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Arts and Culture Alliance of Chatham County

Advocating for the advancement and support of arts and culture in Chatham County.
Arts and Culture Alliance of Chatham County

Arts and Culture Alliance of Chatham County

  • Letter to Savannah Morning News Editor (Johnny Mercer Theatre)
    The fate of the Johnny Mercer Theatre may soon be decided. Opposing arguments are made to either renovate or demolish the facility. However, I have not seen serious discussion about the real, measurable impact if the Theatre were lost. Before a decision, there is an undeniable need for a viable and concrete solution for a comparable venue.
  • City of Savannah Priorities Roundtable Working Group (3/4/22)
    Meeting Update for 3/4/2022 Roundtable Working Group is an ongoing series of meetings for the arts and culture community to come together. The series is designed to discuss public policy issues impacting artists and arts and culture organizations with the intent of delivering an ongoing unified message to our public policymakers.

Other ACACC News and Updates

  • 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.
  • 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, and …
  • 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 support …
  • 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 as …
  • 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 back …

From Georgians for the Arts

  • Georgia Council for the Arts Town Hall Series
    In the creation of a strategic plan for 2017-2022. Since that time, the world has radically changed. In order to make sure that GCA is changing to address the issues that our artists, arts organizations, cities, schools, libraries, etc. are facing now, we are asking for your input as we start to plan GCA’s post-COVID work.
  • Support HB 1330 The Georgia Music and Jobs Recovery Act
    Support HB 1330 The Georgia Music and Jobs Recovery Act a bi-partisan bill currently in the State House. The Goal of HB 1330 is to update the original Musical Investment Act to encourage growth of Georgia’s music industry, create and sustain jobs and increase awareness of Georgia as a leading state for music and theatrical productions.
  • Nonprofit Coalition Letter to the President and Congressional Leaders | Pandemic and Workforce Shortage Relief
    nonprofit-pandemic-workforce-shortage-relief-letter Sign on to show your organizational support This post was originally published on this site
  • Governor Kemp Proclaims October as Arts and Humanities Month
    Georgia Governor Kemp Proclaims October as Arts and Humanities Month October is National Arts and Humanities Month – a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of culture in America, which started in honor of the twentieth anniversary of the National Endowment for the Arts. 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. The arts and humanities play a critical role in fostering connection and compassion, Arts and Humanities Month is a time for our community to come together, reflect on, and recognize the power of the arts and humanities to make a difference and change our lives for the better.
  • Support HB 821 / Georgia Taxpayer Option To Make Contributions to Georgia Council for the Arts
    During the upcoming 2022-23 Georgia legislative session “H.R. 821: Georgia taxpayers to make certain voluntary contributions to Georgia Council for the Arts”, a bi-partisan bill, will advance through the House of Representatives and, ideally, be taken up by the State Senate. This legislation will give you, the Georgia taxpayer, the option to donate all or part of your state tax refund to benefit the Georgia Council for the Arts.
  • 2021 GA Economic Impact Fact Sheet Released
    Share the 2021 Fact Sheet with your supports and government representatives and show them the arts mean business.