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Even though parts of I-85 are closed, we are open!

We're still here and eager to entertain! Please check with your favorite traffic app for current road closures or click on these links for more information: Midtown Atlanta or www.dot.ga.gov

Roadway Closures & Alternate Routes.

  • I-85 is closed from I-75/Brookwood split to the North Druid Hills Exit.
  • Motorists traveling southbound on I-85 north of Atlanta will be diverted to northbound on SR40.
  • Motorists traveling southbound on SR400 from north of Atlanta will be diverted at Sidney Marcus exit.
  • Motorists are encouraged to utilize their favorite wayfinding app to help navigate to their destinations. 

 

Parking & Directions

The Center for Puppetry Arts is conveniently located in Midtown at the corner of Spring and 18th Street. We are minutes from Arts Center MARTA, the Woodruff Arts Center, and across the bridge from Atlantic Station. We are next door to The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum.

Parking Information: ENTRANCE ON 18TH STREET

Limited free parking is available at the rear of the building. Limited handicapped parking is available. The Center for Puppetry Arts is not responsible for ticketing or towing if you park elsewhere.

Directions

*Please note: Spring St is one-way going South, and West Peachtree is one-way going North. Also, if you are unable to turn on 18th St, then please continue north for one block and turn left onto 19th St and then a second left onto Spring St. The Center for Puppetry Arts is on the western corner of Spring and 18th Streets.

I-20: Take the I-75/85 connector Northbound and follow directions for I-75/85 Northbound.

I-75 NORTHBOUND: Take Exit #251A (17th). Turn right on 17th Street. At 2nd traffic light, turn left on W. Peachtree Street. Get into the far left-hand lane and at next light, turn left at 18th Street. Cross Spring Street and our parking lot is on the left. The entrance is up the large ramp at the rear of the building.

I-75 SOUTHBOUND: Take Exit #250 (10th/14th/16th/GA Tech). Follow the exit around to the right, following the detour signs to 16th Street. Turn RIGHT at the 2nd street, go one block and turn RIGHT again onto 17th Street. Continue over the bridge, crossing over I-75. At the 2nd traffic light after the bridge, turn left on W. Peachtree Street. Get into the far left-hand lane and at next light, turn left at 18th Street. Cross Spring Street and our parking lot is on the left. The entrance is up the large ramp at the rear of the building.

I-85: See above for alternate routes. 

HWY 78: Take Scott Blvd to Ponce de Leon Ave toward downtown Atlanta. Cross Peachtree Street. Turn right on W. Peachtree Street. Get into far left-hand lane. Go about 21 blocks. Turn left at the light at 18th Street. Cross Spring Street and our parking lot is on the left. The entrance is up the large ramp at the rear of the building.

GA 400: Take I-85 Southbound. Take Exit #84 (17th/14th/10th Streets). Follow signs to 17th Street. Turn left onto bridge. After crossing the bridge, go to second traffic light and turn left onto W. Peachtree Street. Get into far left-hand lane and at next light, turn left at 18th Street. Cross Spring Street and our parking lot is on the left. The entrance is at the rear of the building.

MARTA: Get off the North/South line at the Arts Center Station. Exit the Station at W. Peachtree Street. Go right and walk two blocks north on W. Peachtree Street. Turn left onto 18th Street. Cross Spring Street. The Center is on the left-hand side on the corner of Spring and 18th Street. The entrance is up the large ramp at the rear of the building.