Woodruff Park to become 3-month wonderland of light sculptures

The art exhibit in downtown Atlanta opens December 7 and runs through February 2020

Woodruff Park is often a gathering spot in downtown Atlanta.

Woodruff Park in downtown Atlanta is a natural gathering spot, and for the next three months it will also be a winter art exhibit.

PRISM: Winter Lights at Woodruff Park will celebrate the season with "vibrant, light-based sculptures by artists from around the country."

The sculptures will be spread throughout the six-acre park and will enhance existing landmarks, like the International Peace Fountain and the geometric ATL sculpture.

Artists featured at the park are: Megan MosholderSara Santamaria, David Baerwalde & Alex Martinez, Jason Peters,  Bradley BowersGavin BernardDana HaugaardAlicia Renee Ball, and Sara Jimenez.

The free exhibit kicks off 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. There will be music by Ree de la Vega and refreshment for purchase.

Arts and Entertainment Atlanta will also participate in PRISM by showcasing complementary artwork created by ZooasZoo and Sebastian Monroy on Peachtree Center's newly installed digital sign at 235 Peachtree St.

Woodruff Park is open 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. There are parking garages downtown, but the park is best accessed via MARTA or the Atlanta Streetcar.

Looking for more things to do during the holiday? The AJC Winter Guide has you covered, including:

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» Don't-miss Christmas tree festivals in Atlanta

» Where to visit Santa Claus in metro Atlanta

» 5 holiday train adventures near Atlanta in 2019

» Here is where you can have holiday fun in Midtown, Buckhead