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Uniting our community through the arts and humanities.

Who We Are

The Albany Area Arts Council works to encourage, sponsor, and support the arts and culture in our community.

We do this with a focus on our mission: “In partnership with our communities, the AAAC empowers artists, creates diverse connections, provides educational opportunities, and champions innovation and equality in the arts and humanities.” The AAAC has served Albany in this capacity since 1976 and continues to provide services that are vital to our collaborating organizations, the City of Albany at large, and an ever-widening surrounding area.

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Calling All Artists!

We’re thrilled to invite artists to submit their work to the 24th Annual Southwest Georgia Regional Fine Art Exhibition & Sale. We welcome submissions from artists who are at least 18 years old and accept 2D and 3D artwork in various media. Each applicant may enter up to two pieces. The entry fee is $35. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this prestigious exhibition and sale. Submit your artwork today and join us in celebrating the vibrant artistic community of Southwest Georgia.

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Current Exhibit

Take a tour of our current exhibit in-person by visiting the Carnegie Library, or online by taking a virtual tour.

Become A Sponsor

With membership levels for any budget, becoming a member of the Arts Council has never been easier.

About AAAC

The Albany Area Arts Council works to encourage, sponsor, and support the arts and culture in our community.

Member Organizations

The primary function of the AAAC has always been to work collaboratively with other local arts and cultural organizations, most primarily, our Member Organizations which include Albany Civil Rights Institute, Albany Museum of Art, Albany Symphony Orchestra, Georgia Artists Guild of Albany, The Albany Chorale, Theatre Albany, Thronateeska Heritage Center, Albany State University, and Dougherty County School System.

Arts & Culture Calendar

Rent The Carnegie

The Carnegie Library serves as an arts gallery, event facility for arts & entertainment organizations, and an excellent site for receptions or meetings. Whether you’re an arts enthusiast or just looking to host a one-of-a-kind event, The Carnegie Library is the perfect setting.

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