The Cultural Arts Division of the Economic Development Department provides leadership and management for the City’s cultural arts programs and for the economic development of arts and cultural industries.
NOTICE! The dedication ceremony for Pods, scheduled for Friday, March 24 at the Montopolis Recreation Center, has been POSTPONED due to unfavorable weather forecasts! Please stay tuned for a new date soon!
The Cultural Arts Division is responsible for the Cultural Arts Funding Programs, Art in Public Places Program (AIPP), community-based arts development, and programs to assist the development of creative industries in Austin, as well as initiatives designed to support and encourage the community’s unique cultural identity and vitality. Learn more about what we do below: