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Art Exhibits to Explore in Athens

From local galleries to a nationally known museum, the art scene in Athens is ever-changing and always displaying extraordinary artwork. Playful murals add color to the sideof buildings as artwork by Athens locals line the walls of restaurants. Even fire hydrants across downtown are uniquely painted by Athenian artists. With art as commonplace in everyday Athens' life, it comes as no surprise that the Classic City is a hub for art exhibitions. Check out some of the exhibits that have recently gone up on display in galleries around the city. …

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Athens' Own: Rebecca Wood

Just down the hill from downtown Athens is Rebecca Wood's secret garden: one of America's largest pottery studios, creating ceramics with delicate painted patterns and colors that are her unique creations. The story of how this painter and naturalist came to transform ceramics into everyday beauty for the table and home is one that could happen "only in Athens."…

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Hidden Gems: The Murals of Athens

Athens is an art town, a music town, a town where creativity flies. You can find artwork on almost every turn, each piece adding more flair and originality to the city. Whether it's fire hydrants, bus stops, or statues, these unique, secret masterpieces are on almost every turn. My personal favorite is the many murals displayed on buildings that can be seen throughout the town. Each one has its own story and its own remarkable design. This is your guide to 21 (and counting) of these hidden gems in Athens, GA! If you are searching for your next photo shoot location, a new Instagram shot, or want to go on an art scavenger hunt, look no further…

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Ultimate Athens Gift Guide for Dad

Be sure to mark your calendar: Father's Day is right around the corner! It's time to show your dad how important he is to you and treat him to the gifts that he will adore. Our list of Father's Day findsin Athens, Georgia, will match up with any dad's wishlist. Here's to a Father's Day that he'll never forget…

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Downtown Athens' New Public Art

Fire Up the Hydrants! Athens,GA is known for its creative energy and community of people. It is a hub for local artists to display their talents.Public art plays a significant role in the community and now there is a new project joining the streetscape! …

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The Classic City Fringe Festval

Athens Spotlight: Fringe Festival  Get ready for the Classic City Fringe Festival October 27-30 in Athens, GA! The weekend-long festival encompasses a wide range of performers and groups from the avant-garde to the family friendly. It's a perfect reason for a getaway trip to Athens this fall. …

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