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Announcing our Fall Brunch and Learn Series Sponsored by Ike & Jane

Co-Hosted with Lyndon House Arts Center and Foundation, Brunch & Learn programs are part of the AAAC mission to provide artists with education and professional development opportunities. The hour-long programs begin at 10 a.m., meeting in the Community Room of the Lyndon House Arts Center. The event is […]

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 […]

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