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  • Arts & Museums

    »Coronado Studios

    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.

    901 Vargas Road
    Austin, TX 78741

    »Pump Project Art Complex

    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.

    702 Shady Lane
    Austin, TX 78702

    »Wurhaus

    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.

    5305 Bolm Road
    Austin, TX 78721

    »Bay6 Gallery And Studios

    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.

    5305 Bolm Road
    Austin, TX 78721

    »The Museum of Human Achievement

    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 that were once a part of a notorious sex toy factory. Avant-garde art exhibitions, underground acoustic events and such fit in perfectly with this mystical place.

    Lyons Road & Springdale Road
    Austin, TX 78702

    »Big Medium

    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.

    916 Springdale Road
    Austin, TX 78702

    »Wardenclyffe Gallery

    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.

    1101 Springdale Road
    Austin, TX 78721

    »Pine Street Station

    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.

    1101 East 5th Street
    Austin, TX 78702

    »Gallery Soco

    Gallery Soco an all-purpose art store offers contemporary art for sale, custom framing, and corporate and residential art consulting services. Art brokering and art searches are also available. The gallery features posters and limited edition prints. The primary focus here, however, is on the original paintings, which include abstract, contemporary, impressionist and realist works, design, figurative, landscape, and still life forms, and are composed in oil, acrylic, watercolor and mixed media. One featured artist creates exquisite realist paintings, despite having lost her sight several years ago.

    1704-A South Congress Avenue
    Austin, TX 78704

    »Avenue Gallery

    Avenue Gallery, a gallery that will mesmerize your senses, thanks to the number of examples of pure art put on display. From colorful home furniture to artistic vases. Elegant paintings, sweet aromatic candles, realistic statues, lamp shades et al. This gallery has unquestionable works from Michele Ramshur and Kip Holm who are exquisite with their photography. To buy the above and more, you have to drop by.

    1510 1/2 South Congress Avenue
    Austin, TX 78704

    »George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center

    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.

    1165 Angelina Street
    Austin, TX 78702

    »French Legation Museum

    King Louis Philippe ordered Alphonse Dubois de Saligny of France to Austin in 1839 to become the French liaison to the Republic of Texas. He insisted on being called "Count" and built this home on 22 acres of land in 1841. While waiting for building to cease, he was involved in a dispute over pigs and moved to Louisiana. He never returned to Texas and did not spend a single night in this home. In 1848, Dr. Joseph Robertson purchased the home and passed it on through his family for years; in 1949, the State of Texas acquired it. The home has been restored and even houses a French Creole kitchen.

    802 San Marcos Street
    Austin, TX 78702
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