with-gratitude