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Call for Artists: Hot Corner Mural!

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) invites professional artists to submit a proposal and images of a mural concept for consideration in the Hot Corner: An Athens Legacy project in Athens. Georgia. The selected artist(s) will work with the ACAC and Athens-Clarke County government staff to create public art that enhances the project and complements… 

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Call for Artists: Ben Epps!

The Athens-Ben Epps Airport s seeing local artists + makers to display in their terminals. If interested (or for more information), please email us at info@athensculturalaffairs.org along with a link to your website or photos examples of your work for consideration.


Bus Shelter Artists Announced!

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) is pleased to announce the selected artists for our new art bus shelters to be installed around Athens-Clarke County. These new shelters are possible due to the efforts of Athens Transit Department as well as support and funding from the ACAC & SPLOST. Two types of shelters will be… 

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Southern Circuit Screening: Man Made

Southern Circuit Screening: Man Made October 21, 2018 @ Cine, 7PM The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission presents a FREE screening of the film Man Made with filmmaker T Cooper as part of the South Arts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers at Cine on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 7:00PM. Following the screening of the… 

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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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Bus Shelter Info Session Recap

Here is the link to yesterday afternoon’s webinar recap to answer some FAQs about our current call for Bus Shelters: https://recordings.join.me/-uZHF0U4GUqwUu4D7ek-IA You can also view the slide presentation and transcript below:    


Bus Shelter Info Session

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission, along with the SPLOST and Transit departments, will be hosting an online webinar on Wednesday, July 18th at 4:30PM to answer questions about the current artist call for new bus shelters. Links to join the webinar will be posted on athensculturalaffairs.org as well as their Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram feeds…. 

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