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Art in Seguin



Arts of all forms are evident in Seguin, from local musical talent to public sculptures in parks and more. The Seguin Commission on the Arts, appointed by the Seguin City Council, works to promote local artists and art venues and support public art opportunities in Seguin. The Commission sponsors the annual ArtsFest, hosts art competitions, and calls for artists to produce public art for the community.

ArtsFest 2019

Mark your calendar to attend ArtsFest 2019 on Saturday, March 2.  The day long festival includes a fun run, shopping, kids' craft projects, live performances and more.  For more information on the event, check out the event page here.

Call For Artists - Downtown Mural

The Seguin Commission on the Arts is pleased to announce a call for artists to submit a proposal for a downtown mural. The subject of the mural will be Seguin's founding by 33 Texas Rangers and their impact on the early days of Seguin. The call for artists can be found here.

Proposals need to be submitted by 5:00 pm on Monday, February 25, 2019 to the Seguin Main Street office at 116 North Camp Street or electronically to mainstreet@seguintexas.gov. The artist commission for the mural is up to $15,000.  

Outstanding Contributor to the Arts


One of the important roles of the Seguin Commission on the Arts is to promote and recognize local artists and organizations who support the arts.  The Commission annually presents the Outstanding Contributor to the Arts award during ArtsFest. The Commission is currently seeking nominations for the 2018 Outstanding Contributor to the Arts.  Nominations are needed by Friday, February 15.  The call for nominations can be found here.

Past recipeints include:
2017 - Dr. Henry Moore
2016 - Mary Jo and Lyndon Langford
2015 - Helen Stein
2014 - Pat Hoppe
2013 - Marika Bordes
2012 - Teatro de Artes de Juan Seguin
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Public Art

Seguin has a developing public art network from the bronze statute celebrating our town namesake in the square to abstract sculptures spread out across the Texas Lutheran University campus.  You can find public art located at the following locations.

  1. Juan Seguin Statute, Central Park, 201 South Austin Street
  2. Stagecoach Mural, 114 South Austin Street
  3. Bird Sanctuary Statutes, Walnut Springs Park, 317 West Court Street
  4. Martin Luther Statute, Texas Lutheran University in front of the Beck Center, 1000 West Court Street
  5. Scuplture Garden, Texas Lutheran University outside the Schuech Fine Arts Center, 1000 West Court Street
 Seguin Art Organizations

There are a number organizations within Seguin that promote the arts.  The Commission works to bring together all these organizations to promote all art forms.

 

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