Rialto Center for the Arts

Rialto Center for the Arts

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Georgia State University’s Rialto Center for the Arts is an 833-seat performing-arts venue located in the heart of the Fairlie-Poplar district in downtown Atlanta. The venue is home to the Rialto Series, presenting the best of national and international jazz, world music and dance; School of Music performances; the Atlanta Film Festival; and many others. For a complete list of events, visit the Rialto calendar.

Funding Priorities Make a Gift 

  • The Rialto Youth Education Endowment, ensuring the continued success of outstanding programs such as Rialto Jazz for Kids and the Rialto Youth Jazz Orchestra
  • Creating a Program Endowment to attract headlining artists to perform and conduct master classes
  • Infrastructure improvements and upgrades, including lobby improvements, upgraded audio/video equipment and a new Steinway grand piano


  • Mary Emily O’Bradovich, Director of Development, 404-413-9831 (office); 678-316-8388 (cell)
  • Mailing address: Rialto Center for the Arts, Georgia State University, PO Box 2627, Atlanta, Ga. 30301-2627
  • Rialto Center location: Rialto Center for the Arts, 80 Forsyth St. NW, Atlanta, Ga. 30303