On Exhibit at the Julia C. Butridge Gallery at the Dougherty Arts Center
11th Annual National Arts Program Exhibit
August 28 - September 23
Never hide your talent! The National Arts Program® is designed to give all City of Austin artists, at all skill levels, an uninhibited opportunity to exhibit their work in a professional manner. Sponsored by the National Arts Program Foundation in support and cooperation with City of Austin Parks & Recreation Department, the exhibit is judged by professional artists and visual art professionals in Amateur, Intermediate, Professional and Youth classifications.
The Dougherty Arts Center is currently accepting applications for the Julia C. Butridge Gallery for exhibit dates from January through December 2016. The deadline to apply is September 18, for the 2016 season. We invite emerging and seasoned visual artists and arts organizations to apply.
The Julia C. Butridge Galleryis located in the Dougherty Arts Center, a multi-cultural community arts center with a 150 seat theater, youth and adult arts school, and the Julia C. Butridge Gallery's 1800 square feet of exhibit space. Admission is always free. For more information, please contact by email.
Audiences and participants of the Dougherty cross disciplines, backgrounds, and levels of exposure to various arts experiences. We are proud to support emerging through professional artists by creating opportunities to showcase work, see a show, and experience art-making first hand. Artists presenting their work in the Butridge Gallery have the benefit of high visibility, as several thousand visitors attend the award-winning art school and theater each month. This collision of creative activity contributes to the Dougherty's long reputation among the arts community as an accessible and nurturing venue and incubator. Our audiences know us for the diversity of work that has made this center Austin's oldest neighborhood arts center with the inspiring skyline.