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We’re so proud to launch our very own ART BUS!

Let us take you on a trip through the wonderful world of art in Austin.

What is it?

Since 2018 we’ve hosted ART Bus Tours to invite you to explore the best of Austin’s creative scene.

Now, we’ve purchased our very own 45-foot Touring Coach to run these exciting excursions consistently!

You’ll meet the artists, hear about their process, buy one-of-a-kind art and even learn how to create something yourself. Sip drinks on the bus, listen to good tunes, make new friends and see the best of Austin’s art scene on this behind-the-scenes excursion.

HOW DO I RIDE?

  • We’ll have two tours each day on Saturday and Sunday: 12pm–2:30pm and 3pm–5:30pm
  • Bus pickup will be in the big parking lot near Ground Floor Theater: 979 Springdale Rd #122, Austin, TX 78702
  • Please arrive 10 minutes before your tour
  • Have complimentary drinks while you ride, from our amazing community partners: Guayakí yerba mate, Topo Chico sparkling water and Celzo CBD sparkling water, as well as our friends at Mighty Swell hard seltzer and Independence beer

An Unforgettable Ride

We make it easy! Your tour is guided by the founders of Almost Real Things Magazine, Austin’s go-to guide for art since 2015.

An Unforgettable Trip

We make it easy! Your tour is guided by the founders of Almost Real Things Magazine, Austin’s go-to guide for art since 2015.

Our November ART BUS Tour is over but we’ll be back very soon with our next adventure!

Pick your date and time and we’ll see you soon!

SATURDAY 11/20

1. Pickup & Drop-off: 979 Springdale Rd

Black Feather Vintage Works has a big market for us to check out upon return!

2. ATX Urban Art Pop-up & Studios: 2324 E Cesar Chavez St.

We’ll start by touring the pop-up studios & gallery show curated by ATX Urban Art. Hear about the layers of graffiti, street art, murals and mosaics in Austin!

3. Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: 2107 Alamo St.

Next, we’ll see what happens when 25+ artists transform a house into an interactive art exhibit. Read about the project & nonprofit partner, Blackland Community Development Corp.

4. The Cathedral x ATX Gals: 2403 E 16th St.

Last, we’ll stop in to see artwork from 13 women & non-binary artists hosted in this historic East Austin building.

SUNDAY 11/20

1. Pickup & Drop-off: 979 Springdale Rd

2. Grackle House Collective: 2606 E 2nd St.

Keeping true to the original Austin Studio Tour experience, we’ll hang with 8 artists at their home & backyard studios.

3. Something Cool Studios: 1717 E Cesar Chavez St.

Next, we’ll check out their Looking Up Mural Fest exhibition & be a part of their community paint jam on the walls outside

4. PietschHouse “Might As Well”: 3408 E 4th St.

Let’s keep the good times going as we head over to the “Might As Well” Music & Art Showcase to hear live music & shop from local vendors
EAST ART Safari Bus Tour for Big Medium's East Austin Studio Tour on Nov 16, 17, 23 and 24, 2019 in Austin, Texas

Our crew members at Almost Real Things will lead your journey.

Since 2015 we’ve connected ourselves to the heart of Austin’s creative scene, with a passion for introducing you to the best entertainment in the city.

We’re excited to get back together for this fun and safe celebration with you!