LEGISLATIVE LUNCHEON IS NOW “ARTS DAY LUNCHEON”
November 8, 2018, 11:30-1pm
Each November, the Greater Augusta Arts Council hosts an annual Luncheon. This year, we have renamed the event “Arts Day Luncheon” to coincide with Leadership Augusta’s Arts Day activities. Attended by local and state legislators and leaders of Augusta’s vibrant arts community, discussions are held on economic development, upcoming plans for the future and public art.This event provides a great opportunity to gain understanding of the importance of arts in Augusta, as well as a chance for attendees to acknowledge Augusta’s local legislators.
Save the Date for this year’s Legislative Luncheon, being held Thursday, November 8, 2018, 11:30-1pm. Register below.
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2017 Legislative Luncheon
Featured Speaker: Randy Cohen, Vice President of Research, Americans for the Arts
At the 2017 Legislative Luncheon, Randy Cohen presented the results of the Augusta participation in the Arts and Economic Prosperity 5, an arts survey project that shows the economic impact of the arts nationwide. He also highlighted the impact of Augusta’s nonprofits art community in both Richmond and Columbia Counties.
2016 Legislative Luncheon
2016’s speakers at the Legislative Luncheon spoke on the importance and future of public art in Augusta. They were:
Lori Prince, representing Representative Brian Prince
Georgia House of Representatives
Chair, Augusta University Department of Art
Principal, Conventions, Sports & Leisure International
In addition to our program speakers, Representative Rick Allen of the 12th district of Georgia spoke on his office’s support of the arts. We appreciate his visit to Augusta and look forward to working with him in the future.
Watch the 2016 Legislative Luncheon below