We are currently closed for installation. Join us for the opening reception for our spring 2020 exhibition season on January 24, 2020!

man with child looking up at art installation


Free and open to the public


Tuesday – Friday10am – 5pm
SaturdayNoon – 5pm
Sunday / MondayClosed
UT Home GamesClosed


The University of Texas at Austin
Art Building
2300 Trinity St (directly north of DKR – Texas Memorial Stadium)

Get directions via Google Maps

Garage Parking

Approximately $3/hour

San Jacinto Garage, 1-3 minute walk to the VAC

Manor Garage, 3-5 minute walk to the VAC

Metered Street Parking


City of Austin metered street parking is available along E. Dean Keaton St between San Jacinto Blvd and Red River St.

Meters are enforced Monday – Saturday, 8am – 6pm; parking is free all other times.


Bike racks are located on the northeast corner of San Jacinto Blvd & 23rd St (aka Deloss Dodds Way). An Austin BCycle docking station is also located at that location.

The VAC may be accessed via the entrance to the Art Building at the top of the steps adjacent to the bike racks.

Public Transportation

The VAC is accessible via Austin’s public bus system. Use the Trip Planner on the CapMetro website to determine the best route and departure/arrival times.

Accessibility and Special Needs

Exhibitions and programs at the Visual Arts Center are wheelchair accessible. If you have any accommodation needs based on disability, please email or call 512/ 471–3713 at least five (5) business days in advance.

Group Tours

You may schedule a free, staff-led group tour of the VAC’s current exhibitions. Please email or call 512/ 471–3713 to schedule a tour.

Gallery Etiquette

  • Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the building, including in the courtyard.
  • Backpacks, food and drinks are not permitted in the galleries; these items may be left at the front desk during your visit.
  • Photography is permitted in the galleries; visitors may also draw and take notes using pencils.
  • Strollers are permitted in the galleries.


General Information
512/ 471–3713