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Apr 2022

Apr 6, 2022 @ 8:00am

Calhoun Spring Student Art Show

Free and open to the public Awards Reception:  Tuesday, April 19 at 12:00pm

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Apr 14-16, 2022

The Athenian Players present a play by Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere’s Fan

The Athenian Players present a play by Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan. 'My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people's' Lady Windermere has a happy marriage - or, at least, that's what she believes until one of London society's gossips, the Duchess of Berwick, arrives with her daughter to voice her suspicions about an affair Lord Windermere appears to be having. It's not just the Duchess who has evidence, however. Windermere's private bank book shows that…

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Apr 21, 2022 @ 6:00pm

Calhoun Jazz Band Concert: “Talkin’ About”

The concert is planned to be outside on the ACA Green in front of the Performing Arts building. It is a free event, however, donations are always appreciated! A few words from Josh Couts (Calhoun's Jazz Band Director): This years group is unlike any I've directed in the past and I'm proud of the hard work they've put in and how great they sound on this diverse and difficult set of music. As you'll see the concert is entitled "Talkin'…

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Apr 22–May 6, 2022

Athens State University Senior Art Exhibition: LOOK

On display now through May 6, 2022 ACA Visual Arts bldg., Main Gallery Opening Reception with student artists - Friday, April 29 at 5:30pm ACA normal business hours: 8am-8pm - Monday-Thursday 8am-12pm - Friday

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Apr 25–May 6, 2022

2022 Junior Duck Stamp Art Show

We are so happy to have the 2022 JUNIOR DUCK STAMP ART SHOW with us again this year! The Junior Duck Stamp Program is a youth art contest sponsored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that is designed to teach youth about waterfowl and their habitat needs. The annual contest is held in each of the 50 states and is open to grades kindergarten through 12th grade. This show features 39 pieces of placing artwork submitted by students residing…

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Strolling through the Arts

Strolling Through the Arts

Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alabama Center for the Arts – Performing Arts Building, 133 2nd Avenue NE
Decatur, AL 35601 United States
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Strolling through the Arts is hosted by the Alabama Center for the Arts Foundation, showcasing Calhoun & Athens State Art Center Students. Join us for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at this fundraising event that directly benefits student scholarships at the Alabama Center for the Arts (ACA). Entertainment Calhoun Chorale Calhoun Jazz Band Musical Theatre Decatur Youth Symphony Visual Arts ACA Foundation Board of Trustees Clint Shelton, Chair Trudy Grisham, Vice Chair I.C. Craig, Jr., Secretary Peggy Allen Towns, Assistant Secretary…

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May 2022

May 1, 2022 @ 5:00pm


Granville Oldham, Jr., conductor Newt Johnson, accompanist Featured work with guest soloists an chamber orchestra: Mozart’s Vesperae Solennes de Confessore KV 339 Other works by: Britten Mulholland Orban Smiley McClurkin Franklin *Donations Appreciated

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May 6-7, 2022

Calhoun Cabaret

Join us for the second annual Calhoun Cabaret! You'll enjoy some of your favorite musical theatre tunes, dancing, and aerial performances. Seating is limited, so get your tickets today! Tickets should be purchased in advance.

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May 8, 2022 @ 4:00pm

Calhoun Voice Class presents: A Spring Voice Recital of Classical Repertoire & Jazz Standards

Arias: Madame Butterfly, La Rondine, The Magic Flute, La Clemenza Di Tito, Cosi Fan Tutte, Giulio Cesare, I Capuleti E I Montecchi, Vanessa Jazz: All of Me, Autumn Leaves, Honeysuckle Rose, I've Got You Under My Skin, It Don't Mean A Thing, I'm Beginning to See the Light, I Wish You Love, You Don't Know What Love Is ...and more! Granville Oldham, Jr., Voice Instructor Newt Johnson, Accompanist Free and open to the public. Donations accepted.

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May 19, 2022 @ 5:30pm

Reception: Celebrating the life, art, & spirit of Guy McClure, Junior

The Alabama Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the opening of "Celebrating the Life, Art, and Spirit of Guy McClure, Jr.,” featuring 58 paintings by Guy McClure, Jr. from private collectors. A reception is scheduled at the ACA on Thursday, May 19 at 5:30 pm. Guy Young McClure, Jr. was a local artist, friend to many, and avid supporter of the Alabama Center for the Arts. A true “creative” at heart, Guy used art as a form of…

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