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Concert Series

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Past Concerts

The Story Ship

The “Super Me” Show
At Brighten Academy
5897 Prestley Mill Road, Douglasville GA 30135

Performed by The Story Ship
Saturday, March 25
4 – 5 PM | FREE

A fast paced theatrical adventure with hip-hop, intense video gaming, astounding magic, interactive animation and a live actor. You will be taken on a virtual journey into a comic book to help a young boy escape from bullies. For families and children under 12.


A Cappella Afternoon Concert
Featuring the Big Chicken Barbershop Chorus
with Special Guests, the Fairplay Select Ensemble from Fairplay Middle School

Sunday, March 5
3 pm | $15 ea. ($12 CAC Members)
First Presbyterian Church
9190 Campbellton St. Douglasville, GA
Come enjoy this great concert for all ages!
Sponsor: Connally, Jordan & Associates, P. C.

Songs by Michael Levine
Saturday, October 15th
From 4 to 5 PM at the
O’Neal Plaza in
Downtown Douglasville
FREE Performance
Don’t forget to bring a chair or cushion!


Songs by Jennifer Daniels
Saturday, September 10th
From 4 to 5 PM at the
Cultural Arts Council
FREE Performance
Don’t forget to bring a chair or cushion!


Peace Keepers

A Company of Friends Theatre Troupe presents:
A Fairytale Fable
Saturday, August 13th
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. O’Neal Plaza
FREE Family ArtVentures! Performance
Don’t forget to bring a chair!

Auntie Renee

Storyteller Auntie Renee
Saturday, July 16th
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. O’Neal Plaza
FREE Family ArtVentures! Performance.
Don’t forget to bring a chair!

Story Ship

The Story Ship presents:
Pirate Goodie & the Magic Chest
Saturday, June 11th
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. O’Neal Plaza
FREE Family ArtVentures! Performance.
Don’t forget to bring a chair!

Fandagumbo Move Along

Fandagumbo Move Along
Saturday, May 21st
12:20 p.m. O’Neal Plaza
During Taste of Douglasville
FREE Family ArtVentures! Performance


TellTale Theatre
“Hans On!”

Saturday, April 30, 2016; 4 p.m.
Deer Lick Park Gymnasium

Hands On Show

On April 16, 2016 at O’Neal Plaza, Telltale Theatre will take the stage with “Hans On!,” an original adaptation of the Hans Christian Anderson fairy tales. Telltale Theatre will have just taught at CAC’s Spring Break Art Camp and will follow that with this free, hour long show for family members of all ages to enjoy. Starts at 4PM, bring chairs or blankets to sit on.

Sunday, April 3rd, at 3 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church in Douglasville
Tickets: $18 ($15 CAC Members)

Big Chicken Barbershop Chorus

CAC is pleased to present a Spring concert of the Big Chicken Barbershop Chorus on Sunday, April 3rd, at 3pm at the First Presbyterian Church in Douglasville. The Big Chicken Chorus is an entertaining male a cappella chorus that sings novelty songs and parodies that bring smiles and laughter to all, all in a G-rated, bright, out of the ordinary, rollicking fun type show.

If you’ve seen Barbershop singers before then you know the fun that’s in store. If you’ve never experienced barbershop singers … well, a whole new world is about to open up for you!

It’s time for Family ArtVentures!

Family ArtVentures! is made possible with funding from the Georgia Council for the Arts and the GreyStone Power Foundation.

Barry Stewart Mann
“Smarty Barty’s Arty Party”
Saturday, March 5, 2016; 4 p.m.
O’Neal Plaza, Downtown Douglasville


It begins with Barry Stewart Mann, member of the Southern Order of Storytellers, who has told stories to children all across Atlanta in schools, libraries and festivals. In February he will perform in several area schools and on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 4PM he invites the public to hear the story of “Smarty Barty’s Arty Party” which tells stories that highlight the value of the visual and performing arts with music, dance, art, puppetry, audience participation, and fanciful bits of Seuss and Silverstein as well. The show is about an hour long, free, on O’Neal Plaza in Downtown Douglasville (inside CAC will be used if the weather is too cold or wet). Everyone's invited!

Next, the Piccadilly Puppets will host a puppet workshop as part of the Mad Hatter‘s Tea Party on Saturday, March 19th from 11AM-3PM. They will have just completed four school performances of their show about water, “Splish, Splash.”

Piccadilly Puppets
Puppet Workshop at Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Saturday, March 19th, 2016; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

The Piccadilly Puppets will host a puppet workshop as part of the Mad Hatter‘s Tea Party on Saturday, March 19th from 11AM-3PM. They will have just completed four school performances of their show about water, “Splish, Splash.”

The Zany Zoo
Saturday, October 17th
From 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
O’Neal Plaza

A family performance for all ages to enjoy! Delight in watching puppet animals roller skate, juggle, dance and even lift weights. Bring a chair & spend the afternoon on O’Neal Plaza in Downtown Douglasville.

The 2015 concerts were a wide ranging set of musical experiences:
    Oct. 17 – “The Zany Zoo” Puppet Show for Kids of all Ages (at 4pm)
    Sept. 19 - Havana Son (Latin music)
    Aug. 15 – Celtic Kudu (Irish and Scottish folk music)
    July 18 – Waste Potential Brass band (New Orleans Marching Band music)
    June 20 – Kharisma Jazzmatic Funk Band (Danceable jazz)
    May 16 – The Geeks (favorites from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s)

Current Exhibit


Upcoming Exhibits

NOVAS 2017

Past Exhibits

Summer Colors

Fibermania Youth Art Month
 Artists of Color

The Douglas County Student Holiday Card Show

Sweetwater Camera Club


Art of Business

Georgia Artist with Disabilities

Douglas County Art Guild

Youth Art Month

African Americans for the Arts

Holiday Card Design Show
On View December 3-17
Opening Reception: Thursday, Dec. 3, 6-8 p.m.
Hosted by The Rotary Club, Chic-Fil-A (Fairburn Rd. Location),
& West GA Technical College

All About Texture

All About Textures

All About Texture

All About Texture

Through the Lens

Through the Lens

Throught the Lens

NOVAS [National Open Visual Arts Show]




PopUp Art Shop Logo

Our new POP UP ARTS SHOP is the place for amazing one-of-a-kind gifts created by local artists! Each month we will feature a different artist that works with varying mediums. Be sure to stop by the CAC for some amazing arts and crafts before they’re gone!

2017_August Pop-Up-Arts-Shop---Ann-Cockerill


2017 September Pop-Up-Arts Shop-Jai's Lite

2017_October Pop Up Arts Shop - CJ Pens

2017 November Pop Up Arts Shop  -Bart Crowe






Pop-Up Arts Shop - Mary Lou Funk

NOVAS 2017

NOVAS 2017

Attention artists, the Cultural Arts Council Douglasville | Douglas County is now accepting submissions of original artwork for our annual National Open Visual Arts Show [NOVAS]. Click HERE to download the NOVAS Prospectus for full details on exhibit rules and submission guidelines. Questions can be addressed to our Gallery Coordinator, Cristhtian Perez Molina at

$40 per person | $35 CAC Member
This non-refundable entry fee qualifies artists to submit up to three (3) pieces of artwork digitally. Submission guarantees acceptance of at least one submitted work. Please make checks payable to: The Cultural Arts Council

First Place - $500
Second Place - $250
Third Place - $150
Honorable Mention - $100

Monday-Friday Sept. 7 - Oct. 7
NOVAS Exhibit Dates
Wednesday, June 14
Submission Deadline for all digital images & entry fee.
Thursday, July 6
Notification e-mails to be sent out by the end of the day.
Mon. - Tues. Aug. 28 - 29 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Hand-delivery & shipped work deadline. Please schedule a drop-off time in advance.
Thursday, Sept. 7 6 - 8 p.m.
Opening Reception at the Cultural Arts Council 8652 Campbellton St.
Mon., Oct. 9 OR Thurs., Oct. 12 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
All works must be picked up during these two dates only. Shipped work will be returned C.O.D. as soon as possible.



The 2016 Award Winners were selected by University of West Georgia professors Casey McGuire, Stephanie Smith, and Mark Schoon.


1st Place Bite Me
Katie Lowe, Bite Me, mixed media, 3 by 5 by 4 feet, 2015, $5,000


2nd Place Stronghold
Allison Garrett, StrongHold, iron, mawmaw’s fabric, 2 by 3 by 4 feet, 2015, NFS


3rd Place Travel Journal
Denise Overfield, Travel Journal 2, encaustic, mixed media, 8 by 10 by 2 inches, 2016, $525


Honorable Mention Diane's Skate Key
Cathy Clemensen, Diane’s Skate Key, mixed media, 16 by 20 by 2 inches, 2016, $175


Sponsor Award Widow of My World
Dylan Pierce, Window of My World, watercolor, 24 by 26 inches, 2014, $6,000

The 2016 Awards were made possible by the Red Cockerill Gallery. Located at 2845 Cemetery St., Austell, Ga. 30106 , they offer workshops, exhibits, and custom framing services. To learn more, visit

Red Cockerill Gallery

Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Save The Date: March 17th, 2018 from 11-2 p.m.

MHTP- Group Shot

Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 11-2 will be the time for the annual Mad Hatter’s Tea Party to be held at the Cultural Arts Council. Meet the lively crew from Lewis Carroll’s classic books in person, have tea with the Red Queen, White Queen and Mad Hatter, play croquet with the Cheshire Cat, hunt down hidden eggs with the White Rabbit and show off the fanciest bonnet for the guest of honor, Alice herself (both parent and child can enter the bonnet contest). Tickets are $10 each regardless of age, and are now on sale, see below for PayPal purchases.

Click HERE to see the photo album with a few images from the event!

2015 Photos

Mad Hatter 4

Mad Hatter 5

Did you miss the fun last year? Take a look at the photos from last year’s party on our Facebook page –you won’t want to miss what we’re planning for this year!

Mad Hatter Crowds

Click HERE to see the first of three albums.

Reading Alice in Wonderland

Click HERE to see the second of three albums.

The Egg Hunt

Click HERE to see the third of three albums.

Mad Hatter