About Us : The African American Atelier, Inc., a non-profit art organization, seeks to promote an awareness, appreciation and sensitivity to the visual arts and culture of African Americans and to work in harmony with other ethnic groups. The French term Atelier, literally means in the studio. Founded in 1990, this organization facilitates community involvement and participation in the arts both inside and outside of the studio located in the Greensboro Cultural Center. The Atelier provides a diverse range of exhibits, programs, activities and services for all age groups and ethnic backgrounds. Generally, admission to the gallery and its functions are free to the community and public. The Atelier exhibits only original art and presents six to eight exhibitions each year in its 2,000 square foot modern facility located in the Greensboro Cultural Center. The exhibition facility is divided into three art gallery areas consisting of a large Main Gallery which showcases the major rotational exhibits and two small art galleries: Ateliers Eva Hamlin Miller Gallery dedicated to Ateliers co-founder and first curator (Eva Hamlin Miller) supports group and solo exhibits held at the facility. Ateliers Bennett College for Women Gallery provides a creative venue to showcase women artists and artisans while highlighting permanent works from the Bennett College collection. Atelier collaborates with local colleges, universities, community centers and arts agencies throughout the year to deliver services, programs and outreach to the community. The African American Atelier showcases more than fifty artists each year through its solo and group exhibitions and is visited by more than 20,000 guests annually.