Whether you are visiting Atlanta’s DeKalb County for the first time or have lived here most of your life, chances are you will be amazed at the vibrant and diverse arts and cultural community that calls DeKalb County home. DeKalb County is a source for talent and a place where artists and arts organizations can learn, develop and become discovered.
ART Station, once a dream, is home to the Equity Theatre Co., a not-for-profit, professional, multicultural, multi-disciplinary (theatre, music, dance, visual and literary arts) arts center, theatre company and arts organization dedicated to the production, presentation, and celebration of the visual arts, literary arts, performing arts, arts education, and community arts outreach. The ART in the ART Station name comes from a 1913 photograph of a trolley car in front of the building with the wording of “Atlanta Rapid Transit” written on the side of the trolley car.
RAIL ARTS DISTRICT
Rail Arts District spans the rail line running from Avondale Estates to Decatur with art studios and shops with pottery making, glass blowing, paper arts, leather crafts, sewing and more.
CALLANWOLDE FINE ARTS CENTER
Callanwolde, the magnificent Tudor Revival style home, is now used for visual, literary and performing arts events, workshops and classes for all ages. Callanwolde is available for weddings, corporate meetings or special occasion rentals.
OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM OF ART (OUMA)
OUMA features art work which is international, representational, figurative and spiritual in nature, reflecting the unique mission statement of the musuem. Located on the campus of Oglethorpe University, OUMA’s lecture and concert series complement exhibitions on view.
OnStage Atlanta since its founding in 1971 has been producing compelling theatrical productions in Atlanta’s DeKalb
THE PORTER SANFORD III PERFORMING ARTS AND COMMUNITY CENTER
The Porter Sanford III Performing Arts & Community Center is a stateof-the-art, 500-seat theatre with a diverse range of programming.