Master Plan

acac seeks community support for the public art master plan

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) is pleased to present a final version of the Athens Public Art Master Plan! This plan has been submitted to the Mayor and Commission and was presented by urban designer Todd Bressi at the January work session. Once approved, this plan will serve as a roadmap and series of… 

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Visiting Artist Wing Young Huie Returns to Athens for Multi-Venue Exhibit, Lecture

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) has organized a city-wide exhibit of a photographic project by visiting artist Wing Young Huie at thirteen venues and pop-up locations around Athens beginning Jan. 24. Collectively titled “We Are the Other: A Photographic Portrait of Athens, Georgia,” the more than 100 images displayed will showcase the people Huie… 

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ACAC to Present Final Public Art Master Plan to Mayor and Commission Jan. 10

After months of work, the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) is pleased to present a final version of the Athens Public Art Master Plan! This plan has been submitted to the Mayor and Commission and will be presented by urban designer Todd Bressi at the next work session, scheduled to take place on Tuesday, January… 

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Share Your Thoughts on the Public Art Master Plan Final Document

Urban designer Todd Bressi and the ACAC have been hard at work incorporating feedback from the public and putting together a final draft of a 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…. 

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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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