The Greater Augusta Arts Council is encouraging the local community to advocate for the arts. To offer resources to these local arts advocates, the Arts Council has pulled together a list of resources that the public can utilize to make their voices heard.
Thursday, March 16, 6-8pm a reception will be held for the exhibition, ?No Longer Strangers,? at the Ann and Ellis Johnson Gallery of Art at the Jessye Norman School of the Arts. Produced by the participants of the first ?Business of Being An Artist? GHIA workshop series, this exhibit will hang at March 10-18.
Thursday, January 26 was the first session of the ?Business of Being An Artist? Workshop series at the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art (www.ghia.org), presented in partnership with the Greater Augusta Arts Council.
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.
In order to increase the cultural significance of the City of Augusta, City funds are allocated to the Greater Augusta Arts Council to distribute to the nonprofit arts community via the Arts Granting program. By doing so, Augusta?s leaders, acting in the best interest of the community, recognize the importance of the arts and the