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Play On, Athens!

Posted on September 13, 2019 at 6:01 pm

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission is collaborating with the Athens Area Arts Council and Athens Area Habitat for Humanity on an exciting project that combines music and visual art, “Play On, Athens!” Inspired by similar programs nationwide, “Play On, Athens!” invites local artists to paint pianos (donated by community members and the Athens Area Habitat… 

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Call For Art: Music Walk of Fame

Posted on August 19, 2019 at 11:10 am

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) invites professional artists and designers to submit a proposal for public art on the Athens Music Walk of Fame (AMWF), in Athens, Georgia. This project requires a designed template that will be used for making bronze plaques about each inductee to the Athens Music Walk of Fame. The plaques… 

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Hot Corner Mural Complete + Ribbon Cutting Date Announced!

Posted on July 24, 2019 at 1:37 pm

Many of you have noticed the new mural on Washington and Lumpkin Streets in Downtown Athens. The mural titled Hot Corner: An Athens Legacy was created by Miami based Elio Mercado along with Athens artist, Broderick Flanigan. Funding for this project was provided by the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission with matching funds from an Art… 

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Jackson Street Art Walk for SPLOST 2020

Posted on July 24, 2019 at 1:36 pm

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission is excited to announce that our proposal for the Jackson Street Art Walk project has been included in the final list of SPLOST 2020 projects! This project will provide funding for capital improvements for street and pedestrian improvements to establish pedestrian‐oriented promenade(s) showcasing permanent and temporary artworks, to create a… 

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Classic City Wax Vol 1, Coming Soon + More AICG Recipient Updates!

Posted on July 24, 2019 at 1:35 pm

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission announced its 2019 Arts In Community grant recipients earlier this year: Classic City on Wax Vol 1, Athens Rising, and LatinxFest. Classic City on Wax: Vol 1 is a vinyl compilation with an all-star line-up of Athens-based hip-hop artists. This project will be Athens, Georgia’s first vinyl compilation focusing exclusively on… 

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