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12-13-18 – Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

Can you believe it’s already that time of year again?? Here at SouthPop we’re gearing up for our annual appearance at the Austin’s Arts Institution, The Armadillo Christmas Bazaar. We’ll have vintage posters for sale, photos by artists such as Bob Zink and Ken Hoge, paintings, coffee mugs by our good friend Sam Hurt of Eyebeam comics, CDs by local old …

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11-11-18 – Micael Priest Memorial Service at Threadgill’s

In Memoriam… Born October 21, 1951, Armadillo Art Squad artist Micael Priest passed away September 11, 2018. Micael Priest was one of the artist involved in the underground comic scene in Austin, Texas, which was mainly based around concert hall Armadillo World Headquarters. Together with Jim Franklin and Guy Juke, Priest was the leading force behind creating the famous Austin …

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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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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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A Month of Sundays – Brought to you by SouthPop with Threadgill’s!

To help keep bringing great music and great fun to out community, SouthPop is continuing our Month of Sundays Free Concert Series! But this time we’re switiching it up a bit — our great friends Threadgill’s (301 W. Riverside Dr.) will be hosting us with live music the last Sunday of the month (Oct, Nov, Jan, Feb — taking a break in …

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2015 Fundraising Event

SouthPop Needs Your Help! Buy Your Fundraiser Tickets Here!   Buy Your Fundraiser Tickets Here! Spend an evening at Threadgill’s eating dinner with your choice of: Joe Nick Patoski Eddie Wilson Denny Freeman George Majewski Jim Franklin Sarah Bird Bob Wade Kathy Valentine John Kelso and Kevin Russell SouthPop does great work keeping and educating the public on the sights, …

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Burton Wilson: What He Saw

View a Portion of the Exhibit Online View Photos From the Event The South Austin Popular Culture Center takes special pleasure in announcing the next exhibit: Burton Wilson’s Photographs.  Born in 1919, in Vermont, Burton Wilson attended the Rhode Island School of Design and later moved to Dallas. After serving in the US Army during World War II, Burton returned …

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