Forging connec­tion through the arts.

Decatur Arts Alliance produces outdoor installations, live performances, arts events and festivals, community classes, exhibitions, and other impactful, accessible art experiences in Decatur, Georgia.

Happening Now

July 1 - August 11, 2024

Artist Studio Applications OPEN

Applications are now OPEN for the first lease term of artist work studios at Legacy Park. The Hyatt Cottage of the “Creative Village” project will provide space for working artists, community classes, and exhibitions. No fee to apply; one-year lease term begins September 1, 2024.
August 11, 2024 • 1-5pm

YEA! Youth Arts Festival Returns

YEA! (Young Emerging Artists) empowers student artists to develop skills in event coordination, marketing, presentation, and sales. The artists market will be hosted inside the Solarium and performances will be on the lawn. Applications for K-12 students will be accepted from July 1 – July 28, 2024.
July 12 - August 11, 2024

#LookUp Decatur Signs Exhibition

The first exhibition at the Creative Village in Legacy Park, this showcase will feature decommissioned works from the previous round of #LookUpDecatur signs. Take home a unique artwork crafted by local artists for this engaging public art program, coordinated by Larry Holland of Fishbone Art.

Exhibitions

Unique explorations of local, national, and international talent, the Decatur Arts Alliance produces multiple annual exhibitions and hosts local artists for solo showcases. All open to the community. All free of charge.

Jul. 19 - Aug. 18, 2024

#LookUpDecatur Decommissioned Signs Exhibition

Sep. 5 - Oct. 28, 2024

The Book As Art v.12: Rock, Paper, Scissors

Outdoor Installations

Art abounds in Decatur. Discover outdoor installations, murals, and sculptures throughout the city that were commissioned through public calls for artists and direct partnerships.

Busking

Showcase your talents and contribute to our lively street culture. We’ve partnered with the City of Decatur to create a busking program that brings music and magic to our community. New faces are always encouraged to apply. 

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