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.

2021 Arts Awards

Nominate a deserving local artist or art organization for this year's Arts Awards to be presented at the first annual Art & Wine Walk, Saturday, October 1, 2022. Nominations are open for the following awards:

* Outstanding Contributor to the Arts
* Youth Artist of the Year
* Arts Organization of the Year

Nominations are due to Seguin Main Street by August 31, 2022. Download the nomination form HERE

Current Public Art Projects

The Seguin Commission on the Arts is currently developing the Seguin Squirrel Trail that will feature painted fiberglass squirrels throughout the community. For more information on sponsoring a squirrel, click here.

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. 

Past recipients include:
2019 - Lydia Robles
2018 - Eithne Goetz
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
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.

Juan Seguin Statute, Central Park, 201 South Austin Street


Stagecoach Mural, 114 South Austin Street 
stagecoach mural

Ranger Mural, 301 North Austin Street

Bird Sanctuary Statutes, Walnut Springs Park, 317 West Court Street
Martin Luther Statute, Texas Lutheran University in front of the Beck Center, 1000 West Court Street

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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