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Decatur Artway IV: Call for Artists

The Decatur Artway begins its fourth phase this fall by replacing the five outdoor sculptures in Oakhurst with five new sculptures. The Decatur Arts Alliance has issued a call for artists for sculptures to be placed in and around the Oakhurst neighborhood of Decatur for a two-year temporary exhibition. Apply to the call for artists here. Selected . . . Read More

Last Call! Fine Arts Exhibition Closing Reception

Join the Decatur Arts Alliance and selected artists for brief discussions of the artists’ works. It’s your last chance to see this year’s intriguing collection of paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture and mixed media from regional and national artists. Find out more and take a peek at the exhibit here.

Jinx Remover Gallery Show

Known by her moniker, Jinx Remover, Heather Johnson is a self-taught Atlanta based artist who works in a variety of media to create the form and vision for each piece. She is primarily influenced by punk rock, mid-century modern ephemera, the surrealist pop art movement, and Robert Rauschenberg. Opening reception Friday, May 18, 6-8 pm . . . Read More

Decatur Arts Festival 2018

Memorial Day Weekend, May 26 and 27  |  decaturartsfestival.com Come celebrate the arts! Downtown Decatur comes alive on Memorial Day weekend for the annual Decatur Arts Festival. The festival takes over downtown, extending from the Decatur Recreation Center to the downtown square, including East and West Ponce de Leon Avenue, Clairemont Avenue and the Dalton . . . Read More

Kick Off Arts Festival Weekend with Artwalk

Friday, May 25 | 5-10 pm Decatur’s largest one-night art experience returns! Stroll around town to see exhibits at various shops and galleries and enjoy complimentary snacks and drinks. Beer will be for sale at East Court Square including a special brew by Three Taverns – 3 Day IPA. See the full list of participating shops here.

Fine Arts Exhibition Opening Reception

Tuesday, May 22 | 5:15-7 pm Dalton Gallery at Agnes Scott College, Dana Fine Arts Building, 141 E. College Ave. Be among the first to view an intriguing collection of paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture and mixed media selected by this year’s distinguished jury. Meet the artists and enjoy refreshments. The Fine Arts Exhibition is a . . . Read More

Book as Art: Pulp

Book as Art: Pulp August 10–September 28 | open during library hours The Periodicals Gallery of the Decatur Library 215 Sycamore St., Decatur, Ga. Call for Entries!  April 5 through May 15 submit your beautifully made volumes, sculptural and conceptual works, and one-of-a-kind approaches to the book format. Wall-hung interpretations are welcome. To submit your . . . Read More

New! Decatur Buskers Program

Bring music, magic, dancing, and fun to the streets of Decatur! Decatur’s busking program encourages street performers and emerging artists to showcase their talents and contribute to a lively street culture in our community. Just a few requirements… • A permit is required to participate. Good news: it’s free! Fill out the application provided below . . . Read More

Women Create: Art at Trinity

The opening celebration for this exhibition, presented by Trinity Mercantile & Design and the Decatur Art Alliance in recognition of International Women’s Month, will feature refreshments, beverages, and tunes from DJ Brook Spickman, and works by these artists: Liefy Smith – abstract acrylics Marilyn Suriani – photography on metal Holly Jones – photography Meridith Anne . . . Read More