IMAGE: Doug Aitken's LED train artwork in Station to Station. Courtesy Station to Station.

Green Screen Film Series: Doug Aitken’s Station to Station

A train traveling from the Atlantic to the Pacific is home to a changing group of artists, musicians, and performers, who collaborate on a series of explosive happenings along the route. Part of The Contemporary’s Green Screen Film Series in the outdoor amphitheater at Laguna Gloria.

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Second Saturdays: Ice Painting

Beat the heat with this icy workshop! Make a colorful painting using ice cubes, then watch professional ice sculptor Sean Leahy create a one-of-a-kind work of art before your eyes.

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

Drift-In Theater: Film to Be Announced

Join us for the next film in 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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