Friday, May 25 | 5-10 pm | All around Decatur
Free and open to the public
Decatur’s largest one-night art experience returns! Stroll around town to see exhibits at various shops and galleries and enjoy complimentary snacks and drinks. Beer will be on sale at East Court Square.
The following are 2017’s map and location list. 2018 location list to be announced.
1. Agnes Scott College
Fine Arts Exhibition
This juried multimedia exhibition features a diversity of artistic viewpoints.
Agnes Scott College is a private liberal arts college in downtown Decatur, Georgia.
2. Aimee Jewelry and Fine Art Gallery
335 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.
This exhibition highlights the art and talent of artists who study with internationally known Wayland Moore. These artists, like Moore himself, are dealing with problems of heart disease and enjoy the relaxation and self-expression that painting and art afford. The proceeds from this exhibition go directly to the artists and the cardiac rehabilitation centers at Emory and St. Joseph’s.
Aimee Jewelry and Gallery specializes in unique design and repair. We carry jewelry from all over the nation and around the globe. We also have an in-house resource for jewelry designer and redesign. Our fine art is eclectic in style and media, running the gamut from realism to abstraction.
3. Coco + Mischa
245 E Trinity Pl.
Artist and patron Lynne Tanzer is curating the show “A Soundtrack to the Summer,” art inspired by summertime songs featuring Atlanta’s favorite emerging and established artists. Join us for beverages, snacks, and of course, a summer soundtrack.
Coco + Mischa is a boutique in the heart of Decatur that offers local and regional handmade goods, vintage clothing, found objects and beautiful things for your home and body. Their aim is to work with small, sustainable and socially conscious artists and makers to provide the things that make your life more creative and beautiful.
4. CORE Dance
139 Sycamore St.
EnCore Dance on Film Festival, a social gathering for the arts and celebration of dance made for the silver screen co-presented by Core Dance. EnCore brings together a collection of original dance works for screen from around the world. Doors open at 4:45 p.m. The program will last approximately 90 minutes and will repeat two additional times throughout the evening. First screening begins at 5 pm and will be ongoing throughout the Decatur ArtWalk until 10 p.m. Be our guest. Be a part of the audience, grab a chair and enjoy watching what our local filmmakers and international counterparts are creating.
Core Dance creates art, facilitates art-making, and engenders art engagement for those seeking to connect with what makes us uniquely human: our intellect, our emotional body, our spiritual center. The body is our playground, movement our building blocks. Within our bodies resides the whole life, every truth. Through dance and the process of creating it we activate that which makes us individually unique and connect it to that which makes us indivisibly one.
5. Furry Tails Pet Shop
228 E. Ponce de Leon Ave.
Claire Christin is an artist who makes handmade towels, magnets, and cards.
Furry Tails is a dog and cat food and supply shop. Furry Tails sells all-natural products and fun gifts for pet lovers.
6. Georgia Center for the
Book – Decatur Library
Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St.
The Southern Breeze Chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators annual gallery show at the Decatur Library focuses on children’s book illustration and the power of visual art and the written word in storytelling. Featured illustrators include Gregory Christie, James Dean, and E.B. Lewis.
The Georgia Center for the Book is chartered with a mission to support libraries, promote literacy and literary arts, and preserve the literary heritage of Georgia.
7. HomeGrown Decatur
412 Church St.
Georgia Art, Past, Present, and Future features the work of Howard Finster (1916-2001), James Dean and his iconic Pete the Cat, and the emerging Georgia artists of HomeGrown Decatur. Hard cider tasting with Atlanta’s Urban Tree Cidery and delicious treats from Georgia’s Bryd Cookie Company.
HomeGrown Decatur is a community of 100+ talented regional artists, craftspeople and small regional producers offering art, pottery, jewelry, local foods and more.
8. Different Trains Gallery
432 E. Howard Ave.
The inaugural exhibition showcases paintings, drawings, photography, works on paper, textiles, sculpture and ceramics by local and global artists and artisans, curated by gallery owner Sarah Newell Garvin and partner Shawn Vinson, in a beautifully arranged space that encourages exploration of different art forms in a relaxed atmosphere.
DTG will present four to six exhibitions annually plus pop-up dinners, wine tastings, artist talks and more. We offer full-service art consulting, art sourcing, installation, delivery, conservation, restoration and framing.
9. Salon Red Kids
123 E. Ponce de Leon Ave.
Come meet, greet, and view the work of a local artist.
We are a children’s salon located in the heart of downtown Decatur. Attached to the salon is our kids boutique, with tons of cute gifts.
149 Sycamore St.
Come and view and discuss artwork on display with local artists.
Clothing, home and gift boutique with something for everyone.
11. Squash Blossom
113 E. Court Square
Meet and greet with a local artist and discuss the work on display.
Squash Blossom is an eclectic boutique full of beautiful things for beautiful women. Stop in for earthy, whimsical clothing, shoes, accessories, and more.
12. Sycamore Place Gallery
120 Sycamore Pl.
Please join the 13 working artists and students at Sycamore Place Gallery in Decatur for a visual and phonological experience during the Decatur Artwalk. Take a tea and dance along with the music Wade spins on his vintage vinyl. Peruse the urban courtyard and gallery filled with a cornucopia of offerings from the gang at Sylvia’s gallery. Live music and chalk drawings enliven the scene for every age and taste.
Sycamore Gallery offers art studio and art classes for children and adults year-round. The gallery hosts local, national, and international shows throughout the year.
13. Trinity Mercantile & Design
116 E Trinity Pl.
Trinity features the artwork of our long-time favorite Parker Owen and newest friend Kim O’Brien. Self-taught artist Parker Owner is an Atlanta native who has developed his diverse, bold, and unique style for more than 30 years. Kim O’Brien has composed her abstract, contemporary still life, and plein air landscape acrylic and oil paintings over the past decade.
Trinity Mercantile & Design offers upholstery, home furnishings, lighting, custom window treatments, rugs, beds, linens, and one-of-a-kind accessories from local artists. Full design services available.
14. Wild Oats & Billy Goats
112 E. Ponce de Leon Ave.
For this year’s ArtWalk, Wild Oats & Billy Goats is pleased to feature special exhibits and demos from our very own family of artists. Join us to meet these local artists, enjoy refreshments, and participate in hourly giveaways.
Wild Oats & Billy Goats is a whimsical art gallery and artisan boutique that offers are and handcrafted goods from local and regional artists.
15. Worthmore Jewelers
117 E. Court Square
Group show featuring local Decatur artists.
Fine art, imaginative jewelry and watches (plus repairs) in a shop & gallery with an avant-garde vibe.