Learn about the Economic Impact of the Arts at the 2017 Legislative Luncheon – November 9, 11:30-1pm

Learn about the Economic Impact of the Arts at the 2017 Legislative Luncheon – November 9, 11:30-1pm

The Greater Augusta Arts Council will host the annual Legislative Luncheon November 9, 2017, 11:30-1pm.

Guest speaker Randy Cohen, Vice President of Research and Policy at Americans for the Arts, will present the results of Augusta’s participation in AEP5 – an economic impact survey completed in 2016 that shows the impact of the nonprofit arts community to the local, regional, & national economy. He will highlight the contributions of the arts community in both Richmond and Columbia County counties, which – according to the results – generates nearly 58 million dollars in direct economic activity.

The annual Legislative Luncheon is meant as an event to share the importance of arts in Augusta, as well as a chance for attendees to acknowledge Augusta’s local and state legislators. Discussions are held on economic development through art, upcoming plans for the future, and public art.

You can register to attend the event online by clicking here. Or call Christina Berkshire at 706-826-4702.

Registration is $35 for non-members, members of the Arts Council and Leadership Augusta alumni receive a $5 discount.

Event: 2017 Legislative Luncheon
Date/Time: November 9, 11:30-1pm
Location: Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St.
Register: Online- www.augustaarts.com Call – 706-826-4702
Price: $30 for members, $35 for non-members

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