Visual Arts Center

The Visual Arts Center (VAC) is a place where art exhibition and education intersect, drawing together a uniquely diverse community of students, faculty, guest artists, and creative voices from around the world. Situated in the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin, it provides pivotal exhibition and research space through five distinct galleries, and serves as a creative hub in the university’s dynamic arts community.


23rd and Trinity Streets (map)


Monday: by appointment | Tuesday–Friday: 10AM–5PM | Saturday: 12-5PM | Sunday: closed


Free and Open to the Public


(512) 232-2348


upcoming events

January 27, 2017 | 6:00 PM

Spring 2017 Season Opening Reception

Enjoy refreshments and conversation as you view the Visual Arts Center's new exhibitions for Spring 2017: O N E E V E R Y O N E, Omnibus Filing, Performances, and Two Christmases and a Half-Birthday. For more information on these exhibitions, please visit

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