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February 2020

Exhibit — Tignon — Chesley Antoinette

February 14 - March 15
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Artist Reception Saturday February 15th 6-8pm Artist Talk Sunday February 16th 2-4pm Please join the Georgetown Art Center for this groundbreaking art exhibition featuring the work of artist, Chesley Antoinette. Tignon (pronounced teyôN) is a French word that can mean cloth or handkerchief and is used to reference the headwraps of Creole women. The Tignon Law was an edict of good government dictated by the Spanish government during the late 18th century in New Orleans, Louisiana that forced women of…

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March 2020

Tweens & Teens Heart of the Headwrap Workshop

March 14 @ 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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Toast to Tignon

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

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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Exhibit — Critters: Our Animal World

March 20 - May 3
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Artist Reception: March 21, 2020 6-8 PM Artist talk: March 22, 2020 2 PM   Critters: Our Animal World, is an exhibition featuring the work of three incredible artists: Carrie Cook, Jessica Gengenbach, and Shanny Lott. The exhibit also includes work from the Georgetown Art Center’s open call jury-selected finalist work, creating a unique multi media presentation.

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Artist Reception — Critters: Our Animal World

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Artist Talk — Critters: Our Animal World

March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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