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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

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

2015 Decatur Arts Festival

Downtown Decatur comes alive on Memorial Day weekend for the annual Decatur Arts Festival. The festival takes over downtown, extending from the Decatur Recreation Center to the downtown square, including East and West Ponce de Leon Avenue, Clairemont Avenue and the Dalton Gallery at Agnes Scott College. This year’s festival will be bursting with artful . . . Read More

16 Likes, 3 Comments: Paintings by Leah Owenby

Exploring an Addiction to Social Media “This project started when I complimented a friend on her photograph and said she should frame it, says artist Leah Owenby. “We joked that it would never exist outside of Facebook, so I offered to paint it for her. When I took a screen shot for later reference, the . . . Read More

Sponsorships Available for the Decatur Arts Festival

Calling all businesses and organizations large and small! Mark your calendar for the Decatur Arts Festival Memorial Day weekend, May 23 and 24. If you are ready to: – promote your product or service – increase brand awareness – sample or coupon to consumers – collect customer leads – engage with your target consumer . . . . Read More

Gala Opening for The Book As Art Aug. 28

GALA OPENING NIGHT AUGUST 28, 6-9 PM Swing by the Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur Gallery at 1 W. Court Square Thursday, Aug. 28 and be one of the first to explore our juried selection of artists books. A delight to the eye, a pleasure to the hand, artist books make tangible forms that introduce us . . . Read More

DAA Announces Four $500 Seed Grants for Artists

Decatur Artist Grants Available – Apply by Aug. 31 The Decatur Arts Alliance awards four seed grants – each worth $500 – to local artists. Submit your application by Aug. 31 for consideration. Only one submission per person. Your one-page application must include: Project description (150 words) How will the project impact Decatur? (35 words) . . . Read More