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Lantern Parade

Friday, May 10  |  9 pm Color Wheel Studio | 508 E. Howard Ave. Celebrate the arts and the start of summer at the Decatur Lantern Parade. Gather at Color Wheel Studio after 8 pm, then parade to the downtown square along with the Black Sheep Marching Ensemble. Make your own lantern at home or attend a lantern-making . . . Read More

Buildings, Art and Brew

Historic architecture + public art + beer = A first-ever pub crawl across Decatur that celebrates all three! Join us Saturday, May 18 for a unique experience that combines contemporary art, architecture and history, served up with a side of beer. It’s a first-ever pub crawl with an educational twist. At each pub stop a . . . Read More

Decatur Arts Festival Poster Unveiling Party

Thursday, May 9  |  5:00-7:30 pm  |  Free The Solarium in Oakhurst | 321 Hill St. Join us on Thursday, May 9, 5:00-7:30 pm for the unveiling of the 2018 Decatur Arts Festival Poster at the Solarium, 321 Hill St., in Oakhurst. It’s free! Be among the first to see this year’s Arts Festival poster! . . . 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

#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