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Bus Shelter Artists Announced!

Written on October 26, 2018 at 12:42 pm, by

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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FREE Screening Sunday 11/11: Chasing Portraits

Written on October 23, 2018 at 12:04 pm, by

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission presents a FREE screening of the film Chasing Portraits with filmmaker Elizabeth Rynecki as part of the South Arts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers at Seney-Stovall Chapel (200 N Milledge Ave, Athens, GA 30601) on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 7:00PM. Following the screening of the film, Rynecki will participate in… 

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10/20: Lyndon House Arts Center House Party!

Written on October 15, 2018 at 12:43 pm, by

A day of music on the lawn, art in the Studios, food trucks and beer. Proceeds go to supporting the programming at your community arts center. Music line-up… 1:00 – Opening remarks with Kelly Girtz 1:15 – 2:00 Dixieland 5 Jazzband 2:15 – 2:45 Sarah Zuniga 3:00 – 3:45 Lucky Jones 4:00 – 4:45 DJ… 

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Southern Circuit Screening: Man Made

Written on September 21, 2018 at 11:42 am, by

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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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: https://recordings.join.me/-uZHF0U4GUqwUu4D7ek-IA 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 athensculturalaffairs.org as well as their Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram feeds…. 

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