25th Annual Chili Cook Off was a festive celebration!

25th Annual Chili Cook-Off was a festive celebration! Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County hosted its 25th Annual Chili Cook Off on Saturday, October 23rd 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 Read More

November Pop Up Arts Shop featuring Crochet by Renee Smith

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 November, the CAC is featuring artist, Renee Smith. Renee Smith is a wife and mother of two and has been crocheting since 2014. She started when her aunt passed away and no longer had anyone to make all the special blankets for the new babies in the family.  It was something, which came easy to her and she quickly fell in love Read More

This Year, Give them Gifts of Experience!

Give the Gift of Experience The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County (CAC) may not be your conventional shopping experience for goods this holiday season, but may have your ticket to offering friends and family a little bit more. Where internet shopping, department store blues, and shipping fiascos offer worries galore this year, why not instead consider buying loved ones the gift of experiences they will anticipate in the year ahead and treasure forever after? The CAC offers gift Read More

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