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ArtWalk | Arts Festival 2017

Friday, May 26  |  decaturartsfestival.com Decatur’s largest one-night art experience returns! Stroll around town to see exhibits at various shops and galleries and enjoy complimentary snacks and drinks. Beer will be on sale at East Court Square. Visit the Decatur Arts Festival website for more information.

Flight & Figures Exhibition

“Flight & Figures” features selections from Lori Lejeune’s contemporary art installation series. Lori explores the intersection of art and technology using digital tools to create her mixed media artwork. The Flight series offers a modern interpretation of graceful birds. Also featured are selections from her Body Language series, which conveys emotion and feeling using figures that . . . Read More

Decatur Lantern Parade

May 12 — it’s a date to stay up late! Decatur celebrates the start of summer with its annual Community Lantern Parade. Kids of all ages gather at the starting point, Color Wheel art studio, with their creative paper lanterns in every conceivable shape, size and configuration. The Black Sheep Ensemble, a local street band, . . . Read More

Arts Festival Poster Unveiling

Join us for the unveiling of the 2017 Decatur Arts Festival Poster! Be among the first to see this year’s Arts Festival poster, featuring a painting by MILAGROS — mural and installation artists Felici Asteinza and Joey Fillastre. Take home a copy of the festival poster, and enjoy an artsy springtime party in Oakhurst with drinks . . . Read More

The Under the Bridge Art Party

Come celebrate at the Under the Bridge Art Party at The Marta Bridge Mural. Enjoy art activities, ice cream cookies, lemonade, a bounce house and a DJ spinning great music. Sunday, April 23 – 4-6 pm The Marta Bridge Mural West Trinity Place at Atlanta Avenue

April Fools Comedy Night

“three taverns walk into a bar…” april fools comedy night at three taverns Saturday, April 1 | 7 + 9 pm | Three Taverns Brewery, 121 New St. | $25 TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT FOR BOTH SHOWS. Sample the latest batch of laughs and hand-crafted beers. The Decatur Arts Alliance and Three Taverns Brewery host . . . Read More

Support the arts. Join, renew, or donate today!

If you’re a member of the Arts Alliance, thank you. If not, now is a great time to join, renew or make a donation at decaturartsalliance.org. Together we can continue to grow the arts in our community heart. The Decatur Arts Alliance works to ensure that art is at the heart of our community. And . . . Read More

19th Century British Prints Exhibition

Presented by VINSONart See a selection of 19th century British lithographs, engravings and more at the Decatur Arts Alliance Gallery and then see the companion show of works by contemporary British printmakers at Sycamore Place Gallery. These exhibits are part of the The Southern Graphics Council International Conference meeting in Atlanta, March 15-18, with a . . . Read More

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