Mural Progress at 13th St. Pocket Park; Sculpture Finalists Presentation August 27; Arts in the Heart Badges on sale online
The City of Augusta, is commissioning the creation of three large-scale sculptures at three gateways to the City. The two finalists in the competitive call for artists for this Gateway Sculpture Project will present their concepts to the public August 27, 6-8pm at the Municipal Building at 535 Telfair St. This is an open meeting, and all are encouraged to attend.
The first phase of a new public art project, The Golden Blocks Project was installed in Augusta’s Laney-Walker historic district Wednesday. The project is a collaboration by the City of Augusta Housing and Community Development, The Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, and the Greater Augusta Arts Council. ‘This is one of four works in the Golden Blocks project,’ said Brenda Durant, the Arts Council executive director. ‘The four artists have chosen to work together.'”
The Greater Augusta Arts Council announces a call for public art proposals for McBean Park, located in Hephzibah, GA. The community that utilizes the park is seeking for artists to create one to three (1-3) engaging and whimsical chess tables, as well as seating, for patrons of the Park. This project is funded by a grant made to the Arts Council by the Junior League of Augusta.
A creative evening hosted by the Greater Augusta Arts Council – 6 times a year, 6 Creative community members and Business Innovators will present 6 minute slide talks about their work, passion, or story. Each evening will end with an informal mixer for audience and presenters to interact, clarify, connect, and mingle.