April 2016

Found 3 blog entries for April 2016.

 art gallery

The city of Austin is home to a thriving arts and culture scene, with close on 40 galleries and art museums, regular exhibits, and many popular art events, including the Texas Biennial and Art City Austin.

Austin art galleries

Wally Workman Gallery is one of the most popular Austin galleries. This contemporary gallery is housed in a historic home, with two floors of exhibition space showcasing the work of over 50 established and emerging artists.

Gallery Black Lagoon exhibits work from over 250 artists. Most of the artwork on display is contemporary art, with strong photography exhibitions.

GrayDUCK Gallery exhibits work by both new and established contemporary artists. The gallery also regularly hosts poetry readings, film screenings,

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university students

Austin boasts a number of good public and independent colleges and universities. High on the list are the esteemed University of Texas at Austin, the highly ranked St Edwards University, and popular Austin Community College.

University of Texas

University of Texas

The University of Texas at Austin, or UT Austin, is a public research university located just one mile from the Texas State Capitol. Founded in 1883, UT Austin is the flagship school of the University of Texas.

Today, the university enrolls 51,000 students across 171 programs that lead to bachelor's, master’s, or doctoral degrees. Among the areas of study offered are social sciences, communications, engineering, business, and biological sciences.

Based on academic achievement, UT Austin

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Austin is famous for its music scene, so it's no surprise that the city's official motto is “the live music capital of the world.” Austin's live concerts and amazing music festivals draw visitors from across the country, and are among the events that make the city a fun place to live.

There's also plenty more to keep you entertained. Whether you're living in Austin or just visiting, the city boasts an unusual share of attractions, from interesting museums and gracious historic buildings to gorgeous parks, lakes, and botanical gardens.

The State Capitol

state capital

The State Capitol is one of the most popular Austin tourist attractions. Completed in 1888, the Capitol is home to the office of the State Governor and the Chambers of the Texas Legislature.

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