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Dias De Los Muertos Poster Image Updated

Dia De Los Muertos 2013

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, writers, photographers, philanthropists, and friends who were involved in the production side of the arts.  …

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Memorial Wall featured in Culture Map

One of Austin’s newest online news sites featured our memorial wall this weekend. “Their influence is felt every day and this event serves to acknowledge and pay tribute to them,” Shelley Seale wrote in her article, ‘The South Austin Popular Culture Center honors Austin artists with a memorial wall.‘ Have you come to visit yet? Let us know your impressions …

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Caught On Google’s Camera

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 …

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Rag Radio: Austin’s Rock ‘n Roll Art

Thorne Dreyer of Rag Radio on KOOP, 91.7 FM talks with Leea Mechling and Henry Gonzalez of the South Austin Popular Culture Center. In the hour-long interview, they “discuss Austin culture since the 60s and 70s; its history of exhibitions featuring major graphic and poster artists; and the Memorial Wall featuring fallen heroes of Austin and Texas culture. We also …

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Tour Outside Art Installations By Henry Gonzalez

“Sometimes people don’t even know to go into the building,” says artist Henry Gonzalez, arms crossed, as he looks over the art installations surrounding the South Austin Popular Culture Center. “This is the legacy I’m going to leave behind,” Gonzalez says. Each piece is a reflection of South Austin, and as one of the founders of the Center and creator …

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