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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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