Community Art Events

Decatur ArtWorks Reception and Art Sale

708 Church Street, Decatur, GA 30030
May 3

Decatur CoWorks has partnered with local artists to present Decatur ArtWorks, an initiative designed to spark creativity and support arts in the community. This first event will be a reception and art sale that is open to the public and will feature: Christina Ward, Modern Wildlife Monet Monique Rumford, Mixed Media Sheila McConnell, Folk Art L. . . . Read More

Revival: Lost Southern Voices Festival

April 12, 2019
215 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA 30030

Decatur Library Auditorium April 12, 2019, 12:30 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. Revival: Lost Southern Voices — a two-day celebration of lost and under-appreciated Southern writers. During this literary festival, invited writers and scholars discuss favorite authors whose works no longer receive the attention and reading they deserve. This year the Georgia Center for the Book and . . . Read More

Concerts on the Square

Saturdays in May

Concerts on the Square are scheduled for Saturday evenings at 7 pm in May, and are held on the square in downtown Decatur. For more information, visit Upcoming Performances May 4, 11, 18, and 25 at 7pm

Blue Sky Concerts

Wednesdays in September

Blue Sky Concerts are scheduled for Wednesdays at noon in May, and take place on the square in downtown Decatur. Visit for more information. Upcoming performances May 1 and 15 at 12:00pm.

Open Mic Night with Java Monkey Speaks

425 Church St, Decatur, GA 30030

Meet up at Java Monkey* for Open Mic Nights. Come to hear artists ply their trade, or bring your own new works and join in the fun! *Due to fire damage, Java Monkey Speaks’ Sunday night open mic have moved to Little Five Points. Visit their Facebook page for more information and weekly updates. Sundays: . . . Read More

Author event: Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal

215 Sycamore Street

In Soniah Kamal’s one-of-a-kind retelling of Pride and Prejudice set in modern-day Pakistan, Alys Binat has sworn never to marry—until an encounter with one Mr. Darsee at a wedding makes her reconsider. Told with wry wit and colorful prose, Unmarriageable is a charming update on Jane Austen’s beloved novel and an exhilarating exploration of love, marriage, class, and sisterhood. . . . Read More