Our Art Galleries & Exhibitions
SCAA’s goal for over 51 years has been to expand its outreach exhibits on behalf of SCAA member artists, other local, regional and national artists, as well as exhibiting the works of art educators and their students. As Art can build and strengthen our communities, SCAA works to use public spaces to exhibit artwork, to blend other art mediums including collaborations with pop up live musical or dance performances, and to create an art focused public awareness and recognition for each exhibit and its community. Fun, learning, and appreciation of the arts are the benefits to our communities when having art in public spaces.
South Cobb Arts Alliance sponsors art gallery exhibits year-round as well as holds juried art shows. The website event calendar lists details of current and upcoming SCAA events, exhibits, Holiday ArtFest + Market, Christmas House Tea Room, Artisan Markets and SCAA Community updates. Information is also on the SCAA and Christmas House social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter), or you can sign up on-line to receive newsletters.
Contact us if you are an artist, an art educator, or if you would like to have SCAA host an art show event to continue the tradition of art in our communities. And, for this all volunteer organization, consider exhibit volunteering as an option, or better yet, becoming a member to continue the tradition of community at its best.
The Gallery at Powder Springs
South Cobb Regional Library
North Cobb Library
Pat Vaughn Cultural Arts Center (2019 NJE)
Powder Springs Boyd Building
The Avenue West Cobb
South Cobb Arts Alliance Brownsville Road and pop up events at metro Atlanta locations
Annual National Juried Art Exhibition
NJE is an SCAA tradition with an annual national competition of art from all over the nation displayed for the community as public art in a public place. For more than 51 years of reaching out to artists, our all-volunteer non-profit organization has been very fortunate to have such a strong response from so many talented and accomplished local, regional and national artists.
SCAA has been gratified by the large number of entries received for National Juried Exhibit, in terms of both execution and creativity. The annual competition includes all mediums with the Call for Artists posted locally and on a national call for art registry. NJE is a juried show adjudicated by a third party, who is an accomplished artist and/or an art instructor with many years’ experience.
Each year the talent of our applicants makes the selection process competitive and the judge’s job difficult. The results are grand art for children, students, families, artists, seniors, and individuals in our community at a space not far from their neighborhoods. Come join us and see the grandeur of a national art competition up close and in person. See the Events Calendar for the next juried and other artists' events when they are scheduled at our public venues. Or, sign up for our monthly newsletter to learn more about SCAA events.
The Gallery at Powder Springs
As part of its National Endowment for the Arts project, South Cobb Arts Alliance expanded its outreach into the Cobb County communities starting with the Gallery at Powder Springs, Cobb County Libraries and more locations.
SCAA continues to bring new and exciting upcoming exhibits throughout Cobb County. Check the event section for updates for events open to the public with no admission charge.
Contact us about our events, art classes and market functions at our Powder Springs workspace, which is only open to the public during classes and special events.
3899 Brownsville Road
Powder Springs, GA 30127
Cobb County Public Libraries
The collaboration of art within a library setting started at the South Cobb Regional Library with an SCAA proposal to include library space as part of the grant project. The SCAA 2016-17 National Endowment for the Arts project became a reality with the original ten panels of art (1000 Words, to depict reading) created by artist Miles Davis, and made with a partial medium of discarded books, was installed at the South Cobb Regional Library. One piece is permanently displayed at the Sewell Mill Library.
As with the other SCAA public art spaces, the North Cobb Regional Library location includes new exhibits from local artists, students, groups and an occasional musical note or blending of collaborative arts. Check out the art at these limited locations because soon it will be replaced by something new and so artistic.