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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Athens Cultural Affairs Commission Announces New Call for Proposals for Public Art at the World of Wonder Playground

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 World of Wonder playground at Southeast Clarke Park in Athens, Georgia. The selected artist(s) will work with the ACAC and staff of the Athens-Clarke County Leisure… 

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Family Fun and Art Day at the Athens-Clarke County Library

Saturday, May 24, 10 a.m. – noon The Athens-Clarke County Library’s Family Day has a new twist this year! On Saturday, May 24, from 10 a.m. until noon, the Friends of the Athens-Clarke County Library will team up with the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) to celebrate summer reading and public art. The event will… 

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Rocksprings Community Center

SPLOST 2011 project for the Rocksprings Community Center was completed in 2013.  Artist, Harold Rittenberry, created a frieze and bench with design help by community teenagers.

Atrium Space of Classic Center Expansion

In 2012-2013, the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission’s largest project to date was a public art installation in the Atrium of the new Classic Center Expansion.  In June 2012, the ACAC convened a jury of local artists, community representatives, and project team members to select a roster of finalists and alternates from a national field of… 

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Athens-Clarke County Library

Athens Cultural Affairs Commission has pledged a significant portion of its FY12 budget toward a public art  project at the Athens-Clarke County Library to involve local schoolchildren. This project was completed in 2014.

West Washington Street Building Parking Deck

Almost immediately upon appointment in Spring 2011, the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission was tasked with selecting designs for public art elements for the West Washington Street Building Parking Deck. The six-story deck is a public/private partnership between Athens-Clarke County, which owns the parking area, and Batson-Cook Construction, which owns the first-floor retail and top-floor office… 

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