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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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Tranquility: Oil Paintings by Leigh Elliot

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

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Join us for an Artsy Evening Friday, Nov. 20

At Decatur Fine Art • A Gallery of Local Artists FRIDAY, NOV. 20 • 6-9 PM 627-E EAST COLLEGE AVE., DECATUR 30030 Need a fresh infusion of art? We invite Decatur Arts Alliance members, friends and supporters to join us for an evening of art, beverages and refreshments. At this event you’ll hear about the . . . Read More

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‘Palate,’ a Solo Exhibition, Opens Dec. 3

Palate: Food Photography by Morgan Perkins Opening Reception Thursday, Dec. 3 • 6-8 p.m. Decatur Arts Alliance Gallery 113 Clairemont Ave. in downtown Decatur On view through Jan. 29 Gallery open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 am-4 pm Join us for a first look at a visual feast of stunning images by photographer Morgan Perkins. An . . . Read More

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Buy Your Wine Festival Tickets Online Now!

Nov. 7 • 12:30-4:30 p.m. On the square in Downtown Decatur • Rain or Shine Taste wines from around the globe, sample delicious food from Decatur-area restaurants, and enjoy tunes at metro Atlanta’s largest outdoor wine festival. Proceeds benefit the Decatur Arts Alliance, which produces the Decatur Arts Festival and many other arts events, free . . . Read More

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Porchfest

Sunday, October 18 • 2-6 pm • Oakhurst Neighborhood The Decatur Arts Alliance is proud to be a part of the city’s first, fully crowdsourced festival. At Porchfest front porches become stages, yards become venues, and everyone’s reminded how much fun can be had in the neighborhood. Musicians of all kinds will perform on porches . . . Read More

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Decatur Artway: Five Sculptures Around Downtown

Five sculptures have just been installed in downtown Decatur as part of the Decatur Artway, the public arts initiative established by the Decatur Arts Alliance and the City of Decatur. Check them out anytime, and join us Oct. 11, 2-4 pm, for the opening reception with the artists. Look for tents set up near each . . . Read More