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
September 6, 2015 | 12:00 PM
12:30 Children's yoga
1:00 Story time
1:30 Clay creations
2:00 Music by Armstrong Community Music School
All Day: Sculpture safaris, chalk drawing, & more!
Family Days offer special, hands-on programs designed for families with children, four to ten years old. Families have the opportunity to explore the UMLAUF while engaging in creative activities. Listen to stories, do yoga in the garden, watch sculpture demos, enjoy live music and more. Free and open to the public. This program is underwritten by Union Pacific Foundation, Texas Commission on the Arts, and Texas Women for the Arts.
September 7, 2015 | 9:00 AM
Free Day of Yoga @ the UMLAUF
Free Day of yoga
gives everyone the opportunity to experience yoga free of charge. Experience yoga with friends and family and discover the benefits of yoga at the UMLAUF. Bring your own mat.
September 10, 2015 | 6:00 PM
Opening reception: Murmurs, UMLAUF Prize 2015
Join us for the UMLAUF Prize, an exhibition awarded to outstanding UT Austin MFA students. For the first time in the Prize's history, Juror Suzanne Deal Booth selected two artists for the exhibition. Both Ryan Hawk and Gracelee Lawrence present site-specific works that engage in a dialogue with Charles Umlauf's sculptures.
October 25, 2015 | 12:00 PM
Pumpkin Carving Competition
Celebrating our 11th year, the UMLAUF Pumpkin Carving Competition is an afternoon for families to sculpt their holiday pumpkins and participate in the prizes. Overseen by “Professor Pumpkin” from the Texas Society of Sculptors, this event features community judges who will choose the most amusing, spooky, artistic and lovable creations. Non-perishable items will be accepted in lieu of admission. This event benefits the Capital Area Food Bank along with pumpkins generously donated by Whole Foods Market.
November 4, 2015 | 7:00 PM
Insights: Ryan Hawk & Gracelee Lawrence
Artists talk with Ryan Hawk & Gracelee Lawrence on their exhibition, UMLAUF Prize 2015: Murmurs.
This program increases the appreciation of Charles Umlauf’s work and sculpture in general through lectures from visiting artists and scholars. Usually accompanying the museum’s newest exhibition, INSIGHTS encourages the development of critical perspectives and provides deeper understanding of art. Free and open to the public. This program is partially funded by City of Austin Core Funding 2015-2016.