Greater Augusta Arts Council

Street Art

Street Art

Steve Cassell, assistant director of Traffic and Engineering for the city of Augusta, has been bringing art to the streets of Richmond County. The 23 painted traffic signal cabinets, aka boxes, throughout Richmond County were his brainchild, intended both as a means of bringing art to the public and creating beauty in unexpected places. “Steve’s […]

First Friday Changes Hands, Vows to Be More Art-Friendly

First Friday Changes Hands, Vows to Be More Art-Friendly

After managing First Friday since 2005, the Greater Augusta Arts Council is transferring management of the monthly event to Artists Row, an organization of downtown art galleries. The change, about a month in the making, will take place September 5. According to Greater Augusta Arts Council Executive Director Brenda Durant, the graduation of Jamie Lowe, […]