This unique art gallery focuses on visionary folk artists of the American South. Featured artists have included self-taught ... More
This unique art gallery focuses on visionary folk artists of the American South. Featured artists have included self-taught painter Purvis Young, mud painter Jimmy Lee Sudduth, New Orleans artist Suzie Millions, recycled aluminum artist Slim Sirnes and Sultan Rogers. Many of the eclectic artists shown at yard Dog tend to work in isolation, creating from a place of intense drive and passion. If you are not in the market for a large painting, a variety of handmade gifts (found-object photo frames and more) are also offered. Secure online ordering is also available.
This historic building was originally designed as the Austin Asylum for the Blind in 1857. In post Civil War Reconstruction,
Major George Armstrong Custer occupied it. Today, it is a starting point for visitors to the University of Texas ...
King Louis Philippe ordered Alphonse Dubois de Saligny of France to Austin in 1839 to become the French liaison to
the Republic of Texas. He insisted on being called "Count" and built this home on 22 acres of land ...
This nationally recognized gallery presents a multitude of events in visual art, dance, theater, music, film and literature. Ongoing exhibitions
include works by Texas female artists and nationally renowned artists. The museum has been featured in Art in America ...