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Call for Proposals: Arts In Community Awards Spring 2022 “Performance”

Posted on April 25, 2022 at 11:01 am

To promote creative place-making in our community, the ACAC invites local organizations, groups, and artists to apply for an Arts in Community Award (AICA) to support performance-based project, event, or activity in Athens-Clarke County that contributes to the vitality, unique identity, and livability of the Athens community. Two awards at $2,000 each will be issued… 

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ACAC Celebrates Poetry Month

Posted on March 24, 2022 at 2:29 pm

April is National Poetry month and we have several ways to celebrate! Poetry Window Display:Athens Poet Laureate, Jeff Fallis, is bringing his poetry to you! The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission and the Athens Downtown Development Authority are looking for businesses to display poems in their storefront windows. A variety of poems printed on posters (11×17 in)… 

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ACAC Seeks New Member

Posted on March 24, 2022 at 2:24 pm

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) is seeking one qualified candidate to fill a 3-year volunteer position. 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… 

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Recipients of Fall 2021 Arts in Community Awards

Posted on January 25, 2022 at 8:14 am

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) is pleased to announce the two recipients of the fall 2021 Arts in Community Awards. Farm to Neighborhood and Chess and Community will each receive a $2000 award to fund their proposed projects. Since 2016, Arts in Community Awards (AICA) have been offered by ACAC, an appointed body of… 

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Jan. 8 Public Art Dedications: “Hero’s Path” and “Origins”

Posted on December 27, 2021 at 10:34 am

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) is pleased to announce the installation of two new public artworks for Athens-Clarke County. “Hero’s Path”, by Baton Rouge-based artist Aaron Hussey, was installed in June 2021 at Fire Station #2 (located at 265 Cleveland Road, Athens, GA 30606). “Origins”, by David Hale, Peter McCarron and David Harrison, was… 

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