The City of Georgetown is seeking individuals to showcase their work and artistic abilities, as well as proposals for the next round of arts and culture grants. The Arts and Culture program also organizes a quarterly lunch.
Search for candidates for the sculpture tour 2022-23
The City of Georgetown is seeking entries for the 2022-23 Sculpture Tour, a year-long outdoor exhibit in Georgetown’s vibrant cultural district. Applications will be accepted from 12:01 a.m. on June 1 to 11:59 p.m. on August 1.
Each sculptor may submit up to three sculptures for consideration. Eighteen sculptures will be selected by the City of Georgetown Arts and Culture Council to be featured in the tour, which includes outdoor displays around the plaza, at the Georgetown Public Library and the Recreation Center in Georgetown.
The sculptures will be installed in October and will be on display until October 2023. All sculptors whose works are selected to participate in the tour will receive a cash prize, including $2,000 for first place, $1,500 for second and $1,000 for an honorable mention.
For more information, including submission guidelines, visit Call for 2022-2023 Annual Georgetown Sculpture Tour Entries – Georgetown Arts & Culture.
Arts and Culture Grant Proposals Now Open
The Georgetown Arts and Culture Council is now inviting grant proposals for events and programs taking place between October 1, 2022 and March 31, 2023, as part of the second grant period of 2022. The deadline submission date is June 30, 2022.
The Georgetown Arts and Culture Council provides grants twice a year for visual arts, music, theatre, dance, literature and cultural heritage events and programs that take place in Georgetown. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or status of disability.
Nonprofits, schools, and informal arts and cultural organizations creating arts and culture programming or an event open to the public are eligible. Organizations that received funding in the first grant period of 2022 are not eligible to apply to the second round of 2022.
For more information and to submit a proposal, please visit the Georgetown Arts & Culture Grants – Georgetown Arts & Culture grants page.
Arts and Culture Brown Bag Lunch
The quarterly Arts and Culture Brown Bag Luncheon returns at noon on 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,” explains how to use 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 Lunches – Georgetown Arts and Culture.