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Arts News August 15

Mural Progress at 13th St. Pocket Park; Sculpture Finalists Presentation August 27; Arts in the Heart Badges on sale online
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Gateway Sculpture Finalists Presentations August 27

The City of Augusta, is commissioning the creation of three large-scale sculptures at three gateways to the City. The two finalists in the competitive call for artists for this Gateway Sculpture Project will present their concepts to the public August 27, 6-8pm at the Municipal Building at 535 Telfair St. This is an open meeting, and all are encouraged to attend.
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“Laney-Walker mural unveiled as part of public art project”

The first phase of a new public art project, The Golden Blocks Project was installed in Augusta’s Laney-Walker historic district Wednesday. The project is a collaboration by the City of Augusta Housing and Community Development, The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, and the Greater Augusta Arts Council. ‘This is one of four works in the Golden Blocks project,’ said Brenda Durant, the Arts Council executive director. ‘The four artists have chosen to work together.'”
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Call for Public Art at McBean Park, Hephzibah GA

The Greater Augusta Arts Council announces a call for public art proposals for McBean Park, located in Hephzibah, GA. The community that utilizes the park is seeking for artists to create one to three (1-3) engaging and whimsical chess tables, as well as seating, for patrons of the Park. This project is funded by a grant made to the Arts Council by the Junior League of Augusta.
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Sign up for 6 x 6 + A Mix – interesting speakers and artist networking

A creative evening hosted by the Greater Augusta Arts Council – 6 times a year, 6 Creative community members and Business Innovators will present 6 minute slide talks about their work, passion, or story. Each evening will end with an informal mixer for audience and presenters to interact, clarify, connect, and mingle.
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Arts Weekly with Tripp Bowden, Author, The Caddy’s Cookbook

Tripp Bowden Author of “Freddie & Me” and most recently “The Caddy’s Cookbook: Remembering Favorite Recipes from the Caddy House to the Clubhouse for Augusta National Golf Club”, was the guest on the July 13 edition of the Arts Weekly Radio show
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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.