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Art News October 17

16 arts organizations receive city funds, Legislative Luncheon renamed – Arts Day tickets on sale now, City seeks sculpture artists, Gallery features Photo Festival
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Arts Council to Host Arts Day Luncheon Thursday, November 8

This annual event will be rededicated to providing insights into the arts in Augusta from city leaders to the public, as well as participants of Leadership Augusta’s Arts Day. This year’s event, to be held Thursday, November 8 11:30-1pm, will feature speakers who will share updates about public art in the CSRA.
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16 Local Arts Organizations to Receive City Funds – FY19 City Arts Grant recipients announced

Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the City Arts Grants! 16 local nonprofits received funds allocated by the City of Augusta to support the arts. This program, funded by the City and administered by the Greater Augusta Arts Council, recognizes the importance of the arts to our quality of life, economic development, tourism, and more.
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Arts News October 9

Best of Augusta Celebration tonight! Augusta Photo Festival Exhibit at the City Gallery, City publishes RFQ seeking artists for sculptures, save the date for Legislative Luncheon – Nov 8
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Augusta Photo Festival exhibit now on display at City Gallery

A new display at the City Gallery features work chosen by the Augusta Photography Festival to highlight the work of volunteer staff, committee members, competition winners and workshop participants of 10-year festival.
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Best of Augusta Celebration next Tuesday 6-8pm

Celebrate the “Best of Augusta” with Augusta Magazine & the Arts Council on Tuesday, October 9, 6-8pm at the Sacred Heart Cultural Center! This event features the restaurants and businesses voted the “Best of” Augusta by readers of Augusta Magazine. Ticket proceeds raise funds for both the Sacred Heart Cultural Center and the Greater Augusta Arts Council.
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ARTS COUNCIL ANNUAL EVENTS

WET PAINT PARTY AND SALE
ANNUAL ARTS AWARDS AND MEMBERSHIP MEETING
LEGISLATIVE LUNCHEON
ARTS IN THE HEART OF AUGUSTA FESTIVAL

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Arts Calendar

Arts Calendar

Looking for an arts event to attend? Use the Augusta Arts Calendar to check out what’s going on around town! It’s your one-stop show to schedule your arts-filled weekend, experience art with your family, plan a great night out, and more! Augusta arts organizations and event planners can even submit their own events!
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Public Art in Augusta

Public Art in Augusta

Public Art is an important part of the our community, and we’re working hard to bring even more installations to Augusta! In 2012, the Greater Augusta Arts Council was named as the Public Arts Agency for the City of Augusta and our goal is to establish a high quality public art program in the local area. We recently completed a Master Plan for Public Art in the Augusta River Region, which can be viewed online on our Public Art page.
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Arts Resources

Arts Resources

The Arts Council offers several resources to artists and arts organizations. We maintain a listing of local and regional organizations, venues, grant organizations. We also have a technology lending library available to our members. Lastly, the Greater Augusta Arts Council administers the City Art Grants for the City of Augusta, available to arts nonprofit organizations in Richmond County.
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Arts Weekly Radio

Arts Weekly, our radio show, airs each Saturday morning at 9:30AM on Smooth Jazz 92.3FM. Details for all events mentioned on the show can be found on our Arts Calendar. You can subscribe to the podcast, or listen to a recent episode by clicking here.

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AUGUSTA’S RESOURCE FOR ARTISTS AND ARTS LOVERS!

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On Display with the Arts Council

The Greater Augusta Arts Council programs two unique gallery spaces – the City Gallery of Augusta, located in the Augusta Richmond County Municipal Building at 535 Telfair Street and the Chamber of Commerce offices at 1 10th. St. See the work currently on display and learn more about opportunities in these galleries for local and regional artists at the link below.

Galleries by the Arts Council

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About us

Mission: The mission of the Greater Augusta Arts Council is to enrich the quality of life for citizens and visitors by advancing vibrant cultural arts.

The Greater Augusta Arts Council  exists to support the arts and artists of the Augusta River Region of Georgia. In 2012, the Greater Augusta Arts Council was named the Public Art Agency for the City of Augusta. We also administer the Augusta Richmond County City Arts Grant program, which benefits local arts nonprofits, and we produce the Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival.

Here on AugustaArts.com, you’ll find calls for artists, Augusta arts scene news, an arts events calendar, artist resources, and more. Contact us if you have any questions on getting involved in the arts community or have ideas for art in Augusta, Georgia.