South Austin Popular Culture Center Presents 10th Anniversary Exhibit Through generous funding from the Phogg Phoundation for the Pursuit of Happiness, the South Austin Popular Culture Center (SouthPop) opened its doors March 2014 and almost immediately an important and sentimental acquisition was made: Ken Featherston’s mural, Peyote …
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 …
Dear SouthPop Fans: As you know SouthPop’s next exhibit was scheduled to feature the Broken Spoke and open in late January. After pondering the scope of this exhibit subject and knowing 2014 is the Spoke’s 50th anniversary (yes, that’s right folks) we have decided to postpone the …
The counter-culture revolution of the late 1960’s and early 1970’s in the United States is undeniably attributed to the widespread embrace of drugs, sex, and rock n roll among young people, and San Francisco was the epicenter of authority clash. The city drew disenfranchised youth …
View Photos From the Event The South Austin Museum of Popular Culture has chosen this time to honor people who’ve affected Austin’s culture and have passed away. Starting in 2004 with artist Ken Featherston, the memorial wall has paid tribute each year to musicians, artists, …
- 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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