There’s always something happening at the Dougherty Arts Center! Take part in a variety of events including theatre performances, gallery openings, and workshops!
Spectrum Theatre Company Presents “Pipeline” by Dominique Marisseau
July 12-13 and July 18-19
Pipeline tells the story of Nya, an inner-city public high school teacher who is committed to her students but desperate to give her only son Omari opportunities they’ll never have. With profound compassion and lyricism, “Pipeline” brings an urgent American conversation powerfully to the fore.
PLEASE NOTE: Pipeline contains mature themes and language. Audience discretion is encouraged.
Austin Art POP UP: Little Walnut Creek Library
Saturday, July 20
Join the Dougherty Arts Center and local artist Ana Borne for the second installation of the Austin Art POP UP series at the Little Walnut Creek Library. Learn how to make your very own collage out of recycled materials.
This workshop is free and open to participants of all ages.
Workshop will take place at Little Walnut Creek Library Branch at 835 W Rundberg Lane.
FotoATX: DAC Artist Reception
Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019 1-3pm
The 2nd Annual FotoATX Festival is just around the corner and the JCB Gallery at the DAC is proud to host three very talented and unique photographers! Join us for an Artist Reception on August 3 and enjoy light refreshments while reminiscing with Meeghan Morongova about familiar feelings of childhood, exploring vibrant cultures found in Peter Shen's images, and diving into the hauntingly beautiful scenes created by Sara Fields.
FotoATX is a collaboration between the City of Austin’s Museums and Cultural Programs Division of the Austin Parks and Recreation Department, the City’s Library Division, and other community partners. To learn more about FotoATX, please visit www.fotoatx.org
Crowdfunding: Panel Discussion
Wednesday, August 7
The Artist Resource Center at the Dougherty Arts Center is pleased to offer FREE Professional Development Workshops for Artists!
Do you have a great idea for a project? Need some help buying a piece of equipment or building a studio from the ground up? Crowdfunding can be an amazing resource for artists to raise money to get started on the next great thing. Learn the dos and don’ts of running a successful campaign and hear firsthand from a panel of artists who have used crowdfunding to back their ideas.
Scott Proctor – Scott opened the community clay studio, East Side Pot Shop in 2017 after a successful Kickstarter campaign that raised over $30,000 to purchase equipment and materials.
J Muzacz – J is an artist and educator who has used Indiegogo campaigns to fund several projects including his books JAPAN 365: A Drawing-A-Day Project and Life is Sweet: The Story of a Sugarcane Field.
Annabelle Lewis – Annabelle is a painter inspired by history, mythology, and the occult. She uses the membership platform Patreon to gain patrons and receive funding on a regular basis.
John Valley – John is an actor, music video director, and filmmaker who recently raised over $27,000 through Seed&Spark to help fund his full-length feature film, Duncan.