Support the Arts

We co-host art events and galleries all over Round Rock. Your contributions and volunteering at our events, at The Downtowner Gallery, and serving on the Board of Directors or its committees make our services possible.

 

So Much Happening!
  • Chalk Walk 2019 competition winners
  • Art Walk Signup by Oct. 19
  • We Are Round Rock reception Oct. 26, 6:30-8:00. The Downtowner
  • New pottery workshop added for Nov 4
  • Workshops for 2020 are now posted regularly
  • Visit the Calls for Art weekly.
Celebrate & Participate in the Arts

We host galleries in The Downtowner Art Gallery, Texas State University-Round Rock, and Jester Justice Center. We assist with lining up artists for the Popups and Art Walk. We offer workshops. Look through the website for more information.

 

A Busy October and November Ahead!

ART WALK- APPLICATIONS CLOSE OCTOBER 19 FOR THIS NOVEMBER 9 EVENT
The 3rd Annual Art Walk, held November 9 in Downtown Round Rock east of the library and the Downtowner Gallery,  is fast upon us. Click below to get the registration form.

Art Walk Application Form

PRETE PLAZA POPUP SHOWS, 10:00-3:00
This event runs October 12 and 26, November 9 and 16, and December 7 and 14. Come see 20 local artists displaying their wonderful hand made art in an open air environment. Over 60 artists will participate over the next three months. Great holiday gifts no matter what holiday, birthday, or graduation you want to celebrate! Watch our Facebook Page at Round Rock Arts for notice of space if there are any vacancies of untented space, announced 10 days before each show.

CHALK WALK COMPETITIVE ARTWORK RESULTS

Chalk Walk Winners are in! Thanks to Jerry’s Artarama, John Howell, Cordovan Art School, Round Rock Arts and the City of Round Rock for their assistance and sponsorships, and John for his leadership! The Dell Diamond provided a lot of space for the artists to go as large, or as small, as they wanted to go. 75 artists registered for the event. Chalk Walk took place at the Dell Diamond, October 4-5, and was managed by the City of Round Rock.

Prizes for the schools category were $100 best of show, $50 2nd place, $25 3rd place. Individuals who had ages within those school categories were also eligible for awards as individuals.

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL:
$100: Best of Show: #109 Susan Dalton, Wells Branch Elementary Arts Integration Academy RRISD; 2nd Place: #102 Ila Hogan; 3rd Place Elementary: #103 Adrian Lee & Union Hill Art Club RRISD

MIDDLE SCHOOL:
Best of Show: #202 Brianna Timourian, Hopewell Elementary School RRISD; 2nd Place: #204 Patricia Dalton & PfISD; 3rd Place: #209 Alicia Moore & Victoria Patroni

HIGH SCHOOL:
Best of Show: #304 Hailey Griffis; 2nd Place: #318 Abigail Soto & Cedar Ridge HS; 3rd Place: #303 Max Won

ALL AGES. $50 awarded:
Most Creative: #435 Valierie Milo
Best Representation of Round Rock: #426 AnnMarie Young & Nelda Young
Best Animal: #421 Jan Riggins
Best Figure: #301 Violet Wong
Best Copy of a Famous Masterpiece: #319 Abigail Soto & Cedar Ridge HS

ALL AGES, 1st-3rd places
$1,000: Overall Best of Show: #438 Jodi Zapata & Team
$300: 2nd Place: #442 Becky Porter & Tannie Smith
$200: 3rd Place: #441 Jenner Porter

 

Workshops at Round Rock Arts

Arts Workshops

We are accepting applications for Workshops to be held during the first quarter of 2020.they are due November 15.

About workshops:
They will be held at The Downtowner. Depending on the type of class offered, sizes of 5 to 10 can be accommodated while providing a table for the instructor as well. There is a 25% commission.. The artist sets the rate. We prefer a minimum of three students and are looking for a wide variety of artists and techniques. Artists are responsible for set up and clean up.

Visit the workshops page and scroll to the bottom of the page for an application form.

 

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