Showcasing two renowned and architecturally unique locations, The Contemporary Austin brings multidisciplinary exhibitions, engaging programs, and enticing special events to the city's visual arts landscape.
The Contemporary Austin is now open in a limited capacity. Click here to learn more.
The Contemporary Austin offers diverse, engaging ways to explore contemporary art and culture, including innovative opportunities and experiences for families, young people, artists, and educators.
The acclaimed Art School at Laguna Gloria offers classes for ages four through adult in painting, drawing, ceramics, printmaking, photography, sculpture, digital media, and more. Summer 2021 registration now open!
IMAGE: Rodney McMillian, pod: frequencies to a manifestationing (detail), 2016. Vases, wood shelves, spray paint, fabric, chicken wire, PA system, and sound installation. Dimensions variable. Artwork © Rodney McMillian. Image courtesy the artist and Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. Photograph by Robert Wedemeyer.
Members are invited to preview and celebrate our Winter/Spring 2018 exhibition by artist Rodney McMillian: Against a Civic Death, before it opens to the public! McMillian is the inaugural recipient of The Contemporary Austin's Suzanne Deal Booth Art Prize.
Enjoy food from Fresa’s Chicken Al Carbon and drinks from Austin Eastciders, Circle Brewing Co., Dripping Springs Vodka & Gin, Fall Creek Vineyards, Nine Banded Whiskey, and more, plus a specially curated DJ set by Breakaway Records.
Members are invited to bring a guest.
VOTER REGISTRATION ON SITE! Take part in civic life and register to vote at the opening and during the run of the exhibition at the museum.