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Crafty Kids at AthFest 2015

Congrats to Our Spring $500 Grant Recipient: AthFest KidsFest!

AthFest Week is here, and The Arts Council is proud to announce that our spring $500 grant recipient is AthFest Music & Arts Festival KidsFest! AthFest is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and in honor of the landmark year, local artist David Hale created a gorgeous mural […]

Megan Cohen's "Lady and the Tramp" painted fire hydrant for the 2013 Greater Huntsville Humane Society's Dog Ball.

Call For Artists: Fire up the Hydrants!

We’re Turning Athens’ Downtown Fire Hydrants into Art Pieces! To celebrate 80 years of drinking water delivery service from the JG Beacham Drinking Water Treatment Plant, 16 fire hydrants in downtown Athens are being turned into functional, life-saving, creative art pieces. Area artists and organizations are invited to […]

Flicker Theatre and Bar

Let’s Party! The Annual Membership Meeting and Celebration

All current Athens Area Arts Council members are invited to join our annual members meeting on Wednesday, May 25 at Flicker Theatre & Bar at 5:30 p.m. We will introduce our 2016-2017 Board of Directors, officially unveil our new logo (which you can spot on our website!) and discuss our […]

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