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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

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

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

The Book as Art – Call for Artists

Artists who observe and interpret the idea of the book are invited to submit entries to the Decatur Arts Alliance’s juried exhibition visually celebrating the book form. Apply to the call for artists here. The Book as Art: Illuminated will emphasize the book as an art form that can be a delight to the eye, a . . . Read More

The Decatur Artway Call for Artists

The Decatur Artway begins its third year this fall by replacing the five outdoor sculptures in downtown Decatur with five different sculptures. The Decatur Arts Alliance has issued a call for artists for sculptures to be placed in and around downtown Decatur for a two-year temporary exhibition. Artists will receive a $2,000 honorarium and the . . . Read More

Our 2016 Year in Review

Take a look at all the art in our 2016 year in review. Decatur Arts Alliance strives to deliver a full-spectrum, year-round arts experience. From comedians and young entrepreneurs to national artists and bottles of wine, we posted some great numbers last year. View the 2016 Year in Review We’re proud of our growing annual events, . . . 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

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