IMAGE: Drift-In Theater at The Contemporary Austin – Laguna Gloria Lagoon, Austin, Texas, 2016. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Drift-In Theater: Where the Wild Things Are

Join us for a wild and fantastical floating screening of Where the Wild Things Are as part of our Members’ Drift-In Theater Series! Anchor at sunset in the beautiful, secluded waters of Laguna Gloria.

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Second Saturdays: Waterworks

Make a splashy painting inspired by the waterside setting of the Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria. Then, learn from an expert how to make waves using wet materials and booming beats!

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IMAGE: Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, Missing Truffaut, 2014. Wooden pole, electric light, laser print on paper, and voice mail. 25 x 4 x 2 feet. Gift of Jeanne and Mickey Klein in honor of The Contemporary Austin and the Waller Creek Conservancy, 2016.2. Artwork and image © the artist.

Teacher Workshop: Back to School!

Celebrate the beginning of a new school year at The Contemporary Austin! Explore the grounds to uncover works of contemporary sculpture, and get ready to incorporate contemporary art and artists into your classroom.

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Austin Museum Day

The sky’s the limit at this family-friendly, celestial day of art and exploring at Laguna Gloria, part of the citywide Austin Museum Day. Featuring art-making activities, special performances, food trucks, and more!

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Camp Contemporary

The Contemporary Austin hosts Camp Contemporary at the Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria: a two-day camp experience benefiting the museum’s innovative education programs.

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IMAGE: Rendering of the Jones Center Renovation with The Moody Rooftop, courtesy LTL Architects.

Members: Jones Center Grand Reopening Celebration

Members are invited to join us for the Jones Center Grand Reopening Party with celebrations for the exhibition Monika Sosnowska: Habitat and a new installation by Jim Hodges on The Moody Rooftop.

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IMAGE: SUPERFLEX, Lost Money, 2009. 2,000 coins of local currency (USD), welded with bolts. Edition 3 of 3, 1 AP. Dimensions variable. Installation view, The Contemporary Austin – Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria, 2016. Collection of The Contemporary Austin. Purchased with funds provided by the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation, 2016.4. Image © The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Celebration of New Works

Join us to celebrate new projects on view by artists Terry Allen, Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, Monika Sosnowska, Danae Stratou, and SUPERFLEX. Admission is FREE all day at both Laguna Gloria and the Jones Center.

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