505 Agnes Street
Bastrop, TX 78602
Phone: (512) 321-3377
Fax: (512) 321-4767
Arts & Museums
Located in the historic John Cornelson House which was built about 1850, this museum is dedicated to preserving and collecting materials, artifacts, and documents relating to the pioneer days of Bastrop.
Located in a Classic Revival, two story house built in 1908, this museum features artifacts and local archives of Smithville history. Tours of museum, downtown or residential historic districts available anytime, but arrangements must be made prior to your visit
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.
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.
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.