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Nov 2018

Nov 29, 2018–Feb 20, 2019

shakti: Exhibit by Award-Winning Artist Tiril

Kandinsky stated “The more abstract is form, the more clear and direct its appeal.”  Inspired by Kandinsky's credo, Tiril Benton's abstract quest is to translate onto canvas the non-representational, divergent realities of shape and color, transcribing them to a complete fulcrum of expressive sensations. Resonating with the verve of  non-objective vision, her masterful tableaux resonates with a cornucopia of color and form which dominates her visceral abstract vision. Gestating into a sensory experience, Tiril's powerful abstract expressionist work illustrates the emotional essence of…

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Nov 29, 2018 @ 6:00pm

shakti: Exhibit by Award-Winning Artist Tiril – Opening Reception

Opening reception and artist talk for award-winning artist Tiril's "shakti" art exhibit inspired by Kandinsky's ideology that "the more abstract its form, the more clear and direct its appeal."

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Nov 30, 2018 @ 6:00pm

Calhoun Jazz Band presents Summertime

Calhoun Jazz Band presents SUMMERTIME, a little warmth here at the end of Fall.

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Dec 2018

Dec 4, 2018 @ 7:30pm

Gifts from the Heart – Calhoun Chorale Holiday Concert

Calhoun Chorale presents Gifts from the Heart, a holiday concert.

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Jan 2019

Jan 12–Feb 22, 2019

Festival of the Cranes Exhibition

Come see the 5th Annual Juried art exhibit in conjunction with Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge Festival of the Cranes which is held the second weekend of January. The exhibition is a display of innovative and progressive works that utilizes a diversity of art forms and media that depicts Whooping cranes, Sandhill cranes, birds, raptors, fish, any wildlife, and nature.

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Jan 31, 2019 @ 9:00am

Gallery Visit with Artist Tiril Benton

Award-winning artist Tiril Benton will return to the Alabama Center for the Arts to give an artist talk about her exhibit shakti, currently on view in the Main Gallery. Join us to experience the work and hear her speak about it. She will be answering any questions and discussing her painting process, philosophy, and inspiration. The exhibit ends February 20, 2019.

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Mar 2019

Mar 1–29, 2019

Youth Art Month

Annual Showcase of Young Talent The 16th annual exhibit features art by area students in Morgan County, elementary school through high school, in coordination with area school art teachers. YAM is sponsored by the Alabama Center for the Arts and the Carnegie Visual Arts Center. Artist awards are given by Daybreak Rotary Club of Decatur. YAM Awards Reception for students – Thursday, March 14, 5:30pm Note:  The ACA will be closed for spring break March 20-22, 2019

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Feb 28-Mar 16, 2019

Romeo & Juliet presented by Calhoun Theatre

Calhoun Theatre presents William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet at the Alabama Center for the Arts.

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Apr 2019

Apr 11-20, 2019

Athenian Players present Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

Acclaimed as a modern dramatic masterpiece, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard is the fabulously inventive tale of Hamlet as told from the worm's-eye view of the bewildered Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, two minor characters in Shakespeare's play.

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Apr 16, 2019 @ 12:00pm

Spring 2019 Calhoun Student Art Show Awards Reception

The awards reception for the Spring 2019 Calhoun Community College Student Art Show is scheduled for 12:00pm to 1:00pm on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

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