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Concert Series

 

Art Ventures

Peace Keepers

A Company of Friends Theatre Troupe presents:
A Fairytale Fable
Saturday, August 13th
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. O’Neal Plaza
FREE Family ArtVentures! Performance
Don’t forget to bring a chair!


Songs by Jennifer Daniels
Saturday, September 10th
From 4 to 5 PM at the
Cultural Arts Council
FREE Performance
Don’t forget to bring a chair or cushion!

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Songs by Michael Levine
Monday, October 17th
From 4 to 5 PM at the
O’Neal Plaza in
Downtown Douglasville
FREE Performance
Don’t forget to bring a chair or cushion!

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Past Concerts

Auntie Renee

Storyteller Auntie Renee
Saturday, July 16th
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. O’Neal Plaza
FREE Family ArtVentures! Performance.
Don’t forget to bring a chair!

Story Ship

The Story Ship presents:
Pirate Goodie & the Magic Chest
Saturday, June 11th
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. O’Neal Plaza
FREE Family ArtVentures! Performance.
Don’t forget to bring a chair!

Fandagumbo Move Along

Fandagumbo Move Along
Saturday, May 21st
12:20 p.m. O’Neal Plaza
During Taste of Douglasville
FREE Family ArtVentures! Performance

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TellTale Theatre
“Hans On!”

Saturday, April 30, 2016; 4 p.m.
Deer Lick Park Gymnasium
FREE ADMISSION

Hands On Show

On April 16, 2016 at O’Neal Plaza, Telltale Theatre will take the stage with “Hans On!,” an original adaptation of the Hans Christian Anderson fairy tales. Telltale Theatre will have just taught at CAC’s Spring Break Art Camp and will follow that with this free, hour long show for family members of all ages to enjoy. Starts at 4PM, bring chairs or blankets to sit on.


BIG CHICKEN BARBERSHOP CHORUS
Sunday, April 3rd, at 3 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church in Douglasville
Tickets: $18 ($15 CAC Members)

Big Chicken Barbershop Chorus

CAC is pleased to present a Spring concert of the Big Chicken Barbershop Chorus on Sunday, April 3rd, at 3pm at the First Presbyterian Church in Douglasville. The Big Chicken Chorus is an entertaining male a cappella chorus that sings novelty songs and parodies that bring smiles and laughter to all, all in a G-rated, bright, out of the ordinary, rollicking fun type show.

If you’ve seen Barbershop singers before then you know the fun that’s in store. If you’ve never experienced barbershop singers … well, a whole new world is about to open up for you!


It’s time for Family ArtVentures!

Family ArtVentures! is made possible with funding from the Georgia Council for the Arts and the GreyStone Power Foundation.

Barry Stewart Mann
“Smarty Barty’s Arty Party”
Saturday, March 5, 2016; 4 p.m.
O’Neal Plaza, Downtown Douglasville
FREE ADMISSION

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It begins with Barry Stewart Mann, member of the Southern Order of Storytellers, who has told stories to children all across Atlanta in schools, libraries and festivals. In February he will perform in several area schools and on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 4PM he invites the public to hear the story of “Smarty Barty’s Arty Party” which tells stories that highlight the value of the visual and performing arts with music, dance, art, puppetry, audience participation, and fanciful bits of Seuss and Silverstein as well. The show is about an hour long, free, on O’Neal Plaza in Downtown Douglasville (inside CAC will be used if the weather is too cold or wet). Everyone's invited!

Next, the Piccadilly Puppets will host a puppet workshop as part of the Mad Hatter‘s Tea Party on Saturday, March 19th from 11AM-3PM. They will have just completed four school performances of their show about water, “Splish, Splash.”


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Puppet Workshop at Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Saturday, March 19th, 2016; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

The Piccadilly Puppets will host a puppet workshop as part of the Mad Hatter‘s Tea Party on Saturday, March 19th from 11AM-3PM. They will have just completed four school performances of their show about water, “Splish, Splash.”


The Zany Zoo
Saturday, October 17th
From 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
O’Neal Plaza
FREE

A family performance for all ages to enjoy! Delight in watching puppet animals roller skate, juggle, dance and even lift weights. Bring a chair & spend the afternoon on O’Neal Plaza in Downtown Douglasville.

The 2015 concerts were a wide ranging set of musical experiences:
    Oct. 17 – “The Zany Zoo” Puppet Show for Kids of all Ages (at 4pm)
    Sept. 19 - Havana Son (Latin music)
    Aug. 15 – Celtic Kudu (Irish and Scottish folk music)
    July 18 – Waste Potential Brass band (New Orleans Marching Band music)
    June 20 – Kharisma Jazzmatic Funk Band (Danceable jazz)
    May 16 – The Geeks (favorites from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s)

Current Exhibit

Art of Business

Upcoming Exhibits

NOVAS

Sweetwater Camera Club

The Douglas County Student Holiday Card Show

Past Exhibits

Georgia Artist with Disabilities

Douglas County Art Guild

Youth Art Month

African Americans for the Arts

Holiday Card Design Show
On View December 3-17
Opening Reception: Thursday, Dec. 3, 6-8 p.m.
Hosted by The Rotary Club, Chic-Fil-A (Fairburn Rd. Location),
& West GA Technical College

All About Texture

All About Textures

All About Texture

All About Texture

Through the Lens

Through the Lens

Throught the Lens

NOVAS [National Open Visual Arts Show]

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THE “RED COCKERILL GALLERY” AWARDS

Red Cockerill Gallery

Awards are made possible by the Red Cockerill Gallery. Located at 2845 Cemetery St., Austell, Ga. 30106 , they offer workshops, exhibits, and custom framing services. To learn more, visit RedCockerillGallery.com.

1st Place - $500
2nd Place - $250
3rd Place - $150
Honorable Mention - $100

This year's Award Winners will be selected by University of West Georgia professors Casey McGuire, Stephanie Smith, and Mark Schoon. To learn more about the jurors, please visit the university's website.

Scroll down to see the winners of NOVAS 2015

IMPORTANT DATES
Sept. 1 - 29
NOVAS 2016 Exhibit Dates

Monday, July 18
Notification e-mails to be sent out by the end of the day.

Wednesday - Thursday, Aug. 24-25, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Hand-delivery & shipped work deadline. Please schedule a drop-off time in advance.

Thursday, Sept. 1, 6 - 8 p.m.
Opening Reception at the Cultural Arts Council

Friday, Sept. 30 OR Wednesday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
All works must be picked up during these two dates. Shipped work will be returned C.O.D. as soon as possible.

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CONGRATULATIONS!
The recipients of the "Red Cockerill Gallery" NOVAS Awards:

First Place

Pokey Park Salt Marsh Mouse Pokey Park,”Salt Marsh Mouse,” Bronze, 9 by 5 by 5 inches, 2014 - $1,500

Second Place

Pearlblossom Departure Natasha Stansel, “Pearlblossom Departure,” Film photography, 15 by 25 inches, 2015, $150
 

Third Place

Saturday Afternoon Donald W. Holdman, “Saturday Afternoon (& Mr. Dobb’s),” Oil on canvas,
16 by 20 inches, 2014, $300

Honorable Mention

Pretty Kitty Cathy Clodfelter, “Pretty Kitty,” Acrylic on canvas, 18 by 24 inches, 2014, SOLD

Honorable Mention

Headlight on Blue Car Ernie Hendrix, “Headlight on Blue Car,” Watercolor, 16 by 20 inches, 2015, NFS.

Mad Hatter's Tea Party

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Saturday, March 19, 2016 was the magical Mad Hatter's Tea Party, where this year the Piccadilly Players hosted a puppet making workshop alongside the flamingo croquet, story-telling, cookie-decorating, egg-hunting and tea-partying fun!

Click HERE to see the photo album with a few images from the event!


2015 Photos

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Mad Hatter 5

Did you miss the fun this year? Take a look at the photos from this year’s party on our Facebook page –you won’t want to miss what we’re planning for next year!

Mad Hatter Crowds

Click HERE to see the first of three albums.

Reading Alice in Wonderland

Click HERE to see the second of three albums.

The Egg Hunt

Click HERE to see the third of three albums.