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‘Gyroscope House’ Installed at World of Wonder Playground: Opening Celebration July 4th

Posted on June 19, 2017 at 11:00 pm

Artist Lawrence Stueck’s dynamic and interactive ‘Gyroscope House’, being permanently installed at the World of Wonder Playground (325 Whit Davis Rd, Athens, GA), will be celebrated July 4th, 9-11 am. This is the latest public art collaboration between the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission’s, Athens-Clarke County’s Public Art Master Plan, SPLOST and a citizens’ user group. The… 

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New Additions to the Commission!

Posted on May 16, 2017 at 6:20 pm

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission is pleased to announce the addition of two new members, Grace Huang and Andrew Salinas. Grace Huang is a classical pianist, educator, and advocate for the performing arts. She holds degrees in piano performance from Vanderbilt University (B.M.) and the University of Minnesota (M.M., D.M.A.). She has taught on several… 

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Athens Cultural Affairs Commission Announces the Recipients of the 2017 Arts in Community Grants

Posted on May 1, 2017 at 10:43 pm

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission announced today the winners of the 2017 Arts in Community Grant competition. The Athens Choral Society and Wild Rumpus Parade & Spectacle will each receive a $1500 grant. Submissions for this year’s grants cycle included proposals for public art works, as well as musical and visual performances. “This year we… 

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Call for Public Art – Rails-to-Trails Network

Posted on March 21, 2017 at 5:39 pm

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission invites professional artists to submit a proposal and images of a public art concept for consideration in the Rails-to-Trails Network project in Athens, Georgia. The selected artist(s) will work with the commission and government staff to create public art that enhances the project and complements the selected site.  Click here… 

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Apply Now! Arts in Community Grants!

Posted on March 10, 2017 at 12:40 am

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission is pleased to announce our fourth annual Arts in Community Grants competition. Communities across our nation are engaging artists and designers to enhance their neighborhoods and public spaces with projects, events, and activities that serve to boost the quality of local life, increase arts education and arts industry, and establish… 

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