December 1st marks the opening of SouthPop’s holiday exhibit Live Music and Dead Clubs: a visual history through t-shirts. Music. T-shirts. Rock n Roll Images. A modest article of clothing, the T-shirt, can tell a real story. Of bands, clubs, musical and artistic performances, political …
The South Austin Popular Culture Center is proud to announce an exhibit focusing on the Austin Opera House. This concert hall, a partnership between Tim O’Connor and his friend Willie Nelson, opened in July 1977 with a special performance featuring Waylon Jennings. This club was …
The South Austin Popular Culture Center is pleased to announce the current special exhibit featuring the gig posters and art prints of Lindsey Kuhn . One of the most talented artists of his generation, Lindsey has created a large body of work over the past …
The South Austin Popular Culture Center hosts an exhibit featuring Austin musicians who also make art. It makes sense that creative people would have more than one outlet for their talent. The show will include Greg Anderson, Bill & Ruth Carter, Joe Ely, Butch Hancock, …
From now until February 18, come check out Ken Featherston’s 1974 mural “Peyote Dreams.” The approximately 20-foot long mural was the Center’s first acquisition in 2004. Ask Henry to tell you how they got the mural in the museum! A selection of Ken’s concert posters …
If you weren’t able to come out to the opening, you can still get a glimpse into the past with the slideshow below. You can also still come in to the center and view the work until December 23.
Click on the photo to see the individual posters. George and Carlyne Majewski invite you to the September opening of an exhibit at the South Austin Popular Culture Center featuring Soap Creek Saloon. Saturday, Sept. 3 come to the South Austin …
Antone’s Home of the Blues opened in 1975 at 6th and Brazos in downtown Austin, Texas. Clifford Antone loved the blues and he brought it to Texas. The first show at the club featured Louisiana great Clifton Chenier. After that Sunnyland Slim, Chicago blues artist, …
- Armadillo Art SquadThe South Austin Popular Culture Center features the artwork of the infamous “Armadillo Art Squad” dating from the 1960s to today. These artists have garnered international acclaim for their influence upon rock art in the 1970s and the contemporary Austin culture. They continue to producer art in a variety of mediums, including the quintessential Austin art form, the poster. Old and new works by these celebrities will be displayed on a permanent basis along with periodic displays, including the numerous notable contemporary Austin artists. Click on the images and names below to learn more about the artist. Danny Garrett Nels Jacobson Guy Juke G.L. McElhaney
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