The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts and the Young Writers League (YoWL) invite middle and high school students to participate in the second annual Art of Writing contest. Last year, more than 60 entries were received from area schools. Entries must be submitted by Saturday, January 15, 2022. Read More
The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts is accepting nominations for the Lena Bosch Lifetime Achievement Award. This inaugural award will recognize 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.
The award was established in 2020 to recognize Bosch’s lifetime of contributions to the Lowndes/Valdosta Arts Commission (LVAC), the Turner Center, and to the overall arts community. Nominations will be accepted through Jan. 31, 2022. Read More
The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts has been awarded a Cultural Facilities Grant by the Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA), a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development.
The GCA received 39 Cultural Facilities Grant applications from arts organizations and municipal arts facilities across the state. The Turner Center was one of only 10 entities in nine counties statewide that received a grant through the 2022 program. Read More
The Valdosta Public Art Advisory Committee (PAAC) seeks public input concerning the beautification of gateways into the City Center Arts District (CCAD). Ideas and concepts for consideration will be accepted through Nov. 15, 2021. Read More
The Valdosta Public Art Advisory Committee (PAAC) will host their next monthly meeting on Thursday, September 16, at 11:30 a.m. In order to practice social distancing, this public meeting will be held in the Price-Campbell Gallery of the Turner Center for the Arts, located at 527 N. Patterson Street. It is requested that each attendee wears a mask.
The purpose of PAAC is to further the purchase, creation and appreciation of public art for its aesthetic value to the community. The PAAC also encourages the preservation and protection of works of public art which play a vital role in the economic development of the community.
The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts will host The Creeksiders for a live Music in the Art Park concert on Fri., September 10 from 7-9 p.m. in the Art Park located at 605 N. Patterson St. The live concert is sponsored by Patrick Parker and is free to the public. Read More
The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts has announced their 2021-2022 SCORE Classical Music Appreciation Program which features four enchanting evenings with acclaimed musicians from around the world. The concerts will take place within the Turner Center art galleries, located at 527 N. Patterson Street, in Valdosta. Read More
The Lowndes-Valdosta Arts Commission (LVAC) and the Center for the Arts Guild (CAG) welcomed new board members at its New Board Member Orientation held at the Turner Center on July 21.
The Lowndes-Valdosta Arts Commission (LVAC) was awarded a $15,000 grant on behalf of the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts. The grant was awarded by Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA), a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, as part of its initial disbursement of grants for fiscal year 2022. A total of 218 organizations were awarded 266 grants that provide more than $2 million in funding to arts organizations throughout the state. Read More
The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts awarded Cheryl Carvajal with the 2021 Art Educator of the Year award at the Gallery Opening Reception on June 14.
Carvajal began teaching at the Turner Center in 2019, where she was instrumental in helping the Turner Center launch a new writing program for youth ages 11-18. The Young Writers League (YoWL) was designed to inspire and guide young writers and encourage them toward authorship. Read More