DC Art Guild Christmas Art Bazaar RETURNS!

The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/ Douglas County (CAC) satellite group, The Douglas County Art Guild, returns again for another Christmas Art Bazaar. Shop local this Christmas and support local artists by visiting the Art Bazaar from December 1st through the 10th from 10 am – 5 pm each day. The Art Bazaar will be held in the Wynn Building, next door to the Cultural Arts Center, 8644 Campbellton St., Douglasville. All of the art at the Bazaar has been handcrafted Read More

NEW “POP UP ARTS SHOP” at the CAC

Check out the new Pop Up Arts Shop at The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/ Douglas County. The CAC is featuring festive items by Kristie Brooks Paige. Find hand-painted cards and Christmas canvas kits through December 23. Kristie Brooks Paige is a graduate from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. She majored in Fashion Illustration and had her first one-woman exhibition at the age of 21 in Roanoke, Virginia. After moving to Georgia, she became an apparel graphic designer and is the owner of The Art Host, a mobile Read More

It’s the Most Wonderful Art of the Year

Join us at your home for the arts when The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County (CAC) presents one of its most cherished holiday traditions – the Winter Wonderland student exhibit. Children ages K-12 have been anticipating their favorite season and Douglas County art teachers have guided them to express the festivity through their artwork. The exhibit will be on display for family, friends, and neighbors from December 1-15, 9 am to 5 pm. Start your month of December Read More

CAC Celebrates a Win with Annette Winn!

Our Visit with the Students “Informative!” “Interactive!” These are some of the exclamations given by teachers K-3 grade at Annette Winn Elementary after the Piccadilly Puppets performance of “Cherokee Tales” on the morning of November 14. Just in time for the November holidays, the student body learned about Native American traditions and history, language and geography, and so much more. Bringing truth to the telling, the students learned about the Trail of Tears and difficult conditions, hopefully lending to further Read More

Winning Shots

The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County (CAC) celebrated local photography with its first-ever Members Photography Competition. The reception Celebrates Atlanta’s Photography Month. With entries from the satellite organization Sweetwater Camera Club (SCC), and aspiring CAC member photographers throughout the community.  submitting artists had the chance to win one of four great cash prizes, sponsored by Steve Pritchard Woodturning. The Winners The exhibit will remain on display until November 21. One last award remains to be won. The public Read More

Colleen Williams brings flair to the Pop-Up Art Shop!

  Check out the new Pop-Up Art Shop at The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/ Douglas County. For November, the CAC is featuring the laser etched wood work by Colleen Williams   Colleen is a 19 year old homeschool graduate, who has always been interested in creating things. She first discovered laser cutting several years ago, but at that time it was just the dream of a young high schooler. After a few years of starting small business and exploring different Read More

26th Annual Chili Cook-Off was a Festive Celebration!

The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County hosted its 26th Annual Chili Cook Off on Saturday, October 22rd at O’Neal Plaza in Downtown Douglasville. Chili booths hosted by political candidates, local businesses, non-profits, and area service clubs competed for bragging rights of being the best tasting chili, the spiciest chili and the most sold chili.  The best decorated booth was also highly competitive and a costume contest for all ages was held as the crowd happily worked their way through hundreds of gallons Read More

Dorsett Shoals Dances the Morning Away in Authentic ARTSventure Style

          On the morning of Tuesday, October 18, The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County (CAC) presented two mesmerizing performances to Dorsett Shoals Elementary School, grades K-5. The Atlanta Chinese Dance Company showcased authentic Chinese dance, Chinese props, demonstrations, and informed the students about ancient Chinese traditions. From tea drinking to authentic attire, even the CAC staff learned many new facts about China. Did you know that only royalty could wear yellow inside the palace? Did Read More

An Exhibit Worth a Thousand Words

    The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County (CAC) presents its first ever Members Photography Competition, celebrating Atlanta’s Photography month, satellite organization Sweetwater Camera Club (SCC) and aspiring CAC member photographers throughout the community. For photographers seeking exhibition in one of the CAC galleries, this was an opportunity created for just this reason, with the opportunity to receive one of four cash prizes. Artists were guaranteed at least one artwork selected into the show to be on display Read More

October Pop Up Shop

    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 the creative glass work by Cathy Wood with CW Glass Designs. As an artist of many creative mediums, Cathy Wood fell in love with the art of stained glass over forty years ago. During a long tenure as an art teacher for both public and private schools, Cathy’s passion for stained glass was just a Read More