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Request for Proposal: Public Art for the Whit Davis Children’s Park at Southeast Clarke Park

Posted on May 16, 2016 at 3:46 pm

Request for Proposal: Public Art for the Whit Davis Children’s Park at Southeast Clarke Park (SPLOST Project #16, Sub-project #5) Call Summary: The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) invites professional artists to submit their proposals and images of previous public art projects for consideration in the playground improvement project at the Whit Davis Children’s Park at… 

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Athens Cultural Affairs Commission Announces the Recipients of the 2016 Arts in Community Grants

Posted on April 25, 2016 at 2:40 pm

Athens, GA – The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) announced today the winners of the 2016 Arts in Community Grant competition (AICG). The Bulldog Annual Bi-Annual and Rabbit Box will each receive a $1500 grant. Of the 20 requests for grant applications, the ACAC received 10 submissions. The submissions included proposals for individual artist public art works,… 

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Share your thoughts on the preliminary Public Art Master Plan

Posted on April 21, 2016 at 5:02 pm

Urban designer Todd Bressi and the ACAC have been hard at work putting together an initial draft of our Public Art Master Plan for Athens. The plan will serve as a roadmap and series of guidelines for development of public art in Athens-Clarke County over the years to come. Below are slides Todd has put together… 

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Schedule for visiting artist Wing Young Huie

Posted on April 20, 2016 at 8:31 am

Wing Young Huie is in Athens conducting a demonstration project of public art that involves engagement with a variety of constituencies in Athens. Asking strangers to ask each other questions, he then asks the participants to answer a key question that was raised and write their response on a chalk board, which they then hold while… 

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Athens Cultural Affairs Commission to host Public Art Master Plan open house, artist

Posted on April 15, 2016 at 9:31 am

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) will host an open house event to provide information on and collect public input about the Athens Public Art Master Plan on Thursday, April 21 in the Lounge Gallery of the Lyndon House Arts Center beginning at 5:30 p.m. The event will include the participation of visiting artist Wing… 

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