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January exhibit: Celebrating Artists of Color

Celebrating Artists of Color is the CAC’s annual Black History Month exhibit in collaboration with our satellite, DC Connections, highlighting artwork that explores black identity, uplifts the community or discusses social justice issues. Featuring artists Fabian Williams, Brandon Moultrie, Charlotte Riley-Webb, Lucious Webb, and Dante Yarbrough. This exhibit runs January 16th through February 21st. Opening reception, hosted by DC Connections, is on Saturday, January 27th from 7 – 9 PM.

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Gallery exhibit: A Master’s Winter: A Child’s View 2017

The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County presents the annual winter art competition featuring work from Douglas County students from grades kindergarten through twelfth. The show is called A Masters Winter: A Child’s View. Students studied masterpieces throughout art history and were encouraged to parody the artwork by putting a winter seasonal spin on each piece. NOVAS 2017 winner, Crystal Berry, judged the competition. Prizes for the winners were sponsored by The Red Cockerill Gallery in Austell. The opening reception for Read More

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Chili Cook Off 2017

The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County hosted its 21st Annual Chili Cook Off on Saturday, October 21st on the newly renovated O’Neal Plaza in Downtown Douglasville. Twenty chili booths hosted by political candidates, local businesses, non-profits, and area service clubs competed for bragging rights of being the best chili, the spiciest chili and the having the most sold chili.  The best decorated booth was also highly competitive and a costume contest for all ages was held as the crowd happily worked Read More

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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