Atlanta Walk Of Fame
The Atlanta Walk of Fame is a 501 (c)(3) organization that firmly believes our future is better built on a past we honor; therefore, we do both. We preserve the history of well-deserved heroes who have richly given back to their communities with a striking commemorative Atlanta Walk of Fame star embedded in the sidewalks of various landmarks throughout the Atlanta metropolitan area. In addition, we teach under-served youth how to be heroes in their communities through cultural arts and educational programs, such as theatre, film music, and dance.
Beyond the Front Porch
At Beyond the Front Porch, we believe in free monthly educational field trips for students K-12. Our goals are to keep our students motivated, to complement classroom learning, and to positively engage our families.
The Community Alliance of Stage and Theater meets at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of every month at the Olive Tree in Villa Rica. This talented and versatile theater group presents main-stage plays, dinner theater, and a summer festival of one-act plays which range from the classics to contemporary drama to plays written by local playwrights. Auditions are open and announced in advance of each production.
Douglas County Art Guild
The Douglas County Art Guild (DCAG) meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm at St.
Julian’s Episcopal Church, 5400 Stewart Mill Rd., Douglasville, GA.
All are welcome to attend.
Members are artists, crafters, and friends of the arts. Monthly programs may include
demonstrations, workshops, speakers, or other educational programs. The DCAG has an exhibit
in April & May (even-numbered years) at the Cultural Arts Center (CAC) in Douglasville. In
addition, members exhibit their artwork at many other venues.
Guild activities include hosting the CAC’s annual National Juried Art Show in September and
donating handmade Christmas ornaments to the CAC for them to use as a fundraiser.
The Guild holds an annual Christmas Bazaar for ten days in early December at the CAC’s Wynn
Building. Members’ creative skills are used to create handmade items for sale, including
textiles, glass, paintings, cards, woodturning, soap, jellies & jams, baked treats, and much more.
All proceeds from this sale go directly to the artist.
Douglas County Connection
The Douglas County Connection was founded by Helen Catron in 1990. During the past 24 years, the DC Connection has established, supported and sponsored community events that enrich the cultural experience in the Arts, particularly as it relates to African American culture and history.
Douglasville Community Theater
The Douglasville Community Theater looks to create and provide a diverse community theater that enriches, educates, and entertains the people of West Georgia and Metro Atlanta. The Community theater performs classics like “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” adapted for stage and original stageplays like “Smalltown” written by Councilman Terry Miller! So discover the performing arts, or rekindle an old hobby with the Douglasville Community Theater!
The Docents’ Club meets on the second Wednesday of every other month starting in January. Its members volunteer regular monthly shifts at the Cultural Arts Center, greeting visitors, answering the phone, selling event tickets, and giving tours. They assist with every aspect of the Cultural Art Council’s in-house programs and special projects. For information on how to become a volunteer with the Docents, please Contact Us.
First Presbyterian Church – Douglasville
This is the idea that drives our ministry: we are “For God. For Neighbor. For You.” We see artistic gifts as an example of the unique way God has gifted people to express beauty and goodness. We incorporate various forms of art into our worship space and services. We also have a hall with a rotating display of art from members of the community.
Georgia Pet Coalition
To pass animal protection laws through professional and grassroots lobbying, educate law enforcement and the public, and support spay/neuter initiatives. The GA Pet Coalition advocates for various issues that harm pets such as working against puppy mills, supporting affordable spay/neuter policies, providing educational resources to law enforcement and the public, and so much more. To get involved please visit their website or email to learn how you can help!
Integrative Arts Creations
Integrative Arts Creations, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that was born out of a vision to use fine and performing arts as an integrative tool to increase student achievement in the arts and preserve the importance of arts education. The primary focus of IAC is to help supply underprivileged and/or aspiring young artists with the tools needed to be successful performers, composers, producers, and leaders in their community. IAC strives to educate youth in the arts and the arts industry.
The purpose of Integrative Arts Creations, Incorporated shall be:
To preserve fine and performing arts and contribute to the development of the whole individual by delivering programs that will enhance cognitive, affective, and psychomotor skills via arts integration. The purposes for which Integrative Arts Creations, Incorporated is organized and operated exclusively for educational and charitable purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, as now enacted or hereafter amended, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that also qualify as Section 501(c)(3) exempt organizations.
Founded by Terri Whitmire in 2018, LIFT2Enrich, Inc. (L2E) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization offering diverse writing and mentoring-based programs that prepare students for the real world. With an emphasis on education for all, L2E is vigilant in providing literacy-based programs that will close the gap in education inequality. Our award-winning programs specifically support Title 1 schools and underserved communities. L2E offers resources and activities that reinforce the importance of practical writing skills, leadership development, career exploration, and lifelong learning. Using creative expression as a teaching tool, L2E builds confidence in our youth and strengthens their developmental assets.
Terri Whitmire- 770-648-4101, firstname.lastname@example.org
Donnetta Booker – email@example.com
Orixa creates safe and healthy spaces that promote healing through the expressive arts. Our proven techniques increase wellness indicators for persons experiencing various forms of chronic illness, traumatic experiences, stress management issues, and burnout. As a form of alternative medicine, healing is encouraged through the use of expressive arts and movement. At Orixa, healing is accessible to all.
President: Dr. Orisha Bowers
The Sweetwater Singers ( aka Douglas County Chamber Singers) rehearsals are held at First United Methodist Church on Tuesdays from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. The DC Chamber Singers’ purpose is to provide quality music for the citizens of Douglas County, always endeavoring to bring enjoyment to both listeners and performers. The Sweetwater Singers have performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City and in Vienna.
Sweetwater Camera Club
Established in 1988, the Sweetwater Camera Club, Inc. is a Douglasville, Georgia-based group of photo enthusiasts.
We host a wide variety of interesting, motivating, and educational presentations, competitions, critiques, and exhibits throughout the year. The purpose of the Sweetwater Camera Club, Inc. is to share and promote the art and science of photography in a variety of styles and formats. To provide a forum for photographers of all levels, novice through advanced, and to offer opportunities to share with others their interests, ideas, experience, and passion for the art of photography for visual education, enjoyment, and recreation as individuals, club members, and as a part of the community. www.sweetwatercameraclub.com
Contact: Krystal Horne, SCC President
The Never Alone Clubhouse RCO
The Never Alone Clubhouse RCO is a safe place where individuals in recovery from substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health challenges can make positive connections. A recovery community organization (RCO) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) governed by peers in recovery providing recovery-focused programs that build community connections between individuals in recovery and allies of recovery. Our organization is distinctly different by offering Peer-Based Recovery Support Services (P-BRASS). Each one of our peers will be offered a lived experience-based approach to recovery. The RCO provides activities, community education, outreach programs, peer-based recovery support services, and recovery coaching.
8380-C Grady Street Douglasville, GA 30134
The Nichols Center
Supporting families affected by substance use disorder and mental health through treatment planning, community linkage, and educational awareness.
For more information, contact Tara Nichols,
Town & Country Garden Club
The object of the Club shall be to promote the love of gardening among amateurs, to study horticulture, to protect our native trees, wildflowers, and birds, and to assist in the beautifying of our civic surroundings.
Monthly meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. If interested in attending, please contact Linda, at the contact info below.