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August 2019

Artist Reception : Cultivated on Dry Land

August 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Cultivated on Dry Land explores the visual relationships between land based flora and marine life. My artistic observation of such forms leads to a process of combining physical attributes of a number if species into a given sculpture, resulting in abstracted representations. I look to the manner in which certain plants and sea creatures grow and generate their structures and take note of how several visually overlap despite having no apparent common ancestry. This fascination deepened after living on Kauai,…

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Artist Talk : Cultivated on Dry Land

August 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Jennifer Hill is a studio artist in Austin TX. Previously she lived on The Garden Isle of Kauai, inspired by the luscious flora and textures of the sea. Her artwork has appeared in numerous exhibitions, including the notable Hawaii’s Modern Masters in Waikiki and the more recent Ciò Che Muore in Rome, Italy. In Texas she has exhibited widely including with the Studio Gallery at Brookhaven College, the Dougherty Arts Center, Atelier 1205, Dimension Gallery, the Peoples’ Gallery at Austin…

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September 2019

Artist Reception & Award Ceremony: 2019 Art Hop

September 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Please join us in celebrating our 12th year of Art Hop and Texas artists. The celebration starts at 2:00 PM at the Georgetown Public Library and then we will move to the Georgetown Art Center at 3:15 PM with the Awards Ceremony at 3:45 PM.

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October 2019

The Inspirational travels of Matisse

October 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Studio – Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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An artist might travel for adventure, perspective, to learn new skills and to experience different cultures. For Henri Matisse it was an essential part of his life and career, evident throughout his artwork. Join local art historian Michelle Stoeffler as she walks you through Matisse's favorite vacation spots and enjoy an annotated slideshow of his colorful artworks. Light refreshments offered

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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

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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November 2019

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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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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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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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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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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January 2020

Artist Reception — Meta Garden

January 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Artist Talk — Meta Garden

January 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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February 2020

Discover the History of Tignon

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lark and Owl Booksellers, 205 W 6th Street Ste 101
Georgetown, Texas 78626
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Heart of the Headwrap Workshop

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Lark and Owl Booksellers, 205 W 6th Street Ste 101
Georgetown, Texas 78626
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$35

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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An Evening with Artist Chesley Antoinette (GAC Fundraiser)

February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$75

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 15 @ 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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Preserving History Mural Dedication

February 15 @ 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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Artist Reception — Tignon

February 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Artist Talk — Tignon

February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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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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CANCELLED – 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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