The History, Arts and Nature programs of Austin's Parks and Recreation Department give voice to Austin's imagination, abundant nature and colorful past. Visit our museums, cultural centers, art markets, nature centers and outdoor theater for a memorable glimpse of what makes Austin unique.
Re-membering Is The Responsibility Of The Living: Taja Lindley 3/7 - 7/27
Drawing parallels between garbage bags and the violent treatment of Black people in the United States, Taja Lindley imagines how we can recycle the energy of protest, rage, and grief into creating a world where, indeed, Black Lives Matter. George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center
Constant Escape: Adrian Aguilera, Betelhem Makonnen And Tammie Rubin 3/7 - 7/27
Aguilera, Makonnen and Rubin present works in sculpture, photography, installation, text, and video that embody the world of impossible futures enabled by identities in constant escape from monolithic narratives.constant escape. George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center
Batik: What Lays Beneath
4/12 - 6/22
Artist Rakhee Jain combines the texture of oils, acrylics and encaustic mediums with the fluidity of Batik to push Eastern art into a modern application. By building on a foundation that is traditional and adding layers of contemporary elements she has created a metaphor for the evolution of the Indian-American identity. Reception: April 12, 6-8 PM Asian American Resource Center
The Art of RC Wong
4/12 - 6/22, 12 Noon - 5 PM
Well known for her beautiful renditions of children, this retrospective of paintings by RC Wong is on loan from the Wong family’s private collection. Reception: April 12, 6-8 PM Asian American Resource Center
The Susanna Dickinson Museum Present "Tough Texas Women - Chapter One: Barbara Jordan"
We know the story of Susanna Dickinson, but there have been many other Tough Texas Women who have contributed to our state’s history. In this ongoing series, we explore the live and accomplishments of those women. These are their stories. Online ExhibitSusanna Dickinson Museum