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Rebecca Gallagher

PAAC Hosts March 18 Meeting at Turner Center

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The Valdosta Public Art Advisory Committee (PAAC) will host their next monthly meeting on Thursday, March 18, at 11:30 a.m. In order to practice physical distancing, this public meeting will be held in the Josette’s Gallery of the Turner Center for the Arts, located at 527 N. Patterson Street. It is requested that each attendee wears a mask. Read More

Harlee Webb Joins Turner Center Staff as Full Time Art Educator

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Harlee Webb was promoted to the full-time position of Art Education Administrator for the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts, effective February 2021.

Webb began her career at the Turner Center as a part-time employee, while she was an art student at the Valdosta State University.  Webb received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Education degree from Valdosta State University in December 2020. In her new position at the Turner Center, Webb is responsible for overseeing the Center’s Art Education Program, all classes, and all art outreach for the community.

“Harlee passionately seeks and utilizes a myriad of resources to serve our community with the arts,” said Turner Center Executive Director Sementha Mathews. “Her excitement is contagious. As our campus grows, we look forward to Harlee’s ability to grow the Art Education Program and increase our reach across the populations we serve.”

Webb can be reached by email at hwebb@turnercenter.org or by calling 229.247.2487.

Turner Center for the Arts’ New Gallery Exhibition Opening Reception Features DrawProject Scholarship Fundraiser

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The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts’ opening reception is Monday, Jan. 11, from 5 to 7 p.m., at 527 N. Patterson Street. The Center’s first gallery opening of 2021 features the 14th Annual DrawProject, “She Said, She Said, She Said: A Collage Collective,” and the 2nd Annual Regional Artists Community (RAC) Exhibition. Admission is free. Read More

St. John Middle School Tours Turner Center Galleries

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Seventh grade students from St. John Catholic School visited the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts on Wednesday, December 16. The students and teachers Pam Rickman, Social Studies, and Christine Cabral, Art instructor and a member of the Center’s Regional Artists Community, were given a tour by the Center’s curator Bill Shenton. Mrs. Cabral said the students were particularly interested in the East African artifacts exhibit and VSU artist Julie Bowland’s plein air artworks, currently on display in the main gallery.

For more information on local arts or to schedule a tour, visit www.turnercenter.org or call 229.247.2787.

PAAC Hosts December Meeting in Bennie’s Alley, Downtown Valdosta

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The Valdosta Public Art Advisory Committee (PAAC) will host their next monthly meeting on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020, at 4:40 p.m., re-scheduled from its original date due to Christmas holidays. This public meeting will be held in Bennie’s Alley, Downtown Valdosta, followed by a ribbon cutting for a new mural at 5 p.m. and the Annual Tree Lighting Celebration on the Courthouse Square at 6 p.m. Read More