The History, Arts and Nature programs of Austin's Parks and Recreation Department give voice to Austin's imagination, abundant nature and colorful past. Visit our museums, cultural centers, art markets, nature centers and outdoor theater for a memorable glimpse of what makes Austin unique.
7/5 - 8/31
From Austin with Love: OBE Consignors
Local artists expand their horizons and bring the best and most delightful pieces of art and craft. Artists reception, Friday 7/5 5pm-7pm.
Tues - Sat, Business Hours Old Bakery and Emporium
Networking to Build Your Audience
Ashland Viscosi (Founder of Creatives Meet Business) shares the science behind networks, and provides tips and tricks on how to meaningfully grow your audience.
Wed, 6:30 - 8 PM Dougherty Arts Center
7/11 - 7/28
MEET HER HANDS: BIG CHICKEN AND BABY BIRD
Experience an immersive installation by Austin artists Nat Bradford and Tsz Kam. Together, they create magical scenes illuminating the ambiguity of gender. Produced with #bossbabesATX. Opening reception 7/11 6:30 - 8:30 PM
12 - 5 PM Elisabet Ney Museum
7/11 - 7/14
AZTLAN DANCE COMPANY PRESENTS: REFLEXIÓNES 2019, MODERN MOVIMIENTOS
A contemporary dancework that fuses tradition and modernity into a unique Tejano-Xicano movement expression. It’s signature Aztlan dance!
Thu - Sat 8 pm, Sun 3 pm Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center
7/12 - 8/17
Zilker Theatre Productions Presents The Little Mermaid
This summer, dive into The Little Mermaid! This splashy musical adventure is sure to have audiences singing along with their favorite songs.
Thu - Sat 8 pm, Sun 3 pm
8:15 - 10:30 PM Zilker Hillside Theater
Date Night @ The DAC: Ensoul Soiree
Share a meal with artist Maura Schaffer and become part of a collective intermingling of spirits. You will begin as strangers and leave as friends.
8:15 - 10:30 PM Dougherty Arts Center
Myanmar Ethnic Culture show
Learn about the different cultures and ethnic identities from Myanmar. Enjoy performances, cultural displays and food for sale by the Karen, Karenni, Chin, Kachin, Burmese, and Mon communities in Austin.
Sat, 12 - 3 PM Asian American Resource Center
Re-membering Is The Responsibility Of The Living: Taja Lindley 3/7 - 7/27
Drawing parallels between garbage bags and the violent treatment of Black people in the United States, Taja Lindley imagines how we can recycle the energy of protest, rage, and grief into creating a world where, indeed, Black Lives Matter. George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center
Constant Escape: Adrian Aguilera, Betelhem Makonnen And Tammie Rubin 3/7 - 7/27
Aguilera, Makonnen and Rubin present works in sculpture, photography, installation, text, and video that embody the world of impossible futures enabled by identities in constant escape from monolithic narratives.constant escape. George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center
The Susanna Dickinson Museum Present "Tough Texas Women - Chapter One: Barbara Jordan"
We know the story of Susanna Dickinson, but there have been many other Tough Texas Women who have contributed to our state’s history. In this ongoing series, we explore the live and accomplishments of those women. These are their stories. Online ExhibitSusanna Dickinson Museum