Group hosts tours of historic Shotgun House on Feb. 4 – 5

  The Georgetown Cultural Citizen Memorial Association will host tours of the historic Shotgun House on Feb. 4 – 5 to share the history and commemorate the education and plight of the African American community in Georgetown. The event, which received grant support from the Georgetown Arts and Culture Board, will include music, re-enactments of … Continue reading “Group hosts tours of historic Shotgun House on Feb. 4 – 5”

City hosts Creative Georgetown workshop on Feb. 11

City leaders are seeking public input on the future direction of the City’s role in arts and culture in Georgetown at the inaugural Creative Georgetown event Feb. 11 in the Georgetown Public Library. The come-and-go event will give attendees the opportunity to learn about the wide-ranging art, music, theater and cultural opportunities for audiences, learners, … Continue reading “City hosts Creative Georgetown workshop on Feb. 11”

Courageous Conversations begins new series Jan. 31

Beginning Jan. 31, the Georgetown Public Library and Courageous Conversations of Georgetown, TX will continue its partnership hosting moderated conversations about race and social justice. The series of conversations will use “March,” a three-volume graphic memoir by U.S. Rep. John Lewis, as a basis for discussions modeled on The Red Bench program developed by Interfaith … Continue reading “Courageous Conversations begins new series Jan. 31”

Ellsworth Peterson to be recognized

After receiving his doctorate in music from Harvard, Georgetown native Ellsworth Peterson realized his dream of coming home and building a career that has enriched the lives of students, residents and visitors through music. His many contributions to the arts will be acknowledged by a mayoral proclamation naming Jan. 24 as Ellsworth Peterson Day. The … Continue reading “Ellsworth Peterson to be recognized”

Traditional Irish Music with Aidan at Public Library Feb. 21

Call for Arts and Culture Grant Proposals

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, 2015 and September 30, 2016. The total budget for grants is $20,000. Recent grants have averaged $2,000 apiece. Nonprofit organizations, schools, and informal arts and culture organizations are … Continue reading “Call for Arts and Culture Grant Proposals”

Gallery Georgetown Annual Art Tour Oct. 10

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 venues open from 5-8:30 were: … Continue reading “Gallery Georgetown Annual Art Tour Oct. 10”

Art Hop Exhibit at Art Center and Library Oct. 2-30

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 112 artists were selected to … Continue reading “Art Hop Exhibit at Art Center and Library Oct. 2-30”

Austin Classical Guitar Ensemble to Perform in Library Oct. 18

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 Dyens, Francis Kleynjans and Jürg … Continue reading “Austin Classical Guitar Ensemble to Perform in Library Oct. 18”

Five Artists to Participate in Sculpture Demonstrations Sept. 19 in the Library

Five accomplished Texas sculptors will demonstrate varied creative techniques in the Lobby of the Georgetown Public Library on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. The demonstration is open to the public free of charge, and will be a friendly and informal come-and-go event where attendees can observe and talk with the artists as they work and explain their process. Mary … Continue reading “Five Artists to Participate in Sculpture Demonstrations Sept. 19 in the Library”

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