January 2, 2022

District 5 Townhall – Supporting Public Art During the Pandemic

District 5 Townhall - supporting public art during the pandemic

District 5 Commissioner Tim Denson is hosting the next (virtual) District 5 townhall on Tuesday, January 25 at 6pm. The January townhall will be on the Arts In Community Resilience Awards. This Athens Cultural Affairs Commission program awarded 50 different Athens artists $2,000 to use to create public art. As we hear from the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission and some of the contributing artists, you can learn more about the public art projects funded and where/how to appreciate them!

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September 2, 2019

Hot Corner Mural dedicated, is a downtown park next?

On August 21, the Athens community met in a small non-descript parking lot to dedicate what lies before it, a wonderful work of art and piece of history; the Hot Corner Mural. As Broderick Flannigan, local artist who worked alongside Elio Mercardo to create this piece, stated, “To have this accompanying mural to add to the legacy of Hot Corner …

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