AUGUSTA ARTS COUNCIL
January 18, 2011
As a recent transplant from a larger city in Georgia (Atlanta), I can't tell you how thrilled I was to find such a vibrant and engaged arts community when I recently moved to Augusta, spearheaded in large part by the Greater Augusta Arts Council (GAAC). From bringing in well-known and local artists to talk about their lives and work, to interactive events such as the annual Oysters on Telfair silent art auction (again, spotlighting local artists), I have been consistently impressed by the breadth of GAAC's mission, as well as the dedication of the staff. GAAC truly is an invaluable addition to the cultural life of Augusta (and beyond).
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
This organization was instrumental in opening the doors to a new city for me by offering events I was interested in and giving me the opportunity to meet others with a similar interest in the arts and a desire to support local artists.
Ways to make it better...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Just have more great events!
General Member of the Public & Guest at events in 2009 and 2010.