Congressman Rick Allen speaks at the 2016 Legislative Luncheon, hosted by the Greater Augusta Arts Council

Each November, the Greater Augusta Arts Council hosts a Legislative Luncheon. 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.

2016 Featured Speakers

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

Scott Thorp

Chair, Augusta University Department of Art

John Kaatz

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. 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.

Watch the 2016 Legislative Luncheon below