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Call for Public Art – Rails-to-Trails Network

Written on March 21, 2017 at 5:39 pm, by

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission invites professional artists to submit a proposal and images of a public art concept for consideration in the Rails-to-Trails Network project in Athens, Georgia. The selected artist(s) will work with the commission and government staff to create public art that enhances the project and complements the selected site.  Click here… 

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Apply Now! Arts in Community Grants!

Written on March 10, 2017 at 12:40 am, by

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission is pleased to announce our fourth annual Arts in Community Grants competition. Communities across our nation are engaging artists and designers to enhance their neighborhoods and public spaces with projects, events, and activities that serve to boost the quality of local life, increase arts education and arts industry, and establish… 

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Thank you, Athens!

Written on March 8, 2017 at 12:30 pm, by

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission is pleased to announce that the Athens Public Art Master Plan was accepted by the Mayor and Commission of the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County on March 7, 2017. Many thanks to our community for your assistance and support throughout this process. We look forward to new and exciting public… 

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ACAC Seeks New Members!

Written on February 21, 2017 at 10:22 am, by

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) is seeking 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 on development and promotion of practices and policies… 

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acac seeks community support for the public art master plan

Written on February 3, 2017 at 12:06 pm, by

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) is pleased to present a final version of the Athens Public Art Master Plan! This plan has been submitted to the Mayor and Commission and was presented by urban designer Todd Bressi at the January work session. Once approved, this plan will serve as a roadmap and series of… 

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Visiting Artist Wing Young Huie Returns to Athens for Multi-Venue Exhibit, Lecture

Written on January 11, 2017 at 11:35 am, by

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) has organized a city-wide exhibit of a photographic project by visiting artist Wing Young Huie at thirteen venues and pop-up locations around Athens beginning Jan. 24. Collectively titled “We Are the Other: A Photographic Portrait of Athens, Georgia,” the more than 100 images displayed will showcase the people Huie… 

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ACAC to Present Final Public Art Master Plan to Mayor and Commission Jan. 10

Written on January 4, 2017 at 12:13 pm, by

After months of work, the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) is pleased to present a final version of the Athens Public Art Master Plan! This plan has been submitted to the Mayor and Commission and will be presented by urban designer Todd Bressi at the next work session, scheduled to take place on Tuesday, January… 

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The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission seeks a part-time assistant

Written on October 12, 2016 at 4:02 pm, by

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) seeks a part-time assistant 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 the membership… 

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Athens Cultural Affairs Commission Announces New Call for Proposals for Public Art at the World of Wonder Playground

Written on August 24, 2016 at 10:40 am, by

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) invites professional artists to submit their proposals and images of previous public art projects for consideration in the playground improvement project at the World of Wonder playground at Southeast Clarke Park in Athens, Georgia. The selected artist(s) will work with the ACAC and staff of the Athens-Clarke County Leisure… 

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Request for Proposal: Public Art for the Whit Davis Children’s Park at Southeast Clarke Park

Written on May 16, 2016 at 3:46 pm, by

Request for Proposal: Public Art for the Whit Davis Children’s Park at Southeast Clarke Park (SPLOST Project #16, Sub-project #5) Call Summary: The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) invites professional artists to submit their proposals and images of previous public art projects for consideration in the playground improvement project at the Whit Davis Children’s Park at… 

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