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ACAC Poet Laureate Announced

Posted on August 30, 2021 at 10:34 am

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) announces the inaugural Poet Laureate, Jeff Fallis, in a new program funded and administered by ACAC. Jeff Fallis has lived in Athens since 1995 and studied under poets such as Coleman Barks and Kevin Young. Fallis has dreamed of how to “connect the literary world in Athens with its… 

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New Athens Music Walk of Fame plaques installed

Posted on August 14, 2021 at 12:19 pm

The plaques for the 2021 Athens Music Walk of Fame inductees were installed around downtown Athens this past Thursday. Bob Cole, Lo Down & Duddy, Nuçi’s Space/Linda Phillips, of Montreal, and Art Rosenbaum join the first 10 inductees in this exciting new program created to celebrate Athens’ music of all genres, past and present. Five new inductees will be added each… 

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“Rainbow Forest” Events!

Posted on July 23, 2021 at 11:41 am

Installation for “Rainbow Forest” a new public art piece on the Greenway will begin August 1st! Follow us on Instagram @athenspublicart to see in-progress photos and updates, and read more about the project, here. Visiting artist Andrew Kovacs will discuss his inspirations, creative process and experience designing and installing public art! Thursday, August 12, 6-8… 

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“Hero’s Path” Public Artwork Installed at Fire Station #2

Posted on July 6, 2021 at 9:55 am

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) is pleased to announce the installation of the new public art work for Athens-Clarke County Fire Station #2 (located at 265 Cleveland Road, Athens, GA 30606). “Hero’s Path”, by Baton Rouge-based artist Aaron Hussey, was installed by the artist on Friday, June 18, 2021 and funded by Athens-Clarke County… 

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“Rainbow Forest” Public Artwork Announced for North Oconee River Greenway

Posted on June 28, 2021 at 9:43 am

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) announces an upcoming public artwork in Athens-Clarke County (ACC), funded by the ACC SPLOST: “Rainbow Forest”, by artist Andrew Kovacs to be installed on the North Oconee River Greenway on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy at Ruth Drive in Athens. After a national call in early 2021, “Rainbow… 

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