“Beyond the Pages” – Afternoon with Authors

Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County (CAC), in collaboration with host, DC Connections will present the return of the Annual Afternoon with Authors event at the Cultural Arts Center on Sunday, February 18th, 2024 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. From notable authors to creative poets, this year’s Afternoon with Authors promises to be an exciting day for lovers of the written word featuring live readings, and performances from their respective publications. Since 2005 the CAC Read More

Hunt for hearts 2024

The Cultural Arts Council (CAC) Douglasville /Douglas County and the Douglasville Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) invite you to “Hunt for Hearts”! There are 11 brand new hearts placed around Douglasville and Douglas County and we challenge you to find all of them! Everyone who submits a selfie of them and one of the new hearts will be entered to win one of two prize baskets! Keep reading to find out how to submit your selfies. This self-guided hunt is Read More

Hydrangea Festival – Artist & Food Market

The Penny McHenry Hydrangea Festival brings thousands to Douglas County to share in their love and appreciation of Hydrangeas. Every year the Douglas County Museum, in partnership with the city of Douglasville, Douglas County, and the Cultural Arts Council hosts The Penny McHenry Hydrangea Festival. This festival of flowers takes over the town from the flower shows, plant shops, artist markets, and more. Learn more about the Hydrangea Festival, and get tickets to the garden tours at www.hydrangeafest.org As hydrangeas bloom across Douglasville, Read More

Before the Year Ends – Support the Arts

The mission of the Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County (CAC) has always been to nurture, guide, and stimulate participation in the arts in the community. Before the year ends, help the CAC provide cultural experiences for all of Douglas County. These programs positively impact the lives of young people by teaching sensitivity, critical thinking skills, and most importantly: preparing them for a diverse world. ARTSventures, exhibits, classes, and the Mosaic: Multicultural Festival provide a platform for self-expression and discovery. Donate Read More

Firing Up The Arts – One Festivity at a Time

Douglasville, GA -The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County celebrated its Annual Gala & Auction on November 18th. The CAC was firing up the arts with the night’s theme of “Fire & Ice”. Held at the Douglasville Conference Center, the Gala was a resounding success! Guests enjoyed fine dining served by Proof of the Pudding, a stylish bar with signature cocktails, energized performances, participated in the silent auction, awards, and more.   During the night, funds were raised for the Read More

Jackie Chapman: A Kiln, Some Clay, and a Dream!

The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County (CAC) welcomed Jackie Chapman to the Pop Up Arts Shop! Each month the CAC features a new artist who creates hand-crafted and high-quality goods. Meet Jackie Chapman, a ceramic artist who loves to add a touch of fun to her creations. Jackie creates a large variety of pieces ranging from plates and bowls to hummingbird feeders, ornaments, and decorative small wares. All of Jackie’s ceramic foodware items are food-safe making them great housewarming Read More

Turner’s Bell Schedule Got a New Ring this Month – Brien Engel

Douglasville, Georgia – On the morning of September 25, the Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/ Douglas County (CAC) announced a September ARTSventure to Turner Middle School.  Brien Engel, one of the few glass harpist musicians in the world, played an instrument almost three centuries old – 50 wine glasses each making a different sound as he glides his fingers across the rims. Engel played multiple songs, some classical and others pulled directly from recent Disney movies. He demonstrated various instruments created Read More

The annual Chili Cook Off Returns for its 27th Year

The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County announces the 27th  Annual Chili Cook Off at O’Neal Plaza on Saturday, October 21st from 6 pm until 9 pm. The event is sponsored by Lithia Springs Ford, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Chapel Hill News & Views, Elevate Douglas, Armstrong Photo Gallery, Extreme Images, Awards Systems, Greystone Power Corporation, Connally Jordan, And Associates, & Pepsi. Awards will be handed out for best tasting chili, spiciest chili, most sold, and best booth presentation. A “Spooky Read More

A Gala of Fire & Ice: Celebrating the Arts in Style!

The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County (CAC) presents its annual Gala and Auction-themed Fire & Ice on Saturday, November 18th at the Douglasville Conference Center starting at 6 p.m. Tickets are still available online at the CAC’s website. Executive Director Emily Lightner states “You’re invited to a night of entertainment and fine dining! The annual Gala & Auction is a chance for the CAC to celebrate the year’s accomplishments and raise funds for a new year of building arts and Read More

Get Into the Holiday Spirit with CAC Art Classes!

The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County (CAC) invites Douglasville to get into the holiday spirit by joining one of our holiday-themed art classes. From making your own ornament to creating a mini pumpkin patch, the CAC’s art classes are a fun way to get creative, allowing students to learn new skills while also working out their imagination. How to register for Art Classes? The holiday season is fast approaching, and the CAC has introduced a variety of themed art Read More