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2018 Wet Paint Party and Sale Artist Catalog Available to view! February 24, 7-10:30pm

The 2018 Wet Paint Party and Sale Catalog is here! Take a look at the artwork being featured in this year’s Art Sale in the booklet below. Use it to plan your bids as you prepare for this year’s event, which will feature 70 local artists! Join us Saturday, February 24, 7-10:30pm at the Sacred Heart Cultural Center and enjoy a fantastic night supporting the arts with the Greater Augusta Arts Council.
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Show your support for the Fort Gordon Army Band in Augusta today!

Sign this petition to show your support for the Fort Gordon Army Band! Set for dissolution in 2019, the Greater Augusta Arts Council believes the Army Band is an important element of our arts and cultural community in Augusta and the CSRA. We urge concerned arts supporters to contact their representatives and city leaders to emphasize their support for the Army Band.
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Artist list for Wet Paint Party & Sale 2018 announced

The 2018 Wet Paint Party & Sale, being held February 24 7-10:30pm at the Sacred Heart Cultural Center, will feature work from nearly 70 local artists in the auction, and the Greater Augusta Arts Council is proud to announce the participants! Artists whose work will be featured in this year’s sale are listed at the link below.
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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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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.