The City of Georgetown’s Arts and Culture Board is now inviting entries for the 2023-24 Annual Georgetown Sculpture Tour – a juried, year-long outdoor exhibition in Georgetown’s historic Downtown Cultural District. Prizes will be announced at the Georgetown Autumn Art Stroll on Thursday, October 19 during an opening reception for the Georgetown Sculpture Tour! Please click here to view the full submission guidelines, project schedule, and other info:Call for Artist Entries_Georgetown Sculpture Tour Entries 2023-2024

Sculpture Tour applications will be accepted June 1 – August 1, 2023 for the 2023-2024 tour. Each sculptor may submit up to three sculptures for consideration. Please provide two or three photographs of each piece, showing different angles.

From the applications submitted by the deadline, the City of Georgetown Arts & Culture Board will select up to (15) 2023-24 Sculpture Tour pieces. All applicants will be notified of the board’s decisions in August.

All sculptures selected for the 2023-2024 Sculpture Tour will receive a cash prize awarded by the City of Georgetown Arts & Culture Board. Prizes will be announced at the Georgetown Autumn Art Stroll on Thursday, October 19 during an opening reception for the Georgetown Sculpture Tour! Judging will occur in October 2023, and checks will be mailed in November 2023. Artists will be required to sign a Sculpture Tour contract, which includes a 25 percent commission to the City on any sculpture sold during the exhibit period.

$2,000 First Prize (one will be awarded)

$1,500 Second Prize (one will be awarded)

$1000 Honorable Mention (up to 13 will be awarded)

Sculptures will be installed by appointment the first week in October 2023 and remain on display until October 2024. Delivery is the artist’s responsibility; sculptures will be installed by City of Georgetown Parks and Recreation staff working with the artist.

If you have questions please contact Amanda Still, Arts & Culture Coordinator, at or 512-930-8471.

The Georgetown Arts and Culture Board awards grants twice a year for art, music, theatre, dance, literary, and cultural heritage events and programs taking place in Georgetown. The City of Georgetown Arts and Culture Board considers all applicants without attention to the following – which includes but is not limited to – race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

Starting June 1, 2023, the board will invite grant proposals for events and programs occurring between October 1, 2023 – March 31, 2024 as part of the 2023 Round II grant period. The deadline for submitting for this grant period is June 30, 2023.

Eligible requests: Nonprofit organizations, schools, and informal arts and culture organizations creating arts and culture programming or an event open to the public are eligible to apply. Eligible requests include equipment and supplies specific to the event or program that is occurring during the period of performance and necessary for the event/program to occur. Eligible applicants must be in good standing with a history of timely reporting and grant fulfillment requirements if previous Arts and Culture grants have been awarded. As this grant program is funded by the Hotel Occupancy Tax, programs must demonstrate economic impact through cultural tourism (e.g., programs that may attract people who also attend other arts & culture venues or events, stay overnight, shop, or dine in Georgetown). Programming and events must be open to the public.

Ineligible requests: Organizations that received funding in the 2023 Round I grant period are not eligible to apply for 2023 Round II. For profit businesses are not eligible to apply for Arts and Culture grant funding. Additional ineligible requests include food/beverage expenses, start-up costs or general operating expenses, and capital improvements.

The Georgetown Arts and Culture Grants help the Arts and Culture Board fulfill bylaw requirements which include recognizing and encouraging groups and organizations that enrich Georgetown life by bringing cultural and artistic values and artifacts to the City.  Members of the Arts and Culture Board believe a vibrant arts community and cultural offerings are good for the quality of life for residents, will attract visitors, and will assist Georgetown in becoming a nationally recognized arts destination by 2030.  The grant program helps develop and strengthen our local arts community by contributing funding to arts and culture programming that enhances our local community.
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