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Cooperative Extension Service Center + Fire Station #2 Artists Selected

Concept drawings of Hale/McCarron’s “Origins” and Hussey’s “Hero’s Path”    The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) is pleased to announce the selected artists for two new SPLOST-funded public art projects on Cleveland Road. Athens-based artists David Hale and Peter James McCarron will create a sculptural work, “Origins,” for the new Cooperative Extension Service Center. Aaron… 

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FREE Screening: Minding the Gap

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission presents a FREE screening of the film Minding the Gap as part of the South Arts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers at Athens-Clarke County Library on Sunday, April 14 at 3:30PM. Following a screening, producer Diane Quon will participate in a discussion with the audience. ABOUT THE FILM: Welcome… 

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2019 Arts in Community Grant Recipients

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Arts in Community Grant competition. Classic City Wax: Vol. One (a local hip hop compilation LP), LatinxFest, and the Athens Rising: Panel Series will each receive a $1500 grant. “From live performance to permanent art installations, Arts in Community Grants are… 

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Public Feedback on Jackson Street Art Walk

The ACC SPLOST committee is currently accepting comments from the public regarding SPLOST 2020 project proposals. The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission invites the public to give feedback on their current proposal to create a Jackson Street Art Walk. The Jackson Street Art Walk project includes planning, design and construction of street and pedestrian improvements between… 

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Hot Corner Muralist Announced

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission is pleased to announce the selected artist for the upcoming Hot Corner Mural (to be completed on the side of the Morton Building this June). Of over 40 applicants from around the country, our selection panel (comprised of community members with past or present ties to Hot Corner and its… 

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Southern Circuit Screening: 306 Hollywood

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission presents a FREE screening of the film 306 Hollywood with writer/editor Nyneve Minnear as part of the South Arts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers at Cine Lab on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 3 PM. Following the screening of the film, Minnear will participate in a discussion with the… 

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2 New Calls for Art!

  The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission is pleased to announce 2 new calls for public art. Application deadlines: Friday, March 15, 2019, 11:59 p.m. Call for Public Art – Cooperative Extension Center The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) invites professional artists to submit a proposal and images of a visual public art concept for the Cooperative… 

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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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