Play On, Athens!


Athens Cultural Affairs Commission volunteers prepare pianos for 'Play On, Athens'

Join the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission, Athens Area Arts Council and Athens Area Habitat for Humanity as they celebrate the the launch of their latest collaborative project, "Play On, Athens!". The Athens Habitat ReStore East, 532 Barber St., will be hosting a reception on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 6- 8 p.m., with refreshments, live music, and a chance to meet the artists!

Refreshments will be provided by Willy's + more. Live music by local pianists of all ages! Parking will be available in the ReStore lot with street parking for overflow. Parking will also be available across the street in the gravel lot only.

About "Play On, Athens!":

Inspired by similar programs nationwide, "Play On, Athens!" invites local artists to paint pianos (donated by community members, Athens Area Habitat ReStore, Chick Music, and Vic's Vintage) and will display them publicly around the Classic City, inviting our community to play them and share the joy of art and music Athens is known for.

For this first round, four local artists were invited to design and paint pianos: Kim Deakins, Darya Kalantari, Marisa Mustard and Eli Saragoussi. The finished pianos will be on display at ReStore for the reception before going to their final locations: Athens-Clarke County Library, Bishop Park, Athens Community Council on Aging, and The Classic Center. 

For more information please email us at info@athenscuturalaffairs.org

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