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Book As Art: Boundless

August 26-September 30, 2016 Decatur Branch of the DeKalb County Library • 215 Sycamore St., Decatur Artist books take many forms – from handmade and lusciously tactile to linear and informative, abstract and questioning to sculptural and monumental. This juried show celebrates the book with a wildly varied collection of inventive and spectacular work that challenges . . . 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

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Gallery Reception March 18

A Stretch of the Imagination: Paintings by Kodac Harrison Opening Reception | Friday, March 18 | 6-8 pm On View | March 18-May 9 | Tuesdays-Saturdays |10 am-4 pm Decatur Arts Alliance Gallery | 113 Clairemont Ave., Downtown Decatur Best known as a musician and poet, longtime Decatur resident Kodac Harrison is also a prolific . . . Read More

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Kick Off an Artful Year!

Decatur Arts Alliance’s Annual Member Event Friday, Feb. 12 • 6-9:30 p.m. Decatur Glassblowing • 250 Freeman St., Decatur 30030 We invite Decatur Arts Alliance members, friends, and supporters to join us for an evening of art, demonstrations, special prize drawings, refreshments, and good old-fashioned mingling. Watch glass artist Nate Nardi demonstrate his glass-blowing expertise. . . . Read More

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Put Your Decatur on a Postcard!

Decatur Postcards Project 2016 Got a creative vision of Decatur? Picture your Decatur on a postcard! The 2016 Decatur Postcard Project invites artists, students, residents, businesses, and members of the community to share photos or other artwork that captures the essence of what Decatur is all about. Submissions are welcome from all ages. Applications due . . . Read More

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Exhibit January 22-March 12

January 22-March 12 Decatur Visitors Center/Decatur Arts Alliance Gallery 113 Clairemont Ave., Decatur, Georgia Reception with the artist Friday, January 22, 5-9 pm Tranquility, the first show from emerging artist Leigh Elliott, presents “a snippet in time when a sense of calm, stillness, and love are captured in a brief moment. Whether it’s in a . . . Read More

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Decatur/MARTA Overpass Mural Project Request for Qualifications

Deadline for applications is February 16. Download the application packet here. The Decatur Arts Alliance is requesting qualifications from artist/artist teams who are interested in creating an outdoor public mural on the MARTA overpass at the intersection of West Trinity Place and Atlanta Avenue in Decatur, GA whose design captures and reflects community engagement input . . . Read More

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fine arts exhibition call for entries

We invite artists working in all media to submit entries for the juried Fine Arts Exhibition of the 2016 Decatur Arts Festival. This exhibition contributes a fresh and unique perspective to the festival and to an audience representing a broad spectrum of knowledge and appreciation of the arts, addressing this spectrum with a diversity of . . . Read More

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Celebrate the Arts and Donate Today

Your patronage funds curated exhibitions, juried festivals, and pop-up art events with up-and-coming and established local, regional, and national artists. We delivered a full-spectrum arts experience in 2015 and have another full year planned for 2016. Celebrate the arts by making a year-end contribution today! All donations are tax-deductible. Donate here. Partner with us by . . . Read More