Experience the dynamic environment of Austin’s oldest community arts venue through provocative theater, music and dance performances, intriguing art exhibits, lively Date Nights, and a robust studio arts program for youth and adults. Discover why the Dougherty Arts Center has been the Heart of the Arts in Austin since 1978. We support emerging through established artists by creating opportunities to showcase work and experience art first hand.
Summer Escape Camp Parent pick up/drop off will occur June 21-August 13, Monday Through Friday between 7:20am-9:30am and 4:30-6:00pm in the east lot adjacent to the Dougherty Arts Center. During this time, please expect heavy, slow traffic flow through the parking lot.
The Dougherty Arts Center is open to the public beginning on June 7, 2021 with limited operations and for gallery viewing by appointment only. Please call 512-974-4000 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to make a reservation. For more information, please view the city's Community Resources Page.