Community Programs

Programs and Events for Everybody

Chalk It Up

Free family fun! Join Artpace for its largest event that takes place the second Saturday of each October along four blocks of downtown’s Houston Street. With chalk art, inventive creative projects, music, food, and more the event is bound to inspire all of the artists in your family.

Family Day

Spend a Saturday at Artpace for an afternoon of creation and collaboration. This free day of family fun includes artist-led workshops, contemporary art tours, music, food trucks, and more.


Texas Open Call

The annual Texas Open Call is our primary resource for identifying artists who are interested in and eligible for participation in Artpace’s various artist programs: the 2018 Artpace International Artist-in-Residence program, exhibitions, educational programs, and special events. The 2018 Texas Open Call is now closed.


Artpace Archives and Resource Library (AARL)

The AARL contains a comprehensive collection of materials on each artist who has participated in the International Artist-in-Residence (IAIR) program, as well as contemporary art monographs, exhibition catalogues, and national and international periodicals that are available for onsite research. For research queries or to make an appointment please call 210.212.4900.

Feel free to also explore our online archive here.