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welcome the national poetry slam to decatur with us

Monday, August 1 | Ribbon Cutting at 7 pm with Welcome Reception following Decatur Arts Alliance Gallery • 113 Clairemont Ave. It’s almost here! The National Poetry Slam is the annual poetry slam championship tournament, wherein four-to five-person teams from all over North America and Europe gather to compete against each other for the national . . . Read More

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Public Art: Transforming Traffic Signal Boxes

Submission deadline: August 7, 2016 5:00 p.m. Larry Holland of Fishbone Art and organizer of Secret Doors Decatur, has launched a new public art initiative, the Decatur Box Project. A handful of traffic signal boxes at intersections around town that have already been transformed from their dull gray corroded metal into colorful, whimsical works of . . . Read More

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#gawrites literary quotes gallery

Opening reception: Friday, July 15, 6-8 pm Exhibition open July 15 through August 12 Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 am-4 pm After a full year of delighting passersby all around downtown Decatur, it’s time for the #gawrites literary quotes project to come in from the streets and onto the walls of the Decatur Arts Alliance Gallery. . . . Read More

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Get Your Artwork Outdoors with The Decatur Artway

The Decatur Artway will kick off its second year this fall by adding five more sculptures in and around Oakhurst. The outdoor sculpture gallery began in 2015 and currently features five sculptures in downtown Decatur. The Arts Alliance has issued a call for artists for sculptures to be placed in and around Oakhurst for the . . . Read More

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Light up the Night!

Friday, May 13 • 9 p.m. • Downtown Decatur Celebrate the arts and the start of summer at the Decatur Lantern Parade. Gather at Color Wheel Studio at 508 E. Howard Ave. after 8 pm, then parade to the downtown square along with the Black Sheep Marching Ensemble. Make your own lantern at home or . . . Read More