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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

Save the Date – Porter Fleming Public Art Symposium, October 17

October 17, 2017, the Porter Fleming Foundation and the Greater Augusta Arts Council will present a symposium on public art to engage the Augusta arts community and city stakeholders on the future of public art in Augusta. Special guest Patricia Walsh, the Public Art Programs Manager for the Americans for the Arts, will be the keynote speaker of this symposium, to be held on the campus of Augusta University.
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Arts in the Heart 2017 – That’s a Wrap!

Thank you to our Sponsors, Volunteers, Fine Arts and Crafts Market Vendors, Family Area Activity Sponsors, Performers, Global Village organizers, and all of those who came out to the festival to support the arts in Augusta, Georgia. You make each year of Arts in the Heart possible!
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Arts in the Heart of Augusta THIS WEEKEND!

The 37th Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival, hosted in the heart of downtown Augusta, Georgia, is happening THIS WEEKEND, September 15-17. Don’t miss out on one of Augusta’s favorite festivals! Admission badges are on sale right now at State Bank & Trust locations, Vintage Ooollee in downtown Augusta, and New Moon in Aiken. They are also available online at artsintheheart.com.
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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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