Are you ready to chalk the walk?

Three great events to celebrate art in community! Watch professional artists chalk it up at Creature Comforts 1-4 p.m. May 16, watch "Behind the Walls" at 5 p.m. May 16 at Cine, and THE BIG EVENT is 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, May 17 along Foundry Street.

Artist showcase

Watch as local professional artists create works in chalk at Creature Comforts Brewery (1-4 p.m. May 16)

Watch the film

See the documentary "Beyond the Walls" at 5 p.m. May 16 at Ciné and learn the story of Colors of Connection

Chalk it up

Draw your own chalk master piece in Athens' first-ever chalk-drawing festival, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 17 along Foundry Street

Latest news
In the news: Something to chalk about

Following the inaugural Classic City Chalk Fest, the Athens Banner-Herald followed up with a story recapping the event. Read the… Read More

Fill out a registration form!

This is a great festival for kids and grown-ups! Fill out the form to be a part of it. Read More

Simple tips for chalk artists

Tips and tricks First time drawing art on the sidewalk? Don’t worry, here are some tips from the pros. First,… Read More

Classic City Chalk Fest Partners
Athens Area Arts Council

Connecting the arts to the community through promotion, education and funding.

The Classic Center

Your center for conventions, events and entertainment in downtown Athens.

Colors of Connection

To nurture hope, cultivate well-being, and promote development in disadvantaged youth and societies worldwide through community-based art and through advocacy for art in education.