Austin Art Events

Upcoming Events




Attached to History: Queer Archives and Contemporary Art and Design

Host: The Contemporary Austin, Jones Center on Congress Avenue

Date: Thursday, March 12th at 7pm

Reserve tickets here

Join art historian, critic, and curator Andy Campbell in conversation for Attached to History: Queer Archives and Contemporary Art and Design at the Jones Center on Congress Avenue. In this program, Campbell will speak about his current and forthcoming book projects, and read an excerpt from his book Bound Together: Leather, Sex, Archives and Contemporary Art.





Blanton Block Party – 4th Annual

Host: Blanton Museum of Art, 200 East MLK Jr. Blvd.

Date: Saturday, March 28th

Admission is free

The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin will host the Blanton Block Party on Saturday, March 28, 2020. Since kicking off in 2017, almost 40,000 visitors have taken part in this annual festival celebrating art, music, and community. Museum admission is free, and audiences are invited to enjoy the museum’s exhibitions and permanent collection.





Taste of Mexico – Mexic-Arte Museum

Host: Brazos Hall, 204 E. 4th Street

Date: Wednesday, May 6th

Purchase tickets here.

Taste of Mexico returns on May 6th to celebrate the artistry and culinary innovation of Austin and Mexico. This cultural celebration of Cinco de Mayo invites guests to generously sample creative cuisines from over 50 of Austin’s most eclectic and exciting restaurants, food trucks, and beverage purveyors. This year’s Taste of Mexico will explore the influence of chiles; the vast variety of taste, color, and shape that make-up the dishes of Mexico. **Pre-Sale Tickets: $70 VIP; $55 General Admission are available now until March 13th. After this date, tickets can be purchased at $55 for Museum Members, $65 for General Admission, and $80 VIP Access. VIP tickets include entrance beginning at 5:30pm, and priority admission throughout the night. Please purchase tickets in advance; tickets will not be sold at the door.






2020 International Art Tour: Guatemala, Mexico, Cuba

Host: CAMIBA art, 2000 East 6th Street

Traveling to both national and international destinations, CAMIBAart Tours explores the world with an eye on the artistic side of life. Our excursions give tour goers an intimate glimpse at the process behind the masterpiece as well as the artists themselves. If you love casual, exciting, enlightening travel and you love art, these are the tours for you. Check the calendar of tours here.