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    KIDS & FAMILY

    The Importance of Being Earnest

    Presented by The City Theatre Company at The City Theatre, Austin

    June 12 - July 5, 2015

    Oscar Wilde’s delicious comedy confection follows the romantic misadventures of two English cads who devise a double life in order to impress the strong-willed women whose hearts they hope to win. But when it is revealed that both friends are not entirely who they appear to be, a madcap comedy of tea time pitfalls, unexpected antics, and hilarious revelations ensues. The celebrated classic dazzles with ironic ...more


    Family Day

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

    July 12, 2015


    Free Fun in the sun for everyone! Ice Painting & Sculpture Safaris ALL DAY!
     
    12:30 Yoga
    1:00 Story Time
    1:30 Ice Carving: Sean Leahy, Spectrum Ice...more

    Keep Austin Playing

    Presented by Austin Parks and Recreation at Palmer Events Center, Austin

    July 15, 2015

    Keep Austin Playing, a citywide interactive play date!

    July 15, 2015

    3:00pm – 7:00pm – Open to the Public

    At Palmer Events Center

    Interactive Games &...more

    Girl Improved's Double Feature: Bad Spies and Jaded

    Presented by The ImprovEd Shakespeare Company

    July 9 - July 18, 2015

    Girl Improved, an ImprovEd Shakespeare Project, premieres two new plays this July: Bad Spies and Jaded, written, produced and directed by adolescent girls.

    A...more

    Sarah the Dinosaur by Pollyanna Theatre Company

    Presented by Pollyanna Theatre Company at The Long Center: Debra & Kevin Rollins Studio Theatre, Austin

    July 11 - July 19, 2015

    Central Texas’ most well-known children’s theatre company, Pollyanna Theatre, in Strategic Alliance with the Long Center, presents Sarah the Dinosaur by Kathleen Fletcher and Andrew...more

    Music Under the Star

    Presented by Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum at Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    July 10 - July 24, 2015

    This July, the Bullock Museum's free concert series, Music Under the Star, is presented in partnership with Fun Fun Fun Fest in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the popular Austin...more

    WorkLAB

    Presented by Blanton Museum of Art at Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    June 10 - August 7, 2015

    Dell Classroom, Smith Building
    WorkLAB invites makers of all ages to explore the media used by artists while experimenting with a variety of techniques and enticing materials. Drop by to...more

    Storytime Tours

    Presented by Blanton Museum of Art at Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    June 10 - August 7, 2015

    Meet in the Rapoport Atrium
    Recommended for families with children ages 3–7
    Encourage young art lovers to look closely and make connections between art, story, and life on these...more

    Deeper Dives

    Presented by Blanton Museum of Art at Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    June 24 - August 7, 2015

    Rapoport Atrium, Michener Building
    Deeper Dives encourage adult and child interactions by combining close looking, conversation, and art-making activities. Each week will focus on a...more

    You're The Boss! A playmaking workshop for tweens!

    Presented by Salvage Vanguard Theater at Salvage Vanguard Theater, Austin

    August 3 - August 7, 2015

    Salvage Vanguard Theater is thrilled to announce You’re The Boss! A playmaking workshop for tweens!

    You’re The Boss is an educational program...more

    Ice Cream Festival

    Presented by Roadway Productions at Fiesta Gardens, Austin

    August 8, 2015

    Ice Cream – FREE Each attendee entering with paid admission receives 3 tickets to redeem with the ice cream vendors of his or her choice. The minimum sample size is 3 oz. Some booths, like...more

    Roller Derby: Skating as a Contact Sport

    Presented by Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum at Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    March 14 - August 9, 2015

    If you know what a jammer, a hip check, and a can-opener are, then chances are you're part of the growing fan base for the popular contact sport of roller...more

    The Shakespeare at Winedale 45th Summer Season

    Presented by Shakespeare at Winedale

    July 16 - August 9, 2015

    The Shakespeare at Winedale 45th Summer Season

     

    WHAT: Shakespeare at Winedale 45th Summer Season;

    TWELFTH NIGHT, HENRY V, and PERICLES by William...more

    Move Your Tale Summer Camps

    Presented by Move Your Tale and Coldtowne Theater at ColdTowne Theater, Austin

    June 8 - August 14, 2015

    June 8 – June 12, 2015
    Camp Improv in Action

    A week of pure Improv. This mixed levels week begins with improv basics,...more

    Summer Show ATX

    Presented by UB&B at Austin Music Hall, Austin

    August 15, 2015

    UB&B Productions is proud to present the 4th Annual Summer Show in Austin, featuring Austin Craft Riot™ on Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 11a-6p. Held downtown at the Austin Music Hall, this...more

    Summer Stock Austin's 11th Season

    Presented by Summer Stock Austin and Long Center for the Preforming Arts at The Long Center: Debra & Kevin Rollins Studio Theatre, Austin

    July 24 - August 16, 2015


    They say the neon lights are bright on Broadway… turns out, they’re just as bright in the Rollins Studio Theatre, where Summer Stock Austin will play its 11th summer season with Great...more

    School of Rock presents Little Wing Rock 'n' Roll Summer Camp

    Presented by Austin School of Rock

    August 17 - August 21, 2015

    Starts: 08/17/2015
    Ends: 08/21/2015

    Monday-Friday 
    9:00am-1:00pm

    For Little Rockers ages 3-5 at WAYA. Classes will have activities from Little Wing...more

    Bat Fest

    Presented by Roadway Productions at Congress Avenue Bridge Bats, Austin

    August 22, 2015

    What will you see at Bat Fest this year? 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerging from under the bridge at dusk, 3 stages with live music, more than 75 arts & crafts vendors, delicious...more

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents® LEGENDS?

    Presented by Frank Erwin Center at Frank Erwin Center, Austin

    August 19 - August 23, 2015

    ...more

    Junie B. Jones, The Musical

    Presented by Austin Summer Musical for Children at George Washington Carver Museum - Boyd Vance Theater, Austin

    August 8 - August 23, 2015

    It’s Junie B.’s first day of first grade and a lot of things have changed for her: Junie’s friend Lucille doesn’t want to be her best pal anymore, and on the bus, Junie B....more

    Reflections: African American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection

    Presented by Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum at Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    June 19 - August 23, 2015

    Take a journey through African-American history as expressed visually through the artworks of  prominent 20th-century artists, such as Gwen Knight, Hale Woodruff, James Van Der Zee, Eudora...more

    Young Latino Artists 20: Within Reach and Serie Project: Special Editions

    Presented by Mexic-Arte Museum at Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin

    June 10 - August 23, 2015

    (Austin, TX) – Mexic-Arte Museum is pleased to present two annual exhibitions:

    Young Latino Artists 20: Within Reach

    The Young Latino Artists (YLA) exhibition has historically...more

    School of Rock presents Little Wing Rock 'n' Roll Summer Camp

    Presented by Austin School of Rock

    August 24 - August 28, 2015

    Starts: 08/24/2015
    Ends: 08/28/2015

    Monday-Friday 
    9:00am-1:00pm

    For Little Rockers ages 3-5 at WAYA. Classes will have activities from Little Wing...more

    What's the Story Steve?

    Presented by Move Your Tale and Coldtowne Theater at ColdTowne Theater, Austin

    April 4 - August 29, 2015

    What's the Story Steve is improvised, interactive theater for kids and their adults. Based on suggestions from the audience, our cast creates a completely new show every week. Featuring Steve,...more

    And Still We Rise: Race, Culture and Visual Conversations

    Presented by Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum at Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    June 19 - August 30, 2015

    See more than 60 story quilts capturing 400 years of African-American history in And Still We Rise: Race, Culture and Visual Conversations at the Bullock Museum. From the first slave ships to the...more

    Eve & Shiva: Sculpture by Charles Umlauf and Gene Owens

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

    May 9 - August 30, 2015

    Join us at the Umlauf this summer for an intensive focus on the 1960s and 1970s sculpture of Charles Umlauf and Gene Owens. Fort Worth native Owens spent the summer of 1961 studying with Professor...more

    We Tell Stories in ASL

    Presented by VSA Texas

    March 3 - September 1, 2015

    7051 Village Center Drive Austin, TX 78731 Every first Tuesday of the month Dates for 2015 3/3, 4/7, 5/5, 9/1 Mindy Moore: vwbusmindy@aol.com


    We Tell Stories in ASL!

    Presented by VSA Texas at Austin Public Library - Twin Oaks Branch, Austin

    March 5 - September 3, 2015

    Twin Oaks Branch Library 1800 South 5th Street Austin, TX 78704 Every first Thursday of the month Dates for 2015 3/5, 4/2, 5/7, 8/6, 9/3, 10/8, 11/5, 12/3 Theron Parker: abcasl@yahoo.com


    100 Days of Stories

    Presented by Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum at Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    May 31 - September 7, 2015

    ...more

    Snow White & Rose Red

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    September 12 - October 4, 2015

    Join us for the next installment in the EmilyAnn's interactive Children's Theatre Series. Adapted by D. Heath Thompson, this 40-minute show promises fun for audience members ages 2 - 102....more

    Frank Reaugh: Landscapes of Texas and the American West

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    August 4 - November 29, 2015

    Frank Reaugh (1860–1945) is one of the Southwest’s earliest and most distinguished artists. Working in the vein of American Impressionism, Reaugh (pronounced “Ray”) devoted...more

    ImprovEd Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew

    Presented by The ImprovEd Shakespeare Company at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin

    March 28, 2015 - April 24, 2016

    Don’t Miss Your Chance to See
    ImprovEd Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew
    March-April, 2015

    FREE!!!

    9 performances, 6...more

    Storytime Art

    July 18, 2014 - July 15, 2016

    Storytime Art, or StArt! is a great opportunity for your young child to experience art! Storytimes are geared to the 3 – 5 year old preschooler, but some projects could easily translate into...more

    Art & Soul Austin

    Presented by Art & Soul Austin

    January 10, 2010 - October 15, 2016

    Traveling Art Enrichment Classes for ages 3-10 years old. Group art classes,Art Birthday Parties, and private lessons available.


    The Threefer

    Presented by The Hideout Theatre at The Hideout Theatre, Austin

    Ongoing

    The Threefer is absolutely the best way to get a sample of what Austin improv has to offer. Troupes from every improv theater in town converge to perform here every Thursday, for only three...more

    SummerStock Austin

    Presented by Long Center for the Preforming Arts

    Ongoing

    Dear SSA Friends,

    SummerStock Austin will open its ninth season this coming Thursday night, July 25th. We hope you will join us for PIPPIN, THE BREMEN TOWN MUSICIANS and SWING!

    So...more

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