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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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#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

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student art exhibit opens may 12

works by students at The Community School Opening Reception: Thursday, May 12 • 6-8 pm On View Through June 30 • Tuesdays-Saturdays • 10 am-4 pm Decatur Arts Alliance Gallery • 113 Clairemont Ave. Located in downtown Decatur, The Community School (TCS) is an accredited high school and young adult transition program for individuals on . . . Read More

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How to Choose Art for Your Home

Presented byTrinity Mercantile and Design May 28 • 10 a.m. • Trinity Mercantile & Design, 116 E. Trinity Pl. Are you just starting to build your art collection? Ready to take your collection to the next level? Join Lisa Turner and Wallace Bryan, interior designers and co-owners of Trinity Mercantile & Design, for a free . . . Read More

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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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Decatur Music Project

Decatur High School Performing Arts Center • 310 N. McDonough St. June 5 • Norman Blake Bluegrass legend Norman Blake kicks off this new music series June 5 at 3 p.m. For more than 60 years Blake has played in a number of folk and country groups. He has played backup for Johnny Cash, June . . . Read More

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Come on out for Comedy!

“Three Taverns Walk into a Bar…” April Fools Comedy Night at Three Taverns Friday, April 1 | 7:30 + 9:30 pm | Three Taverns Brewery, 121 New St. | $25 Sample the latest batch of laughs and hand-crafted beers. The Decatur Arts Alliance and Three Taverns Brewery host a night of local joking with A.K. . . . Read More