The Arts Council is currently taking applications and mock-ups from local artists for inventive designs for the Art Cart, a new piece of public art that gives a nod to Augusta’s golf ties – while offering the community a place to view local art, a shaded place to sit, and even a charging station for their phone. Deadline June 16.
The free Aspirations for Artists workshop program will return this summer as a three-part workshop dedicated to doing business as a professional artist. These three workshops, hosted by the Greater Augusta Arts Council, will share vital information for running an arts business.
The Sunday edition of the Augusta Chronicle featured public art in Augusta in their article, “City seeks to improve culture… by augmenting public art.” Reporter Damon Cline covers the newly finished Public Art Master Plan for the Augusta River Region, as well as the importance of public art in economic development.
The Arts Council is partnering with Augusta University’s Masters of Public Administration program to survey Augusta neighborhoods for their feedback on future public art projects.
The Greater Augusta Arts Council announced today that nominations are now open for the 2017 Arts Awards. Community members are encouraged to submit names of individuals, corporations, and sponsors who have supported the arts and made a difference in the Augusta River Region through their work.