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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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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

Exhibit — Meta Garden – Rebecca Bennett

January 10 - February 9
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Artist Reception: Saturday  Jan 11, 2020 6-8 PM Artist Talk: Sunday  Jan 12, 2020 2-4 PM Artist Rebecca Bennett’s Meta Garden exhibit will have work that uses digitally manipulated images of her original paintings to create a new body of work that references in a very abstract way elements of a garden, ie. blooms, sprouts, cairns. She’s using “garden” as a metaphor for growth, change, nourishment, seeds, and natural evolution.   She wants to share creative growth and the path…

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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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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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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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May 2020

Exhibit — Critters: Our Animal World

May 19 - July 19
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Artist Reception: July 18, 2020 6-8pm Artist talk: July 19, 2020 2-4pm   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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July 2020

Artist Reception — Critters: Our Animal World — Closing

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Cancelled Artist Talk — Critters: Our Animal World

July 19 @ 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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Artist Reception — Ingrained

July 25 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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Opening reception for Ingrained at the Georgetown Art Center. This socially distanced event will allow for the safe viewing of art. Ingrained is a group show of new art by Thomas Cook, Alicia Philley, Caroline Walker and Linda Wandt. Though having different styles, all artists are working with wood for a unified aesthetic in story telling. Please RSVP for a ticket to view the show in person. The show will be open from 12pm - 8pm to allow for distanced…

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Online Artist Talk — Ingrained

July 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street
Georgetown, TX 78626 United States
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The artists of Ingrained, Thomas Cook, Alicia Philley, Caroline Walker and Linda Wandt, discuss their different approaches to using the wood grain in this new body of work. Please enjoy this online recording of the Artist Talk from July 26th https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1gwdJsUb3k  

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