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Sunday, October 18 • 2-6 pm • Oakhurst Neighborhood The Decatur Arts Alliance is proud to be a part of the city’s first, fully crowdsourced festival. At Porchfest front porches become stages, yards become venues, and everyone’s reminded how much fun can be had in the neighborhood. Musicians of all kinds will perform on porches . . . Read More

Celebrate Art at YEA! Saturday

Student art for sale • Live Music on the Bandstand Saturday, Sept. 26 • Noon- 4 pm Arts Event on the Square in Downtown Decatur Returning for its third year, this wildly popular one-day arts event has been embraced by local students grades K-12 as a way to showcase their creativity and talent to the . . . Read More

Book As Art 3.0: No Jacket Required . . . Tonight!

The Gallery at The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur 101 W. Court Square [MAP] July 24-Sept. 18 Gala opening reception Thursday, Sept. 3, 6-9 pm Gallery Hours: Monday • 1-3 pm Tuesday • Noon-5 pm Wednesday • 8 am-1 pm Thursday • Noon-5 pm Friday • 9 am-4 pm Book Festival Extended Hours: Friday, September 4 • 9 am-8 . . . Read More

The Big Pop at East Decatur Station

Thursday, June 11, 6-9 pm • East College Avenue at New Street Pop on over for this one-night-extravaganza of art, music, food, and beer. It’s a free event for all ages. Grab something tasty from the Mobile Marlay and listen to P-Jazz perform live. See Ruth Franklin’s solo exhibition at the Three Taverns Brewery tasting . . . Read More

2015 Decatur Arts Festival

Downtown Decatur comes alive on Memorial Day weekend for the annual Decatur Arts Festival. The festival takes over downtown, extending from the Decatur Recreation Center to the downtown square, including East and West Ponce de Leon Avenue, Clairemont Avenue and the Dalton Gallery at Agnes Scott College. This year’s festival will be bursting with artful . . . Read More

16 Likes, 3 Comments: Paintings by Leah Owenby

Exploring an Addiction to Social Media “This project started when I complimented a friend on her photograph and said she should frame it, says artist Leah Owenby. “We joked that it would never exist outside of Facebook, so I offered to paint it for her. When I took a screen shot for later reference, the . . . Read More

Sponsorships Available for the Decatur Arts Festival

Calling all businesses and organizations large and small! Mark your calendar for the Decatur Arts Festival Memorial Day weekend, May 23 and 24. If you are ready to: – promote your product or service – increase brand awareness – sample or coupon to consumers – collect customer leads – engage with your target consumer . . . . Read More

Gala Opening for The Book As Art Aug. 28

GALA OPENING NIGHT AUGUST 28, 6-9 PM Swing by the Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur Gallery at 1 W. Court Square Thursday, Aug. 28 and be one of the first to explore our juried selection of artists books. A delight to the eye, a pleasure to the hand, artist books make tangible forms that introduce us . . . Read More