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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


Joe Dreher Exhibition

Opening Reception Friday, Oct. 9 • 6-8 p.m. Decatur Arts Alliance Gallery 113 Clairemont Ave. in downtown Decatur On view through Nov. 30 Gallery open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 am-4 pm Joe Dreher considers himself a social artist and creates work mainly described as installation art. The pieces in this series use a number of . . . Read More


#gawrites: Over Your Head in a Good Way

Another successful Decatur Book Festival has come and gone, but the #gawrites public art installation is a lingering reminder of the literary fun we enjoyed. Decatur artist Larry Holland planned and installed a collection of 40 quotes from Georgia writers in a variety of genres from fiction to pop music. Be sure to look up . . . Read More


Celebrate Art at YEA! Saturday

Student art for sale • Live Music on the Bandstand Saturday, Sept. 26 • Noon- 4 pm Arts Event on the Square in Downtown Decatur Returning for its third year, this wildly popular one-day arts event has been embraced by local students grades K-12 as a way to showcase their creativity and talent to the . . . Read More


Book As Art 3.0: No Jacket Required . . . Tonight!

The Gallery at The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur 101 W. Court Square [MAP] July 24-Sept. 18 Gala opening reception Thursday, Sept. 3, 6-9 pm Gallery Hours: Monday • 1-3 pm Tuesday • Noon-5 pm Wednesday • 8 am-1 pm Thursday • Noon-5 pm Friday • 9 am-4 pm Book Festival Extended Hours: Friday, September 4 • 9 am-8 . . . Read More


Can You Find the Secret Doors of Decatur?

Tucked away in the nooks and crannies of Decatur is a series of 32 miniature secret doors created by 24 local artists. Inspired by “fairy doors” that first appeared around the world more than 100 years ago, the artists set out to create bits of whimsy for discovery in unexpected places all around Decatur. Organized . . . Read More

The Big Pop at East Decatur Station

Thursday, June 11, 6-9 pm • East College Avenue at New Street Pop on over for this one-night-extravaganza of art, music, food, and beer. It’s a free event for all ages. Grab something tasty from the Mobile Marlay and listen to P-Jazz perform live. See Ruth Franklin’s solo exhibition at the Three Taverns Brewery tasting . . . Read More