Press Releases

  • 2021 GA Economic Impact Factsheet Recently Released.
    Washington, D.C., April 2021. The most recent BEA numbers (2019) have shown the rising strength of the arts & culture sector in GA prior to the devastation of COVID-19. Now, creative industries have felt the full impact of COVID-19, and need your help. Share our updated arts factsheets with your community to help us fight for the arts in Georgia! Source: Americans for the Arts / Arts Action Fund
  • Voluntary Contributions To Georgia Council for the Arts Legislation Submitted.
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Patrick A. Kelsey, President & CEO Georgians for the Arts (718) 689-0620   On March 23, 2021, the Georgia House of Representatives submitted as a pre-filing for the 2022-23 Georgia legislative session a bill to give Georgia taxpayers an option to contribute a portion of a tax refund to the Georgia Council for the Arts. Current contribution options include Georgia Wildlife Conservation Fund, Georgia Fund for Children and Elderly, Georgia …
  • “Celebrating Georgia’s Creative Talents” Art Competition
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  • Reverend Raphael Warnock Issues Statement Supporting Georgia’s Arts & Culture
    Atlanta, Georgia, December 24, 2020. Reverend Raphael Warnock issued his statement outlining support for Georgia’s arts, culture, and creative industry. “I am humbled and grateful to the arts community for coming together in an effort towards our historic work here in Georgia. And I especially want to applaud Georgians for the Arts for all that you do to advocate for our residents. From the world-renowned Fox Theater and the Atlanta Symphony to the High Museum, …