- 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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This show was a special tribute to two clubs in Austin: one that closed 40 years ago and one that opened 40 years ago. The Vulcan Gas Company and the Armadillo World Headquarters had a substantial impact on Austin’s culture, music and effected not only locals, but people statewide – and some say even the nation. We had a pretty …
When we say you can always happen upon the Center “by chance,” it’s because you can usually find Henry Gonzalez, the facilities manager, working on the art installations outside. He was even caught on Google’s street camera! The space around the Center is always evolving, from the outdoor gallery space to the memorial wall. So even if the doors to …
RARE: An Exhibit of Hard To Find Concert Poster and Prints by Austin Poster Artists OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, March 12 at 7:09pm RSVP HERE Featuring the Austin members of the American Poster Institute, the show will consist of oddities and rarities- all posters that are now unavailable. The artists will be present at the opening reception on Saturday, March 12. …
This is Volume 1, Issue No. 29 of the Austin Sun, an alternative newspaper in the 1970s. Articles like these will be on display at the South Austin Popular Culture Center Sept. 11, 2010 through Oct. 23, 2010. Every user is rather easy to contact us whenever you will not find any of pages and Features The website is rather …
This is Volume 1, Issue No. 18 of the Austin Sun, an alternative newspaper from 1975. This issue includes an article about Austin city leaders contemplating extending drinking hours to 2 a.m. Articles like these will be on display at the South Austin Popular Culture Center Sept. 11, 2010 through Oct. 23, 2010.
During the summer of 1970, Austin’s first successful psychedelic music club, the Vulcan Gas Company, closed. In August 1970, the Armadillo World Headquarters opened. Both venues made dramatic changes to Austin’s culture.