Visual Arts Center

The Visual Arts Center (VAC) is a place for the intersection of art education and art innovation, which draws together a uniquely diverse population of students, alumni, faculty, guest artists, and creative voices from around the world. Comprising 25,000 square feet, it is the heart of the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin, providing pivotal exhibition, education, outreach, and research space. Designed by renowned San Antonio architects Lake | Flato, the VAC features state-of-the-art exhibition galleries and community gathering spaces that form the intellectual and emotional center of UT’s dynamic arts community.


23rd and Trinity Streets (map)


Closed Sunday and Monday
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 10AM–5PM
Thursdays: 10AM–7PM
Saturdays: 12-5PM
Closed May 11-September, 2013


Free and Open to the Public


(512) 471-1108