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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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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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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 […]

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Austin City Council Advances Downtown Puzzle

On Sept. 28, the Austin City Council unanimously (10-0) passed Item 52 on their agenda regarding the “Downtown Puzzle”, requesting that staff pursue further analysis on the various projects, including Waller Creek. While this does not finalize any funding decisions, it does represent a significant step forward in this effort. The Puzzle looks to advance […]

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Waller Creek Conservancy, City of Austin Break Ground at Waterloo Park

Today, Waller Creek Conservancy, in partnership with the City of Austin, celebrated the official groundbreaking of the Waller Creek project at Waterloo Park. The Waller Creek project is a chain of urban parks around a restored Waller Creek in downtown Austin, running one-and-a-half miles from Lady Bird Lake to 15th Street between Trinity Street and […]

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Waller Creek Conversations: What We Heard

Thank you to the many Austinites that shared their feedback with us in May during the Waller Creek Conversations! Our future Waller Creeks Parks will be a reflection of our entire community, so we value your thoughts and comments. Our presentation focused on design updates for the Waller Creek district, including Waterloo Park, the Moody […]

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Support Waller Creek and gear up for #doingthings outdoors!

Support Waller Creek and gear up for #doingthings outdoors! This summer, when you give to Waller Creek Conservancy, we’ll say thanks with a $100 gift card to Outdoor Voices! Support a chain of parks in the heart of Austin with a gift of $250 or more and get suited up in recreational apparel for all […]

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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 […]

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Creek Show 2017 Dates & Participating Artists Announced

Waller Creek Conservancy is pleased to announce that Creek Show 2017 will return to Waller Creek on November 10-18. Creek Show, now in its fourth year, spans nine nights and includes six light-based, site-specific art installations, which will be installed on Waller Creek between 5th and 8th Streets. The community is invited to walk along […]

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