Best Place to See Local Art

TIE: Austin City Hall, Enchanted Forest

The city could have gone the safe, boring route of lumpen political portraits, but through the People’s Gallery program, it opened itself up to works from the representational to the surreal, somber, playful, and even fuzzy, all from local artists. The Enchanted Forest provides a safe haven for creators to build magical, unique, large-scale installations. Now if City Hall and the Forest could just talk to each other …

Austin City Hall, 301 W. Second, 974-2220; the Enchanted Forest, 1412 W. Oltorf, 296-1866

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