Fulton County Aviation Community Cultural Center to open June 19 | Arts & Culture
FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Fulton County Commissioner Emma I. Darnell, District 5, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners and Fulton County Arts and Culture, will celebrate the Grand Opening of the Fulton County Aviation Community Cultural Center (ACCC) on Thursday, June 19 at 10 a.m.
The grand opening celebration will kick off three days of activities organized to introduce the new facility to the community and increase awareness of the center, its programming and activities.
The center is located at 3900 Aviation Circle, Atlanta on the grounds of Fulton County Airport – Brown Field. It is designed as a community gathering place and will focus on the following types of programming:
- Aviation: Careers in aviation training opportunities, education resources, historical and contemporary flight-related exhibits
- Community: A large Multipurpose Room available for civic meetings, events and activities along with an Outdoor Plaza and Green space
- Cultural: Visual art exhibitions, public art installation, summer camps, visual art, music and dance instruction for children, teens and adults
Initiated by a community advisory group in 1999, the project was funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (“The Stimulus Fund”) and approved by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners in 2010.
After the grand opening an informal Open House will be held on Friday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Friday, guests and residents can tour the center and learn more about facility and the programming it offers.
Family Day at the Aviation Community Cultural Center will be Saturday, June 21 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Families, kids, residents, business owners and visitors to the city are invited to come out and join in the fun. Numerous art activities, exhibitions, paper airplane making, dance, music, refreshments, tours of the facility, and much more will be on hand for all to experience.
For more information about the Grand Opening, visit Fulton County Arts & Culture’s website at www.fultonarts.org.