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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