Austin Art Events

Current Events

September 30th, 6 - 8pm

The People’s Gallery

Art After Six

Artist talks begin at 6:15 pm in Council Chambers. The gallery will be open for self-guided tours 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Artworks are on display on the first three floors. Pick up a gallery guide on the first floor. Featured artists: Brent Baggett, Mery Godigna Collet, Teruko Nimura.

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October 2nd, 11am


Landmarks Dog Walk

Fetch your pooch and come to campus for the second annual Landmarks Dog Walk! Landmarks has partnered with Blue Dog Rescue to present a docent-led public art dog walk! Dogs and owners will take a leisurely one-hour stroll around The University of Texas at Austin to appreciate some of its most stunning works of outdoor sculpture. Bring your dog, a leash and plenty of waste bags to Nancy Rubins’ Monochrome for Austin near 24th Street and Speedway at 11 a.m. on Sunday, October 2. Don’t have a four-legged friend? Meet and greet some of Blue Dog Rescue’s most eligible canines!

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Upcoming Events

October 15th - 16th
Tickets on sale August 1st

The Contemporary Austin – Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria

Camp Contemporary

Join us this fall for Camp Contemporary, an interactive camp-themed party benefiting the museum’s innovative education programs that serve more than 30,000 children and adults throughout Central Texas each year.

Camp Contemporary will fill Laguna Gloria’s entire fourteen acres with art, outdoor activities, live music, food, and drink during a one-of-a-kind event that can only happen at The Contemporary’s beautiful art-in-nature site

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Member day ticket: $225

General day ticket: $250

Saturday, October 22nd

Mexic-Arte Museum

Catrina Ball

On Saturday, October 22, 2016, Mexic-Arte Museum, the Official Mexican and Mexican American Fine Art Museum of Texas, will present the Catrina Ball at the Four Seasons Hotel. The Catrina Ball is a spirited fundraising event that reminisces the past and recognizes our present accomplishments in visual art and culture. The event benefits Mexic-Arte Museum’s exhibition and education programs.

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Where: Four Seasons Ballroom
Cocktails: 5:30 pm
Dinner & Program: 6:30 pm with entertainment and dance party to follow
Sponsorships/ Table Sales Available: $3,000 – $25,000
Individual Tickets: $300
Honorary Chair: Alina Flores Gonzalez
Co-Chairs: Sofia Avila, Victoria Avila, Laurel & Edgar Prats
Runway: World Renowned Mexican Sculptor Sebastián

October 29th, 12 - 8pm

Mexic-Arte Museum

Viva la Vida Parade and Festival

Date: October 29, 2016
Parade staging: 10:00 am
Parade launch: 12:00 noon
Route: The parade will gather on 5th street between I35 Northbound Frontage Road and Waller Street, traveling west on 6th street to the festival location at 4th and Congress.
Admission: FREE
Special Parade Component: An homage to Mexico’s most popular singer, the late Juan Gabriel AKA “El Divo de Juarez”

Date: October 29, 2016
Street Location: 4th Street between Congress and San Jacinto
Featuring: Vendors, live music, costume contest
Indoor Location: Brazos Hall (1st floor), 204 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701
Featuring: Food trucks, lowriders, face painting, outdoor decorations, dance performances, photo booth
Time: 12:00 noon—8:00 pm
Admission:  Free

Date: October 29, 2016
Location: Brazos Hall Rooftop, 204 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701
Time: 12:00 noon—8:00 pm
Admission: Members & patrons only