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Student Art Exhibit Opening

works by students at the community school Opening Reception: Friday, March 9 • 6-8 pm On View Through April 23 • 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

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

April Fools Comedy Night

“three taverns walk into a bar…” april fools comedy night at three taverns Sunday, April 1 | 7 + 9 pm | Three Taverns Brewery, 121 New St. | $25 Buy tickets here! Sample the latest batch of laughs and hand-crafted beers. The Decatur Arts Alliance and Three Taverns Brewery host a night of local . . . Read More

Call for Entries: Fine Arts

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

Call for Artists: Artists Market

application deadline is Jan. 26  |  zapplication.org The Decatur Arts Festival artists market features more than 150 artists selected through a competitive jury process. The annual market, well known for its high quality of artwork, attracts artists from all over the Southeast and beyond. More than a dozen media categories are represented by new artists and . . . 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.