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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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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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