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2751 TX Hwy 71 East
Austin, TX 78617
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Arts & Museums
Coronado Studios is named for artist and owner Sam Coronado, who showcases Hispanic and Native American works of art, as well as his own work in it's premises. The comfortable atmosphere makes this an ideal gallery for lingering and viewing the many works for sale. Coronado has been featured on Art Journeys—a PBS series. He is also involved in the Serie Print Project, offering artists a forum for communicating ideas while producing artwork. This program is dedicated to supporting Latino art in the community.
Operated by the off-beat Totally Wreck Production Institute, Wurhaus supports the avant-garde art movement by providing studio-space and showcasing for artists of this genre. The exhibition and work areas are located in a warehouse, and has been around since August 2010. See the website for more information.
Supporting the work of the skilled and talented artists, Bay6 Gallery And Studios is an initiative for providing the much needed spaces for exhibiting art work. The art enthusiast is treated to a sight that is novel and aesthetically appealing. Paintings that display not just different ways of viewing the world but also add laughter and insight into the mind of the beholder. The art shop within provides a number art materials to people with an interest in the field. For further information, log on to their website.
This non-profit organization provides a studio for artists to come and let their creative juices flow into a tangible piece of art. There is also an on-site gallery for anyone to come and see. The complex prefers e-mail for any questions; the contact form can be found on the website.
The location is a secret, the events happening there are more or less underground yet exceedingly interesting, if this is what gets you curious, log on to their website and get a glimpse of the genre of happenings they deal in. The place is rumored to have 7500 square feet (697 square meters) of industrially-chic, reclaimed decor. Avant-garde art exhibitions, underground acoustic events and such fit in perfectly with this mystical place.
Big Medium is a non-profit community initiative that aims to promote local artistic talent, and provide budding artists with studio space and exhibition opportunities. In addition, the organization also provides tours of its spaces and the paintings within it. This East Austin location is their headquarters, while they also have another studio in West Austin. This location consists of five buildings, where one can find art from a number of artists such as Chun Hui Pak, Dave Kucko, Melissa Borrell, Terri McGee, Hollis Hammonds, Andrew Saldana and many others. Call ahead before visiting.
Located on the Springdale Road in Austin, a wonderful potpourri of artistic and cultural events take place at the Wardenclyffe Gallery. These events include concerts and visual art exhibits by local and touring artists, film screenings, drama acts and other experimental works in the field of art. By hosting these events, the gallery aims to support the upcoming artists in various fields. And in the middle of these events, the gallery allows its premises to be rented for various workshops, parties, and other private and corporate events from time to time.
As the first neighborhood museum in the state dedicated to African American history and culture, this 1926 structure houses various forms of art. The library was once Austin's main library and received a Texas State Historical Marker in 1976. The museum is named in honor of Dr. George Washington Carver, a black slave who went on to graduate from college in 1894. The museum exhibits a fantastic collection, as well as changing exhibits of black history and culture in Austin and Travis County.
The brain child of Reji Thomas, Pine Street Station, exhibits the works of several artists who mainly work with glass, wood carvings, stone and metal work. A space dedicated to showcasing upcoming artists, it is also a great venue for conducting workshops. Art workshops are conducted by the well known artists and attended by all kinds of art enthusiasts. Opening up new avenues for exploring the art hysteria, the place is worth a stop. Space for hosting private parties and events are also made available. For further information, log on to their website.
This commercial art gallery has more than 2,000 square feet of space. It is located in Flatbed World Headquarters, a huge warehouse redeveloped as an arts center, which houses Flatbed's offices and publishing workshop along with seven other arts tenants. The gallery specializes in original prints and also exhibits and markets paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography and installation art. The space, which is ultra-modern and attractively lit, is available on a limited basis as a meeting room, reception area and temporary gallery for rent.
Step inside this photo gallery and get transported into another world. The photography captures astonishing details with an artistic angle. The gallery exhibits prints and artwork from both local and international artists. The contemporary works are located in an industrial warehouse, creating a unique minimalist contrast to the interesting photos on display.
This hidden treasure is an offbeat and charming museum of arbitrary collections, including train tokens from all over the world. Sometimes special local events are hosted here as well. The museum is maintained by Jen Hirt and Scott Webel, who run the tours. Be sure to check out the Ephemerata Gardens, and know that the couple keeps cats around the venue.