Bluegrass & Country Live at the Library for Father’s Day

Bluegrass and country musicians The Sieker Band will appear next in the Georgetown Public Library’s popular “Live Music at the Library” series. They will perform on Sunday, June 21, at 2 p.m. in the library lobby, performing a special Father’s Day concert. The Sieker Band maintains a busy performing schedule, including playing at the Kerrville Folk Festival in May. Rolf … Continue reading “Bluegrass & Country Live at the Library for Father’s Day”

Art in the Library: Works by Alice Stultz

The Georgetown Public Library hosts a solo exhibit of paintings by Alice Stultz May 17-June 12 in the upstairs gallery area. Alice Schorre Stultz lives in Georgetown.  She attended Southwestern University and has a degree in anthropology from the University of Texas.  Alice is an artist who enjoys using watercolor, acrylic, pastels, collage, and oil … Continue reading “Art in the Library: Works by Alice Stultz”

Marking History on the Square: Postponed

Updated, May 15: The Marking History walking tour and the Historic Marker Rehabilitation Workshop that were scheduled for tomorrow have been postponed due to the forecast for rain. The City and The Williamson Museum will publicize the new date when the events are re-scheduled. —- Local history experts in period costumes will tell stories from … Continue reading “Marking History on the Square: Postponed”

Breakfast Bites on May 20: Capitalizing on Cultural Arts

Georgetown’s historic downtown area became a state-designated cultural district in 2013. The official listing by the Texas Commission on the Arts recognizes the many arts and cultural offerings in the 40-block downtown overlay area. Georgetown has one of 26 cultural districts in 23 Texas cities. The Breakfast Bites panel on May 20 will look at … Continue reading “Breakfast Bites on May 20: Capitalizing on Cultural Arts”

Classical Guitarist Peter Fletcher Performs May 17

Classical guitarist Peter Fletcher plays next in the Georgetown Public Library’s popular “Live Music at the Library” series. He will perform on Sunday, May 17, at 2 p.m. in the library lobby. This concert is part of a nationwide tour to promote Fletcher’s new Edvard Grieg CD, released in 2014 on Centaur Records. Fletcher will perform selections from this new CD, … Continue reading “Classical Guitarist Peter Fletcher Performs May 17”

Call to Artists: Mural Project in Downtown Georgetown

The City of Georgetown Arts and Culture Board is issuing a call for artist proposals for a mural to be located on the rear wall of 711 S. Main Street, Georgetown, TX. Mural Details: • The goal of the mural is to provide a piece of public art of interest to residents and visitors to … Continue reading “Call to Artists: Mural Project in Downtown Georgetown”

Georgetown Art Center Highlighted in Texas Living Magazine

The 2013 renovation that transformed Georgetown’s 123-year-old Firehouse Number 1 into the award-winning Georgetown Art Center is highlighted along with the Georgetown Main Street Program in the February 2015 issue of Texas Living magazine. Click here to read the article: “Main Street renovations: stepping back into Texas history.” (Shared with permission from Texas Living.)

Grants Help Fund Wide Variety of Georgetown Arts and Culture Opportunities

Georgetown arts and culture nonprofits received grants totaling $20,000 in the Georgetown Arts and Culture Board awards process for 2015. The grants will fund events taking place in Georgetown this year between February 1 and September 30. Events that are free to the public received special consideration in the grant process. Grants awarded were: $500 … Continue reading “Grants Help Fund Wide Variety of Georgetown Arts and Culture Opportunities”

Texas Commission on the Arts Approves Cultural District

Georgetown’s cultural district designation was approved by the board of the Texas Commission on the Arts at their meeting on Thursday in Austin. Georgetown’s was one of five new cultural districts in cities across Texas approved by the commission. The Georgetown cultural district includes the 40-block area of downtown included in the Downtown Historic Overlay, … Continue reading “Texas Commission on the Arts Approves Cultural District”

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