Participate in one of Austin's largest art events! Big Medium’s West Austin Studio Tour provides opportunities for the public to meet the local artists and artisans of Austin in their creative spaces.

Tour Information

  • Dates & times: May 13 - 14 & 20 - 21, 11am-6pm
  • Boundaries: West of I-35, East of Mopac, South of 183, North of William Cannon
  • Fee: $150 with early application, $175 regular

Key Dates

  • Open Call: Jan 17 - Feb 17
  • Early Application Discount: Jan 17 - Jan 24
  • Application Workshop: Feb 9 , 6-7pm, 916 Springdale Rd

Please review the full guidelines before applying.

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Big Medium also provides opportunities for artists to participate in West through our Fellowship Program. Big Medium awards artists scholarships based on artistic merit and financial limitations. West applicants may apply for a Fellowship within the tour application to receive partial or full financial support to cover the participation fee. If you'd like to apply for a Fellowship, click here instead.


Email Jordan Gentry at with any questions about being involved in the 2017 tour.