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Georgetown Arts & Culture

Georgetown Arts & Culture Advisory Board

The Arts and Culture Advisory Board encourages, stimulates, promotes, and fosters programs for the cultural enrichment of the City contributing to the quality of life in Georgetown and developing an awareness of the value of the arts. The board makes recommendations to the City Council regarding public art programs and programming spaces for local arts and culture activities, as well as awards Arts and Culture grants to local organizations. The Board consists of seven members appointed by the City Council in accordance with the City Charter. Members of the Board shall represent public and private sector interests.

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Browse the articles below for the latest news, announcements, and accomplishments…

Call for Arts and Culture Grant Proposals Now Open

The Georgetown Arts and Culture Board awards grant twice a year for visual art, music, theatre, dance, literary, and cultural heritage events and programs taking place in Georgetown, as well as organizational development initiatives including board training, strategic planning, and professional development. The City of Georgetown Arts and Culture Board considers all applicants without attention … Continue reading “Call for Arts and Culture Grant Proposals Now Open”

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Call for 2021-2022 Annual Georgetown Sculpture Tour Entries

2021-22 Annual Georgetown Sculpture Tour The City of Georgetown’s Arts and Culture Board is now inviting entries for the 2021-22 Annual Georgetown Sculpture Tour – a juried, year-long outdoor exhibition in Georgetown’s historic Downtown Cultural District. Please click here to view the full submission guidelines, project schedule, and other info: Call for Artist Entries_Georgetown Sculpture … Continue reading “Call for 2021-2022 Annual Georgetown Sculpture Tour Entries”

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GHS Student Mural Installation Set for June

Students at Georgetown High School plan to install a mural on the downtown building at 101 E. Seventh St. Now home to Tejas Meat Supply, the building formerly housed Georgetown Municipal Court. The Georgetown Arts and Culture Advisory Board selected sophomore Peyton Vega’s design from among 16 student designs submitted by art instructor Angela Morin. Morin … Continue reading “GHS Student Mural Installation Set for June”

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Dream with Us: The Future of Public Spaces

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Texas Society of Sculptors Library Show Call for Entry

The Texas Society of Sculptors is now accepting entries to be considered for their thirteenth summer show in the Georgetown Public Library. The exhibit, hosted by the Library with sponsorship from the City of Georgetown Arts and Culture Board, showcases more than 60 works of art by Texas artists each year. 2021 EXHIBIT CALENDAR May … Continue reading “Texas Society of Sculptors Library Show Call for Entry”

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Artist Selected for Georgetown Animal Shelter Mural

Artist and muralist Jason Tetlak of Jacksonville, FL was selected by the Georgetown Animal Shelter and the Georgetown Arts and Culture Board to design and install the upcoming mural at the shelter. Mr. Tetlak has completed mural projects across the country, including “No Sleep” – a mural in Jacksonville featuring the Beastie Boys and winner … Continue reading “Artist Selected for Georgetown Animal Shelter Mural”

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Arts and Culture Grants Awarded 2021 Round I

At the January 2021 Board meeting, the City of Georgetown Arts & Culture Board approved $11,072 in grants to local arts and culture organizations for the 2021 Round I grant cycle. The grants will help fund local arts and cultural programming that includes visual art, music, performing art, and arts education in Georgetown. The events … Continue reading “Arts and Culture Grants Awarded 2021 Round I”

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City Hall Gallery Features Artwork by Southwestern University Student Julia Canfield

The current exhibition at City Hall is on exhibit from January – March 2020. The exhibit features recent work by Southwestern University student graduate Julia Canfield. Artwork can be viewed Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm. In Polymer Empire, Julia Canfield explores the ironic beauty and luminosity of single-use shopping bags by engaging with ideas of nature … Continue reading “City Hall Gallery Features Artwork by Southwestern University Student Julia Canfield”

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Sculpture Awards Announced for the 2020-2021 Georgetown Sculpture Tour

The City of Georgetown Arts and Culture Board has awarded John Mark Luke the First Prize award in this year’s 202-2021 Annual Georgetown Sculpture Tour, a juried year-long outdoor exhibition in the historic Downtown Georgetown Cultural District. Luke won for his piece “Interaction of Thought V”, a piece created using Laminated Wood, Clear Fiberglass/Resin, Steel … Continue reading “Sculpture Awards Announced for the 2020-2021 Georgetown Sculpture Tour”

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K9 Heroes Mural, “Best Friends”, by Jay Rivera and J Muzacz Completed

K9 Heroes Mural, “Best Friends”, by Jay Rivera and J Muzacz, 2020 Photography by David Valdez Muralists J. Muzacz and Jay Rivera teamed up to create the public art mural  located at Wag Heaven, 206 West 6th Street #115, that is part of the Healing Arts for Veterans Program. The Arts and Culture Program collaborated … Continue reading “K9 Heroes Mural, “Best Friends”, by Jay Rivera and J Muzacz Completed”

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