CAC Awarded Vibrant Communities Grant

Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/ Douglas County Awarded Vibrant Communities Grant Douglasville, GA, October 4, 2018 — Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/ Douglas County is thrilled to announce it has received a Vibrant Communities Grant from the Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA). These funds will support the Family ARTSventures! program for 2018 -2019.  “We are proud to once again be able to award the Vibrant Communities Grant to 78 entities in 52 counties across the state,” said Georgia Council for the Read More

Be the Change – Public Art

The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County (CAC) is launching a new initiative to use public art to transform the community into a dynamic center of creativity and a destination spot. The purpose of public art is not only to enhance the community and improve our quality of life through its ability to enrich an environment, but also to ignite the imagination, encourage thought and to prompt discourse. Public art benefits the community through placemaking, bringing people together, and Read More

FIRST PUBLIC ART PIECE INSTALLED

FIRST PUBLIC ART PIECE INSTALLED Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County is launching a new initiative to use public art to further establish the community as a dynamic center of creativity and a destination for visitors. The first public art piece was unveiled and installed at the CAC’s ribbon cutting in September. The new public art bench now resides in front of the arts center building and was inspired by the CAC’s Butterfly Garden that Read More

“Hey! What’s That Sound?” Free Performance

“Hey! What’s That Sound?” Free Performance Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County is kicking off another exciting Family ARTSVentures series!  Join us on Saturday, September 15 at 10:30 am for our Family ARTSVentures program: Hey!  What’s That Sound, presented by Dave Holland at the Douglas County Library.  This FREE performance will enthrall all ages.  During this 45 –minute performance, students will be introduced to basic sound and science principles, various environmental resources and how this knowledge can Read More

Cheers to the Arts

Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council is proud to announce its new program, Cheers to the Arts. On Thursday, September 20th from 5—8 pm come “Game Day” ready! Enjoy live entertainment by “Almost Famous” band, beer tastings, outdoor games, art vendors, prizes and much more. Not just a band, Almost Famous is a musical experience. Combining high-energy, party-rock covers from the 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s and current hits with attitude and style. Performing at the Mercedes Benz Stadium, Callaway Read More

Chili Cookers Wanted

Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County is pleased to announce the 22nd annual Chili Cook Off in downtown Douglasville at O’Neal Plaza on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 from 6 until 9 pm.  Last year more than 3,000 people joined in this festive evening of good food, fun, and entertainment as many local Douglasville celebrities presented the community with different flavors of chili.  In 2017 many local businesses participated including Southern State Insurance, BB&T Bank, Gold’s Gym, Share Read More

Stunning NOVAS Exhibit Opens

Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County will exhibit the annual National Open Visual Arts Show or “NOVAS” in September. The exhibit kicks off with an opening reception hosted by the Douglas County Art Guild on Thursday, September 6th from 6 until 8 pm at the Cultural Arts Council and it will be on exhibit through September26th. The opening reception and gallery admission is free to the public. The show is open during our regular business hours and Read More

NEW HORIZONS AT THE CAC

NEW HORIZONS AT THE CAC  Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County is getting a new look across the board. New events are taking off like “Cheers to the Arts” beer tasting in September; a new logo will be released in August, a new public art initiative is underway, along with many other great plans. The gallery also received a facelift receiving new lighting throughout the building. LED (Light Emitting Diode) lighting was installed throughout the Read More

Plan to Attend the CAC’s Open House for Fall Classes

Plan to Attend the CAC’s Open House for Fall Classes Douglasville, Georgia –The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville | Douglas County announces their new fall art classes lineup which will run September 15th – December 22nd, 2018.  This is the chance to explore creativity with expert teaching artists as they introduce a variety of exciting classes and workshops with something for everyone.  To start the semester, the CAC is holding a fall “All About Art” Open House on Saturday, September 8th Read More

CAC new logo announced

  New CAC Logo Announced! Douglasville, Georgia- The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County is pleased to announce a new CAC logo.   “The Magnolia logo has served the arts council well for the past 31 years and we are excited to move forward into a new generation” stated Executive Director Emily Lightner.  In June of 2018 the CAC hosted a Logo Design Contest allowing local and national artists to submit a logo design.  At the CAC’s annual meeting, held Read More