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Linnentown Mosaic Design Workshop

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Lay Park Community Center 297 Hoyt Street Athens GA 30601

Join the Linnentown Mosaic Project in designing a public art piece to honor and celebrate Linnentown, a Black community in Athens that was destroyed by urban renewal in the 1960s to make way for UGA student dormitories. This mosaic is one element of a Walk of Recognition planned by the Athens Justice and Memory Project and to be installed on South Finley Street.

Linnentown Mosaic Design Workshop

Saturday, October 23, 1-3pm

Lay Park Community Center, 297 Hoyt Street, Athens, GA 30601

In our first community workshop we will:

  • Learn about Linnentown’s history
  • Share stories and experiences
  • Gather ideas for the design of the mosaic

Additional Workshop Details:

  • All ages are welcome. Ages 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
  • Face masks and social distancing are required.
  • Refreshments will be provided.
  • Main parking will be located at the parking lot on Hoyt Street, but there will be overflow parking behind Lyndon House Arts Center.
  • Feel free to come and go from the workshop as you like! You do not need to attend the whole event.

A flyer with workshop information is attached--please share widely. Access additional information for Linnentown and the Linnentown Mosaic Project and follow to receive notification of future workshop dates at

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