Every February, the Greater Augusta Arts Council hosts an event for artists and its members- the Wet Paint Party + Sale. Part party, part auction, both temporary art gallery and vintage fashion show, the Wet Paint Party + Sale brings Augusta together to celebrate artists, fashion, and fun.
In November & December 2016, the Lucey Craft Laney Museum featured the quilts of the Brown Sugar Stitcher’s Guild. The Brown Sugar Stitchers Quilt Guild of Atlanta, GA is a diverse group of African-American quilters from all over the metropolitan area.
The Greater Augusta Arts Council will host a ribbon cutting to celebrate their new brand identity on Thursday, December 15, 2016, 11:00am-12pm. Recently released in November 2016, the brand identity was designed by Hansen Associates of Evans, GA.
The Greater Augusta Arts Council continues work on the Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 (AEP5) study, a national project by Americans for the Arts, to determine the impact of arts-related spending in the Greater Augusta Area. Surveys will conclude December 2016, with results mid-2017.