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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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New ACAC Members!

Posted on July 16, 2019 at 2:50 pm

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission is pleased to announce our new members, Deborah Gonzalez and Darcie St. Onge. Deborah Gonzalez, Esq. is a former Georgia state representative (HD117), attorney, and arts advocate. She has spent many years promoting and protecting the work of artists and art collectors, museums and community arts organizations. Understanding that there… 

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Hot Corner Mural on the cover of Flagpole!

Posted on June 26, 2019 at 5:15 pm

Read all about Athens’ newest mural in this week’s Flagpole Magazine! 

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