Calendar

Aug
2
Mon
August Pop Up Arts Shop featuring Lynn Edwards
Aug 2 – Aug 31 all-day
August Pop Up Arts Shop featuring Lynn Edwards @ Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County

Featuring Lynn Edwards.  All items under $75.

Aug
5
Thu
“How I Got Over” – A Lockdown Collection
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – Aug 25 @ 5:00 pm
"How I Got Over" - A Lockdown Collection

The “How I Got Over” Lockdown Collection is a currently significant exhibit displaying the inner overcoming of artists during quarantine. As we begin to see light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel, a group of artists delve into the deep conversations happening now. Included will be artwork by artists Joseph McKinney, Vernita Hardy, Tiffany Charesse, Ren Dillard, Crystal Jin Kim, and Sean Mulkey. The show will run August 5-25 with a reception on August 5, 5-7 pm, hosted by Hudson’s Hickory House.

“How I Got Over” – A Lockdown Collection Exhibit Reception
Aug 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
"How I Got Over" - A Lockdown Collection Exhibit Reception

The “How I Got Over” Lockdown Collection is a currently significant exhibit displaying the inner overcoming of artists during quarantine. As we begin to see light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel, a group of artists delve into the deep conversations happening now. Included will be artwork by artists Joseph McKinney, Vernita Hardy, Tiffany Charesse, Ren Dillard, Crystal Jin Kim, and Sean Mulkey. The show will run August 5-25 with a reception on August 5, 5-7 pm, hosted by Hudson’s Hickory House.

Aug
12
Thu
Summer Pop Up Party August 12
Aug 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sweetwater Camera Club Meeting
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Sweetwater Camera Club meets the second (2nd) Thursday of each month (unless otherwise noted on calendar), except December (which is off property).

The purpose of Sweetwater Camera Club, Inc. is to share and promote the art and science of photography in a variety of styles and formats, and to provide a forum for sharing their photos with others for the visual education, enjoyment, and recreation as individuals, club members, and as a part of the community.

Aug
19
Thu
Summer Pop Up Party Finale Aug. 19
Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sep
1
Wed
September Pop Up Arts Shop featuring Ann Cockerill
Sep 1 – Sep 30 all-day
September Pop Up Arts Shop featuring Ann Cockerill @ Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County

Featuring Ann Cockerill.  All items under $75.

Sep
2
Thu
National Juried Arts Show
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm
National Juried Arts Show

The National Juried Arts Show attracts artists throughout Georgia, as well as states across the Country. The annual exhibit is open themed and open to all mediums, bringing a diverse collection from many artists with unique styles and subject matter. Three expert judges will jury a select number of artworks into the exhibit, and the final group of work will be juried again to arrive at six top pieces that will earn awards and cash prizes. Prizes will be announced at the opening reception on September 2, 5-7 pm. The awards ceremony at the opening reception will be hosted by the Douglas County Art Guild. The cash prizes are sponsored by Miller Architecture and Planning. This year’s jury panel welcomes three accredited Judges: Nikki Davidson, a professional artist owning Thunder Ridge Studio in Dallas, Ga., trained in California Community Colleges; Valerie Dibble, Professor of Art currently at KSU with a background in printmaking and photography; Shawn Campbell, holding a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Akron and a Master of Fine Arts from UGA.

 

National Juried Arts Show Opening Reception
Sep 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
National Juried Arts Show Opening Reception

The National Juried Arts Show attracts artists throughout Georgia, as well as states across the Country. The annual exhibit is open themed and open to all mediums, bringing a diverse collection from many artists with unique styles and subject matter. Three expert judges will jury a select number of artworks into the exhibit, and the final group of work will be juried again to arrive at six top pieces that will earn awards and cash prizes. Prizes will be announced at the opening reception on September 2, 5-7 pm. The awards ceremony at the opening reception will be hosted by the Douglas County Art Guild. The cash prizes are sponsored by Miller Architecture and Planning. This year’s jury panel welcomes three accredited Judges: Nikki Davidson, a professional artist owning Thunder Ridge Studio in Dallas, Ga., trained in California Community Colleges; Valerie Dibble, Professor of Art currently at KSU with a background in printmaking and photography; Shawn Campbell, holding a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Akron and a Master of Fine Arts from UGA.

Sep
9
Thu
Sweetwater Camera Club Meeting
Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Sweetwater Camera Club meets the second (2nd) Thursday of each month (unless otherwise noted on calendar), except December (which is off property).

The purpose of Sweetwater Camera Club, Inc. is to share and promote the art and science of photography in a variety of styles and formats, and to provide a forum for sharing their photos with others for the visual education, enjoyment, and recreation as individuals, club members, and as a part of the community.