Chili Cook Off Save the Date

25th Annual Chili Cook Off Returns! Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County announces the 25th  Annual Chili Cook Off on O’Neal Plaza on Saturday, October 23rd from 6 until 9 pm, sponsored by Lithia Springs Ford, Pepsi, Georgia Power, Armstrong Photo Gallery, Elevate Douglas, Award Systems, Extreme Images, and Chapel Hill News and Views. Awards will be handed out for “best tasting chili”, “spiciest chili”, most sold, and best booth presentation. In over two decades Chili Cook Read More

October Pop Up Arts Shop featuring Brittany Gilbert

NEW “POP UP ARTS SHOP” at the CAC Check out the new Pop Up Arts Shop at The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/ Douglas County. For October, the CAC is featuring Brittany Gilbert. Holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Studio Art, Brittany never chose one medium upon which to concentrate. She loves to dabble in whatever material available at whatever time the opportunity strikes. From paper sculpture to ceramics, or painting on any surface that begs decoration, Brittany explores creativity where the chance arises. “I have always felt compelled Read More

Tunnels of Light – A Photography Exhibit

Photography at the CAC brings your Autumn Awe The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County (CAC) presents an uplifting exhibit for your Autumn season. Five artists have experimented with their camera over the past year during life’s ups and downs. Stephen Armstrong, Crystal Berry, Chris Craig, Carolyn Meltzer, and Liz Stubbs bring you “Tunnels of Light” – A Photography Exhibit, on display October 11 – November 18, weekdays 9 am – 5 pm. An opening reception will be celebrated Read More

And the People’s Choice Award Goes to…

  The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County (CAC) presents a bittersweet goodbye to another terrific National Juried Arts Show (NJAS) exhibit. We don’t want to see the artwork leave, but we are excited to announce the final recipient of the last prize. A long line of talented artists (five of them winners) will forever remember the evening of September 2 when the CAC celebrated the arts with the NJAS opening reception. This year, the CAC not only arrived Read More

Congratulations NJAS Winners! Don’t forget to come vote before the month is over!

  The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County (CAC) celebrated a night of arts on September 2. The annual National Juried Arts Show 2021 (NJAS) saw talents from multiple states represented, along with an amazing collection of styles in multiple art forms. Several ribbons and cash prizes were presented for the National Juried Arts Show 2021 (NJAS). Cash prizes this year were sponsored by Miller Architecture and Planning. Taking 1st place is Laura Smith for her rustic oil painting Read More

September Pop Up Arts Shop featuring Ann Cockerill

NEW “POP UP ARTS SHOP” at the CAC Check out the new Pop Up Arts Shop at The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/ Douglas County. For September, the CAC is featuring the renowned artist, Ann Cockerill. Ann Cockerill first discovered the wonders of painting at the age of 4. A native of Georgia, she was born and raised in Cobb County. Born with a degenerative hip disease, she spent much time in body casts as a child. “God has a way of turning bad things into blessings though” Read More

National Juried Arts Show at the CAC

CAC Brings Artists from Across the Country The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County (CAC) anticipates seeing this year’s National Juried Arts Show (NJAS) collection of breathtaking talent. The NJAS exhibit will be displayed September 2-30 at the CAC gallery, Monday-Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm. The reception will be held September 2, 5-7 pm, free to the public, and hosted by the Douglas County Art Guild (DCAG). Come view the presentation of awards for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place, and Honorable Read More

August Pop Ups! More chances to eat, shop, and party!

Another Chance to Eat, Shop, and Party! The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County (CAC) continues with Pop Up Summer adventure for the community! The “How I Got Over – A Lockdown Collection” opening reception was a discussion-packed, visually rich and literally delicious event. If you missed the reception, you still have the month of August to visit for a walk through. Weekdays through August 25, six artists have work on display reflecting on overcoming the quarantine— “How I Read More

How I Got Over – A Lockdown Collection

The Cultural Arts Center of Douglasville/ Douglas County (CAC) anticipates the relevant and restorative exhibit about making it through the unknown of the pandemic. Six superb artists are on display this August in a group collection representing overcoming during a time when the world as we know it was on pause. How I Got Over – A Lockdown Collection will be on display August 5-25, and will celebrate an opening reception on the evening of August 5, 5-7 pm, hosted Read More

August Pop Up Arts Shop featuring Lynn Edwards

NEW “POP UP ARTS SHOP” at the CAC Check out the new Pop Up Arts Shop at The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/ Douglas County. For August, the CAC is featuring local artist Lynn Edwards. Lynn Edwards literally stumbled into her career as a professional artist when she tripped in the dark and suffered a serious head injury. Vowing to fulfill a life-long desire to learn to paint if she recovered, she signed up for a course in acrylic painting as soon as her doctor deemed her sufficiently Read More