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September 18, 2018

In plain sight: A midcentury East Austin treasure, packed with...

An unassuming low-slung building stands at 1191 Navasota Street in East Austin, easy to overlook in the dense growth of the area’s real estate...

New series spotlights artists who create work for the public realm

The Texas Society of Architects and the city of Austin's Art in Public Places program are pairing up to co-host a series of free...

Waller Creek Conservancy breaks ground on Moody Amphitheatre

The Waller Creek Conservancy celebrated the official ground breaking of its $230 million project to transform a 1.5 mile stretch of the downtown creek...

How Ellsworth Kelly’s final masterpiece came to Austin and the Blanton...

It seems facile to call Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin an instant icon, but an icon it is. Clad in pale limestone, it is a monumental work...

A Midcentury, Midtown History Worth Preserving

Across decades, the fortunes of a cluster of Central East Austin neighborhoods have reflected much of the city’s vision of itself — its midcentury...

City to Install 23 Temporary Public Artworks Across Austin This Fall

Some 23 temporary public artworks will go on view across the city of Austin, thanks to the latest round of the city's Art in Public...

Austin’s Most Maligned Public Artwork to Get a Makeover

It's been fodder for jokes, puzzlements and plenty of chatter. Now, perhaps the most maligned public artwork in Austin is about to get temporary makeover. "Moments," a...

The Contemporary Austin breaks ground on Laguna Gloria master plan

The Contemporary Austin broke ground today on the first phase of its master plan for Laguna Gloria, the 14-acre lakeside site that is home...

Moody Foundation donates $9.7 million to enhance Pease Park

The Moody Foundation is stepping up to be the much-needed major benefactor of Austin's heavily-used parks. After gifting $15 million earlier this year to the...

UT inaugurates new School of Design & Creative Technologies

The University of Texas at Austin inaugurated its new School of Design & Creative Technologies at a ceremony today. A new unit of UT's College...