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Free Southern Circuit Screening: Sadie

Written on August 27, 2018 at 2:59 pm, by

  The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission presents a FREE screening of the film Sadie with writer/director Megan Griffiths as part of the South Arts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers at the Morton Theatre on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 7:00PM. Following the screening of the film, Griffiths will participate in a discussion with the… 

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Hot Corner Mural Survey

Written on August 18, 2018 at 2:35 pm, by

  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!

Written on August 16, 2018 at 10:10 am, by

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

Written on August 2, 2018 at 3:03 pm, by

Photos by Gerald Alderman:

Bus Shelter Info Session Recap

Written on July 18, 2018 at 8:59 am, by

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

Written on July 13, 2018 at 9:33 am, by

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

Written on July 11, 2018 at 3:46 pm, by

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

Written on July 11, 2018 at 3:12 pm, by

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

Written on July 11, 2018 at 9:46 am, by

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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Southern Circuit Films Announced

Written on June 22, 2018 at 12:49 pm, by

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission has confirmed the dates + films for our Southern Circuit screenings (screening locations TBA): September 16, 2018 – Sadie October 21, 2018 – Man Made November 11, 2018 – Chasing Portraits February 24, 2019 – 306 Hollywood March 24, 2019 – Hale County This Morning, This Evening April 14, 2019… 

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