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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

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

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

En Plein Air: Works by Jim Ingles

Genetics professor by day and an artist at every available opportunity, Jim Ingles participated in the plein air painting event last year in decatur. This show features landscapes, but also non-objective abstract paintings, and paper collages that he creates when he travels without his painting gear. Ingles divides his time between Toronto and Decatur, and . . . Read More

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