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By Kayla Dean | July 15, 2017 | Culture
Take a break from the summer heat and head indoors to relish in these must-see art exhibits around Austin.
Known for their support of the city’s artistic community, the gallery presents work from contemporary artists from Texas and around the world. The Contemporary recently unveiled an outdoor installation from Jim Hodges titled, With Liberty and Justice for All (A Work in Progress). If you’re up for a drive, the twelve-acre Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park on Lake Austin features unique art that makes its home in wildlife. 700 Congress Ave., 512-453-5312
The first organization in Texas to receive a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, Women and Their Work hosts regular music, dance, and theater events along with literary readings, film festivals, and educational workshops, in addition to their regular exhibitions. Their most current exhibit, Where You End and I Begin from Laura Lit, is a series of oil paintings in which Lit portrays the battle of her subjects' internal and external worlds. 1710 Lavaca St., 512-477-1064
At over 7,000-square-feet, Art on 5th is known for its vast collection of contemporary art, which features work from artists like Picasso and Warhol. The commercial gallery also features one of the country's largest collections of the Secret Art of Dr. Seuss. Other works include Byron May’s three-dimensional paintings on stainless steel. 3005 S. Lamar Blvd. #110b, 512-481-1111
Located in the Flatbed Building, Gallery Shoal Creek features 18,000-square-feet of art, including large-scale contemporary pieces and three-dimensional installations. Although the gallery includes a broad array of work, the urban space also includes a range of regional landscape artists. 2832 E. MLK Jr. Blvd. St. 3, 512-454-6671