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Art News December 4

Local Filmmakers featured in regional festival,Winter Art Sale Reception, Shop small this season – handmade & artistic gifts in Augusta, upcoming deadlines for calls for artists
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Third Annual Winter Art Sale Debuts at the City Gallery

The 3rd Annual Winter Art Sale at the City Gallery debuts at the City of Augusta Municipal Building December 3. Buy affordable artwork by 17 local and regional artists in a variety of styles and mediums. Attend a public reception to view the work and meet the artists on Monday, December 10 at 11:30-1pm and purchase work to take home the same day – perfect for holiday gift-giving!
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Support the Arts in Augusta today for Georgia Gives Day!

The Arts Council works hard to benefit the lives of people in our community through art, whether it is the artists themselves, arts appreciators, organizations who create art for the public, arts educators, and even those who don’t recognize its impact in their lives (yet!). This year for GA Gives Day, we are spotlighting the public art in Augusta that brings us happiness & encourages creativity
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Art News in Augusta – and Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to the Augusta Arts Community! Arts News : Public art stories, support local arts on GA Gives Day, upcoming deadlines for artists & Cre8 – networking for performers
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Artist Tours for Golden Blocks Project – Nov. 13, 14, 15, 17

The tours for artists interested in applying for the Golden Blocks Project are scheduled for next week. Guided by the project’s artists mentors, the tours will familiarize artists with the Laney Walker/ Bethlehem community, where the Golden Blocks Project will be funding public art and creative placemaking. The tours will begin at the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History at various times. No sign up is required, tours are free. The schedule is as follows
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Art News 10-31

Golden Blocks project application online now, Arts Day Luncheon November 8, Calls for Artists Page updates,
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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.