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The Contemporary Austin reflects the spectrum of contemporary art through exhibitions, commissions, education, and the collection. The museum has two distinct yet complementary locations, the Jones Center downtown and Laguna Gloria, a fourteen-acre...more
I was shocked at the sparseness of exhibits. Thankfully, I was there for a business event and didn't pay for admission to the exhibits. Unless you have a reason to be there, I can't see any reason to go. There rooftop event area is nice,...More
The thing is I don't live in Austin so I only got to see the exhibitions shown on Oct 2017, and it's not fair to judge a Museum for a couple of exhibits. I guess I was expecting quirckier. And video art is not my...More
This had exhibitions demonstrating that not all art appeals to this reviewer.
The upside down urban video was at least understanding whereas the abstracts that dominated floor 2 were at best appealing to peopke with a different taste
At least it is free on Tuesdays
My company hosted a professional dinner on the rooftop for a high-level executive crowd. We had everything from live music with a stage, tent with AC, lounge furniture, TV, two bars, catering, several tables, floral arrangements, etc. The staff was very flexible with all vendor...More
I love museums and I love art so I was super excited to visit and see what this museum had to offer. The admission price was only $5 and the large art pieces were unique. Unfortunately it wasn't a great experience with the security lady...More
We paid $10 dollars for 2 adults to go into a contemporary museum. The museum had a first floor exhibit which was composed by a maze (stillo in construction) with 4 displays, then we went to the second floor expecting to see a museum and...More
Try to go on Tuesday when it is free admission. Currently there is a really wild and fun exhibit by the lead singer of Devo. There are pipe organs he made out of discarded tubes and whistles and there is an interactive loft at the...More
I went to the Contemporary in December during their Holiday celebration. It was so much fun walking around the museum, participating in the activities and just hanging out on the rooftop. I cannot speak to what it is like the rest of the year, but...More
We visited yesterday to view the current exhibition "Strange Pilgrims" which was interactive and quite interesting. The usd5 fee also gives you access to the Laguna Gloria site which is worth the drive ftom the city.