Happening Now

mckevitt-show-web-graphic

Strength and Beauty

Opening reception: Friday, Dec. 9, 6-8 p.m.  On view Dec. 9 through Jan. 21 Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 am-4 pm Decatur Arts Alliance Gallery | 113 Clairemont Ave. Decatur artist and foster mom Julie Ann McKevitt created her Strength and Beauty series of acrylic paintings to illustrate the wide range of thought and emotions she’s discovered in . . . Read More

elena-vizerskaya-show-web

Escape Artist

Opening reception: Monday, Nov. 7, 6-8 p.m. On view Nov. 7 through Dec. 2 Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 am-4 pm Decatur Arts Alliance Gallery | 113 Clairemont Ave. Award-winning photo artist Elena Vizerskaya creates uncommon and often surrealistic worlds intended for the viewer to perceive intuitively, on an emotional level. These are special, dreamlike spaces, . . . Read More

daa-featured-image-artwalk

Decatur Wine Festival ArtWalk

November 4 • 5-10 p.m. Art. Fun. Refreshments. It’s free! Wine and art belong together. That’s why the Decatur Wine Festival kicks off with ArtWalk. Stroll around Decatur to visit any (or all 13) of this year’s art spots and enjoy exhibits and refreshments. Find a full list of participants and featured artists at decaturwinefestival.org.

DAA-featured-image-lc-documentary

Liberator Lois Curtis

Documentary Screening Oct. 16 | 5-7 p.m. | Decatur Library. Come see the story of American treasure Lois Curtis and witness her charm and creative beauty in The Art of Being LC, a film by Carl King. From institutionalization to the US Supreme Court, LC blazed a path for freedom for herself and thousands of . . . Read More

DAA-featured-image-baa-boundless

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

Beate-Sass-gallery-show-web

Real Stories, Real People

Artist reception: Saturday, September 17, 6-8 pm Decatur Arts Alliance Gallery | 113 Clairemont Ave. 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 . . . Read More

DAA-featured-image-national-poetry-slam

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

DAA-featured-image-gawrites-gallery

#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

DAA-featured-image-artway-call-for-artists

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