Our Mission

The mission of The Patch Works Art & History Center is to preserve, sustain, and maintain the historical identity, relevance, and integrity of Atlanta’s Cabbagetown—a resurging, 19th-century milltown community impacted by major urban development—through exhibits of history and local art, and community-based public programs and events.


The Cabbagetown Zoomin’ Reunion Day Festival, 2020!

Dear Cabbagetown residents — past and present — it’s that wonderful, special, glorious time of year again! The first Saturday of June is almost upon us! In other words, clear next weekend’s schedule, grab a drink (or three), and snag a bag of tasty chips… Get ready, once again, to enjoy Cabbagetown’s annual summertime event, …

#GivingTuesdayNow – The Patch Works Needs You!

#GivingTuesdayNow was planned for May 5 as an emergency response to the enormous need caused by COVID-19. GAgives on #GivingTuesdayNow will mobilize people around the state to tap the power of human connection, strengthening communities at the grassroots level. DONATE NOW The Patch Works needs your help! Even faced with the COVID-19 crisis, The Patch Works Art …

A Message from The Atlanta Preservation Center:

In view of the current public health situation with COVID-19, the Atlanta Preservation Center will be cancelling the remaining events for our 2020 Phoenix Flies festival, effective end of business today.  We appreciate the wonderful reception of the first portion of the festival and will look forward to your attending next year’s 2021 Phoenix Flies. …




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To make a one-time or recurring donation, go to our Facebook Page. On the Home Page, please click on the blue “Donate” button underneath the cover photo.

To organize a fundraiser, please click here.

PayPal Giving Fund

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PayPal Giving Fund is an IRS-registered 501(c)(3) public charity (Federal Tax ID: 45-0931286).



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The Patch Works Art & History Center is a US 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization and a 509(a)(2) Public Charity. Donors can deduct contributions made to The Patch Works under IRC Section 170.