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#LookUpDecatur Gallery Show

#lookupdecatur is a city-wide installation that encourages us to look up from our screens, engage with the world, and find art in unexpected places. Decatur artist Larry Holland called on his network of like-minded creatives to generate these mini paintings which are installed high overhead on street poles. This gallery show is your opportunity to . . . Read More

Women Create: Art at Trinity

Join us for a frolicking fun evening full of art, creativity, sips and light bites. Trinity and the Decatur Arts Alliance host our second annual art show celebrating International Women’s Month, featuring paintings, textiles, ceramics, and jewelry by local women artists. All works are available for purchase. The exhibit will be on view 10 am-6 pm, . . . Read More

In the Gallery: Vile Kyle

VILE KYLE aka Kyle Griffith is best known for his low-brow pop surrealist skulls. This Decatur based artist uses a combined medium of acrylic and spray paint to create works full of bold lines, eye-catching color, and three-dimensional contouring. With a background in carpentry, Vile often uses wood as the base of his art, layering . . . Read More

Buy Your Wine Festival Tickets Online Now!

Nov. 3 • 12:30-4:30 p.m. On the square in Downtown Decatur • Rain or Shine Sip your way through nearly 500 wines from around the world. Local restaurants sell tasty offerings within the venue. Proceeds benefit Decatur Arts Alliance, which produces the Decatur Arts Festival and many other arts events, free to the community each year. Tickets . . . Read More

Kick Off Arts Festival Weekend with Artwalk

Friday, May 25 | 5-10 pm Decatur’s largest one-night art experience returns! Stroll around town to see exhibits at various shops and galleries and enjoy complimentary snacks and drinks. Beer will be for sale at East Court Square including a special brew by Three Taverns – 3 Day IPA. See the full list of participating shops here.

Women Create: Art at Trinity

The opening celebration for this exhibition, presented by Trinity Mercantile & Design and the Decatur Art Alliance in recognition of International Women’s Month, will feature refreshments, beverages, and tunes from DJ Brook Spickman, and works by these artists: Liefy Smith – abstract acrylics Marilyn Suriani – photography on metal Holly Jones – photography Meridith Anne . . . Read More

Student Art Exhibit Opening

works by students at the community school Opening Reception: Friday, March 9 • 6-8 pm On View Through April 23 • Tuesdays-Saturdays • 10 am-4 pm Decatur Arts Alliance Gallery • 113 Clairemont Ave. Located in downtown Decatur, The Community School (TCS) is an accredited high school and young adult transition program for individuals on . . . Read More

April Fools Comedy Night

“three taverns walk into a bar…” april fools comedy night at three taverns Monday, April 1 | 7 + 9 pm | Three Taverns Brewery, 121 New St. | $25 Buy tickets here! Sample the latest batch of laughs and hand-crafted beers. The Decatur Arts Alliance and Three Taverns Brewery host a night of local . . . Read More