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Give Ahead for Giving Tuesday

We have BIG plans for 2022! Help us make them happen by giving ahead for Giving Tuesday.

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Red, White, Pink or Bubbly? Take Your Sip(s) at the Decatur Wine Festival Nov. 6

Nov. 6 • Sip and support the arts! Enjoy an afternoon outdoors on the square in downtown Decatur sampling wine from around the world. All proceeds benefit the Decatur Arts Alliance, the nonprofit dedicated to bringing public art to the city of Decatur all year 'round.
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Porchfest

Saturday, Oct. 9 • Noon – 7 pm • Georgia’s largest organic, free-range, crowd-sourced music festival is the coolest neighborhood event ever. This year there will be 200 performances on porches and lawns all around Oakhurst. That’s roughly 30 performances every hour across a square mile! And it’s free!
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Placita Latina: Emerging Latinx Artist Showcase

The Decatur Arts Alliance is partnering with Placita Latina, a month-long celebration of Latinx culture in Decatur and Avondale Estates to launch the Emerging Latinx Artist showcase during Hispanic Heritage Month. The exhibition highlights the work of six Latinx artists, from different backgrounds and experiences, each exploring the question; “What makes us who we are?”
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"Scriptum I" by Rima Day

Book As Art v. 9: Muse

Artist books take many forms – from handmade and lusciously tactile to linear and informative, abstract and questioning to sculptural and monumental. The ninth edition of the juried exhibition of artists’ books, The Book as Art v.9: Muse is on show August 13–October 3, 2021.
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Call for Sculptures: Decatur Artway VII

Phase VII of the Decatur Artway is open for entries! Submit your sculpture works for consideration for Decatur's outdoor sculpture gallery. Five sculptures will be selected to display around the city of Decatur on temporary loan for two years, adding to an existing dynamic rotating collection of public art. Deadline: August 6, 2021
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"Growing Up" by Norman Aragones

Fine Arts Exhibition 2021 Is Open Now

The Decatur Arts Alliance presents the annual Fine Arts Exhibition, on view now at the Agnes Scott College Dalton Gallery. It's part of the Decatur Arts Festival, limited again this year due to COVID-19.
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Walk the Chalk in Downtown Decatur May 16

See the chalk art pros at work, and join the friendly community chalk art competition Sunday, May 16 • 10…

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Call for Entries: Decatur Fine Arts Exhibition

The Decatur Arts Alliance invites artists working in all media to participate in the 33rd Annual Decatur Fine Arts Exhibition. The exhibition is a juried multimedia presentation that contributes a fresh and unique perspective and is usually in conjunction with the Decatur Arts Festival. Get the details, and apply by March 19!
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Vote for the Arts in Decatur with a Year-End Donation

In a year like no other, we hope that art brought a little joy and inspiration into your life. Your gift, in any amount, will help provide the funding we need to plan more buskers, sculptures, murals, gallery shows, and the return of the Decatur Arts Festival, YEA!, Porchfest and more!
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Let’s Talk Turkey: An Online Wine-Tasting Fun-Raiser

This year we’re bringing the wine tasting to your place . . . via Zoom. All you have to do is buy your ticket, pick up your kit, and relax in front of your favorite screen on Nov. 17 at 7 pm. We’ll take care of the rest!
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The Book As Art: Infinity

Now installed at the Decatur Branch of the DeKalb County Public Library, and virtual tours, artist talks, and more will be provided throughout its run.
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