2020-21 Sculpture Tour awards announced

The City of Georgetown Arts and Culture Board has awarded John Mark Luke the first prize award in the 2020-21 Sculpture Tour, a juried year-long outdoor exhibit in the historic downtown Georgetown Cultural District. Luke won for his piece “Interaction of Thought V,” a piece created from laminated wood, clear fiberglass and resin, steel rebar, … Continue reading “2020-21 Sculpture Tour awards announced”

Healing Arts for Veterans program supports service members in November

The City of Georgetown arts and culture program teamed up with Resilient Me: Community Based Resiliency Programs, Austin Classical Guitar, country music artist Wynn Williams, Wag Heaven, and artists Jay Rivera and J. Muzacz throughout the month of November to honor veterans through the arts. The Healing Arts for Veterans program provides arts components to … Continue reading “Healing Arts for Veterans program supports service members in November”

Arts and Culture Board seeks mural proposals

The City’s Arts and Culture Board is seeking artist proposals for two murals in Georgetown this fall. Animal Shelter Mural Project In October, the Arts and Culture Board reopened the call for art for a mural related to the purpose of the Georgetown Animal Shelter by addressing the rescue and adoption of pets. Mural designs … Continue reading “Arts and Culture Board seeks mural proposals”

Arts and Culture Brown Bag Luncheon: Partnering with Local Schools

The City will host its second Arts and Culture Brown Bag Luncheon on Jan. 22 featuring a presentation by Georgetown ISD Fine Arts Director Carol Watson about partnering with local schools. Watson’s presentation will focus on partnerships between communities, artists, arts and culture organizations, and local schools that promote educational opportunities and community engagement. Watson’s … Continue reading “Arts and Culture Brown Bag Luncheon: Partnering with Local Schools”

Arts and Culture Board seeks grant proposals for projects, events

The Georgetown Arts and Culture Board is seeking grant proposals for art, music, theater, dance, and cultural heritage events or projects to take place in Georgetown between April and September 2020. The call for grant proposals opens Dec. 1. Nonprofit organizations, schools, informal arts and culture organizations, and individual artists who are creating public art, … Continue reading “Arts and Culture Board seeks grant proposals for projects, events”

2019-20 Sculpture Tour awards announced

The City of Georgetown Arts and Culture Board has awarded Marble Falls sculptor Dan Pogue the first prize award in the 2019-20 Sculpture Tour, a juried year-long outdoor exhibit in the vibrant Georgetown Cultural District. Pogue won for his piece “One Trick Pony,” a cast bronze sculpture inspired by carousel ponies. The sculpture is located … Continue reading “2019-20 Sculpture Tour awards announced”

Arts and Culture Brown Bag Luncheon: Grants 101 on Sept. 24

The City will host its first Arts and Culture Brown Bag Luncheon on Sept. 24 featuring a panel discussion titled Grants 101 with Jim Bob McMillan, deputy director of grants for the Texas Commission on the Arts and Jill Strube, secretary of the City of Smithville’s Richard D. Latham Cultural District. McMillan’s experience with the … Continue reading “Arts and Culture Brown Bag Luncheon: Grants 101 on Sept. 24”

Award winners announced in Texas Society of Sculptors Annual Summer Show

Harry Angel is a sculptor who creates graceful carved and polished wooden sculptures, often from mesquite wood, working around all the wood’s cracks and imperfections. He has exhibited work in the Texas Society of Sculptors Annual Summer Show previously, but this year he took the First place. The news was announced at an awards reception … Continue reading “Award winners announced in Texas Society of Sculptors Annual Summer Show”

Public invited to cast ballots for People’s Choice Award in library sculpture exhibit

For twelve years, the Georgetown Public Library has hosted the Texas Society of Sculptors’ annual summer show. The competitive, juried exhibit is a popular tradition in Georgetown that includes sculptures throughout the building on both the first and second floors. Participating sculptors work in wood, glass, bronze, ceramics, and more. Most pieces in the exhibit … Continue reading “Public invited to cast ballots for People’s Choice Award in library sculpture exhibit”

Arts and Culture Board seeks grant proposals for projects, events

The Georgetown Arts and Culture Board is seeking grant proposals for art, music, theater, dance, and cultural heritage events or projects to take place in Georgetown between October 2019 and March 2020. Nonprofit organizations, schools, informal arts and culture organizations, and individual artists who are creating public art, arts and culture programming, or an event … Continue reading “Arts and Culture Board seeks grant proposals for projects, events”

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