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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. In 2012, the Greater Augusta Arts Council was named the Public Art Agency for the City of Augusta. We also administer the 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.

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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AUGUSTA’S RESOURCE FOR ARTISTS AND ARTS LOVERS!

Latest News

Call for Artists: New Art the Box at Gould’s Corner

Call for Artists : New Art the Box opportunity at Gould’s Corner in historic Summerville neighborhood. Deadline August 17. The new design should reflect the historic nature of the Summerville area. Information and application packet on this post.
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Arts Council to Host Public Art Artist Forum August 8

The Greater Augusta Arts Council will host a community input session on public art Tuesday, August 8, for local Augusta artists to share their thoughts on future public art projects and community involvement. The forum will take place in the Linda Beazley Conference room at the Augusta Richmond County Municipal Building, 5:30-7, with a networking reception to follow.
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Art Cart Call for Artists Re-issued, New Deadline August 17

THE DEADLINE FOR THE ART CART CALL FOR ARTISTS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO AUGUST 17. 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 AUGUST 17
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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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