Austin is full of exciting museums and community centers that provide hours of entertainment. The Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum in Austin is one such location and is an Austin favorite. The museum is home to an outdoor sculpture garden featuring the works of American artist Charles Umlauf. The garden is right across the street from another Austin favorite, Zilker Park. Read about the places to visit in Austin below:
While Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum features the incredible work of Charles Umlauf, it has a variety of rotating exhibits of his different work. Each exhibit runs for approximately three months, allowing you and your family to view different works of art each time you visit. Each item in the exhibits are private donations from local collectors that allow the museum to continue to expand work that is viewable.
No two visits to the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum will be the same, with a variety of programs to enjoy. Guided tours will take you around the garden where you can view over 200 sculptures and paintings. Umlauf After Dark will take place this holiday season where you can shop around local vendors while inside the garden. Finally, a variety of crafting sessions take place over the year where you can learn how to build your own works of art. The last event of the year will be Woven Ornaments that will take place on December 13th from 1:00pm to 3:30pm.
For an educational yet exciting experience, check out the Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum during your next Austin visit. You can find the museum at 605 Azie Morton Road. Umlauf is open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00am to 4:00pm and Saturday through Sunday from 12:00pm to 4:00pm; The museum is closed every Monday. For any questions, feel free to call Umlauf directly at 512-445-5582. This is one of the best places to visit in Austin!
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