Be the Change – Public Art Initiative

The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County (CAC) recently launched 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

Two Exhibits Featured at the CAC

Two Exhibits Featured at the CAC Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/ Douglas County presents Outside the Lines, a folk art exhibit in July featuring self-taught artists that create outside the lines.  This exhibit showcases artists Linda Mitchell, Tonia Mitchell,  Jessica Holt, and Lee Laney. The exhibit will open on July 5, 2019 and run through July 25, 2019. The opening reception hosted by The Optimist Club will be held on Thursday, July 11 from 6 until 8 Read More

“Arts on Fire” Student Winner Announced

“Arts on Fire” Student Winner Announced   Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County (CAC) launched a new initiative to use public art to further establish the community as a dynamic center of creativity and a destination for visitors.   The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County in partnership with the Douglasville/ Douglas County Water & Sewer Authority and the Douglas County Fire Department recently wrapped up their “Arts on Fire” Public Art Initiative with (8) eight Read More

Public Art Flourishes in the Butterfly Garden Trail

Public Art Flourishes in the Butterfly Garden Trail Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County (CAC) has launched it’s a new initiative to use public art to further establish the community as a dynamic center of creativity and a destination for visitors. The CAC is excited to release two (2) more public art benches to the community. One bench was installed at Deer Lick Park in the Butterfly Garden located across from the gymnasium, painted by Read More

Arts on Fire – Community Vote!

 Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County (CAC) launched a new initiative to use public art to further establish the community as a dynamic center of creativity and a destination for visitors. The CAC is excited to release its project “Arts on Fire”. The CAC, in partnership with the Douglasville/Douglas County Water & Sewer Authority, City of Douglasville, the Douglas County Fire Department, and the Douglas County School System, have completed another project in the Public Art Read More

Taste of Douglasville Winners Announced!

Taste of Douglasville winners! Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council hit a record-breaking year at their annual Taste of Douglasville Fundraiser. Four awards were presented to food vendors that were judged by Chef Scott Lamphere from Gordon Food Services, Junior Top Chef Rose Genter, and      Culinary Specialist with Longhorns Steakhouse Linda Edwards. Best Entrée went to Blu Rose Art Bistro for their delectable Meatball, Best Dessert went to Southern Luncheons for their Avocado Ice Cream, and Best Presentation went to Read More

Summer in the South Exhibit Opens

  Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/ Douglas County presents Summer in the South, a new exhibit in May/June that features artwork from artists Ashley Chambers, Carl Olson, Melody Chambers, Ken Paradise, and Charlsie Sprewell. The exhibit will open on May 9, 2019 and run through June 27, 2019. The opening reception hosted by Steve Pritchard Woodturning will be held on Thursday, May 9 from 6 until 8 pm at the Cultural Arts Council. The entries in the Read More

Georgia Artists with DisAbilities Exhibit to Visit Douglasville

 Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/ Douglas County welcomes Georgia Artists with DisAbilities , Inc.’s 34th annual statewide tour and exhibit for which over 50 award-winning pieces of art from disabled artists across Georgia will be displayed. The exhibit will open on April 4 and run through April 25, 2019. The opening reception will be hosted by the Douglas County Pilot Club on Thursday, April 4 from 6 until 8 pm at the Cultural Arts Council. The entries Read More

Lending Library and the Arts Collaborate!

DOUGLASVILLE, GA – To celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday, in partnership with the Downtown Development Authority, Douglas County Library, the Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, and the Cultural Arts Council (CAC), Main Street Douglasville will be unveiling its new Lending Libraries Program in Downtown Douglasville on Friday, March 1. “We are grateful to be able to partner with these amazing organizations and to be able to provide more art in downtown, which falls in line with the Arts Council’s current Public Art Read More

Youth Art Month Exhibit

Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/ Douglas County welcomes the annual Youth Art Month exhibit, which features K-12 student art from the following Douglas County schools: Chapel Hill and New Manchester High School; Yeager, Factory Shoals, and Mason Creek Middle; North Douglas, Chapel Hill, Lithia Springs, Arbor Station, Eastside, South Douglas, Beulah, Factory Shoals, Mt. Carmel, Mason Creek, Bright Star, and Bill Arp Elementary schools. The 2019 Youth Art Month exhibit is on display from March 7 through Read More