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October 2020

Art Hop XIII winners announcement & opening Saturday

October 3, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Georgetown Art Center & Georgetown Public Library, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Mark your calendars for October 3 so that you can experience our 13th Art Hop! Start your viewing at the library and be sure to be at the splash pad outside of the Art Center at 3:30pm for the winners to be announced. An artist directory with over 100 original works of art will be available in both locations to locate the artists and their respective works.  

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August 2020

Artist Reception — Blissful Ignorance

August 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Due to COVID-19 precautions, our reception is offering walk-ins and RSVPs in order to limit the number of people in the building. If you feel more comfortable making an RSVP, please do so here, but they are not required.      

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March 2020

CANCELLED Artist Talk — Critters

March 22, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Join us for a talk with Carrie Cook, Jessica Gengenback, and Shanny Lott, our featured artists for the exhibit, Critters: Our Animal World.

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CANCELLED Artist Reception — Critters

March 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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CANCELLED – Toast to Tignon

March 15, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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$10 – $20
chelsey antoinette

Join us for a "Champagne & Chocolates" celebration of the Tignon exhibit on it's final day.  This private event includes an intimate, docent view of the exhibit by the visiting artist, Chesley Antoinette. You will also have the opportunity to engage with other patrons and take photos with the artist and her work.  Please join us as we close out this month of community events celebrating the art of Tignon, Headwraps among Women of African Descent. Advance purchase tickets $10…

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Tweens & Teens Heart of the Headwrap Workshop

March 14, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 pm
Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. 8th St
Georgetown, 78626 United States
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Headwrap Workshop for Ages 9 - 18 Workshop will start with brief lecture on the North American history surrounding the headwrap Brief question and answer Instructions on tying a headwrap Headwrap tie-off competition with one winner receiving the book, Global Headwraps by Georgia Scott Every participant gets a scarf (included in the workshop fee) of their choice to keep Free Registration Required Registration: www.library.georgetown.org Contact: Melissa Mote  email: Melissa.Mote@georgetown.org

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February 2020

Artist Talk — Tignon

February 16, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Artist Reception — Tignon

February 15, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Preserving History Mural Dedication

February 15, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Preserving History Mural, 808 Martin Luther King Jr St
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Open to the Public Sponsor: City of Georgetown Arts & Culture Chesley Antoinette, visiting Artist for the Tignon exhibit at the Georgetown Art Center, to give brief talk during the Preserving History mural dedication. https://arts.georgetown.org/preserving-history-mural-dedication-on-february-15-during-a-month-of-celebrations-and-educational-activities/

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Heart of the Headwrap Workshop

February 15, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Hosted by Georgetown Cultural Citizen Memorial Association and Arts & Culture Georgetown Workshop will start with brief lecture on the North American history surrounding the headwrap Brief question and answer Instructions on tying a headwrap Headwrap tie-off competition with one winner receiving the book, Global Headwraps by Georgia Scott Every participant gets a scarf (included in the workshop fee) of their choice to keep Ticket Required; Inquire for ticket price and availability Inquires/Info/Tickets: Reginadurden@Bradshawsg.com 512-636--4576

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An Evening with Artist Chesley Antoinette (GAC Fundraiser)

February 13, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$75
Maria Juana

Please join us for an elegant evening fundraiser with Texas artist, Chesley Antoinette, to toast her upcoming exhibit, "Tignon: Headwraps among Women of African Descent" before it opens to the public. This intimate Mix & Mingle affair will be held in the newly restored historic Old Town home of local arts and culture patrons, Michael and Kelley Worden. Guests will enjoy Live Music by pianist/singer Jody Barry, Libations, and Hors d'oeuvres. Midway through the evening, artist Chesley Antoinette will share…

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Heart of the Headwrap Workshop

February 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Lark and Owl Booksellers, 205 W 6th Street Ste 101
Georgetown, Texas 78626
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$35
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Workshop will start with brief lecture on the North American history surrounding the headwrap Brief question and answer Instructions on tying a headwrap Headwrap tie-off competition with one winner receiving the book, Global Headwraps by Georgia Scott Every participant gets a scarf (included in the workshop fee) of their choice to keep Ticketed Event, pre-purchase required Inquires/Info/Tickets: larkandowlbooksellers.com

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Discover the History of Tignon

February 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lark and Owl Booksellers, 205 W 6th Street Ste 101
Georgetown, Texas 78626
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January 2020

Artist Talk — Meta Garden

January 12, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Artist Reception — Meta Garden

January 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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December 2019

Art Lecture — Holiday Masterpieces of the Worlds Greatest Artists

December 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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holiday masterpiece

With the holidays swiftly sneaking up on us, take some time to view holiday artwork created by the Great Masters. Local art historian Michelle Stoeffler will walk you through the symbolism and techniques of a variety of pieces, along with tidbits about the artists. Join us for a jam packed exciting 1 hour whirlwind lecture and slideshow of truly beautiful masterpieces.   Refreshments: Hot chocolate and biscotti

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November 2019

Artist Talk — Contemporary Mosaics

November 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Artist Reception – Contemporary Mosaics

November 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Art Lecture — Annotated Vermeer

November 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Four examples of Vermeer paintings

Join local art historian Michelle Stoeffler as she digs deep into Dutch artist Jan Vermeer's life and art. He led a fascinating life and we will explore the famous masterpieces he created and review his process, his materials and techniques and of course learn about his inspirations. Michelle Stoeffler is a career art educator, currently teaching in Round Rock ISD. As a native New Yorker, she was immersed in cultural institutions from a young age and has an appreciation for…

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October 2019

Free Your Id! – Surrealist Workshop

October 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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$10
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Half-day workshop to help artists release their creativity by utilizing Surrealist techniques to generate ideas and inspiration, with a focus on the subconscious/”id” and ridding ourselves of self-censorship. This activity is led by Southwestern student and Georgetown Art Center intern, Ariana Dryden.

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