As the Museum’s original home, AMOA-Laguna Gloria is a monument to our long-standing commitment to the community—offering a unique experience of history, art, and nature. Visitors can tour the recently restored 1916 Italianate-style villa that was the home of Texas legend Clara Driscoll. Inside they can view intimate art exhibitions and attend informative educational discussions focusing on art and nature. Outside they can stroll the lush 12-acre grounds overlooking Lake Austin and enjoy sculpture and the revitalized historic gardens. This beloved site has been declared a national treasure and is on city, state, and national registries of historic places. It is also home to The Art School, a thriving hub of activity with more than 400 classes taught annually where adults and children are encouraged to express themselves. AMOA-Laguna Gloria provides a tranquil setting for private parties and community gatherings year-round.
AMOA’s school programs support our mission to educate and inspire a diverse audience about the visual arts. In response to Austin’s growth in the past 20 years, AMOA continues to address the growing needs of Austin’s students, teachers, and schools through a variety of initiatives.
Teacher Workshops provide teacher training and resource materials for teachers from all subject areas and grade levels. AMOA’s tour program and teacher resources are aligned with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKs) for visual arts. Title 1 Schools are eligible for free bus transportation. The bilingual Free Family Pass given to every student who visits AMOA encourages them to bring their entire family back for a free visit.
3809 W 35th St, Austin, TX 78703
512.495.9224, ext. 313