Current and Upcoming Exhibits

The Georgetown Public Library hosts monthly art exhibits that are accessible all the hours that the library is open. Each year from 2014-2017 the library has received the Silver award for “Best Place to View Art” in the Best of Georgetown Awards.

Exhibits feature work by local individual artists and by local arts groups. The library welcomes proposals for future exhibits during each year’s open call; details are below.

The library also displays works of art that have been purchased by the City of Georgetown, and is a City Sculpture Tour location.

august

24jun(jun 24)12:00 am21sep(sep 21)11:59 pmExhibit: Texas Society of Sculptors 11th Annual Summer Show(june 24) 12:00 am - (september 21) 11:59 pm

30jul(jul 30)12:00 am24aug(aug 24)11:59 pmExhibit: City of Georgetown Staff Art Show(july 30) 12:00 am - (august 24) 11:59 pm

30jul(jul 30)12:00 am23aug(aug 23)11:59 pmExhibit: Ted Keller: Applauding the Splendor of Creation(july 30) 12:00 am - (august 23) 11:59 pm

27aug(aug 27)12:00 am21sep(sep 21)11:59 pmExhibit: Williamson County Art Guild: Our Creative Community12:00 am - (september 21) 11:59 pm

september

24jun(jun 24)12:00 am21sep(sep 21)11:59 pmExhibit: Texas Society of Sculptors 11th Annual Summer Show(june 24) 12:00 am - (september 21) 11:59 pm

27aug(aug 27)12:00 am21sep(sep 21)11:59 pmExhibit: Williamson County Art Guild: Our Creative Community(august 27) 12:00 am - (september 21) 11:59 pm

sat15sep1:00 pm3:00 pmSculpture Demonstrations1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

sun16sep3:00 pm5:00 pmWilliamson County Art Guild Reception3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

28sep(sep 28)12:00 am27oct(oct 27)11:59 pmExhibit: Art Hop XI12:00 am - (october 27) 11:59 pm

sat29sep2:00 pm3:15 pmArt Hop XI Reception2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

october

28sep(sep 28)12:00 am27oct(oct 27)11:59 pmExhibit: Art Hop XI(september 28) 12:00 am - (october 27) 11:59 pm

30oct(oct 30)12:00 am04nov(nov 4)11:59 pmExhibit: Worth a Thousand Words12:00 am - (november 4) 11:59 pm

november

30oct(oct 30)12:00 am04nov(nov 4)11:59 pmExhibit: Worth a Thousand Words(october 30) 12:00 am - (november 4) 11:59 pm

10nov(nov 10)9:00 am30(nov 30)6:00 pmExhibit: Worth a Thousand Words9:00 am - 6:00 pm (30)

20novallday06decExhibit: Dale Illig: Pictures from India: Peace Corps, 1969-1972(All Day)

december

20novallday06decExhibit: Dale Illig: Pictures from India: Peace Corps, 1969-1972(All Day)

sun02dec3:00 pm5:00 pmDale Illig Film Showing, Talk, and Reception3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

03dec(dec 3)12:00 am28(dec 28)11:59 pmExhibit: Susan Hoppenworth: Elevate12:00 am - 11:59 pm (28)

03dec(dec 3)12:00 am28(dec 28)11:59 pmExhibit: Central Texas Pastel Society: Celebrate 20 Years of Brilliant Color!12:00 am - 11:59 pm (28)

january

No Events

february

No Events

march

No Events


Exhibiting Your Work in the Library

The library highly values artists and their work. During each year’s open call, artists and organizations are invited to submit proposals for the next year’s exhibits. Proposals will be accepted March 1-May 15, 2019 for exhibits in 2020.

If you plan to submit a proposal, please look over these documents:

And then when the call is open, you will be able to submit a proposal in one of two ways: online or by mail.

Proposals for art exhibits in the Georgetown Public Library require the same information whether they are submitted online or on paper:

    • Proposed exhibit title
    • Description of proposed exhibit
    • Exhibit locations you would consider (second floor Bridge and Hall, first floor walls near Red Poppy Coffee Co. and the public use computers)
    • Up to six images of your work
    • The URL to your website (optional)
    • A description of your artwork in general
    • A little about your art background, with the option to upload or attach a resume
    • Your availability to install and remove an exhibit in 2020

Calendar Year 2019*
Call for Entries March 1-May 15, 2018
Applicants Notified June 1, 2018

Calendar Year 2020*
Call for Entries March 1-May 15, 2019
Applicants Notified June 1, 2019
*Proposals that are not selected may be considered in the case of cancellations.

Feel free to contact Dana Hendrix, Fine Arts Librarian, at dana.hendrix@georgetown.org or 512-930-3624 with questions.