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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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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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05/12 -13 & 05/19-20 – West Austin Studio Tour

WEST Austin Studio Tour SouthPop Goes WEST: Fresh Art from Old Austin May 12-13 and May 19-20, 11am to 6pm   Please join us at SouthPop, once again, for Big Medium’s WEST Austin Studio Tour! A self-guided studio and gallery tour throughout Austin’s west side. Admission is free and open to the public.   From Big Medium’s site: Big Medium’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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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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The Road to Austin

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 the decades of musical evolution that elevated Austin as the Live Music Capital of the …

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Randy “Biscuit” Turner: The Real Punk Pioneer

View the exhibit online 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 drawn to the odd-ball, skate-punk culture of Austin where he and his friends formed the band The Big Boys. The Big Boys were innovative, sarcastic, and passionate in their …

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Austin Opera House: Way Down Texas Way

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 not your typical Austin-hippie-hangout; it was more known for its “outlaw” country slant. The Austin …

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Artful Musicians

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, Cleve Hattersley, Lissa Hattersley, Guy Juke, Elizabeth Lee, Billy Perkins, Howard Rains, Jesse Sublett and …

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