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AICA:R Application Period Open through 8.7.2020

Posted on June 26, 2020 at 4:17 pm

ACAC is delighted to offer a second round of 2020 Arts In Community awards, subtitled ‘Resilience’ to acknowledge the A-CC Resiliency Package as the source of $85,000 additional funding to the ACAC’s awards budget. Fifty awards of $2,000 each will be distributed to artists and arts organizations residing in Athens-Clarke County. We thank A-CC’s Mayor & Commission for appreciating the importance of the arts to… 

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New: Mayor & Commission increase funding for AICA awards

Posted on June 5, 2020 at 12:40 pm

Introducing 3 New ACAC Commissioners

Posted on April 21, 2020 at 3:15 pm

We are delighted to introduce these three new ACAC Commissioners: Madeline Bates Supported by her creative family with specialties in engineering, music, technical theatre design, historical preservation, and more, Bates came to Athens in 2011 to study Art History at the University of Georgia (B.A. 2015). While studying for her degree, she joined the opening… 

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Play On, Athens!

Posted on September 13, 2019 at 6:01 pm

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission is collaborating with the Athens Area Arts Council and Athens Area Habitat for Humanity on an exciting project that combines music and visual art, “Play On, Athens!” Inspired by similar programs nationwide, “Play On, Athens!” invites local artists to paint pianos (donated by community members and the Athens Area Habitat… 

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Hot Corner Mural Information

Posted on July 24, 2019 at 1:37 pm

Many of you have noticed the new mural on Washington and Lumpkin Streets in Downtown Athens. The mural titled Hot Corner: An Athens Legacy was created by Miami based Elio Mercado along with Athens artist, Broderick Flanigan. Funding for this project was provided by the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission with matching funds from an Art… 

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