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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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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Photos: Trail Blossom Unveiling

Photos by Gerald Alderman:

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: 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 as well as their Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram feeds…. 

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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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A Seat In The Shade Poetry Series

The summer poetry series “A Seat in the Shade” kicks off this month with a slate of notable writers that include Georgia’s poet laureate. Hosted by Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor, a professor in the University of Georgia College of Education, the weekly readings kick off Wednesday, July 11, and continue July 18 and 25. The final performance… 

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