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Atlanta City Council Member J.P. Matzigkeit Joins the Chastain Arts Center to Celebrate Its 50th Anniversary

Post Date:08/11/2018 5:19 PM

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Council Communications
Atlanta City Hall
55 Trinity Ave. S.W. 
Atlanta, GA 30303

CONTACT:

Talia Moffitt
Public Information Officer – Council Communications 
(404) 546-1835 / (404) 326-6506
tkmoffitt@atlantaga.gov

August 10, 2018

Atlanta City Council Member J.P. Matzigkeit Joins the Chastain Arts Center to Celebrate Its 50th Anniversary

 

WHO:               District 8 Atlanta City Council member J.P. Matzigkeit

                        Camille Love, executive director of the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs

                        Karen Lowe, facility manager of the Chastain Arts Center

           

WHAT:             A celebration of the Chastain Arts Center’s 50th anniversary, including art exhibitions, demos and activities for the family

 

WHEN:             Saturday, Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Council member J.P. Matzigkeit will present a proclamation and give remarks at 1 p.m.

 

WHERE:           Chastain Arts Center,135 W. Wieuca Road NW

           

BACKGROUND: District 8 Atlanta City Council member J.P. Matzigkeit will join representatives from the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs and Chastain Arts Center this weekend to present a proclamation and celebrate the center’s 50th anniversary. The oldest institution of its kind, the Chastain Arts Center has served the public since 1968 by offering a variety of crafts and fine arts classes and providing a place where artists of all ages and skill level are encouraged to create, learn and explore their talents.

"The Chastain Arts Center is a fabulous facility that nurtures and encourages all kinds of artists - young and old, expert and beginner - from the neighborhood and throughout the city, said Council member Matzigkeit. “I am proud to present this proclamation recognizing the center's contributions and celebrating its 50-year anniversary."

VISUALS:         Proclamation presentation
                          Families participating in art activities, including a Paint-Off
                          Art demos and exhibitions

                                   

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