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Call for Public Art – Whitehall Rd. Roundabout

Written on November 13, 2019 at 9:10 pm, by

Deadline: December 22, 2019 The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) invites professional artists to submit their proposals for consideration in the roundabout project at Whitehall Road and South Milledge Avenue, Athens, Georgia. The selected artist(s) will work with the ACAC and government staff to create an artwork that complements the roundabout’s design and function while… 

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Job Opportunity Available for Public Art Coordinator

Written on November 13, 2019 at 3:03 pm, by

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) seeks a part-time Public Art Coordinator to start immediately.  This position supports the ACAC to implement the public art program for Athens-Clarke County. The ACAC is an 11-member volunteer commission, and this position is critical to helping keep the work and communications of the Commission consistent and professional as… 

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Celebrate “Play On, Athens!”

Written on October 17, 2019 at 1:37 pm, by

Celebrate “Play On, Athens!” Join the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission, Athens Area Arts Council and Athens Area Habitat for Humanity as we celebrate the the launch of our latest collaborative project, “Play On, Athens!”. The Athens Habitat ReStore East (532 Barber Street) will be hosting a reception on Thursday, October 24th from 6:00-8:00 PM with… 

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ACAC Seeking new members

Written on October 2, 2019 at 9:26 am, by

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) seeks qualified candidates to fill 3-year volunteer positions.  The mission of the ACAC is to foster the development and enjoyment of performing, visual, cultural, and other arts in the Athens-Clarke County community; to make recommendations to the Mayor and Commission in as many areas of ACC planning and development… 

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Play On, Athens!

Written on September 13, 2019 at 6:01 pm, by

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission is collaborating with the Athens Area Arts Council and Athens Area Habitat for Humanity on an exciting project that combines music and visual art, “Play On, Athens!” Inspired by similar programs nationwide, “Play On, Athens!” invites local artists to paint pianos (donated by community members and the Athens Area Habitat… 

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Call For Art: Music Walk of Fame

Written on August 19, 2019 at 11:10 am, by

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) invites professional artists and designers to submit a proposal for public art on the Athens Music Walk of Fame (AMWF), in Athens, Georgia. This project requires a designed template that will be used for making bronze plaques about each inductee to the Athens Music Walk of Fame. The plaques… 

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Hot Corner Mural Complete + Ribbon Cutting Date Announced!

Written on July 24, 2019 at 1:37 pm, by

Many of you have noticed the new mural on Washington and Lumpkin Streets in Downtown Athens. The mural titled Hot Corner: An Athens Legacy was created by Miami based Elio Mercado along with Athens artist, Broderick Flanigan. Funding for this project was provided by the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission with matching funds from an Art… 

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Jackson Street Art Walk for SPLOST 2020

Written on July 24, 2019 at 1:36 pm, by

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission is excited to announce that our proposal for the Jackson Street Art Walk project has been included in the final list of SPLOST 2020 projects! This project will provide funding for capital improvements for street and pedestrian improvements to establish pedestrian‐oriented promenade(s) showcasing permanent and temporary artworks, to create a… 

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Classic City Wax Vol 1, Coming Soon + More AICG Recipient Updates!

Written on July 24, 2019 at 1:35 pm, by

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission announced its 2019 Arts In Community grant recipients earlier this year: Classic City on Wax Vol 1, Athens Rising, and LatinxFest. Classic City on Wax: Vol 1 is a vinyl compilation with an all-star line-up of Athens-based hip-hop artists. This project will be Athens, Georgia’s first vinyl compilation focusing exclusively on… 

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New ACAC Members!

Written on July 16, 2019 at 2:50 pm, by

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission is pleased to announce our new members, Deborah Gonzalez and Darcie St. Onge. Deborah Gonzalez, Esq. is a former Georgia state representative (HD117), attorney, and arts advocate. She has spent many years promoting and protecting the work of artists and art collectors, museums and community arts organizations. Understanding that there… 

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