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Creek Show 2019: Call for Ideas Now Open

Now entering its 6th year, Creek Show features light-based art works by local designers. Mark your calendars for Creek Show 2019: November 7-17, with a preview party on November 6. The event continues to grow in popularity, drawing more than 50,000 Austinites and visitors to Waller Creek last year. The objective of Creek Show is […]

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WCC PARTICIPATES IN HIGH LINE NETWORK’S JOINT ART INITIATIVE

Friends of the High Line, based in New York City, recently announced that Austin will be one of five cities to participate in the inaugural joint art initiative of the High Line Network. The exhibition is titled New Monuments for New Cities and will travel across North America in 2019. Waller Creek Conservancy (WCC), together […]

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Thank You for Visiting Creek Show!

This weekend, we wrapped up another amazing Creek Show, with a record-breaking 50,000 Austinites enjoying locally produced light-based art along Waller Creek! Featuring family-friendly fun for all ages, the event offered a glimpse into the future of Waller Creek and what an active and inclusive green space will mean our community. Visitors experienced innovative installations […]

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Creek Show 2018: Nov. 9-17

When: Friday, November 9 – Saturday, November 17 | 6 PM – 10 PM | Nightly Where: *NEW LOCATION*: 9th-11th Streets | Public Entrance at 700 E 9th Street Creek Show returns November 9-17, 2018, for nine-nights of free light-based, site-specific art installations along Waller Creek. This year’s Creek Show returns in a slightly different […]

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Artist Spotlight: Concert on the Creek – American Dreamer

Not precisely classical music and not quite traditional folk, American Dreamer has cultivated a unique sound they call “orchestral folk.” Audiences and fans call their sound just plain great! The Texas-based quintet is set to bring this blended sound steeped with warmth and wonder to Concert on the Creek on Sunday, September 23, 2018. With […]

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Artist Spotlight: Concert on the Creek – line upon line

Boundary breaking Austin-based ensemble, line upon line, is set to deliver a fearless and exciting performance at Concert on the Creek on Sunday, September 23, 2018. Formed in 2009, the creatively adventurous trio met playing in the University of Texas’s percussion ensemble classes. After music school, the group’s three members (Adam Bedell, Cullen Faulk, and […]

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Upcoming Event: Concert on the Creek on Sept. 23

Join Waller Creek Conservancy and KMFA Classical 89.5 for an outdoor exploration of Austin’s thriving and innovative classical music scene. We’ll gather at the Waller Delta in a unique natural setting, alongside Waller Creek and Lady Bird Lake. Taking inspiration from Ai Weiwei’s “Forever Bicycles,” line upon line and American Dreamer will perform for music-lovers […]

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Family-Friendly Field Day on May 12

Join us for a free, family-friendly Field Day, with outdoor games for the kids, performances, and fun. Learn about how parks can be a part of a healthy, active lifestyle for everyone in the community. We’ll show you ways to boost your physical health and overall wellbeing. Sponsored by the St. David’s Foundation. RSVP today […]

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Creek Show 2017 Breaks Attendance Record

We want to thank our community for supporting another year of Creek Show! With over 20,000 Austinites experiencing our ten nights of free art installations, kids’ programming, and music, this was our most successful year in this 4th annual tradition. This year, we were excited to host our first Creek Show Lounge as a place […]

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Sunday Funday is October 30!

Fall is here and we are loving the cooler temps! Come join Waller Creek Conservancy at our second family-friendly Sunday Funday at Palm Park on October 30. Families and kids of all ages will enjoy an array of fall activities, including a hay bale maze, performances, arts and crafts, a bounce house, face painting, food […]

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