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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 2017 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

In Circles

Opening reception: Friday, Feb. 3 • 6-8 pm On view Feb. 3 through March 11 Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 am-4 pm Decatur Arts Alliance Gallery | 113 Clairemont Ave. Life moves in a continuous flow; nothing can last, but nothing is ever lost, either. Everything is layered and each step is a culmination of the step taken before,” . . . Read More

Join us for an Artsy Evening Friday, Feb. 10

At Decatur Glassblowing FRIDAY, FEB. 10 • 6-9 PM 250 FREEMAN ST., 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 Decatur Glassblowing. At this event you’ll hear about the artful opportunities the DAA brought to . . . Read More

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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