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2019 Arts In Community Grants

Written on January 16, 2019 at 12:16 pm, by

2018 Recipients: West Broad Farmers Market: Juneteeth Celebration, A Seat In The Shade Poetry Series, Parkview Youth Mural Workshop The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission is pleased to announce our sixth annual Arts in Community Grants (AICG) competition. Communities across our nation are engaging artists and designers to enhance their neighborhoods and public spaces with projects,… 

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Lyndon House 44th Juried Exhibition: Call for Artists

Written on January 10, 2019 at 12:32 pm, by

The Lyndon House Arts Center and Lyndon House Arts Foundation, are pleased to announce Lauren Haynes, Curator of Contemporary Art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, as the Guest Juror for the 44th Juried Exhibition. Entry days are Thursday, January 24, 1 – 8pm and Friday, January 25, 10 – 4pm, 2019. Please visit… 

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Call for Artists: Hot Corner Mural!

Written on December 18, 2018 at 2:16 pm, by

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) invites professional artists to submit a proposal and images of a mural concept for consideration in the Hot Corner: An Athens Legacy project in Athens. Georgia. The selected artist(s) will work with the ACAC and Athens-Clarke County government staff to create public art that enhances the project and complements… 

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Call for Artists: Ben Epps!

Written on December 18, 2018 at 2:13 pm, by

The Athens-Ben Epps Airport s seeing local artists + makers to display in their terminals. If interested (or for more information), please email us at info@athensculturalaffairs.org along with a link to your website or photos examples of your work for consideration.

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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