Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum

The Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum is home to the largest collection of American sculptor Charles Umlauf’s work. These gardens have welcomed visitors, educators, artists and friends from across the globe for over twenty years. Throughout its history, the UMLAUF has been committed to educating visitors about art and sculpture within a picturesque setting.

The museum’s exhibitions change throughout the year, displaying work of contemporary sculptors in addition to that of Umlauf and his 20th century peers. The museum and gardens exemplify the successful partnership between the UMLAUF and the City of Austin.

location

605 Robert E. Lee Road (map)

hours

Tuesday- Friday, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.; Saturday- Sunday, 12- 4 p.m. Closed Monday.

admissions

$5 Adults; $3 Seniors; $1 Students; Free for Children 12 and under, Active military and their families and UMLAUF members.

phone

512-445-5582

website

www.umlaufsculpture.org/

upcoming events

May 2, 2017 | 6:00 PM

UMLAUF After Dark — May 2

The UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum's recently-debuted "UMLAUF After Dark" returns Tuesday, May 2, 6-8 p.m., with the UMLAUF free and open after hours. This May date features free evening yoga classes and local juice refreshments. A limited number of yoga mats will be available. "UMLAUF After Dark" happens every first Tuesday of the month, offering UMLAUF visitors a chance to experience the special evening environment of the sculpture garden and in featured gallery exhibitions, in addition to the monthly themed activities, food and entertainment.

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May 11, 2017 | 6:00 PM

UMLAUF’s “The Classical Garden” — May 11

The UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum on Thursday, May 11, 6-9 p.m., hosts a spring installment of “The Classical Garden,” an elegant evening at the UMLAUF where guests experience musical performance in nature in the beautiful UMLAUF’s sculpture-filled setting. The Spring 2017 performance will feature Chen Guang, 22, a winner of the 2016 Olga Kern International Piano Competition, on tour from China and Italy. Winner also of the Scriabin Prize and the Rome Prize, and numerous other internationally-renowned competitions, Guang combines his extraordinary technical capacity with a profound and mature musical sensibility and an exceptional on-stage charisma. Numerous concert associations of Europe, America, and Asia have hosted him both in recitals and with orchestras performing programs ranging from William Byrd to Ligeti to modern-day composers. This world-class musician will perform an intimate outdoor concert on the UMLAUF terrace for 200 guests followed by a private sponsor dinner. Sponsor, VIP and $35 general admission tickets are available online at http://www.umlaufsculpture.org/classical-garden-1 Support for The Classical Garden reinforces the UMLAUF’s mission to exhibit the work of Charles Umlauf, his influences, and other contemporary sculptors in a natural setting, and provides educational experiences that encourage appreciation of sculpture.  

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May 14, 2017 | 12 PM

UMLAUF May 14th Family Day

UMLAUF’s May 14th Family Day celebrates Mother’s Day with a Kimono Fashion Show hosted by the Japan America Society of Greater Austin, and the UMLAUF welcomes visitors to dress in their choice of festive attire, whether Mother’s Day dress, casual or kimono! UMLAUF Family Days, held the second Sunday of each month, offers exploration of the UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum collection, art-making and sculpture demos, storytelling, children/family yoga and live music, and are free and open to the public. This program is supported in part by Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department and by Mo and Richardson Anderson.

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