EXPLORE THE KITTY KING POWELL LAWN AT WATERLOO PARK Located between 12th and 15th Streets along Red River. Waterloo Park opens in 2020! The 11-acre park will feature a variety of unique spaces to immerse yourself in nature in the heart of downtown. In anticipation of the park opening, we invite you on a series […]
Announcing 6th Annual Creek Show
6TH ANNUAL CREEK SHOW November 7-17, 6pm – 10pm nightly LOCATION: Waller Creek between 9th St. and 12th St. Waller Creek Conservancy is thrilled to announce that Creek Show will be back for its 6th year in 2019! Everyone is invited to this free, family-friendly event featuring a variety of light-based art installations designed to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Announcing 5th Annual Creek Show
5TH ANNUAL CREEK SHOW November 9-17, 6pm – 10pm nightly NEW LOCATION: Waller Creek between 9th St and 11th St Waller Creek Conservancy is thrilled to announce that Creek Show will be back for its 5th year in 2018! The event remains free and open to the public. We received over 50 submissions and, although […]
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 […]
Creek Show 2017 Open Nov. 10-18!
Celebrate the fourth year of Creek Show, open Nov. 10-18! It’s back for nine nights of free light-based, site-specific installations along Waller Creek, between 5th and 8th Streets. Featuring a series of special events between Nov. 10 and Nov. 18, there will be something for everyone to enjoy! This year, enjoy a one-of-a-kind Waller Creek […]
Major works by Chinese artist and political activist Ai Weiwei coming to Austin!
The Contemporary Austin and Waller Creek Conservancy announce an upcoming two-part outdoor exhibition of large-scale installations by Chinese artist and political activist Ai Weiwei, to go on view to the public beginning June 3, 2017, as part of The Contemporary Austin’s partnership with Waller Creek Conservancy and its Museum Without Walls program. The works include […]
Creek Show 2016 welcomes 10,000 to Waller Creek!
The Waller Creek Conservancy welcomed more than 10,000 attendees to Waller Creek during the ten night light-based art event, Creek Show! Neighbors, families, and friends enjoyed live music, kids’ programming, and art––many learning about the Conservancy’s revitalization effort for the very first time. Creek Show 2016, the third annual event, featured five installations along Waller […]