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    VISUAL ARTS

    UMLAUF Garden Party: Under a Texas Sky

    Presented by UMLAUF Sculpture Garden and Museum at Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, Austin

    April 27, 2017

    Enjoy an Austin evening at the “UMLAUF Garden Party: Under a Texas Sky,” on Thursday, April 27, 7-9:30 p.m., at the UMLAUF Sculpture Garden and Museum. Garden Party guests stroll UMLAUF’s sculptures, encountering offerings from Austin restaurants and complementary wines, dancing to the Nash Hernandez Orchestra, and bidding on live and silent auction items. To purchase tickets, please go to ...more


    UMLAUF After Dark

    Presented by UMLAUF Sculpture Garden and Museum at Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, Austin

    May 2, 2017

    The UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum's recently-debuted UMLAUF After Dark returns Tuesday, May 2, 6-8 p.m., with the UMLAUF free and open after hours. This May date features free...more

    With Liberty and Justice for All Film Series: Naz & Maalik

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    May 4, 2017

    Jim Hodges’s sculpture With Liberty and Justice for All (A Work in Progress) is a pledge, a call to action, and a platform for dialogue. Join us we consider this public art in...more

    Ivory Fantasy & Flamenco Passion

    Presented by Musical Connections and City of Austin Cultural Arts Division at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin

    May 6, 2017

    Nina McIntire (Russia/Germany) completed her degree in Master of the Fine Arts at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow and at...more

    Violet Crown Festival

    Presented by Violet Crown Community Works

    May 6, 2017

    Art, music, food, and lots of free kids’ activities? Violet Crown Spring Festival has it all! Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 6th, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This fun festival will be held in...more

    Austin Short Short Fiction Festival #2

    Presented by Elisabet Ney Museum at Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin

    May 6, 2017

    Come celebrate Austin's popping short fiction scene at the AUSTIN SHORT SHORT FICTION FESTIVAL #2!

    We had such a great time last year, we're doing it again! On Sunday, April 2, from...more

    A Second Look at Casta

    Presented by Salvage Vanguard Theater at Julia C. Butridge Gallery, Austin

    May 6, 2017

    Salvage Vanguard Theater (SVT) announces A Second Look at Casta by playwright Adrienne Dawes. Directed by Jenny Larson and in collaboration with visual artist, Beth Consetta...more

    Texas Theatre and Dance presents PANORAMA

    Presented by The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance at Texas Performing Arts at The University of Texas at Austin - Oscar G. Brockett Theatre, Austin

    May 1 - May 7, 2017

    The University of Texas at Austin Department of Theatre and Dance presents PANORAMA, an exciting exhibition celebrating the work of emerging artists in costume design, lighting design, scenery,...more

    Tour The Talent Artist Studio Art Tour

    Presented by Artists Alliance of the Hill Country

    May 6 - May 7, 2017

    What: Tour the Talent – Art Studio Tour

    When: May 6-7, 2017

    Time: 11 am-4 pm

    Who: 5 art studios with over 20 artists

    Where:  Dripping...more

    With Liberty and Justice for All Film Series: Two Spirits

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    May 11, 2017

    Jim Hodges’s sculpture With Liberty and Justice for All (A Work in Progress) is a pledge, a call to action, and a platform for dialogue. Join us as we consider this work of art...more

    Second Saturdays are for Families: Recycled Robots

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    May 13, 2017

    Put everyday materials together to form a robotic work of art, then stop by our animation station to bring your metallic creation to life!

    The Contemporary Austin offers free monthly...more

    Charlotte Smith: Color Full

    Presented by Camiba Art

    April 21 - May 13, 2017

    Charlotte Smith: Color Full
    Exhibit dates: April 21st – May 13th, 2017
    Opening Reception: Friday April 21st, 6pm – 8pm, artist in attendance
    Location: 2832 E. MLK Jr....more

    In the Public Eye: New Work by Nathan “SLOKE” Nordstrom

    Presented by Austin Community College Art Department at Austin Community College Rio Grande Campus, Austin

    March 29 - May 14, 2017

    Austin Community College and the Rio Grande Campus Kramer Gallery are pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition of In the Public Eye: New Work by Nathan “SLOKE” Nordstrom, curated by...more

    UMLAUF May Family Day

    Presented by UMLAUF Sculpture Garden and Museum and Japan America Society of Greater Austin at Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, Austin

    May 14, 2017

    UMLAUF’s May 14th Family Day celebrates Mother’s Day with a Kimono Fashion Show hosted by the Japan America Society of Greater Austin, and the UMLAUF welcomes visitors to dress in their choice...more

    McCallum Fine Arts Academy Spring Show

    Presented by Link & Pin

    May 5 - May 21, 2017

    McCallum Fine Arts Academy Spring Show

    Dates: May 5 – May 21, 2017
    Hours: Fri-Sat-Sun 11am-4pm and by appointment

    Artists’ reception: Friday, May 5, 2017, 6...more

    With Liberty and Justice for All Film Series: The Watermelon Woman

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    May 25, 2017

    Jim Hodges’s sculpture With Liberty and Justice for All (A Work in Progress) is a pledge, a call to action, and a platform for dialogue. Join us we consider this work of art in...more

    Gallery Exhibit - Cowboys: East Germany

    Presented by Texas Folklife and German-Texan Heritage Society at Texas Folklife, Austin

    January 12 - May 31, 2017

    Gallery Exhibit - Cowboys: East Germany
    January 12, 2017 -  April 14, 2017
    Texas Folklife Gallery
    1708 Houston St.
    Austin, TX 78756
    FREE...more

    Bydee Art book release and exhibit

    Presented by La Peña

    June 3, 2017

    This book release and art exhibit features Brian “Bydeeman” Joseph's favorite paintings and other artworks.  Brian takes this opportunity to choose, display and write about the ones that...more

    Scry: Robert Collier Beam

    Presented by Pump Project Art Complex at Pump Project Art Complex, Austin

    May 5 - June 3, 2017

    From reading signs in the dirt, to looking through the darkest skies, our engagement with the landscape has always led to a temporary cultural understanding of who and where we are in relation to...more

    Cage Match Project: Michael Anthony Garcia

    Presented by Big Medium

    April 22 - June 4, 2017

    Michael Anthony Garcia
    Round Two: Suspension of Belief
    4/21/17 – 5/31/17

    Opening: April 21st, 2017 at 7:00pm

    The ideas presented in...more

    Blood Stripe - Audience Award Series

    Presented by Austin Film Festival and Alamo Drafthouse at Alamo Drafthouse Village, Austin

    June 6, 2017


    We wrap up our annual Audience Award Series, presented by Hiscox Insurance, with an encore screening of our 2016 Audience Award Winner, Blood Stripe!
     
    Blood...more

    The Secret Series

    Presented by City of Austin Cultural Arts Division

    April 7 - June 11, 2017

    Lighting. Objects. Furniture. All three come together in The Secret Series, a collective exhibition consisting of three individual shows.  Coming to you in Spring 2017 and curated by...more

    Places and Perceptions: Surreal Works by Marlene Llanes

    Presented by Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center at Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center., Austin

    April 13 - June 22, 2017

    Surreal works by artist Marlene Llanes at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center. Opening reception is this Thursday, April 13, 6-8pm, inside the Sam Z. Coronado...more

    Stories to Tell: Selections from the Harry Ransom Center

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    February 6 - July 16, 2017

    The Harry Ransom Center presents stories of inspiration, adaptation, innovation, confrontation, collaboration, and frustration, selected from its extensive cultural collections. The Ransom...more

    Horticulture Arts

    Presented by VSA Texas and Mobile Art Program at AGE Building, Austin

    April 30 - July 16, 2017

    Nature-based classes with instructor Mary Kraemer: combining growing gardening materials with creative activities by using plants for art materials. A healthy therapeutic set of classes...more

    Not a Sad Tale performance

    Presented by Camiba Art

    September 10, 2016 - September 10, 2017

    Not a Sad Tale

    2016
    Duration: 20 minutes
    Performance and animation by Yuliya Lanina
    Original music by Vladimir Rannev. 

    Not A Sad Tale is a story of...more

    Mermaid Society Ball

    Presented by Mermaid Society SMTX

    September 15, 2017

    The Mermaid Society SMTX is proud to announce our 2nd annual Mermaid Society Ball! Held at the stunning Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, at the headwaters of the San Marcos River,...more

    Artisan Mercado on Congress & 5th

    Presented by City of Austin Cultural Arts Division

    May 20 - September 16, 2017

    Tourists as well as local residents can now shop for unique, handcrafted Latino gifts downtown at the Artisan Mercado on Congress and 5th Street from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every third Saturday...more

    Texas Legends of Rock, Pop and Soul

    Presented by Texas Music Museum at Texas Music Museum , Austin

    February 22 - November 1, 2017

    Texas Legends of Rock, Pop and Soul 

    For more than 100 years, Texans have made extensive contributions to rock, pop and soul music starting with the great Mary Carson...more

    Austin Film Festival & Conference

    Presented by Austin Film Festival at The Driskill Hotel, Austin

    October 26 - November 2, 2017

    Austin Film Festival & Conference showcases the very best that the city has to offer – convenient downtown venues, fun parties at Austin’s fine bars and restaurants, and community...more

    JUEGOS RANCHEROS

    Presented by JUEGOS RANCHEROS at The North Door, Austin

    January 5 - December 7, 2017

    JUEGOS RANCHEROS hosts regular meet-ups on the first Thursday of the month at The North Door to showcase & play the best in independent games both local & global.


    Flora AR

    Presented by augzoo LLC

    February 13 - December 31, 2017

    “Flora AR” A Free Augmented Reality App

    Austin, TX:  augzoo LLC, an Austin-based software developer and publisher specializing in location-based Augmented Reality, announces...more

    23rd Street Artists' Market

    Presented by 23rd Street Artists' Market

    May 23, 2013 - May 23, 2018

    The 23rd Street Artists’ Market, is Austin’s original open air market for artists who make and sell their own work. Licensed artists sell their handcrafted art year-round on 23rd St....more

    Portraiture in the Park: Who Are You Anyway!?

    Presented by Elisabet Ney Museum at Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin

    Ongoing

    What does “Portraiture” mean? What information do you convey in portraits? Taking that information, how many new ways can you think of to assemble it to make portraits? Think OUTSIDE the box!...more

    POLKAPOCALYPSE!

    Presented by Elisabet Ney Museum and Texas Folklife at Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin

    Ongoing

    The Third First Annual POLKAPOCALYPSE! is upon us! Four awesome Polka bands--including two Grammy (TM) winners--will rock the boots off your lederhosen with a crazy mix of Tejano, Czech, German,...more

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