Celebrate the arts in Georgetown this Summer
UPDATED JULY 12, 2022: The Arts and Culture Brownbag Luncheon scheduled for Thursday, July 14, has been canceled. Information about the next Arts and Culture Brownbag Luncheon in October will be announced at a later date.
Posted June 20, 2022
The City of Georgetown is looking for individuals to showcase their work and artistic ability, as well as proposals for the next round of Arts and Culture grants. The Arts and Culture Program is also hosting a quarterly luncheon.
Seeking Applicants for 2022-23 Sculpture Tour
The City of Georgetown is seeking entries for the 2022-23 Sculpture Tour, a juried, year-long outdoor exhibit in the busy Georgetown Cultural District. Applications will be accepted from 12:01 a.m. June 1 to 11:59 p.m. Aug. 1.
Each sculptor may submit up to three sculptures for consideration. Eighteen sculptures will be selected by the City of Georgetown Arts and Culture Board to be featured in the tour, which includes outdoor exhibits around the Square, at the Georgetown Public Library, and the Georgetown Recreation Center.
Sculptures will be installed in October and will be on display until October 2023. All sculptors with works selected to be in the tour will be awarded a cash prize, including $2,000 for first place, $1,500 for second, and $1000 for honorable mention.
For more information, including submission guidelines, visit Call for 2022-2023 Annual Georgetown Sculpture Tour Entries – Georgetown Arts & Culture.
Grant Proposal for Arts and Culture are now open
The Georgetown Arts and Culture Board is now inviting grant proposals for events and programs occurring between October 1, 2022, and March 31, 2023, as part of the 2022 round two grant period. The deadline for submitting is June 30, 2022.
The Georgetown Arts and Culture Board awards grants twice each year for visual art, music, theatre, dance, literary, and cultural heritage events and programs taking place in Georgetown. All applicants are considered without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.
Nonprofit organizations, schools, and informal arts and culture organizations creating arts and culture programming, or an event open to the public are eligible to apply. Organizations that received funding in the 2022 round one grant period are not eligible to apply for 2022 round two.
For more information and to submit a proposal, please visit the grant page at Georgetown Arts & Culture Grants – Georgetown Arts & Culture.
Arts and Culture Brown Bag Luncheon
The quarterly Arts and Culture Brown Bag Luncheon returns at noon July 14. Pack your lunch and join us at the Georgetown Public Library for a presentation by Gary Wang, principal architect and founder of Wang Architects. His presentation, “Landscape and Architecture as a Bridge to Public Art,” breaks down how to use the arts and public art in large-scale architecture and design projects. Updates from arts and culture stakeholders in the Downtown Georgetown Cultural District will follow Wang’s presentation.
Find more information about the Arts and Culture Brown Bag Luncheon at Arts and Culture Brown Bag Luncheons – Georgetown Arts & Culture.