Mission: The primary purpose of the augusta arts council, inc. , is to preserve and maintain the historic stand alone theatre experience for future generations. All activities promoted are designed to preserve and maintain the historic augusta theater as a stand-alone entity for future generations.
Programs: The preservation and restoration of the augusta theater is a major project of the organization. The bulding is listed on the national register of historic places. Over 20,000 persons benefited.
to develop and increase the knowledge of the general public of the visual arts.
programs have been developed that increase the knowledge of the general populace in the performing arts such as children's theatre, musical productions and a community choir. Over 4,000 persons benefited.
Arts In the Heart of Augusta is a wonderful event to participate in as a volunteer - the types of art - dance, poetry, watercolor, blown glass, sculptur, just to mention a few - are spectacular. The cultural experience is exciting - the food possibilites are tremendous - Brazil, Greece, Phillipines, China, and the list goes on.
The event is well organized and well attended.
There are also events and activities for children to participate in.
AND by volunteering - you get a free T-Shirt!