the goals of the athens cultural affairs commission are
Initiate community participation in the building of our public spaces, encouraging citizens to take pride in public cultural expression
Provide leadership in public art planning through civic, public and private development, community and other public interest initiatives to develop the county’s cultural uniqueness, profile and support of the arts.
Complement and/or develop the character of Athens-Clarke County’s diverse neighborhoods to create distinctive public spaces, which enhance the sense of community, place and civic pride.
Increase public awareness, understanding, and enjoyment of the arts in everyday life, and provide equitable and accessible opportunities for Athens-Clarke County’s residents and visitors to experience public art.
Encourage public dialogue about art and cultural issues of interest and concern to Athens-Clarke County residents.
Encourage public art projects that work toward achieving a more sustainable community, environmentally, economically, socially, and culturally.