Miller Theater Wins Statewide Preservation Award
The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation just announced their annual award winners, which includes Augusta’s very own Miller Theater! The Miller Theater received the Marguerite Williams Award, presented annually to the project that has had the greatest impact on preservation in the state. The announcement press release stated, “The Miller Theater was recognized for its innovative use of virtually every preservation technique and program to achieve this astounding rehabilitation.” The building also received an award for Excellence in Rehabilitation. Congratulations to the Miller team for their hard work! Click here to read the full press release at PRNewswire.com.
Monica Campana of Atlanta’s “Living Walls,” to present May 24
The Morris Museum of Art will be hosting Monica Campana, executive director of Atlanta’s “Living Walls” program, as part of their Art Now Contemporary Art Lecture Series on Thursday, May 24. Learn about this revolutionary public art program in our region!
May 24, 6-7pm. Located in the Morris Museum of Art, at 1 Tenth St. Admission is free. Light refreshments.
What do YOU want to learn about at this year’s Aspirations series?
We’d like to hear your thoughts on the upcoming FREE Aspirations workshops for artists! Fill out this quick survey to give us feedback on the classes that will be offered this summer to the community.
Nominate a leader in the arts for a 2018 Arts Award!
Nominations are open for the Annual Arts Awards, a program by the Greater Augusta Arts Council to recognize leadership and excellence in the arts. Six categories honor the different aspects of a thriving arts community:
Individual Artist, Arts Professional/administrator, Volunteer, Media, Sponsor, and new this year, the Kath Girdler Engler Public Art Award.
The Deadline for nominations is NEXT Thursday, May 10th at 5pm. The Awards Dinner will take place June 21, with tickets available in May.
Arts in the Heart of Augusta Applications Deadlines coming soon
Applications to participate in this year’s Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival are open now! The deadline to apply as an artist in the Fine Arts and Crafts Market is coming soon – May 10. Make sure to note these important deadlines-
Fine Arts and Crafts Market application deadline – May 10
Performer application deadline – June 1
Save the date for this year’s festival, happening September 14-16, 2018. Learn more about selling your work as an artist, performing on one of the five stages of entertainment, or volunteering with the festival at the link below.
Creative Capital Artist Webinars
Interested in furthering your professional career as an artist? Creative Capital is a national organization that “supports innovative and adventurous artists across the country through funding, counsel, and career development services.” They host webinars throughout the month with several interesting topics for professional artists.