The mission of the Dougherty Arts Center (DAC) is to support emerging through established artists who create, showcase, and experience the arts first hand. We envision the DAC as Austin’s cultural living room where people of all ages, races, ethnicities, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, socio-economic statuses, nationalities, and religions gather to create community through the arts.
Available Spaces: Two rehearsal rooms and a 150 seat theater. For more information click here.
The George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center is dedicated to the collection, preservation, research, interpretation and exhibition of historical and cultural materials reflecting all dimensions of experiences of persons of African descent living in Austin, Travis County, and in the United States. The museum is also a key source of information on the history and celebration of Juneteenth.
The mission of the Asian American Resource Center (AARC) is to provide spaces, services, resources, and programs through an Asian American Pacific Islander perspective. The vision is to empower Austin's diverse communities through cultural understanding and life-enhancing opportunities.
Available Spaces: Ballroom, great lawn, foyer, four classrooms and a conference room. For details click here.
Nestled next to Barton Springs Pool is the Dougherty Arts Center's second performance venue, the Beverely S. Sheffield Hillside Theater, also known as Zilker Hillside Theater. The Zilker Hillside Theatre is committed to creating accessible opportunities for all members of the community to engage and collaborate in the performing arts.
Available Space: Outdoor Amplitheater, festival and event grounds. For more information click here.
Address: 2206 William Barton Drive, Austin, TX 78746
Through historical tours, exhibits, events and memorial services, the Oakwood Cemetery Chapel provides a place to connect, heal and reflect, that is open to all. The lives that built Austin are at Oakwood Cemetery. We are united here in search of love, life and meaning.
Available Space: Chapel; only accommodates digital arts groups, photographers and filmmakers at this time.
Address: 1601 Navasota Street, Austin, 78702
Jennifer Chenoweth, Museums Site Coordinator, Email