CHEAT SHEET: AUSTIN’S GUIDE TO ART GALLERIES
Sitting right in the heart of Texas, Austin has long been celebrated for its flouring and ever-growing art scene. We’ve curated our list of art galleries that showcase works from the established to the up-and-coming, where you can immerse yourself in the cultural and creative fabric of our city!
AO5 GALLERY // 10000 Research Blvd. Suite 118, Austin, TX 78759
Ao5 Gallery is the largest contemporary art gallery in Austin, featuring a rotating display of fine art from artists around the globe. Their portfolio boasts the world’s largest collection of The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss, among other recognizable art from pop culture and works of different styles and mediums.
FLATBED CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY PRINTMAKING // 3701 Drossett Dr. Suite 190, Austin, TX 78744
Flatbed is dedicated to engaging the public with fine art print, in the hopes of increasing appreciation and understanding of the medium. Their gallery exhibits 30+ years of archived inventory prints from wonderful artists working with printmaking, as well as their related works.
WARDEN ART AGENCY // 4522 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78756
Texas-centric mentality, design focus, with a unique network of artists, Warden Art Agency specializes in connecting local artists with interior design projects in the Austin area. Aside from the services they tailor for their design-driven clients, their gallery represents a curated group of up-and-coming and established artists.
WEST CHELSEA CONTEMPORARY // 1009 W 6th St. Suite 120, Austin, TX 78703
West Chelsea Contemporary is a world-class gallery offering museum-quality art with locations in Austin, Texas, and New York City focusing on 20th-century and contemporary art predominantly in American, Asian, and European post-war movements. Their Austin gallery, in particular, showcases emerging artists and legends whose works appeal to the city’s culture and style.
WOMEN & THEIR WORK // 1311 E Cesar Chavez St, Suite, Austin, TX 78702
Women & Their Work is a nonprofit visual and performing arts organization that serves as a catalyst for new ideas in contemporary art created by women living and working in Texas and beyond. Known for its pioneering spirit, for over 40 years, they have brought groundbreaking art to Austin, through exhibitions, performances, and educational workshops.
GRAYDUCK GALLERY // 2213 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702
Founded in South Austin in 2010, and relocated to the art-energized neighborhood of East Austin in 2014, grayDUCK strives to exhibit the work of exceptional artists from a broad range of experience, both locally and nationally. A hybrid of comfort and modern sensibility, their space is ideal for showcasing artwork, poetry readings, film, music, and performances.
WALLY WORKMAN GALLERY // 1202 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78703
Located in a 120-year-old historic house in Austin’s art district, the Wally Workman Gallery specializes in emerging and collected talent, where for decades they have encouraged the professional and creative advancement of local artists onto the national stage. They currently house the works of 50+ contemporary and figurative artists in their two-story exhibition space.
LORA REYNOLDS GALLERY // The 360 Tower, 360 Nueces St. Suite 50, Austin, TX 78701
After working with Anthony d’Offay and Matthew Marks Galleries in London and New York, Lora Reynolds established her gallery in March 2005, representing the works of emerging, mid-career, and established artists in all forms of media. The gallery consists of one main exhibition space and in addition to a project room where works rotate during the year.
THE CONTEMPORARY AUSTIN // Jones Center Location: 700 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701 & Laguna Gloria Location: 809 W 35th St, Austin, TX 78703
With two locations in Austin, The Contemporary Austin specializes in showcasing the new works of leading international contemporary artists. The historic Jones Center on Congress Avenue features a dynamic schedule of exhibitions in nearly 8,000 square feet of museum space, while Laguna Gloria encompasses a unique, fourteen-acre art-in-nature site that includes the landmark Driscoll Villa, the Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park, the Art School at Laguna Gloria, and the Moody Pavilions.
BLANTON MUSEUM OF ART // 200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78712
The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin is one of the foremost university art museums in the country and has the largest and most comprehensive collection of art in Central Texas. Recognized for its more than 21,000 works, including European paintings, an encyclopedic collection of prints and drawings, and modern and contemporary American and Latin American art, the Blanton features a year-round schedule of traveling exhibitions.