Arts and culture is constantly advanced by the Arts and Cultural Council of Decatur County, Georgia. This nonprofit organization promotes, supports and enhances arts and cultural activities through education, exposure, and participation. The arts, culture, and history impact many lives through architectural designs, music, photos, movies, TV, dance, writing and many others.
There are many museums, festivals, fine art exhibits, concerts, and antique-themed events that give people a broad opportunity to enjoy what they like.
Notable of museums in Decatur, Georgia is the Dalton Galleries, which is located in the Dana Fine Arts Building at the campus of Agnes Scott College. The Dalton Galleries was opened on October 24, 1965, and forms the central public area on the main floor of the building. Today, the Gallery works closely with the Department of Arts and Arts History to recognize the inherent expressive value of art and the enrichment of human experience.
Fine Arts Exhibits
The Decatur Arts Alliance controls Fine Arts Exhibitions in the county. The Alliance invites all artists working in media to apply for juried exhibitions and present a fresh and unique performance to the audience. The main centers for the exhibits include;
– Decatur Market and Gallery
– Seen Gallery
– Kavarna Art Gallery
– Beacon Hill Gallery
The public is always invited to the special event with the audience representing a broad spectrum of knowledge and appreciation of the arts with a diversity of style and media.
Georgia events are well known for their fun atmosphere, awesome entertainment, great foods and other fun activities. There are all year round calendar antique-themed events for various event types with their respective dates. There was the New Year’s Party Weekend and First Day Hike at Fort King George. You can find events by interest for culinary, family, festival, outdoor or smart travel.
In Decatur, there are historic centers that collects, preserves and shares history of the county. Through the archives and museums, you can research many local historical topics on family history, civil war, civil rights movements among others. Additionally, there are many resources for teachers and host student’s programs throughout the year. There are houses available for rental purposes that serve as a popular event facility for corporate functions, special occasions, luncheons and other gatherings.
Decatur City Dance
The city dance has been bringing dance stories to the people of Decatur and the surrounding communities for more than 60 years. The local homegrown dance company will expand your definition of dance, by incorporating stories from diverse cultures and making use of different dance forms to tell stories. There are precisely crafted featured narratives that connect the audience to the movement.
Decatur Civic Chorus
There is an open chance for anyone interested in singing with the Civic Chorus. It is a non-profit organization that performs open concerts free to the public. The organization depends on contributions from sponsors, patrons and members of the audience, who help fund the costs of the concerts.
There is an extensive collection of artworks that is on display around the city. The artworks range from familiar sculptures that are installed around the square. These works are on display in various buildings and offices and get featured in Art Walk events for more accessibility. Other collections are constantly being cataloged and photographed.