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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…

2021-2022 Sculpture Tour Award Winners Announced

The City of Georgetown Arts and Culture Board has awarded Anthony St. James the first prize award in the 2021-22 Sculpture Tour, a juried year-long outdoor exhibit in the historic Downtown Georgetown Cultural District. Anthony St. James won for his piece 1969-Yesterday, a 3D contemporary sculpture of The Beatles created using steel and stainless steel. The … Continue reading “2021-2022 Sculpture Tour Award Winners Announced”

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The Inaugural Georgetown Autumn Art Stroll

Mark your calendars for the inaugural Georgetown Autumn Art Stroll. The Stroll will take place in Downtown Georgetown on Thursday, October 21 from 4-8pm and is an opportunity for patrons to view art and purchase art from artists in Grace Plaza and the Splash Pad at the Art Center , as well as at local … Continue reading “The Inaugural Georgetown Autumn Art Stroll”

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Request for Artist Submissions for the Inaugural Georgetown Autumn Art Stroll

Beginning August 1st, 2021, the City of Georgetown’s Arts and Culture Board invites artists to submit their applications for booth space during the Autumn Art Stroll on October 21, 2021. The Stroll will take place in Downtown Georgetown from 4-8pm and is an opportunity for patrons to view art and purchase art in Grace Plaza, … Continue reading “Request for Artist Submissions for the Inaugural Georgetown Autumn Art Stroll”

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Arts and Culture Grants Awarded 2021 Round II

At the July 2021 Board meeting, the City of Georgetown Arts & Culture Board approved $12,650 in grants to local arts and culture organizations for the 2021 Round II grant cycle. The grants will help fund local arts and cultural programming that includes visual art, music, performing art, and history in Georgetown. The events and … Continue reading “Arts and Culture Grants Awarded 2021 Round II”

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New Mural at Georgetown Title – “Railroad Rhythm” by Molly Keen

The Georgetown Arts and Culture Board – in collaboration with Georgetown Title Company – has selected the artist for the mural at Georgetown Title. This mural is the first commercial mural that is part of the Percent for Public Art Adjacent to Capital Improvement Projects. The Georgetown Title building is adjacent to two Public Improvements … Continue reading “New Mural at Georgetown Title – “Railroad Rhythm” by Molly Keen”

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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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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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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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