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En Plein Air: Paintings and Collages by Jim Ingles

Genetics professor by day and an artist at every available opportunity, Jim Ingles participated in the plein air painting event last year in decatur. This show features landscapes, but also non-objective abstract paintings, and paper collages that he creates when he travels without his painting gear. Ingles divides his time between Toronto and Decatur, and . . . Read More

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

2018 Fine Arts Exhibition Call for Entries

Submit your entries for the juried Fine Arts Exhibition of the 2018 Decatur Arts Festival. We invite artists working in all media to apply. Artist applications will be accepted through callforentry.org Jan. 8 through Feb. 28. Jurors this year are Angus Galloway, Ann Rowles, and Fred Yalouris. This exhibition contributes a fresh and unique perspective to the festival and to . . . 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. Check this page for . . . Read More

Support 365 Days of Art in Decatur

Before the ball drops and the champagne pops, say “Yes!” to our year-end giving campaign and say yes to 365 days of art. The Decatur Arts Alliance funds artful events for all ages throughout the year, like the Decatur Arts Festival, the Decatur Artway sculpture gallery, Decatur Box Project, the YEA! Event, the annual Book as Art . . . Read More

Supermoon Sunday: artist reception

Sunday, Dec. 3 • 4-6 pm The Dalton Gallery Dana Fine Arts Building Agnes Scott College 141 E. College Ave. Join us for the last supermoon of 2017, and the closing reception of “weatherwise otherwise: artists respond to climate change.” Enjoy snacks and beverages, and listen as artists discuss their works featured in the exhibition. . . . Read More

Outrepasser No. 2: New works by Deeds Aron Davis

A visual autobiographical study on being transgender and transitioning, Outrepasser No. 2 is a continuation of Davis’ exhibit of new work first shown at the Theatrical Outfit. This body of work explores the transgender experience using abstract expressionism and neo-expressionism to convey the complexities, heartbreak, and humor of being trans. Artist Statement For most of . . . Read More

Buy Your Wine Festival Tickets Online Now!

Nov. 4 • 12:30-4:30 p.m. On the square in Downtown Decatur • Rain or Shine Sip your way through nearly 500 wines from around the world. Local restaurants sell tasty offerings within the venue. Proceeds benefit Decatur Arts Alliance, which produces the Decatur Arts Festival and many other arts events, free to the community each year. Tickets . . . Read More

Decatur Wine Festival ArtWalk

November 3 • 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 12) of this year’s art spots and enjoy exhibits and refreshments. Find a full list of participants and featured artists at decaturwinefestival.org.