The Community Alliance of Stage and Theater meets at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of every month at the Olive Tree in Villa Rica. This talented and versatile theater group presents main stage plays, dinner theater, and a summer festival of one-act plays which range from the classics to contemporary drama to plays written by local playwrights. Auditions are open and announced in advance of each production.
The Docents’ Club meets on the second Wednesday of every other month starting in January. Its members volunteer regular monthly shifts at the Cultural Arts Center, greeting visitors, answering the phone, selling event tickets and giving tours. They assist with every aspect of the Cultural Art Council’s in-house programs and special projects. For information on how to become a volunteer with the Docents, please Contact Us.
Douglas County Chamber Singers
The Douglas County Chamber Singers rehearsals are held at First United Methodist Church on Tuesdays from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Founder and conductor, Vicki Orme, organized the DC Chamber singers in April 2002. The DC Chamber Singers’ purpose is to provide quality music for the citizens of Douglas County, always endeavoring to bring enjoyment to both listeners and performers. The DCCS have performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City and in Vienna.
Douglas County Connection
The Douglas County Connection was founded by Helen Catron in 1990. During the past 24 years, the DC Connection has established, supported and sponsored community events that enrich the cultural experience in the Arts, particularly as it relates to African American culture and history.
Darlene Kimes, President
Douglas County Art Guild
Members of the Guild are practicing artists and friends of the visual arts in Douglasville. It was founded in 1973, prior to the establishment of the Cultural Arts Council. Monthly programs have included workshops, studio projects, slide lectures, speakers and other educational programs.
The Guild hosts the reception for the CAC’s National Open Visual Art Show (previously the National Juried Art Exhibition) each November. Their members have exhibited at various venues around our area including the Cultural Arts Center; the Dog River Library Gallery; the Courthouse Gallery; South Cobb Arts Alliance; Arts Clayton; and the Neva Lomason Library in Carrollton.
The Guild also decorates the CAC’s Christmas tree each year with handmade ornaments which are for sale. Their one-of-a-kind decorations are very popular and raise funds for their many activities. In addition, the Guild has a very successful Christmas shop open during December each year at the Cultural Arts Center.
The Douglas County Arts Guild meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm at St. Julian’s Episcopal Church, 5400 Stewart Mill Road in Douglasville.
Sweetwater Camera Club
CELEBRATING 33 YEARS! 1988-2021.
Established in 1988, the Sweetwater Camera Club, Inc. is a Douglasville, Georgia-based group of photo enthusiasts.
We host a wide variety of interesting, motivating, and educational presentations, competitions, critiques, and exhibits throughout the year. The purpose of the Sweetwater Camera Club, Inc. is to share and promote the art and science of photography in a variety of styles and formats. To provide a forum for photographers of all levels, novice through advanced, and to offer opportunities to share with others their interests, ideas, experience, and passion for the art of photography for the visual education, enjoyment and recreation as individuals, club members, and as a part of the community. www.sweetwatercameraclub.com
Integrative Arts Creations
Integrative Arts Creations, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that was born out of a vision to use fine and performing arts as an integrative tool to increase student achievement in the arts and preserve the importance of arts education. The primary focus of IAC is to help supply underprivileged and/or aspiring young artists with the tools needed to be successful performers, composers, producers and leaders in their community. IAC strives to educate youth in the arts and the arts industry.
The purpose of Integrative Arts Creations, Incorporated shall be:
To preserve fine and performing arts and contribute to the development of the whole individual by delivering programs that will enhance cognitive, affective and psychomotor skills via arts integration.
The purposes for which Integrative Arts Creations, Incorporated is organized and operated exclusively for educational and charitable purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, as now enacted or hereafter amended, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that also qualify as Section 501(c)(3) exempt organizations.
Notwithstanding any other provision of these Articles, Integrative Arts Creations, Inc. shall not carry on any activities not permitted to be carried on by an organization exempt from Federal Income Tax under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 or the corresponding provision of any future United States internal Revenue Law.
No part of the activities of Integrative Arts Creations, Inc. shall be carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, or participating in, or intervening in ( including the publication or distribution of statements), any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office.