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Arts & Culture Board NewsNews

The Georgetown Arts and Culture Board invites grant proposals for art, music, theatre, and cultural heritage events or projects to take place in Georgetown between December 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. The total budget for grants is $20,500. Recent grants have averaged $2,000 apiece. Nonprofit organizations, schools, informal arts

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Gallery Georgetown 2015 takes place this Saturday, Oct. 10, from 5-10 pm. It is a community-wide tour of art galleries, exhibition spaces, and studios now in its fourth year. Gallery Georgetown benefits the Georgetown Art Center: participants can support the art center by purchasing the evening’s original 5×7″ artwork or bidding on silent auction artwork. Participating Gallery Georgetown

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The Georgetown Art Center and the Georgetown Public Library are the locations for the 2015 Art Hop exhibit. Now in its eighth year, the Art Hop is a statewide arts competition that celebrates Texas artists. Hundreds of artists from 71 cities across Texas entered works in the competition; 150 works of art from

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The Austin Classical Guitar Ensemble, under the direction of Eric Pearson, will perform in the library on Sunday, Oct. 18, at 2 pm. The program will consist of arrangements of earlier period works by Bach, Palestrina and Saint-Saëns as well as works by contemporary composers for guitar ensemble including Roland

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Galleries

2 Texas Drive, Suite 106, Georgetown, Texas (512) 948-7661 The Visual Arts Club Studio serves as a gallery and educational center for more than 200 artists working in varied media and styles. 

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At the LibraryDowntownNews

Dana Hendrix 2015-07-27 The Texas Society of Sculptors has announced the award winners in their eighth annual summer show, which is hosted by the Georgetown Public Library and funded in part by sponsorship from the City of Georgetown Arts & Culture Board. Art historian and curator Sarah C. Bancroft was the judge for this year’s

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Dana Hendrix 2015-07-16 Muralist Joe Magnano will be honored at a public reception on Friday, August 7, from 6-8 pm at the Georgetown Art Center. The public is invited, and the event is free of charge. The reception will mark the completion of Magnano’s mural, “Jumping Around,” on the alley side

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Arts & CultureCity Hall Dana Hendrix 2015-07-02 Joseph Magnano has his work cut out for him. He will spend much of July attending to the back of the oldest building on the historic downtown square, 711 S. Main Street. He began work in June beautifying this uninspiring 23 x 15 foot wall, and

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Dana Hendrix 2015-06-22 The Texas Society of Sculptors holds their eighth annual summer show in the Georgetown Public Library June 28-September 25.  The pieces pictured here, Contemplation by Julie Kemper (above right), and Infinite Possibilities by Joe Kenney (lower left), are two of about 60 works of art included in the exhibit,

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“Exploding Plastic Inevitable” by Terry Tunes Sculptor Terry Tunes will be honored at a public reception on Sunday, June 21, at 1 pm at the Georgetown Public Library. The library is thanking Mr. Tunes for allowing three of his works to be exhibited in and around the library. The sculptures—a

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DowntownPublic Art

“Robert Williamson” by Lucas Adams faces the Williamson Museum on Austin Avenue on the downtown Square. 

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At the LibraryDowntownPublic Art

“Got It!” by Rod Garrett is on the second floor of the Georgetown Public Library at 402 W. Eighth Street.

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In the ParksPublic Art

“Horatio II” by Marla Ripperda is located in Rivery Park.

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DowntownPublic Art

Judith Shriner’s image A Quarter of Four covers the utility box at Seventh Street and Austin Avenue on the downtown Square.

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DowntownPublic Art

Davin Hoyt’s image Thru covers the utility box at Eighth Street and Austin Avenue on the downtown Square.

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At Southwestern UniversityPublic Art

“Madonna and Child” by Charles Umlauf is located outside the Lois Perkins Chapel on the campus of Southwestern University.

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DowntownPublic Art

“Waterin’ the Work Mules” by Bob Coffee is on the northeast corner of Main and Seventh streets on the downtown Square.

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DowntownPublic Art

“Henry C. Matysek” by H. Clay Dahlberg is on the lawn of the Williamson County Courthouse in the center of the Square.

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DowntownPublic Art

“Harry L. Gold” by Lucas Adams is a bronze bust at the northwest corner of Main and Seventh streets on the downtown Square.

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At the LibraryDowntownPublic Art

“Danielle’s Dream” by Dan Pogue is outside the Ninth Street entrance to the Georgetown Public Library, which is at 402 W. Eighth Street.

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