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ACAC Seeking New Members

Posted on March 5, 2021 at 2:46 pm

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) is seeking two 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 (ACC) community and to make recommendations to the Mayor and Commission in many areas of ACC… 

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New Public Art Coming Soon

Posted on February 17, 2021 at 8:51 am

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) announces two upcoming public artworks in Athens-Clarke County (ACC), funded by the ACC SPLOST: “Phyllotaxis”, by local sculptor Joni Younkins-Herzog to be installed on the Whitehall Roundabout and “Heron Sighting” by local mosaic artist Krysia Ara to be installed in Dudley Park. Younkins-Herzog’s “Phyllotaxis” (top image) will be a… 

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Arts In Community Resilience Award Recipients

Posted on January 28, 2021 at 9:38 am

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) is pleased to announce the 50 awardees of our 2020 Arts In Community Resilience Awards, funded as part of the Athens-Clarke County Resiliency Package. Each awardee receives $2,000 to support their proposed project. These funds were distributed to local artists or organizations to complete creative projects in Athens-Clarke County… 

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Seeking Feedback for Clayton Street Public Art

Posted on January 15, 2021 at 10:11 am

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission, SPLOST, and artist Eric Leshinsky hosted a web presentation for proposed art along the downtown Clayton Street corridor, followed by a Q+A on January 20th from 6-7PM. They will be seeking feedback until February 2021. Watch the full presentation here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nxyG-2rU8nU&feature=youtu.be After watching the presentation, please let us know what you… 

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ACAC Poet Laureate Application

Posted on January 13, 2021 at 1:28 pm

Athens-Clarke County announces the creation of a Poet Laureate program funded and administered by the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC). ACAC is currently seeking applicants. Application deadline: March 2, 2021. ACAC views the Poet Laureate position as a means to further enhance the profile of poets, poetry, and literary arts in our community and beyond…. 

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