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The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria

3809 W 35th St, Austin, TX 78703, USA

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About The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria

The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria, formerly known as the AMOA-Arthouse at Laguna Gloria, is the former home of Clara Driscoll and site of a 1916 Italianate-style villa on the shores of Lake Austin in Austin, Texas. It was the original home of the Austin Museum of Art and still houses some of its collections. The building is now one of two sites of The Contemporary Austin.



Attractions near The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria

Mayfield Park and Nature Preserve0.28km from The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria

A historic cottage, garden and nature preserve which was located in West Austin, Texas which was built in 1870 s. Mayfield Park is open to the public and is known for its free-roaming peacocks on the property. The cottage and gardens can be reserved for private events. The grounds are immediately adjacent to Laguna Gloria, home to the Austin Museum of Art.

Mount Bonnell0.96km from The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria

Also known as Covert Park, is a prominent point alongside the Lake Austin portion of the Colorado River in Austin, Texas. It has been a popular tourist destination since the 1850s. The mount provides a vista for viewing the city of Austin, Lake Austin, and the surrounding hills.It was designated as a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark.

Texas Military Forces Museum1.26km from The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria

A history museum which was hosted by the Texas Military Department at Camp Mabry and is part of the United States Army Historical Program which has indoor and outdoor galleries featuring 24 major exhibits, which includes over 10,000 artifacts, 36 vehicles, 8 dioramas, 16 macro environments, 16 macro artifacts, and over 50 uniformed mannequins. The library and archive features over 10,000 books and 20,000 photos available for research.

Zilker Nature Preserve4.38km from The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria

A huge recreational area in Austin,  Texas which comprises 350 acres of area. Today the park is a hub for so many recreational activities and the hike and bike trail around Lady Bird Lake, both of which run next to the park.  There are also huge events are taking place in this beautiful park.

360 Bridge4.61km from The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria

This is a through arch bridge across Lake Austin which connects the northern and southern sections of the Loop 360 highway, also known as the "Capital of Texas Highway. The road is widely considered one of the most scenic urban drives in Texas, in large part due to this arched weathering-steel bridge and the rolling hills that flank the road.

Elisabet Ney Museum4.66km from The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria

The Elisabet Ney Museum is a museum located in Austin, Texas, United States. It is housed in the former studio of sculptor Elisabet Ney and is dedicated to showcasing her life and works. There is a permanent collection of her portrait busts and personal memorabilia on display.

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It was the fifth most populous county in Texas. The county was established in 1840 and is named in honor of William Barret Travis, the commander of the Republic of Texas forces at the Battle of the Alamo.