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10-21-18 SouthPop’s 2018 Membership Drive

You’re Invited to SouthPop’s 2018 Membership Drive and Appreciation Event! Previously we have hosted our fundraising dinners that have been a success, but this time around we’re throwing the pomp and circumstance out the window and just hosting a big ole party and concert at Antone’s! We want to celebrate the thing that matters most to us at SouthPop, and that’s …

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09-23-18 – Austin Museum Day at SouthPop

Austin Museum Day September 23, 2018   Join Us on Sunday September 23, 2018 to celebrate Austin’s area museums! Hosted by the Austin Museum Partnership, SouthPop, and many other awesome institutions throughout the city will be hosting a FREE ADMISSION day at the museum. Now, SouthPop’s gallery is always free admission, but in honor of Austin Museum Day, from 4 …

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06/17/18 – SouthPop’s 14th Anniversary Exhibition!

Wow man, can you believe SouthPop is finishing up its 14th year?! Please join us on Sunday, June 17th (Father’s Day!) to celebrate with us! We’re opening an exhibition featuring a selection from our permanent collection to kick off our 14th exhibition season, and of course hosting live music, refreshments, and all the trimmings needed to enjoy a great Father’s …

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CANCELED – 05/03/2018 – From Deep In The Heart: SouthPop’s Annual Fundraiser

** Due to incliment weather, we have had to cancel our Dinner with a Dillo Event. Please stay tuned as we reorganize and plan another event. Thank you all so much for your support. **   Please join us at Threadgill’s beer garden on Thursday, May 3, 2018 for our annual “Dinner with an Armadillo” fundraiser! Just like in previous years, we’ll …

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4/1/2018 – April Fool’s Day and Easter Hat Parade with the Uranium Savages

April Fools with the Uranium Savages Please join us at SouthPop on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018 for a special day of tomfoolery presented to you by the masters in the art of tomfoolery – The Uranium Savages – and hosted by the South Austin Museum of Popular Culture! Events begin at 2:30pm with an Easter Egg Hunt for the …

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3/11/2018 Austin Aqua Fest

From a small debutante ball sponsored by The Austin Admiral’s Club to a major Cultural Festival hosting the likes of Ringo Starr and Dolly Parton until it all came crashing down, Austin Aqua Fest celebrated a side of Austin most people don’t think of. With humble beginnings as an effort by the Austin Admirals Club to bring awareness to local …

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3/25/2018 SouthPop Salutes Shiva’s Headband!

SOUTH AUSTIN MUSEUM OF POPULAR CULTURE SALUTES SHIVA’S HEADBAND MARCH 25th On the occasion of a “Shiva’s Headband Day” proclamation, the South Austin Museum of Popular Culture wishes to salute Shiva’s Headband.  A special proclamation will be presented by David Murray from the City of Austin Music and Entertainment Division. Widely regarded as Psychedelic Blues Rock pioneers, Austin-based group Shiva’s …

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Elbow Grease: The Art of Jon Narum, Nic Russell, and Sam Yeates

SouthPop’s 2017-2018 exhibition season kicks off with Elbow Grease: The art of Jon Narum, Nicholas Russell, and Sam Yeates – paintings created by three artists who have been involved in the music scene since the early 1970s. Narum, Yeats, and Russell have been mainstays of the Austin art and music scene for 40+ years. Their fine art and design will …

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Bob Wade’s Tangoing Frogs Reinstalled at Taco Cabana in Dallas

In the News… SouthPop friend and Armadillo Artist Bob Wade has been featured in the New York Times! Three of the original 6 10-foot tall dancing frogs he created for the Tango Nightclub in Dallas are being reinstalled at their original location, by the space’s new owners…Taco Cabana. If you’re in the area, go check them out as early as June …

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Jack Jaxon: Exile into Consciousness

View a portion of the exhibition online Jack Jackson (pen name Jaxon), artist, designer, art director, writer, illustrator, historian, and Austinite began a search for answers in the 1960s. His odyssey dove inward, illustrating his acid trips in pen and ink as he explored his own subconscious and moved to San Francisco to join the counter-culture revolution. He became art …

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