Art Museums in Austin

Art lovers, rejoice! Austin is home to an incredible collection of art museums that showcase works from ancient civilizations to modern masters. Whether you want to spend a day pondering contemporary pieces or exploring our state’s rich Hispanic heritage, there’s an art museum for your group. And the best way to hit all the top museums? A private charter bus rental¬†from Party Buses Austin, of course. We’ll pick up your whole crew and shuttle you around Austin’s art hot spots in a climate-controlled bus with plush seating and onboard entertainment to keep you energized between museums. No squeezing onto crowded city buses or tracking down rideshares – just sit back, relax, and let us do the driving while you immerse your group in Austin’s incredible art scene.

The Blanton Museum of Art

For Texas’ largest and arguably most impressive art collection, head to the Blanton Museum on the University of Texas campus. Spanning over 17,000 works from Europe, Asia, and the Americas, this comprehensive collection covers everything from ancient Greek pottery to modern masterpieces by Ellsworth Kelly and Mark Rothko. The Blanton’s spacious galleries and art historians ensure a first-class cultural experience for groups of all ages.

Address: 200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78701

Phone: (512) 471-5482

The Contemporary Austin

The name says it all – The Contemporary Austin is the city’s premier modern art museum featuring new and cutting-edge works from local and international contemporary artists. Between the downtown Jones Center and the scenic Laguna Gloria site, your group can explore innovative sculptures, multimedia installations, and boundary-pushing exhibits that challenge perspectives and spark thought-provoking discussions on art’s evolving role in society.

Address: 700 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

Phone: (512) 453-5312

Mexic-Arte Museum

For the truly authentic side of Hispanic culture and arts, don’t miss the Mexic-Arte Museum downtown. As Austin’s official Mexican and Mexican-American art museum, Mexic-Arte celebrates 7000 years of tradition through its impressive collection of works from both sides of the border. From vibrant Day of the Dead displays to intricate Huichol bead art, the celebrations of life, death, and everything in between will leave your group in awe of Mexico’s artistry and heritage.

Address: 419 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

Phone: (512) 480-9373

Performing Arts in Austin

What’s art without a little music and drama? As the self-proclaimed “Live Music Capital of the World”, Austin has an incredible performing arts scene that perfectly complements its impressive art collections. Get your group’s tickets for one of these top venues and we’ll make sure you arrive with time to spare! Whether it’s the iconic Austin City Limits, a touring Broadway production, or an experimental indie rock show, we’ll get your group there energized with a private charter bus from Party Buses Austin. Enjoy short-and-sweet transportation or upgrade to a bus equipped with after-event nap-worthy reclining seats, free WiFi for posting Austin memories, and TVs for watching clips from the show.

Bass Concert Hall

For world-class performances from the biggest names in music, dance, and theatre, Bass Concert Hall is Austin’s premier venue. Part of the University of Texas Performing Arts Center, Bass hosts incredible talents like the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, touring Broadway hits like Hamilton, and comedic geniuses like John Oliver. With 3,000 plush seats and state-of-the-art acoustics, your group will feel like true VIPs during every spectacular show.

Address: 2350 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin, TX 78712

Phone: (512) 477-6060

Moody Theater

Music enthusiasts, mark your calendars – Moody Theater is a must for your Austin trip. As the iconic home of Austin City Limits, one of the longest-running live music shows, Moody hosts top musical talents from country icons to indie rock phenoms almost every night of the week. Between the intimate 2,750-seat theater, private club lounge, and outdoor lawn for warm summer shows, this modern venue delivers quintessential Austin vibes to please any music lover.

Address: 310 W Willie Nelson Blvd #1A, Austin, TX 78701

Phone: (512) 225-7999

The Long Center

For spectacular performing arts with a breathtaking backdrop, The Long Center can’t be beaten. This stunning riverside theater hosts productions from the Austin Opera, Ballet Austin, Broadway tours, stand-up comedians, and more against the sweeping views of downtown Austin and Lady Bird Lake. The outdoor City Terrace is a popular spot for concerts on warm nights, while the intimate Rollins Theatre lends itself to immersive, intimate shows that your group won’t soon forget.

Address: 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704

Phone: (512) 474-5664

Enjoy Your Time in Austin with Party Buses Austin

From bizarre art installations to ballet under the stars, Austin’s dynamic arts and culture scene is best experienced with Party Buses Austin as your group transportation. We’ve helped school groups, corporations, wedding parties and more craft unforgettable outings filled with great art, incredible performances, and no hassle travel. Give us a call at 512-375-4204 and let our team start planning your group’s unique Austin arts adventure today!