November 8, 2016
Filed Under: Affordable Housing

Explore the Arts Scene During the East Austin Studio Tour

East Austin Studio TourIf you’re looking for things to do in East Austin this month, you won’t have to travel far! Just a short drive away from Whisper Valley in East Austin, the Big Medium’s East Austin Studio Tour takes place from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on Nov. 12-13 and Nov. 19-20. This event will be sure to get your creative wheels spinning and provide an educational opportunity for the whole family.

The East Austin Studio Tour is a free, self-guided art tour that gives residents the chance to meet local artists and artisans who make up Austin’s vibrant arts scene. Explore studios, galleries and pop-up exhibits in these boundaries: East of I-35, West of Hwy 183, South of Hwy 290, North of Riverside Dr. There are many things to do in East Austin during this special event:

Art Studios

See where the magic begins and takes shape! Several artists’ studios, from stand-alone commercial spaces to large studio complexes, will be open to tour during the East Austin Studio Tour.


View exhibits and hear local artists share their vision at these established art venues.

Temporary Exhibits

Find pop-up galleries and exhibits in a variety of unconventional venues, including warehouses, empty homes, libraries and small businesses!


Watch performances, workshops, competitions and participate in receptions, educational programming and parties!

Partner Programs

The Big Medium’s East Austin Studio Tour Partner Programs aim to educate the community about organizations and businesses who support the arts in Austin. These Partner Programs organize special events, private tours and host fundraisers.

To see the full schedule and learn more about the East Austin Studio Tour, visit

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