Community Art Events

Bumble Bee Film Screening & Native Bee Photography Talk

231 Sycamore St., Decatur, 30030

In observance of National Pollinator Week, BeeCity USA, Decatur, GA (Beecatur) presents a free film screening of “A Ghost in the Making: Searching for the Rusty-Patched Bumble Bee” — a short film about acclaimed natural history photographer Clay Bolt’s quest to photograph the endangered rusty-patched bumble bee. Followed by: “Decatur’s Native Bees” — Learn about the . . . Read More

A Conversation with Billy Howard, photographer of Epitaphs for the Living

540 Asbury Cir, Atlanta, GA 30307

Billy Howard, an Atlanta photographer, will be in conversation with Randy Gue, curator of modern political and historical collections at the Rose Library. They will discuss “Billy Howard’s ‘Epitaphs for the Living,’” an exhibit in Woodruff Library’s Corridor Gallery of Howard’s photographs of people living with HIV/AIDS in the 1980s. The photographs are stark and . . . Read More

Core Dance Summer Intensive

139 Sycamore St. Decatur, GA 30030
June 19

Join Core Dance in 2 weeks of dance workshops with Ofir Nahari and Frank Van de Ven. Admission is $15 per class or $100 for the week. Visit the Core Dance website for the full schedule. Week 1 June 19th – 24th Creativity: Dance, Theater and the Poetic Clown ​with Ofir Nahari Week 2 June 27th – . . . Read More

Reclaimed By Nature: The Quarries of Arabia Mountain

101 East Court Square, Decatur, Georgia 30030
On view until December 2017

This photography exhibit, by Virginie Drujon-Kippelen, features historic and contemporary photos of a former granite quarry at what is now the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve. These quarries were historically an important part of DeKalb County’s economy. Lithonia granite was used in paving and construction projects, including the Historic DeKalb Courthouse. In the 1970s the Davidson . . . Read More

Decatur Glassblowing Open House

Saturday, May 20
250 Freeman Street Decatur, Georgia 30030

Join us for glassblowing demonstrations, food, drinks, & music. Stop by any time between 5 and 10 pm. The event is free and open to the public. Our glass art gallery will also be open during this time with items available for purchase. Click here for more information.

The Art of Indigo Workshop

116 E Trinity Pl, Decatur, Georgia 30030
Saturday, May 20

Trinity Mercantile and Design will host an Indigo Dyeing Workshop on Saturday, May 20. Space is limited! To reserve your spot, RSVP to Cost is $30 per person and includes instruction, materials and refreshments. Click here for more information.

Sculpture Classes in Avondale Estates, Wednesdays in May and June

Four consecutive Wednesdays, 10 am-2:30 pm. Offered February, March, May and June.

Whether you are new at sculpture or simply want to improve your skills, Julia Knight’s weekly sculpture classes in Avondale Estates can help. Julia offers intense, weekly classes each Wednesday for a maximum of five students per class. Classes are on four consecutive Wednesdays from 10 am -2:30 pm in May and June. Students can . . . Read More