Applications are now open for Richmond County-based arts nonprofit organizations to apply for City Arts Grants for fiscal year 2020. The application deadline is August 9. Established by the City of Augusta to increase the cultural significance of our region, the City Arts grants redistribute just over $70,000 to our local arts organizations to fund their programs and projects each year. The Greater Augusta Arts Council administers the program on behalf of the city of Augusta – Richmond County.
Some Important information for the Arts Awards Dinner & Membership meeting being held Thursday, June 20 – address, attire, schedule
Augusta will soon be getting a new large-scale sculpture at the intersection of Riverwatch Parkway and the I-20 on-ramp, but first, the City wants to hear from the residents of the Augusta River Region. 3 finalists for this new project have been chosen to submit proposals for sculptures, and an open comment period will take feedback from the public at the end of August.
Join us for a one-day workshop on Friday, April 26 as we look at what arts-based community development is and learn how artists and arts organizations can use their voices to build up the communities they are a part of.
The Harrisburg Neighborhood residents who live near Hillside Park, located at 2101 Telfair Street near Hickman Road and Tubman Road, working through the Harrisburg Community Council and Harrisburg-West End Neighborhood Association, have advocated for quality of life enhancements to their beloved neighborhood park, and are seeking to spark positive community change through art.