Exhibits on display at the Cultural Arts Center of Douglasville/ Douglas County rotate every month to two months. Each exhibit is freshly coordinated, with certain exhibits returning annually or biennially: Youth Art Month every March, Winter Wonderland Holiday Exhibit featuring local students every December, National Juried Arts Show (NJAS) every September, a photography exhibit every Fall in honor of Photography month in November, and Douglas County Art Guild presenting a group show every other year.
You can stay updated with upcoming exhibits by checking our website Calendar of Events at Artsdouglas.org, following us on social media, or checking your local listings and newspaper publications. Become a member to receive personal updates, and have our newsletter and gallery postcard mailed to you every quarter.
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A Whimsical World of Art
The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County (CAC) anticipates seeing the community on the evening of July 7, from 6-8 pm, for the opening reception of the newest exhibit “No Boundaries.” The show will be on display July 5-August 23, weekdays from 9 am – 5 pm, with extended hours every Thursday from 5-7 pm through the end of the exhibit.
On the evening of July 7, from 6-8, Beyond the Front Porch hosts the night with catered delicacies by Sanko Catering. Grab a drink and mingle with friends and artists. The “No Boundaries” exhibit is full of surprising natural elements, such as embroidered leaves created by Heather O’Donnell that will take your breath away. The exhibit is an ode to the magic of nature and imagination with a folk-art vibe, such as in Manami Lingerfelt’s enchanting artworks with motifs of mushrooms, mermaids, and fairytale creatures. Dan and Mary DeFoor showcase their “Spirit” clay pottery celebrating historical spiritual songs mixed with pottery, such as one from the “Wayfaring Stranger,” and another sacred to Africa. Kimberly Dawn Crowder provokes an energy of beauty with bright colors and spiraling paints in bees, fruits, swimmers, and muses.
In conjunction with the “No Boundaries” exhibit is the CAC’s annual Tiny Fundraiser for the year 2022. Artists throughout the community have joined creative forces to present an exhibit in the CAC’s community room, featuring every 6×6 artwork at $20 to support the arts. The 6×6 unique artworks will be available to purchase on the evening of July 7, and will continue to be on sale Thursdays from 5-7 pm through August. Summer Pop Up parties will take place Thursdays at the CAC where the community can eat local and shop small, in conjunction with the Tiny Fundraiser. These dates are July 14, 21, 28, and August 4, 11, and 18 so mark your calendar and bring friends and family out. Attend each Pop-Up Party to shop new pieces in the Tiny Fundraiser and to sample new local cuisine.
Beyond the Front Porch is an organization enabling students from underserved households to increase their potential for success. The organization provides opportunities for children ages K-12 to visit places of education value and inspiration for lifelong learning. The organization believes that enrichment should not be seen as luxuries, but necessities. For more information on how to donate to the mission or get involved in field trips email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County, located at 8652 Campbellton Street in historic downtown Douglasville, Georgia, is open Mondays through Fridays, 9 am to 5 pm. For directions and more information, visit www.artsdouglas.org or contact the Cultural Arts Council at 770.949.2787.
The mission of the Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County is to nurture, guide and stimulate the enjoyment of and participation in the arts among Douglas County residents by providing an atmosphere conducive to the arts, broadening the spectrum of quality exhibits and performances available to the community, and fostering individual interactions with the arts through a wide range of satellite groups. The Cultural Arts Council is supported in part by the City of Douglasville and the Douglas County Board of Commissioners.
The CAC is offering Vendor Opportunities this Summer during the Tiny Fundraiser community exhibit, July – August.
Check out the most current schedule of vendors/food trucks at:
The 6 Summer Pop Up Parties include:
- Thursday, July 14, 5 – 7 pm
- Thursday, July 21, 5 – 7pm
- Thursday, July 28, 5 – 7 pm
- Thursday, August 4, 5 – 7 pm
- Thursday, August 11, 5—7 pm
- Thursday, August 18, 5—7 pm
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National Juried Arts Show 2022
Member Photography Competition
Are you a fine artist interested in exhibiting at the Cultural Arts Center of Douglasville/ Douglas County? Send your artist statement, Gallery proposal, and images of your work to Program Coordinator Brittany Gilbert at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your work will be presented to the Gallery Committee for consideration in an exhibit over the next few years. Exhibits are planned up to three years in advance with attention to specific themes and can be subject to organization by art forms. The Gallery Committee has the right to coordinate exhibits at CAC discretion, and a right to censorship of subject matter due to the nature of the gallery clientele and its attendees. Artist who are chosen for exhibitions must also note that the CAC has final approval of all artworks submitted.
Support for CAC exhibits is generously donated by Georgia Council for the Arts