Devaki Knowles

Best Endorsement For Culture

Council Vote for the New Austin Museum of Art

Let's not mince words: The proposed Austin Museum of Art is long overdue. The project, which will give downtown many things -- a badly needed cultural focus; a new facility designed to serve diverse cultures; its first world-class architectural work in years, to name a few -- was unfairly derailed by The Bust. When AMOA forces got it back on track this year, the council supported their efforts -- and reaffirmed the idea of the city investing in culture -- by voting 6-0 to revive the project. It showed that they know art matters.

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