Austin Culture

Austin is known for its music, but there is much more to the city than just its amazing music scene. Austin Culture is represented by the theater, the arts and art museums, music venues, museums, and more. The arts represent an outlet of expression and below you will find a few of the places that allow that expression to flow.

The Long Center for the Performing Arts

Enjoy Austin Opera, Austin Symphony Orchestra and Ballet Austin

Bass Concert Hall

This theater hosts visiting starts such as Bob Idyll, Diana Ross and traveling Broadway musicals on the University of Texas campus

Paramount Theatre

This live theater venue will showcase comedians like Bo Burnham, musicians like Smokey Robinson and classic film screenings

ZACH Theatre

Their mission is to ignite the imagination, inspire the spirit, and engage the community by hosting spectacular local talent

The Vortex

Catch intimate local plays and musicals at this pioneer in the alternative theatre scene

Salvage Vanguard Theater

This nonprofit art organization brings Austin's new artists and audiences together

The Blanton

Enjoy the largest and most comprehensive collection of art in Central Texas

The Contemporary Austin at the Jones Center

Investigate and experience a collection of modern art in a variety of sizes and mediums

The Mexic-Arte Museum

The museum is dedicated to enrichment and education of Mexican and Latin American works


Artist studios, creative office spaces, art galleries, and a café are stitched together with communal courtyards and covered breezeways

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