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Weekend of Reading
This weekend, over 280 authors are descending on Austin for the biggest Texas Book Festival ever. These literary giants are here to impart their wisdom and general literary coolness at ...
Get In The Car and Drive
One of the wonderful things about living in Austin is the opportunity for independent forces to come together and provide an arena for culturally rich events. On Friday, October 24 ...
Max on Monroe
You may not know the name Peter Max, but you’ve almost certainly seen his work. Among his impressive resume are portraits of the last seven sitting presidents, including "100 ...
Free and Weird
Like free art? Of course you do! Free Art Friday isn't a new concept in Austin, but this month collaborators are upping the ante. If you're new to ...
Crisp campuses and adolescence angst
Even though it’s already time for midterms, it never quite feels like back-to-school season until the cooler weather arrives, which, fingers crossed, is happening right about now. To properly ...
Code Imitates Life
Why do we need public art, you ask? One reason, as this book aptly notes, is no language on Earth has ever produced the expression, "As pretty as an institutional ...
Hanging Around Austin
October in Austin! Of all the times in any year to leave your house and try new things, this month of this year in this very city is the absolute ...
275 Authors in 2 Days
Last month, the Texas Book Festival revealed the largest lineup in its 19-year history, promising over 275 authors in two days at the Texas State Capitol grounds. Now that the ...
The CultureMap Interview
Attempting to conduct an interview with the master of light, James Turrell, is a bit like trying to capture sunlight in your hand. No matter how focused the questions, the ...
Austin Seeking Artist
The City of Austin is looking to commission public artwork for the new Austin Studios expansion. According to an announcement from the city, the City of Austin is looking for ...
Arts Around Austin
Now is your chance to "get to know" The King and I. For the first time in 25 years, the beloved musical is being professionally staged in Austin — and it ...
Future of Austin Art
Where would we be without Art Alliance Austin? It’s been opening doors for local artists and building community resources since the Eisenhower administration, and is behind many of the ...
Pop Art Carnival
If you've been hoping to find a classy replacement for the four-color Marilyn Monroe poster you loved in college, your search may be over. On the third weekend of ...
Prada Marfa Safe
It's been a rough year for Prada Marfa, the famed art installation located on a lone road in West Texas. In September 2013, the Texas Department of Transportation threatened ...
Arts in Context
Editor's note: CultureMap is proud to present the latest installment in our partnership with KLRU's documentary series Arts in Context Shorts. This unique series celebrates stories about the ...
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