03 Oct Art News 10-2
City of Augusta publishes RFQ seeking artists for sculptures
PUBLIC ART NEWS: “The City of Augusta is accepting qualifications with the intent to contract with an artist(s) for a gateway sculpture. The purpose of the request for qualifications is to evaluate a professional artist(s) ability to perform the design, construction and installation of the first Gateway Sculpture. The selected artist or artist team will work with the Augusta Recreation & Parks Department and the Public Art Advisory Panel to further develop and finalize their proposed concept.
Please contact the Procurement Department at 706-821-2422 for specification details.”
VIEW THE FULL RFQ FOR “Design/Construction of a Gateway Sculpture” ONLINE AT AUGUSTAGA.GOV/681/ARCBID
It’s Westobou Week! What will you be seeing?
Best of Augusta Celebration next Tuesday 6-8pm – Arts Council Members receive 50% discount!
Celebrate the “Best of Augusta” with Augusta Magazine & the Arts Council on Tuesday, October 9, 6-8pm at the Sacred Heart Cultural Center! This event features the restaurants and businesses voted the “Best of” Augusta by readers of Augusta Magazine. Ticket proceeds raise funds for both the Sacred Heart Cultural Center and the Greater Augusta Arts Council.
Save the Date for this year’s Legislative Luncheon, November 8!
This year’s Legislative Luncheon, hosted by the Greater Augusta Arts Council, will be held Thursday, November 8, 11:30-1pm. Attended by local and state legislators and leaders of Augusta’s vibrant arts community, discussions are held on economic development, upcoming plans for the future and public art. This year’s speakers will feature an update on Public Art in the CSRA, since the implementation of the City’s Public Art Master Plan, and look to what is coming to the area in the upcoming years.