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Augusta Poster Show

Date: July 24, 2021 | Time: 11am-7pm | Cost: FREE!

30 Augusta posters by 30 artists and designers available to view and purchase.

Local artist and independent graphic designer Jason Craig put out the call for artists and the response was overwhelming. Creatives from across the country are drawing inspiration from Georgia’s second largest city to make large posters that will be displayed and for sale July 23 & 24 at the Wow! Club at SRP Park in North Augusta.

“I travel to do shows like this every year but 2020 made that impossible. I want to put on a show that will be remembered and celebrated,” says show organizer and participant Jason Craig.

Bennish Brown, Executive Director of the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau, Nancy Glaser, Executive Director of the Augusta History Museum and local music promotor Coco Rubio will judge the show and award artists that best capture the spirit, soul and heart of Augusta. Those who attend the VIP Preview on Friday can cast their vote for crowd favorite and have the first chance to purchase posters.

VIP reception Friday, 7/23 from 6-9pm $10.

 

 

Augusta Poster Show VIP Reception

30 Augusta posters by 30 artists and designers available to view and purchase.

Meet the artists, be the first to purchase your posters and vote for your favorites ahead of the Saturday Poster Show.

Local artist and independent graphic designer Jason Craig put out the call for artists and the response was overwhelming. Creatives from across the country are drawing inspiration from Georgia’s second largest city to make large posters that will be displayed and for sale July 23 & 24 at the Wow! Club at SRP Park in North Augusta.

“I travel to do shows like this every year but 2020 made that impossible. I want to put on a show that will be remembered and celebrated,” says show organizer and participant Jason Craig.

Bennish Brown, Executive Director of the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau, Nancy Glaser, Executive Director of the Augusta History Museum and local music promotor Coco Rubio will judge the show and award artists that best capture the spirit, soul and heart of Augusta. Those who attend the VIP Preview on Friday can cast their vote for crowd favorite and have the first chance to purchase posters.

Tickets for the VIP reception are available HERE!

Exploring Abstraction Workshop with Lillie Morris

Friday, Feb 28 & Saturday, Feb 29th, 2020 | 10 AM – 5 PM | Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art

This two day workshop will include demonstrations and individual practice – encouraging you to let go of traditional visual references and subject matter. Develop your own visual language and improve your understanding of the principles of abstract painting through experimentation. To compliment your learning, there will be references to contemporary and historical examples of abstract art and abstract artists.

Topics Covered:
Elements of Composition
Mark-making and intuitive drawing
Paint application/manipulation & color
Texture & layering
Reworking

This course is designed for painters wishing to experiment with themes of abstract art, although it would also be suitable for beginners eager to experiment with abstraction & expressionism.

Cost: 
Members – $275
Non-Members – $300

Location:
Walker MacKenzie Studio, 509 5th Street Augusta, GA 30901

Register Online HERE! 

Storyland Theatre presents “Rapunzel” (School Shows)

School Shows are at 9:30 AM, 10:45 AM & 12:15 PM each day, Tuesday-Friday, January 28th, 29th, 30th, and 31st, 2020. 

The traditional fairytale with a special Storyland twist.
Music and drama and even some laughs. Fun for the entire family. Performed by adults.

Reservations for school performances are required. Teachers and class chaperones are admitted free.
Special rates for Home School Groups. Ask about our scholarships for socio-economically disadvantaged schools.

Ticket prices:
Weekday Season Tickets to all 3 plays – $15 per student
Individual Show Tickets – $6 per student
(cash or check only, no credit cards please)

Weekday School Shows are for children Pre-K through Seventh Grade.
School shows are restricted to children, teachers and chaperones.

Email storylandtheatre@gmail.com or call 706-736-3455 for tickets and reservations.

For more info, visit storylandtheatre.org

Holiday Bazaar and Ghostly Stories

Friday, December 13, 2019 | 6 PM – 9 PM | Aiken County Historical Museum

On Friday, December 13th, our parlor and ballroom will be filled to bursting with wares and products from local artisans. From 6pm to 9pm, you’ll be able to find all the things you need to fill your stockings and deck your halls! And after your shopping is finished, you can take a candlelight tour of Banksia, led by a few Aiken County specters. Gifts and ghosts, if you will! We are hoping to make this an annual event, so please spread the word and come shop with us!

This event is free and open to the public.
Visit the Event Page HERE!