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Arts and Culture Alliance of Chatham County

Arts and Culture Alliance of Chatham County

Featured News

  • House District 165 Arts and Culture Questionnaire
    On September 24, Georgians for the Arts contacted all candidates running for Georgia House District 165 to complete a short arts and culture survey. The purpose of the survey was to collect their positions on a variety of topics. Candidates Sabrina Greene-Kent and Edna Jackson responded. Alternatively, candidates Clinton Cowart, Antwan Lang, and Clinton Young were unable or unwilling to respond after several attempts.
  • Governor Kemp Proclaims October as Arts and Humanities Month
    Arts and Humanities Month celebrates access to the arts at local, state, and national levels, encouraging individuals, organizations, and communities to participate in the arts, offering opportunities for local leaders to show their support of the arts, and raising public awareness about the role the arts and humanities play in our communities and lives.
  • Chatham County Proclaims October as Arts and Humanities Month
    Arts and Humanities Month celebrates access to the arts at local, state, and national levels, encouraging individuals, organizations, and communities to participate in the arts, offering opportunities for local leaders to show their support of the arts, and raising public awareness about the role the arts and humanities play in our communities and lives.
  • Savannah Mayor Proclaims October as Arts and Humanities Month
    Arts and Humanities Month celebrates access to the arts at local, state, and national levels, encouraging individuals, organizations, and communities to participate in the arts, offering opportunities for local leaders to show their support of the arts, and raising public awareness about the role the arts and humanities play in our communities and lives.
  • City of Savannah – Workshop Topics Survey
    In order to better understand the needs of local artist and the not-for-profit community, the Cultural Resources Department is interested in learning about which topics would be most beneficial to you and/or your organization. With your input, the Department seeks to develop and offer free professional workshops throughout the year. Please take two minutes to complete this survey Friday, November 4.
  • Celebrate Arts and Humanities Month!
    October is National Arts & Humanities Month (NAHM)—a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of culture in America. NAHM was launched by Americans for the Arts more than 30 years ago as National Arts Week in honor of the twentieth anniversary of the National Endowment for the Arts.
  • 2021 GA Economic Impact Fact Sheet Released
    The Arts Action Fund released an updated “Why the Arts Matter in Georgia” Fact Sheet for 2021. The Fact Sheets summarize the full impact the arts have on Georgia; it serves as an excellent advocacy tool to share with supporters and policy-makers throughout the state.

Other ACACC News and Updates

  • Celebrate Arts and Humanities Month!
    October is National Arts & Humanities Month (NAHM)—a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of culture in America. NAHM was launched by Americans for the Arts more than 30 years ago as National Arts Week in honor of the twentieth anniversary of the National Endowment for the Arts.
  • Amphitheater at Tom Triplett Park
    Chatham County is building an amphitheater! Chatham County is designing, installing, and operating its first outdoor amphitheater scheduled to open in 2023. It is early in the design process, but the amphitheater and surrounding area are expected to have a parking capacity of 300, with an additional 200 nearby, …
  • Meet Jason Buelterman, Chatham County Commission Chairman Candidate
    Following up to the Sunday, November 1 Savannah Morning News’ ‘Jason Buelterman aims to build ‘good relationships’ in his run for Chatham Commission chair, Jason was asked to respond to his vision of how arts and culture should be positioned in Chatham County.  In response, he shared: If elected …
  • Meet Chester Ellis, Chatham County Commission Chairman Candidate
    Following up to the Sunday, November 1 Savannah Morning News’ ‘Community pastor’ Chester Ellis shares the story behind his bid for Chatham Commission chair, Chester was asked to respond to his vision of how arts and culture should be positioned in Chatham County.  In response, he shared: I fully …
  • Meeting with Chatham County’s Legislative Delegation
    In advance of the State of Georgia’s legislative open session, the Arts and Culture Alliance of Chatham County and Georgians for the Arts met with the delegation to present some “ask” to help advance or further the arts and culture within the State.  In addition to a number of …
  • Arts policy plays role in election
    The election cycle brought an increased number of opportunities for candidates to share their vision, accomplishment, priorities, and platforms.  This year for the first time, voters had the chance to hear from candidates and their arts and culture platform. Given the platforms and the outcomes of the election, one …
  • 2019 Arts and Culture Candidate Questionnaire
    Through a collaborative effort between Rob Hessler, Executive Director, Bigger Pie Arts Advocacy, Kristopher Monroe, Vice-Chair Savannah-Chatham Historic Site & Monument Commission, Gretchen Hilmers, Social Media Coordinator, ARC Savannah, and Peter Roberts, Location Gallery, the Arts and Culture Alliance of Chatham County is pleased to provide you the Arts and Culture …
  • Georgia’s Arts Funding Pathetic
    Referring to the Editorial of July 10, I must disagree with the notion about Georgians paying close attention to national rankings, such as child and family well-being featured in the article. It seemed that few noticed the State of Georgia ranking last in per capita arts funding.  Georgia was …
  • February 2018 Update
    It has been awhile since the last communication, but the time is overdue to update you on recent activities and to get the wheels moving again to advance the arts and culture industry in Chatham County. Advisory Council Wanted In short, ACACC needs to assemble an advisory council.  There …

From Georgians for the Arts

  • National Arts Action Summit April 4-9, 2021
    Still considering whether or not you should attend the virtual 2021 National Arts Action Summit, the largest national arts advocacy collaboration? Here are five reasons why you should register today: Thanks to the continued commitment from this year’s organizational partners—and in response to the financial challenges that many are facing …
  • “Celebrating Georgia’s Creative Talents” Art Competition
    On January 13, 2021, Georgians for the Arts will open up state-wide registration for the art competition “Celebrating Georgia’s Creative Talents.” All Georgia-based artists may submit in the area of visual arts, literary, video, and music. Select artists will have artwork featured in Georgia’s Arts Advocacy Week online magazine, a …
  • 2021 Annual Georgia Arts Action Summit & Arts Advocacy Week
    Georgians for the Arts presents the 2021 Georgia Arts Action Summit, which will be held virtually Sunday, February 7 and Monday, February 8, 2021, is a two-day digital event bringing together arts advocates from every corner of the State of Georgia.   The event provides grassroots arts advocates training led by …
  • FREE Videos and Images for 2020 Arts Vote Georgia!
    Did you know we have a full assortment of FREE goodies available to show your support for Arts Vote and the 2020 Senate Runoff Election? Visit today and add some fresh postings to your social media. We have video, images, and factsheets available! Take and share as far as the …
  • Arts Action Fund’s Georgia Factsheet
  • National Arts Policy Roundtable Briefing 2020
    The 2020 National Arts Policy Roundtable, “Put Creative Workers to Work: Reimagining Our Nation’s Creative Workforce,” took place virtually on December 1-2, 2020. Participants of the 2020 National Arts Policy Roundtable gathered virtually, for the first time in the program’s 15-year history, to engage in open dialogue about how local, …