Austin Arts Fair2020-03-09T06:48:37-05:00
Austin Arts Fair Live on TV on Studio512 on CW Austin and KXAN

CREATE ARTWORK | LIVE MUSIC | SHOP UNIQUE GIFTS | KIDS’ ACTIVITIES

Create Artwork | Live Music | Shop Unique Gifts | Kids’ Activities

MAY 9, 2020
11am – 5pm

Ballroom at AARC
8401 Cameron Rd Austin, TX 78754

Free & Open to Public

Austin Arts Fair Live on TV on Studio512 on CW Austin and KXAN

ABOUT

Austin Arts Fair is a family-friendly arts and culture event where you can shop original local art, participate in fun, all-ages arts activities, and enjoy live entertainment by local performers.

Shop unique, handmade collections of art and crafts by local artists. Create your own art in fun, hands-on arts activities and interactive workshops. Enjoy live entertainment by local musicians, dancers, and performers. And learn more about the arts and music opportunities that Austin has to offer by speaking with the artists themselves.

Entry to the event is FREE.

Create Art at Austin Art Fair-2020

Create Art

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Create Art with Austin's Local Artists

Embrace your inner creative spirit in our hands-on arts and crafts workshops, specially designed for kids and families of all ages. Don’t miss this opportunity to spend quality time with your loved ones and to take home a meaningful keepsake to remember the experience.

Enjoy Live Music & Performances

Kids & Family-Friendly Entertainment | Tap to Read More

Live Entertainment by Local Austin Musicians & Performers

Enjoy family-friendly live entertainment from Austin’s local musicians and performers. Dance and sing along with your loved ones, or sit back and enjoy the ambience as you peruse the arts collections. Austin Arts Fair is a chance to experience all the varieties of artistic disciplines that Austin has to offer, including dance, music, and theater.

Shop Unique Gift at the Austin Arts Fair2020

Shop Unique Gifts

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Unique, One-of-a Kind Pieces and Artwork

Browse and shop collections of local, original, handmade pieces and works in a variety of artistic forms, including pottery, paintings, sculptures, photography, glasswork, jewelry, accessories, and more. Each piece has a unique story, inspiration, and message. Austin Arts Fair is the perfect opportunity to purchase gifts that cannot be found anywhere else and have the chance to speak directly with the artists who created them.

Free Kids Activities at the Austin Arts Fair 2020

Kids' Activities

Fun Arts, Crafts, and Music Activities for All Ages | - Tap to Read More

Kids' Activities

Let your kids practice their creativity while interacting directly with local artists and performers themselves. Enjoy arts & crafts classes and music & movement activities, all designed specifically with kids in mind and led by respected local artists, performers, and educators.

Create Art at Austin Art Fair-2020

Create Art

Enjoy creative activities guided by Austin's top artists

Create Art with Austin's Local Artists

Embrace your inner creative spirit in our hands-on arts and crafts workshops, specially designed for kids and families of all ages. Don’t miss this opportunity to spend quality time with your loved ones and to take home a meaningful keepsake to remember the experience.

Enjoy Live Music & Performances

Kids & Family-Friendly Entertainment

Live Entertainment by Local Austin Musicians & Performers

Enjoy family-friendly live entertainment from Austin’s local musicians and performers. Dance and sing along with your loved ones, or sit back and enjoy the ambience as you peruse the arts collections. Austin Arts Fair is a chance to experience all the varieties of artistic disciplines that Austin has to offer, including dance, music, and theater.

Shop Unique Gift at the Austin Arts Fair2020

Shop Unique Gifts

Collections of Original, Handmade Works from Austin's Best Artists

Unique, One-of-a Kind Pieces and Artwork

Browse and shop collections of local, original, handmade pieces and works in a variety of artistic forms, including pottery, paintings, sculptures, photography, glasswork, jewelry, accessories, and more. Each piece has a unique story, inspiration, and message. Austin Arts Fair is the perfect opportunity to purchase gifts that cannot be found anywhere else and have the chance to speak directly with the artists who created them.

Free Kids Activities at the Austin Arts Fair 2020

Kids' Activities

Fun Arts, Crafts, and Music Activities for All Ages

Kids' Activities

Let your kids practice their creativity while interacting directly with local artists and performers themselves. Enjoy arts & crafts classes and music & movement activities, all designed specifically with kids in mind and led by respected local artists, performers, and educators.

PARTICIPANTS

All participants are local artists and/ or performers who have been selected to represent a diverse variety of artistic mediums, styles, and traditions in Austin’s visual and performing arts scenes.

Enjoy shopping original and handmade collections of paintings, prints, photography, ceramics, bath and body care, home decor, and jewelry and accessories, while enjoying live entertainment by local musicians and performers. Specialty food items from local vendors will also be available for purchase.

Click here for a complete list of participants.

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Austin’s artists and performers are the heart and soul of our city. 

FAQ

When and where is the event?2019-12-26T11:42:50-05:00

Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Asian American Resource Center, 8401 Cameron Rd, Austin, TX.

What are the hours?2019-12-26T11:42:22-05:00

The event is open to the public from 11am to 5pm.

What can I expect to find?2019-10-13T22:45:07-05:00

A family-friendly opportunity to shop local art, enjoy live entertainment by local musicians and performers, and participate in fun, hands-on arts activities and workshops.

How much is admission?2019-12-26T12:49:25-05:00

Admission to the event is FREE with registration. Register through Eventbrite at this link. Onsite registration will also be available.

Why do I need to register for the event?2019-12-26T12:50:11-05:00

We ask that you register prior to the event so we can anticipate how many people will attend. You can register online through Eventbrite at this link. Onsite registration will be available at the entrance.

Where and how much to park?2020-02-10T14:00:39-05:00

Parking is free. You can park onsite in AARC lot at 8401 Cameron Rd. If the AARC parking lot is full, overflow parking is available at 1520 Rutherford Lane Campus on the corner of Rutherford Ln and Cameron Rd, just before the entrance to AARC.

Will there be items available for purchase?2019-10-13T22:48:21-05:00

Yes, you can shop original collections of artwork and crafts handmade by the local artists. Collections include paintings, prints, photography, jewelry and accessories, glassworks, and ceramics.

What are the payment methods?2019-10-13T22:49:06-05:00

Payments of cash or credit/ debit cards will be accepted directly by artists.

Will there be an ATM onsite?2019-10-13T22:50:42-05:00

No.

Will there be food available?2019-11-11T22:53:40-05:00

Yes, there will be local food vendors onsite with snacks and beverages available for purchase.

Who are the artists and performers participating in the event?2020-03-09T06:51:57-05:00

Participants are local and regional artists and performers who represent a wide variety of artistic mediums, styles, and traditions. A complete list of participants can be found here.

Is the event kid friendly?2019-10-13T22:52:47-05:00

Yes, the event is fun for all ages! In addition to shopping and live entertainment, there will be plenty of hands-on arts activities and workshops for kids and families to enjoy. Young children must be supervised by an adult at all times.

Is the event accessible to the mobility impaired?2019-10-13T22:53:20-05:00

This event is welcoming and accessible to all with ADA designated parking available and wheelchair accessible paths and entrances to the AARC building.

Can I bring my pet?2019-10-13T22:54:32-05:00

Only certified service dogs with the proper paperwork and vest are allowed in the city facility.

Can I bring a stroller?2019-10-13T22:54:55-05:00

Yes, strollers are allowed, but walkways may be crowded during high traffic times. Young children must be supervised by an adult at all times.

How can I participate as an artist?2019-12-26T12:54:07-05:00

Local artists are encouraged to apply to be a part of this event. Fill out an application at this link.  Applicants will be notified of their acceptance by February 2020.

Who can I contact if I have more questions?2020-03-09T06:50:30-05:00
You can email austinartsfair@gmail.com or call us at 512.522.7656.