This year’s $50,000 Hudgens Prize will be awarded to one of four Georgia artists, whose work, as a Hudgens Prize finalist, is on view in the Hudgens Prize Finalists’ Exhibition through October 15th.
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The Southeastern Railway Museum will showcase antique tractors and vehicles during the museum’s “Trains, Trucks & Tractors” special event August 5-7.
The Atlanta Dogwood Festival Board of Directors is thrilled to announce the festival’s return to Piedmont Park next spring for all the arts, music, family fun and outdoor celebration for which it is known. The festival began in 1936 to celebrate the blooming of the dogwoods and has remained Atlanta’s favorite springtime tradition. It is also the nation’s third-oldest fine arts festival.
Microsculpture Blows Tiny Worlds Up into Larger-Than-Life Portraits in Outdoor, Nature Setting at Fernbank
Experience insects in a way never seen before through stunning, large-format and detailed images that sheds a new light on the insect kingdom
As we embark on a new year, I have been reflecting on my own experiences in 2017. For me, it was a year of successes and failures, loss of family and friends, of joys and pains. Upon reflection, however, it was the kind of year that is the stuff of life, good times and bad, trials and triumphs. How we face life’s challenges and move forward is what really matters.
This time of year, we feel that special tug on our hearts to do more and give more to our fellow man… ‘tis the season”! We look for ways to engage in acts of kindness to make the lives of those who need a helping hand a little better and hopefully a little brighter, especially during the holidays.
National Arts & Humanities Month was celebrated last month and there were countless events highlighting arts and culture across the country, which is a beautiful thing! Yet funding for the arts continues to be an area where we are deficient locally and as a nation overall.
There is a lot of love, passion and positive energy at Creative Enterprises, not only among the staff, but it is evident among the clients they serve as well. On a recent visit, I was greeted by wide, welcoming smiles, generous greetings and even a hug or two! It may not be the “Happiest Place on Earth,” but it’s a close second in my book!
It’s not every day that you meet someone who has traveled from the US to Cuba. Photographer Lara Mealor had that rare opportunity earlier this year. When we met a few months ago, Lara showed me some of the pictures she took, and I just had to find out more about this adventurous woman and extraordinary photographer.