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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 ...
Fest Coverage
At a Wednesday evening cocktail party held on the rooftop of The Jones Center, the Texas Book Festival revealed its complete list of more than 275 authors headed to Austin ...
Hanging Around Austin
It makes sense that studies of humanity, death and beauty are on the menu this month, what with the vivid forces of life in Austin crawling out from under the ...
Hollywood Masterpiece
An endless number of details define the film Gone with The Wind: the jaw-dropping emerald curtain dress, Mammy's sinfully red petticoat, the sun violently setting in the sprawling verdant ...
Live Forever
While we have no shortage of great murals in Austin, the Dia de Los Muertos-themed piece on Fifth Street at Congress Avenue is particularly special. As you meander down the ...
Horror Revival
On Monday, Stephen King announced that in anticipation of his latest novel, Revival, he will embark on a one-week tour this fall. The tour, which kicks off in New York ...
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