Title Call for Entries – Annual Georgetown Sculpture Tour
Organization City of Georgetown Arts and Culture Board
Closing Date Thursday, August 1, 2024
Location Georgetown, TX
Information

The Call for Entries for the 2024-2025 Annual Georgetown Sculpture Tour is now open!! This year there will be sculpture locations at the Sheraton Hotel, so be sure to submit your pieces to be a part of this new and expanded Sculpture Tour! https://arts.georgetown.org/2023-2024-annual-georgetown-sculpture-tour/

The City of Georgetown Arts and Culture Program sponsors an annually rotating Sculpture Tour in the Downtown Georgetown Cultural District and surrounding areas of the Georgetown community.

Application Deadline: August 1st , 2024

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Beginning June 1st, 2024, The City of Georgetown’s Arts and Culture Board will invite artist entries for the 2024-2025 Annual Georgetown Sculpture Tour – a juried, year-long outdoor exhibition in Georgetown’s historic Cultural District and surrounding areas of the Georgetown community. Each artist may submit up to (3) sculptures for consideration.

ELIGIBILITY: This opportunity is open to all professional artists over the age of 18.

STIPENDS: All sculptures selected for the 2024-2025 Sculpture Tour will receive a cash prize awarded by the City of Georgetown Arts & Culture Board, which includes (1) $2,000 First Prize, (1) $1,500 Second Prize, and up to (15) $1000 Honorable Mention awards. Judging will occur in October 2023, and checks will be mailed in November 2024. Prizes will be announced in October during an opening reception for the Georgetown Sculpture Tour! The Arts and Culture Program will receive a 25 percent commission on any sculpture sold during the exhibit period.

INSTALLATION DATE: Installations will take place the first week of October 2024 by appointment. Delivery and pickup are the artist’s responsibility; sculptures will be installed by City of Georgetown Parks and Recreation staff working with the artist. Sculptures will be removed in October 2025 by appointment. APPLY: Applications will be submitted through Submittable.com between June 1st and August 1st, 2024: https://artsgeorgetown.submittable.com/Submit

SELECTION: From the entries submitted by the August 1st deadline, the City of Georgetown Arts and Culture Board will select up to (15) pieces for the 2024-2025 Annual Georgetown Sculpture Tour. This year’s tour will include new locations at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center and the Summit! All applicants will be notified of the board’s decision for inclusion in the tour in August 2024. Prize winners will be selected by the Arts and Culture Board in October 2024.

APPLICATION FEE: None

Website https://arts.georgetown.org/