Austin Creative Worker Relief Grant The City of Austin Economic Development Department announces a new grant for local creative sector workers that have been financially impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic. Austin City Council approved Resolution No. 20200604-040 on June 4, 2020 to designate $3.5 million for the Austin Creative Worker Relief Grant. Austin’s individual creatives and industry support staff that have experienced an economic hardship due to COVID-19 may apply for a … Continue reading Austin Creative Worker Relief Grant

City Seeks Artists For Two Major Public Art Opportunities At Airport

Art in Public Places (AIPP), a program of the City of Austin’s Cultural Arts Division of the Economic Development Department, is pleased to announce two open Calls to Artists, seeking  to commission professional artists, or artist teams, to design and fabricate artwork for large-scale projects at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA). The opportunities are open to professional visual artists, or artist teams, who live in … Continue reading City Seeks Artists For Two Major Public Art Opportunities At Airport

Colony Park Master Plan and Family Fun Fest

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The City of Austin and its community partners invite Northeast Austin residents to celebrate the final Master Plan for two large tracts of publically-owned land by participating in a free Family Fun Fest June 23.

The Family Fun Fest will include a Colony Park Master Plan Open House and a Community Resources Fair from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Facility and the adjacent grounds of the Turner-Roberts Recreation Center, 7201 Colony Loop Drive.

The open house will allow the community to see how its ideas and preferences for the area translate into a Master Plan that will go to the Austin City Council in early fall. The Master Plan focuses on 208 acres of publicly-owned land off Loyola Lane as well as 93 acres of adjacent City-owned parkland.

The Family Fun Fest will include food, music, and an opportunity for residents to interact with local service vendors to receive information on educational, health, and social services, safety, and adult/youth programs. Continue reading “Colony Park Master Plan and Family Fun Fest”

2014 SXSW Events Public Meetings

The Austin Center for Events (ACE) invites Austin residents and visitors who attended or were impacted by events held during the 2014 SXSW Film, Interactive and Music Festival to share their experiences at three public meetings this month. May 6, 2014 Time: 11 a.m. Meeting: Austin Music Commission Topics: Venue, sound and other related issues May 13, 2014 Time: 6 p.m. Meeting: Urban Transportation Commission … Continue reading 2014 SXSW Events Public Meetings