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Poetry Month Events

Posted on March 30, 2023 at 9:03 am

April is National Poetry month and we have several ways to celebrate with our Poet Laureate Jeff Fallis! Dial-a-Poem:During April, call 762-400-POEM to hear a recorded selection of poems by our Poet Laureate, Jeff Fallis. Poems by Mail:Throughout April, Poet Laureate, Jeff Fallis, will be fulfilling requests for poems by mail! Just fill out this form to receive an… 

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Calls for Public Art: Classic Center Arena

Posted on February 17, 2023 at 9:57 am

The Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County (ACCGov) invites professional artists to submit qualifications for three sites for the new Classic Center Arena in Athens, Georgia. ACCGov is seeking public art for the exterior plaza, exterior wall, and interior entryway of the new arena coming to downtown Athens. The selected artists will work with government staff to create public art… 

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ACAC seeks 3 new members

Posted on February 7, 2023 at 8:26 am

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) is seeking three qualified candidates to fill a 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… 

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Calls for Art: Firefly Trail

Posted on November 17, 2022 at 9:17 am

The Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County (ACCGov) invites professional artists to submit public art applications for two sites on the Firefly Trail in Athens, Georgia. ACCGov is seeking a sculpture at the Old Winterville Road Trailhead and a functional sculpture for the rest area at the Indian Hills and Winterville Road intersection. The selected artists will work with the government staff to… 

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Clayton Street Artist Talk and Dedication

Posted on November 14, 2022 at 12:11 pm

The Athens-Clarke County Arts Division and the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission will be hosting an artist talk featuring visiting artist, Eric Leshinsky at the Lyndon House Art Center, Wednesday December 7th from 6-7pm. He will discuss his new public artwork along Clayton Street titled Frequency. Frequency is a three-dimensional, 14-piece installation, running from Thomas Street… 

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