Art and Museums

The LBJ Library & Museum: 2313 Red River St., Austin TX 78705 -- 721-0200

The Austin Museum of Art currently exhibits contemporary American and Latin American art at two locations, downtown at 823 Congress Avenue and the historic Laguna Gloria. Austin Museum of Art: 823 Congress Ave., Austin TX 78701 & 3809 West 35th St., Austin TX 78703 -- 495-9224

Explore the Elisabet Ney Museum, the former studio and home of the German-born sculptress whose works are prominently displayed in the Smithsonian and the Texas and national capitols. Elisabet Ney Museum: 314 E. 44th St., Austin TX 78751 -- 458-2255

Walk back through time at the Texas Memorial Museum and see Native American artifacts, rare Texas gems, and prehistoric fossils. Texas Memorial Museum: 2400 Trinity St., Austin TX 78705 -- 471-1604

Visit the George Washington Carver Museum, Texas’ first neighborhood museum promoting African-American heritage. George Washington Carver Museum: 1165 Angelina St., Austin TX 78702 -- 472-4809

Stroll through an extensive selection of sculpture at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum, containing more than 130 works by the late Austin sculptor, Charles Umlauf. Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum: 605 Robert E. Lee Rd., Austin TX 78704 -- 445-5582

View collections from the Blanton Museum of Art at the Art Building on the University of Texas campus. Blanton Museum of Art: 23rd & San Jacinto, Austin TX 78712 -- 471-7324

The Texas Fine Arts Association shows exciting work by emerging artists at its headquarters and gallery space, Art House. Art House: 700 Congress Ave., Austin TX 78701 -- 453-5312

Make your way to Mexic-Arte, a museum and gallery featuring works by Mexican artists and images of popular Mexican culture. Mexic-Arte: 419 Congress Ave., Austin TX 78701 -- 480-9373

View the talents of a diverse group of artists represented in the Guadalupe Arts Center, where about a dozen small galleries are tucked into a rambling space at 1705 Guadalupe Street. Guadalupe Arts Center: 1705 Guadalupe St., Austin TX 78701 -- 473-3775