- 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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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 …
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 …
January 8th Interview featuring South Pop director Leea Mechling by YNN’s Drew Moses. “There’s more to Austin’s music scene than just the music. At the South Austin Popular Culture Center, you can find relics of all kinds which tell a different side of Austin’s colorful history. Vintage music bills, posters and comics speak to Austin’s rock-and-roll history. Leea Mechling, the …