Master Plan

Share your thoughts on the preliminary Public Art Master Plan

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

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

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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Is an Athens Art Walk in Our Future?

By Rob White In the midst of the excitement over what possibilities Athens’ public art master plan may bring, it’s important to remember that the plan isn’t just about building something new. The public art master plan is also an effort to find ways to better utilize and spread awareness and appreciation for existing public… 

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An Athens public art roundtable discussion about murals

During the last visit to Athens in early December 2015, Todd Bressi, Public Art Master Plan Consultant with the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission, hosted a conversation centered around murals in urban and suburban environments. We met at Creature Comforts, so amidst the sound of brewing and the sweet malt smell, a small group of mural artists… 

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Visiting Artist Matthew Mazzotta Presents: The Architecture of Space

by Rob White The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission welcomed its second visiting artist, Matthew Mazzotta, as part of the public art master plan process. Mazzotta received a Masters of Science in Visual Studies at MIT and has spent much of his career using art to provoke discussion about public space. Matthew’s lecture was on Wednesday,… 

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The Steering Committee Discusses a Public Art Ecosystem in Athens

by Rob White The Steering Committee for the Public Art Master Plan convened once again on the evening of December 1, 2015 to discuss the state of the process. Master Planner Todd Bressi took a moment to address that week’s plan of holding Outdoor Living Room art installations with visiting artist Matthew Mazzotta, as well… 

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Visiting artist will offer “outdoor living rooms” for Athens citizens

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission will present the second suite of a series of events to gather citizen input for the development of a master plan for public art in Athens, GA, Dec. 1–5, 2015. Coordinated by public art planner and consultant Todd Bressi — who has visited Athens twice before to advance the project… 

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Plan Maestro de Arte Público del Condado Athens–Clarke Cuestionario de Arte Público

La Comisión de Asuntos Culturales de Athens quiere saber qué piensa del arte público en el condado de Athens-Clarke – murales, esculturas y otras obras de arte que se pueden encontrar en los edificios y en los espacios públicos en todo Athens. Usted puede ayudar compartiendo su opinión sobre lo que hace de Athens un… 

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The Creative Economy Roundtable

By Rob White October 13, 2015 The afternoon of Tuesday, October 13th saw the first public roundtable designed to garner feedback about the public art master plan. Called the “Creative Economy Roundtable,” this meeting was focused on the current resources present in Athens, both artistic and entrepreneurial, and how those resources can be brought to… 

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