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Turner Center Hosts Second SCORE Concert of the 2021-2022 Series

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The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts is honored to present BACH to the Future – the Bach that Rocks, Tuesday, December 7, 7-9pm. The concert takes place in the Turner Center Art Galleries, 527 N. Patterson St., Valdosta.

BACH to the Future brings a whimsical approach to the classics led by chart-topping pianist Michael Silverman. The group performs classical music with cutting-edge instruments and a unique twist on the genre. All four musicians are world renowned performers, best-selling authors, and highly acclaimed composers. Read More

Turner Center Presents New Gallery Exhibition

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The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts’ Gallery Opening Reception on Monday, November 8, from 5-7 p.m., features artists Harry and Suzanne Ally, “The Artist and the Muse”; Trevor T. Dunn, “If the River was Fire”; and features the Third Annual Regional Artist Community (RAC) Group Exhibition. A local book premiere and sale spotlighting “How Faith, Family & Football Shaped the Life of Rusty Grif-fin” is also scheduled. The reception will be held at the Turner Center main galleries, located at 527 N. Patterson St., and is free to the public. Read More

Turner Center Seeks Nominations for Inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award

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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

Turner Center awarded Cultural Facilities grant from Georgia Council for the Arts

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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

Turner Center puts on 4th annual ARToberfest

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The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts will host the 4th annual ARToberfest on Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 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

Turner Center Prepares for 4th Annual ARToberfest

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The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts is gearing up for the 4th annual ARToberfest and invites local artists to participate. The festival observes National Arts & Humanities Month, celebrates the talent of local and regional artists, and highlights the arts’ remarkable impact on community life. ARToberfest will take place on Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Turner Center Art Park located at 605 N. Patterson St. Read More