Augusta Arts News, Week of October 30-November 5
Latest Calls for Artists updated at AugustaArts.com
Local Artists & Performers! The Calls for Artists pages on AugustaArts.com have been updated recently, make sure to check them out! You’ll find information on charity auctions, public art calls in Winston-Salem, arts festivals, auditions with the Augusta Players, creative careers and more. Do you have a call for artists or audition opportunity you’d like added to the site? Email Christina Berkshire at email@example.com.
Arts Weekly with Christina Rice, Artist Guild of Columbia County on Art After Dark, Saturday November 4
ExecutiveDirector Brenda Durant spoke with two guests for last week’s episode of Arts Weekly. Christina Rice of the Artist Guild of Columbia County Artist Guild spoke about Art After Dark, the signature arts event being
held Saturday, November 4. Our new Calendar Intern, Emely Correa, also popped in to say hello!
Listen to Arts Weekly on Saturday Mornings at 9:30 on Smooth Jazz 92.3 or online anytime at Augustaarts.com. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN ONLINE
Arts & Culture Mean Big Business in Augusta! Find out more at the Legislative Luncheon with guest Randy Cohen, November 9
Special guest Randy Cohen of Americans for the Arts speaking on the results of the AEP5 survey project
Registration is open for this year’s Legislative Luncheon, being held Thursday, November 9, 11:30-1pm at the Sacred Heart Cultural Center.
Guest speaker Randy Cohen will present on the results of the AEP5 – a national survey that shows the economic impact of the nonprofit arts industry. The results show – Arts & culture are big business in the CSRA!
The survey project, which was completed by the Greater Augusta Arts Council in 2016 in partnership with Americans for the Arts,show the nonprofit arts community in both Richmond and Columbia Counties generating nearly 58 million dollars in direct economic activity. This, in addition to other insights Cohen will provide, will be helpful information to anyone who supports the arts- it shows the economic benefit of investing in the arts in our community.
Arts Council members receive a discount. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Meet Emely Correa, the Arts Council’s New Calendar Intern!
Everyone, please welcome our newest addition to the Arts Council Office, Ms. Emely Correa, the new Calendar Intern!
Emely is a first-year political science student at Augusta University, and we are happy to have her in the office! She will be helping us manage the Augusta Arts Calendar, which you can check out at events.augustaarts.com.
Got an arts event you’d like included on the calendar? Submit it via the online form and we’ll get it posted. Email email@example.com with any questions.
Save the Date for Georgia Gives Day, Tuesday, November 28
Save the Date for Georgia Gives Day, Tuesday, November 28! This year, GA Gives is teaming up with the Giving Tuesday movement, to make it the biggest day of giving all year! The Arts Council and several arts & culture nonprofits are planning their participation in this year’s events. Keep an eye out on this bulletin for a list of participating organizations! Learn more at gagives.org.