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Book As Art: Boundless

August 19–September 30 | open during library hours New Location | The Periodicals Gallery of the Decatur Library 215 Sycamore St., Decatur, Ga. Opening Reception Friday, Aug. 26 | 7–9 pm Artist books take many forms – from handmade and lusciously tactile to linear and informative, abstract and questioning to sculptural and monumental. This juried . . . Read More

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Real Stories, Real People

Artist reception: Saturday, September 17, 6-8 pm On view August 19 through October 7 Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 am-4 pm Real Stories, Real People is a compilation of photo essays that depict the lives of individuals living with a developmental disability and those of their families. The stories offer insights into the challenges individuals with . . . Read More

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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