Tuesday, Oct. 10th at 5pm | What if you suddenly lost the one precious item you brought with you when you were forced to leave home? The City of Decatur shows Amal how a community can come together to help. "The Walk" is a public art project that features a 12-foot, 10 year old Syrian refugee child. Since July 2021, Amal has travelled over 6,000 miles to nearly 100 cities in 15 countries. Her urgent message to the world is “Don’t forget about us." Be a part of her incredible journey.
Placita Latina returns to the Decatur Arts Alliance gallery in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Seven artists from different countries exhibit 14 original works in the "Rooted in Our Latinx Heritage" exhibition, on view daily from 10am-4pm from September 15 until October 13, 2023. Join in celebrating the month-long exhibition's close with music, food, and a Latinx market on Friday, Oct. 13 from 6:30-9:30pm.
The Fine Arts Exhibition is back with a few “small changes”. This year all artwork on display is no larger than 24 inches in any direction. And we have a new space! Head to the newly renovated 4th floor gallery of the Decatur Library to view the exhibit. Exhibit opens May 4.