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AMOA-Arthouse: Laguna Gloria location

With two unique locations, the Austin Museum of Art-Arthouse provides rich environments for a wide range of audiences to investigate and experience excellence in modern and contemporary art. The museum accomplishes this through innovative exhibitions, education, interpretative programs and direct access to the creative process.

As a community-oriented museum, The Austin Museum of Art- Arthouse presents an array of art experiences in a fun, informal, and collaborative spirit, reflecting the character and vibrancy of Austin.  Laguna Gloria, the museum’s original home, is a monument to their long-standing commitment to the community, offering a unique experience of history, art, and nature. Visitors can tour the recently restored 1916 Italianate-style villa that was the home of Texas legend Clara Driscoll.

AMOA-Arthouse: Laguna Gloria location Projects

AMOA Educational Media
AMOA Educational Media

The Austin Museum of Art (AMOA)’s 2011 minigrant project has furthered AMOA’s educational strategic vision, creating continuous relevant online material as it relates to the visitor experience. The digital equipment provided by this grant built a vital platform for developing and presenting artist demos, podcasts, gallery audio-guides, family activities, and more. Previously, AMOA’s existing educational […]


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Collection Selections: Texas Artists from the Permanent Collection
Collection Selections: Texas Artists from the Permanent Collection

Collection Selections: Texas Artists from the Permanent Collection provides the public with alternative access via the web to permanent collection artwork in conjunction with Austin Museum of Art’s new, ongoing Collection Selections exhibitions. The project also allowed AMOA to document local artists and preserve content for viewing for generations to come.


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Lordy Rodriguez: States of America
Lordy Rodriguez: States of America

Take a road trip with Lordy Rodriguez, who re-mapped America. His decade-long project to systematically reconfigure the United States offers viewers a fresh new look at map-based drawing with a fantastical twist. None of the states in Rodriguez’s work reflect the geography that we find in a conventional map of the U.S. He also invented […]


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New Art in Austin: 20 to Watch
New Art in Austin: 20 to Watch

The Austin Museum of Art created an interactive website in conjunction with their triennial exhibition, New Art in Austin: 20 to Watch, which was on view from February 16 – May 11, 2008. New Art in Austin features emerging artists from central Texas whose work stretches the boundaries of contemporary art. This triennial survey was […]


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Outside Realism: Clifford Ross Photography
Outside Realism: Clifford Ross Photography

Never before seen in Austin, Ross’ epic photography exposes both the peaceful and the chaotic qualities that coexist in nature. Clifford Ross has been a dedicated artist for over 30 years. He is devoted both to realism and abstraction as valued modes of artistic expression, which he demonstrates to varying degrees in his several series […]


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