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Dec 2019

Dec 12, 2019 @ 5:30pm

Book Reading & Artist Talk: “An All New Light” by Prentiss Douthit

Decatur native, artist, author, and photographer Prentiss Douthit returns from Austin, Texas to share his first book! Come see a little of the world and a lot of our shared humanity through his paintings, photographs, and stories. Thursday, December 12 at 5:30pm ACA Visual Arts building – Main Gallery Art Profiler review of "An All New Light" by Prentiss Douthit

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Dec 14, 2019 @ 12:00pm

Forgotten Alabama: Reception & Guest Lecture

The Alabama Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the opening of “Forgotten Alabama” in the Main Gallery on Monday, December 2, featuring photography by Glenn Wills. Wills, a self-proclaimed explorer, photographer, author, and preserver of history, made it his mission to capture thousands of images of neglected places in Alabama before they disappear. The exhibit will be Wills’ first ever gallery show and is an Alabama Bicentennial Endorsed Event. “Forgotten Alabama” will be on display until Friday, February…

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Jan 2020

Jan 9, 2020 @ 9:00am

2020 Festival of the Cranes Exhibition

Come see an art exhibit of works by the students, alumni and faculty of the Alabama Center for the Arts in conjunction with Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge Festival of the Cranes which is held the second weekend of January. January 9 – February 21, 2020 ACA – Visual Arts building, Walking Gallery Free and open to the public Open special weekend hours: Saturday, January 11, 9:00am-2:00pm For more information about the Wheeler Refuge Festival of the Cranes weekend visit their…

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Jan 9, 2020 @ 6:00pm

Film Screening of America’s Amazon

Guest Speaker-Film Producer, Ben Raines Thursday, January 9, 2020 6:00pm ACA – Recital Hall, Performing Arts building Free and open to the public

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Jan 21, 2020 @ 12:00pm

Forgotten Alabama: Lunch & Learn + Book Signing with Glenn Wills

Lunch and Learn with Forgotten Alabama photographer and author Glenn Wills. Mr. Wills will be available to sign copies of his book. Tuesday, January 21, 2020 12:00noon Alabama Center for the Arts, Visual Arts building 3M Room Free and open to the public. Bring your own lunch.

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Feb 2020

Jan 30-Feb 1, 2020

Bank Street Players present The Lion in Winter

Event:  Bank Street Players present The Lion in Winter Make your plans to join the Bank Street Players for James Goldman’s Tony/Oscar winning work, The Lion In Winter. Opens January 30 at the Alabama Center for the Arts on 2nd Ave in Decatur, in the Recital Hall of the Performing Arts building. Directed by Carron Clark. Tickets available at the door (only). Performances: Thursday, Jan 30 @ 7pm Friday, Jan 31 @ 7pm Saturday, Feb 1 @ 2pm Saturday, Feb…

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Feb 2, 2020 @ 3:30pm

Orchestra Sul Ponticello with Dr. Granville Oldham & Calhoun Chorale

Sunday, February 2 at 3:30pm Tickets available at the door $25 - Adults | $5 - College Students | Students free ACA Recital Hall, Performing Arts building For more info:  

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Feb 20, 2020 @ 2:00pm

The Alabama Center for the Arts (ACA) will welcome artists from the Core Ensemble to perform the chamber music theatre work Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance in recognition of Black History Month. The event is free and open to the public and will be held on Thursday, February 20 at 2:00 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Center. Read the Press Release

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Mar 2020

Mar 2, 2020 @ 8:00am

Youth Art Month 2020

Annual Showcase of Young Talent The 17th annual exhibit features art by area students, elementary school through high school, in coordination with area school art teachers of Morgan County. Gallery Exhibit: March 2 - 27, 2020 YAM Awards Reception:  Thursday, March 12 @ 5:30pm Art Awards presented by Rotary Club of Decatur Daybreak (YEA Decatur! - for Youth Education Arts)

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Feb 20-Mar 7, 2020

Calhoun Theatre presents The Comedy of Errors – The Pop Musical

Calhoun Theatre has turned Shakespeare’s hilarious farce of mistaken identity, The Comedy of Errors, into a rousing pop musical. The show is filled with dancing and popular songs as two sets of identical twins cause mayhem and laughs in the zany and colorful town of Ephesus. Dates: February 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 and March 5, 6 at 7:00pm Sunday, March 1 at 2:00pm Saturday, March 7 at 5:00pm ACA Studio Theatre, Performing Arts building Tickets:  $12 general admission | $8 for students and…

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