Art City Austin, a three-day art fair and festival, will return for its 67th annual event Friday, Mar. 31- Sunday, Apr. 2 at the Palmer Event Center. This historic event is a celebrated combination of street art and contemporary art from local and national artists maintaining its designation of Austin’s annual art event of the year.
The community is invited to come enjoy the work of 125 individual artists from across the country, plus an art fair inside the exhibition hall that will welcome 20 galleries throughout Texas.
The Art City Austin festival grounds will also feature a number of exciting attractions including multiple art installations created by local artists and commissioned specifically for the occasion by Art Alliance Austin. Noteworthy artists this year include award-winning photographer Clifton Henri, Austin fine jewelry designer Haley Lebeuf, and Jay Long, a long-time Art City Austin artist.
Food and drinks will be available for purchase and the festival will showcase live music from a wide variety of local musicians coordinated and curated by Black Fret. Art City Austin is a family-friendly event, offering designated children and family areas featuring hands on arts and crafts activities with support from community partners Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum and The Contemporary Austin.
Tickets to Art City Austin range from $10 for a single-day admission to $25 for the Collector’s Pass, which includes access to the Friday, Mar. 31 VIP preview reception plus weekend access to the festival. Admission is free for children 12 and under. Parking will be available at the Palmer Event Center Garage for $8. All forms of public transportation are encouraged and welcomed.
For more information on Art City Austin, volunteer opportunities and to purchase tickets, please visit artallianceaustin.org.