The South Austin Popular Culture’s next exhibit The Road to Austin opens Saturday, March 8th with an event that will include live music. The exhibit will be a historical pictorial pondering of the Austin music culture. The Road to Austin is a documentary film chronicling …
View the exhibit online Randy “Biscuit” Turner: The Real Punk Pioneer Exhibition Poster Randy “Biscuit” Turner is an iconic force of Punk Rock worldwide and Austin popular culture. Born in Gladewater, Texas, he was encouraged to create art and was …
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 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 …
- 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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