Dougherty Arts Center
1110 Barton Springs Rd., 512/974-4000
Once the Naval and Marine Reserve
Center, this city-operated cultural facility
now educates budding artists instead of
sailors and hosts many cultural events.
Located on the periphery of the pending
arts complex development over and
around Palmer Auditorium, the DAC
features the Dougherty Arts Theater, a
150-seat auditorium that is available for
music, theatre, and dance productions, a
large sculpture/pottery studio, and dozens
of classrooms. City staff at the DAC also
books the Sheffield Hillside Theatre in
Zilker Park, across from the main
entrance of the Barton Springs pool.
The Julia C. Butridge Gallery is now accepting exhibit proposals for 2020. Located at the Dougherty Arts Center
in the heart of the arts district, the JCB Gallery is known for its diverse exhibitions
of artists and their work. Deadline: Sun., Feb 17, 2019.
The Dougherty Arts School's adult arts program is dedicated to enriching the Austin community with hands-on artistic opportunities, provided skilled artists to teach a variety of classes in ceramics, digital arts, drawing and painting, darkroom photography, and more.
Enjoy a free blacklight yoga class with Sol de los Santos, featuring a live DJ; then wind down with bubbly & chocolate, a create-your-own-essential-oils lab, coloring books, and ASMR videos. Wed., Dec. 19, 7-9pm. Free.