There’s a new sign up on the corner of Webster and N. Ashley Streets in Valdosta that reads: “Future Home of the Meta Shaw Coleman Children’s Imagination Station.” The sign marks an exciting expansion in the life of the arts in the Valdosta-Lowndes County community, particularly on the growing campus of the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts. Read More
The South Georgia Entertainers (SGE) will meet on Tues., Dec. 13, from 6-8 p.m., at the Turner Center for the Arts located at 527 N. Patterson Street. SGE is led by local musicians Lloyd Carter (Lloyd Carter Band) and Aaron Strickland (Naturally Southern) and meets on the second Tuesday of each month at the Turner Center for the Arts in Valdosta. The group brings musicians of all ages and experience levels together to discuss key industry issues, regional opportunities available, and ways to support one another. Read More
The grant opportunity uses music as a catalyst for social impact, providing matching funds to
activate underused public spaces and bring free outdoor concerts to Turner Center Art Park
VALDOSTA, Ga., (November 15, 2022)—The Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation, a social impact funder supporting nonprofits nationwide at the intersection of music, public space, and community building, has announced that The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts in Valdosta, Georgia has been awarded a multi-year Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Award of $90K in matching funds to present a free outdoor music series at Turner Center Art Park in 2023, 2024, and 2025.
The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts will host the 5th annual ARToberfest on Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Turner Center Art Park located at 605 N. Patterson St. The festival observes National Arts & Humanities Month, celebrates the talent of local and regional artists, and highlights the arts’ remarkable impact on community life. The public is invited to attend this free family-friendly festival. Read More
The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts is accepting nominations for the 2nd Annual Lena Bosch Lifetime Achievement Award. This inaugural award recognizes individuals who have exhibited outstanding, creative, innovative and visionary leadership in the growth and advancement of the arts in our community through involvement with the Turner Center. Read More
Supported by the Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation, a social impact funder at the intersection of music and public spaces, the Turner Center hopes to qualify as one of the top 20 finalists in the public voting phase of the Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Awards. The public is urged to support the Turner Center by participating in the public voting process, via online or text, taking place from Sept. 12–21, 2022. The public may either cast their votes online at www.levitt.org/vote or via text to 866-AMP-2023 (866-267-2023) with the keyword: VALDOSTA. Read More
Local musicians who desire to be part of a supportive community with other like-minded musicians are invited to join the newly formed South Georgia Entertainers.
The Turner Center for the Arts will host musicians of all genres on the second Tuesday of each month, beginning on August 9, 2022, from 6-8 p.m. Led by local musicians Lloyd Carter and Aaron Strickland, the group encourages the gathering of local and regional entertainers to discuss personal and professional concerns relating to the entertainment industry. Read More