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DAA Announces Four $500 Seed Grants for Artists

Decatur Artist Grants Available – Apply by Aug. 31 The Decatur Arts Alliance awards four seed grants – each worth $500 – to local artists. Submit your application by Aug. 31 for consideration. Only one submission per person. Your one-page application must include: Project description (150 words) How will the project impact Decatur? (35 words) . . . Read More

Call for Young Emerging Artists Grades K-12!

Call for Young Emerging Artists Grades K-12 for YEA! Arts Event on the Square in Downtown Decatur, Georgia Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, Noon-4 p.m. Application information is available here. The Decatur Arts Alliance (DAA) announces the return of YEA!, a popular new event designed to celebrate the talents of young artists and musicians in Decatur, . . . Read More

Tonight! Fine Arts Exhibit Opening Reception at ASC Gallery

Dalton Gallery at Agnes Scott College, Dana Fine Arts Building 141 E. College Ave. (map) Opening Reception Tuesday, May 20 • 5:15-7 pm Be among the first to view an intriguing collection of paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture and mixed media selected by this year’s distinguished jury. Meet the artists and enjoy refreshments. Held in conjunction . . . Read More

See Your Image of Decatur on a Postcard

What Is Your Most Iconic Image of Decatur?   The 2014 Decatur Postcard Project is looking for artists, students, residents, businesses and members of the community who would like to submit images that reflect different aspects of the city. If you have photos or other artwork that captures the essence of what Decatur is all . . . Read More

Open Now! The Book As Art: 21st Century Meets Tradition

July 19-September 20 Gallery at the Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur One West Court Square, Suite 110 Presented by the Decatur Arts Alliance and the Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur. An event of the 2013 AJC Decatur Book Festival The Decatur Arts Alliance and the gallery of The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur introduce this new and exciting . . . Read More

Upcoming DAA Events!

There are a few great Decatur Arts Alliance sponsored events happening this week in Decatur. First up on Thursday, June 20 at East Decatur Station is The Big Pop Up. There will be art, craft, jewelry, local brews, great food and live music from 6-9 p.m.  Come out and enjoy food from Erbert and Gerbert’s, Duck’s . . . Read More

Artrospective Exhibit Opens Tonight!

May 2-Sept. 30 • DeKalb History Center • Old Courthouse on the Square 101 East Court Square The Decatur Arts Alliance marks the milestone 25th annivery of the Decatur Arts Festival with Artrospective, an exhibit at the DeKalb History Center. The exhibit opens this evening in conjunction with the DBA meeting. Artrospective will highlight the . . . Read More

Decatur Business? Sign Up for ArtWalk by March 27!

The Decatur Arts Alliance invites you to participate in a Decatur Arts Festival kick-off event: ArtWalk, Friday, May 24, 2013 5 -10 pm. Deadline for entry: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 Artwalk application form (PDF) Spotlight your business & support the arts. Local galleries, retailers & restaurants have the opportunity to participate in the kick off . . . Read More