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Free Family Concert – Experience the Glass Harp!

The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County (CAC) presents its third concert of fall 2017 at Dog River Library on Saturday, October 7th at 10:30am.   The featured musician, Brien Engel will introduce the Glass Harp and, the day before, will have performed two shows at Bill Arp Elementary School.  This show is part of the CAC’s “Family ArtsVentures!” program that brings curricula-based performers into the schools, followed by free public shows for the whole family to enjoy together. So what is Read More

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Gallery Exhibit: Photography: Altered Realities

The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County presents an unusual photography exhibit showcasing three southeastern artists who use their images to depict a world beyond what the camera lens shoots. The show is called “Altered  Realities”. Using unique printing or processing techniques, editing, overlays, and assemblage, photographers David Diodate, Emma Elaine and Lola Scott explore interpret the past and perceptions inside the mind. This intimate exhibit showcases over 40 original photographs, a video installation and limited-edition miniature prints.   The three Read More

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Family ArtsVentures! 2017 Lineup Announced

The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County presents FREE family shows in the “Family ArtsVentures!” program. This year the shows are partnered by the West Georgia Regional Library system and will be held at the Dog River and Douglasville library branches. “This year three performers will bring their curricula-based entertainment into three schools and then follow it up with a free performance at the library for parents, grandparents and siblings to enjoy the show together,” said Davina Grace Hill, Executive Director of Read More

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Gallery Exhibit: NOVAS 2017

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 sponsored by Forrester’s Creative Studio & Makerspace and hosted by the Douglas County Art Guild on Thursday, September 7th from 6 until 8 p.m., at the Cultural Arts Center and it will be on view through October 7th. The opening reception and gallery admission is free to the public. The show is open Read More

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Open House for Fall Classes 2017

The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County announces their new fall session arts classes lineup which will run September 5th – December 16th, 2017. 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, for all ages. To start the semester, the CAC is holding a Fall “All About Art” Open House on Saturday, August 19th from 12:00 – 3:00pm at the CAC. This free event Read More

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Gallery Exhibit: What’s On Your Walls/Tiny Prints

The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County will open two concurrent exhibits on August 3rd at a reception that starts at 6pm. This is one event where the adage “you snooze, you lose” is real! “These exhibits are mirror images – ‘What’s on YOUR Walls?’ has brought us art from the homes and offices of local collectors to see what inspires them and to learn the stories behind each work,” said Davina Grace Hill, Executive Director of CAC. This show was Read More

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Gallery Exhibit: Summer Colors

Featuring Fiona Dennis, Ernie Hendrix, and Marilyn Weidenaar Entitled Summer Colors, this exhibit explores fine art ranging from watercolors to acrylics. These vibrant summertime colors will lift your spirits and relax your mind. On view: June 1 thru July 26 Reception: Thursday, June 1, 6-8pm The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County will exhibit new and recent works by artists Fiona Dennis, Ernie Hendrix, and Marilyn Weidenaar during the months of June and July. The exhibit kicks off with an opening Read More

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CAC’s Summer Arts Camp a festive success!

Friday, June 23rd was the finale and culmination of a week long Summer Arts Camp for 38 youngsters ages 7-11. About 150 parents and friends and neighbors attended and enjoyed a boisterous show and exhibit at Hunter Park where the camp had been hosted. Along with parents and families, Douglas County Commission Chair Dr. Romona Jackson-Jones and a contingent of about 25% of the CAC Board of Directors also attended.

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2017 Annual Membership Meeting

On Thursday, June 15th the Cultural Arts Council Douglasville & Douglas County held its Annual Membership Meeting to report on the concluding year’s activities, elect a new Board of Directors, announce the winning restaurants for Taste of Douglasville, listen to two artists talk about the value of the arts to them, and have fun taking part in an arts activity. With ample refreshments generously provided by Texas Roadhouse the meeting was punctuated by a sudden wind burst, rain storm and Read More

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Taste of Douglasville’s biggest spread yet!

Annually, the Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County has celebrated the coming of summer with a Taste of Douglasville festivity and this year, the 24th festival, was no different. On Saturday, May 20th from 11AM-5PM the downtown Douglasville area was full of citizens and visitors enjoying warm weather, eating great food, enjoying local performers, visiting community booths aplenty, all alongside several thousand new friends. A special Kids Korner showcasing the Master Gardeners, the popular Water Works display, charades, ThunderZone bowling, face Read More