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Free Southern Circuit Screening: Sadie

  The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission presents a FREE screening of the film Sadie with writer/director Megan Griffiths as part of the South Arts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers at the Morton Theatre on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 7:00PM. Following the screening of the film, Griffiths will participate in a discussion with the… 

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Hot Corner Mural Survey

  Athens Cultural Affairs Commission has been awarded a $12,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for the project, Hot Corner: An Athens Legacy. The Commission is currently seeking feedback from community members (especially those with an interest in or connection to the history of Hot Corner).  Hot Corner: An Athens Legacy is a community-designed… 

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Type 2 Bus Shelter Call Extended!

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) is extending the call for artists (or teams) to submit designs for bus shelter art that will be fabricated as part of a new bus shelter(s) within the Athens Transit System. The selected artist(s) will work with the ACAC and government staff to create public art that enhances the… 

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Unveiling for Trail Blossom at Dudley Park

The unveiling of Richard Herzog’s “Trail Blossoms” will be at Dudley Park, Friday, July 27th, 7-8:30PM. This sculpture 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. There will be ice cream (from Lil’ Ice Cream Dude), music by local… 

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Call for Qualifications for Clayton Street Project

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) invites professional artists to submit a resume and portfolio to be considered for the position of public artist for TSPLOST Project #9 Downtown Transportation Improvements Program for Clayton Street. The selected artist will facilitate the development of a comprehensive and coordinated public art plan for the Project and carry… 

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Call for Artists: Bus Shelters!

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) invites artists (or teams) to submit designs for bus shelter art that will be fabricated as part of a new bus shelter(s) within the Athens Transit System. The selected artist(s) will work with the ACAC and government staff to create public art that enhances the local transportation system and… 

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Art Decko Showcase @ Creature Comforts April 8th, 1-6 PM

Promoting creativity in unexpected places, Art Decko is a public art project featuring nine large-scale, 4’x8’ paintings commissioned to decorate the College Avenue Parking Deck in downtown Athens. The project seeks to introduce visitors to several of the talented artists who call Athens home, all while beautifying a utilitarian space. Creature Comforts will host an… 

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Clayton Street Survey

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission is considering a public art project for the Clayton Street Improvement Project (TSPLOST #9) to enhance and attract people to the downtown district. Your input is important in helping to make this public art project one that visually represents and uplifts our community. This survey will only take a few… 

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Thank you, Athens!

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission is pleased to announce that the Athens Public Art Master Plan was accepted by the Mayor and Commission of the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County on March 7, 2017. Many thanks to our community for your assistance and support throughout this process. We look forward to new and exciting public… 

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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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