The Arts Council works hard to benefit the lives of people in our community through art, whether it is the artists themselves, arts appreciators, organizations who create art for the public, arts educators, and even those who don’t recognize its impact in their lives (yet!). This year for GA Gives Day, we are spotlighting the public art in Augusta that brings us happiness & encourages creativity
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The tours for artists interested in applying for the Golden Blocks Project are scheduled for next week. Guided by the project’s artists mentors, the tours will familiarize artists with the Laney Walker/ Bethlehem community, where the Golden Blocks Project will be funding public art and creative placemaking. The tours will begin at the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History at various times. No sign up is required, tours are free. The schedule is as follows
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Artists who have an interest in the crossroads of art, history, and social change are encouraged to submit an application for the upcoming “Golden Blocks Project,” a project spearheaded by the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History and the Greater Augusta Arts Council. This project will partner 4 artists with the staff of the Museum to bring the knowledge housed within the walls of the museum building into public spaces in the Laney Walker and Bethlehem areas. The application to participate opens November 1 and will be posted to AugustaArts.com.