Arts News Week of November 27- December 3

Arts News Week of November 27- December 3

Support Augusta Arts on #GivingTuesday, tomorrow 11/28

Now that you’ve hit the Black Friday deals, shopped local for Shop Small Saturday, and gotten discounts for Cyber Monday, Join us for Giving Tuesday! Several Augusta arts organizations are participating in this year’s Georgia Gives Day celebrations. Georgia Gives Day has also teamed up with the #givingtuesday efforts, so there’s lots of chances to support your local nonprofits!  Check out some of the campaigns under way for this year’s #GivingTuesday on Georgia Gives Day, November 28, click here for a full listing of local arts organizations participating in Georgia Gives Day.



The 2nd annual Winter Art Sale debuts this Friday, December 1. Join us Tuesday, December 5 11:30-1pm to celebrate the artists featured. All work is small scale and affordably priced (under $150), perfect for holiday gift giving. Purchased artwork will be available to be taken home on the same day as purchase, and online options are available, too.

Featured artists in this year’s Winter Art Sale:

Abstract  Alexandra
Betsy Brown
Ronda Bryce
Dawn Cardona
Si-Long Chen
Stephanie M. Dunatov
Alisha Gaillard
Nico Gozal
Amy Graham
Colette Hughes
Jennifer Jones
Rachel  Miller
82 Paints
C Prater
Christina Rice
Lea Rigdon



Do you host or attend arts workshops and classes in the Augusta, Aiken, Evans, and Harlem Area? You’ll be excited to know that we have added a page dedicated to arts education at on the Augusta Arts Calendar. As an arts educator you can even submit your own, just click on “submit event” at the top and add “classes” as the event category! View by day or month. Click here to check it out!


New Exhibition in the Chamber  of Commerce by Lillie Morris

A new show is now on display at the Chamber of Commerce Gallery. Work by accomplished local artist Lillie Morris will be on view until February. All work is for sale.

Stop by to see her work 8:30-5pm Monday-Thursday, 8:30-3 on Fridays. The Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce is located at 1 Tenth St., the same building as the Morris Museum of Art.

Click here to learn more about gallery opportunities
with the Greater Augusta Arts Council.


ARTISTS INVITED – Harrisburg Public Art Interest Meeting, Dec 5

The Harrisburg community and Greater Augusta Arts Council invite artists to an upcoming neighborhood meeting to talk public art!

Join us Tuesday, December 5, 6-8pm in the Kroc Center at 1833 Broad St. for a discussion of public art in Harrisburg and creative place-making. Artists of all disciplines and all residents of the CSRA are welcome to attend. The community in Harrisburg is looking forward to meeting you!


Arts in the Heart of Augusta artist info sessions start December 1

We’re bringing back the artist info sessions for Arts in the Heart of Augusta, starting Friday, December 1! Sign up for helpful info for artists interested in the application process for Arts in the Heart of Augusta. Pax Bobrow, Fine Arts and Crafts Market director, will share info on assembling your application, the jury selection process, and participating in the festival. Sign up for one or all of the sessions – they’re free! Session Dates – December 1, January 4, February 1. Click here to sign up at