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.


Wednesday- Friday, 10 AM- 4 PM, Saturday- Sunday, 12 PM- 4 PM, Closed Monday- Tuesday


$5 Adults, $3 Seniors, $1 Students, Free for children 12 & under


upcoming events

July 9, 2015 | 10:00 AM


Clarity. Empowerment. Well-being: Mindfulness is a tool for rediscovering of the body’s own inner intelligence. Meditation with Elizabeth Hoisington is a relaxing 4 week program. Take some time to recharge your day Thursday mornings in June/July. Classes begin with a 20-30 minute breather (meditation) followed by discussion about tools for daily use in the world; the only thing you have to lose is some extra stress! Be present in the moment. Relax in the peaceful setting of the UMLAUF. Class dates: July 9, 16, 23, & 30. Class times: 10-11 AM.

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July 12, 2015 | 12:00 PM

Family Day

Free Fun for everyone!
Ice Painting & Sculpture Safaris ALL DAY!
12:30 Yoga
1:00 Story Time
1:30 Ice Carving: Sean Leahy, Spectrum Ice
2:30 Music: Armstrong Community Music School
3:00 Story Time Refreshments by JUICE AUSTIN

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July 15, 2015 | 6:30 PM

Craft @ the UMLAUF

Retro art with rad beer! Artist Gracelee Lawrence will lead you through the classic 1970's art of macrame while you sip on beverages from Austin Beerworks. At the end of the night, take home your own knotted treasure.

All supplies and beverages included. Must be 21 or over to attend.

About the Artist:

Gracelee Lawrence received her BFA in Sculpture from Guilford College in Greensboro, NC. and is pursuing her Masters in Fine Art in Sculpture + Extended Media at the University of Texas at Austin. She is a contributing writer for the International Sculpture Center Blog and Catapult Magazine. Lawrence has exhibited at grayDUCK Gallery in Austin, TX; BLUEorange Contemporary in Houston, TX; Saint Cloud University in Saint Cloud, MN; Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington, NC; The Carrack Modern Art in Durham, NC; Rancho Paradiso in Joshua Tree, CA; and the Visual Art Exchange in Raleigh, NC. She received the David Womack Memorial Fiber Arts Scholarship (2014), Eyes Got It! Grand Prize Winner (2013), and the Ella Fountain Pratt Emerging Artist Grant (2011-12). She has also held several national residencies.

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