Posts Tagged ‘art

Taste Wine+Art

In: Drinking|Stuff

16 Nov 2013

(map) Is it a wine bar filled with art? Or an art gallery that serves wine? Owner Susan has a vision for both. She offers the largest selection of wine in Blanco County, and boasts an impressive roster of contemporary artists. The gallery is filled with paintings, sculpture, photography and

(map) This new sculpture park in Bee Cave just opened, and it makes a nice, tranquil spot for a walk or a picnic. Several gravel paths meander through the trees, leading to any of a dozen sculptures. Picnic tables and benches are dotted here and there on the hill overlooking a pond. Sculptures range from whimsical […]

(2 locations) It figures that a donut shop creative enough to come up with the Morning After donut, above (“the cure for what ails ya”), would avoid cookie-cutter decorating. Both locations of The Donut Hole (and the latest location in Oak Hill) are festively covered with

(map) Just outside Johnson City, there’s a place that’s literally like no place else on earth. Years ago, the artist Benini settled on 140 acres here. Throughout the rolling grounds, he began to install contemporary sculptures by artists from all over the world. Today, over 140 pieces from 57 artists are on display, and it’s […]

Benches of Bee Cave

In: Outdoors

6 Dec 2012

(map) An arty, witty project from the Bee Cave Arts Foundation, these unique benches are created by individual artists and scattered throughout the Hill Country Galleria. The plan is to extend them over into Bee Cave Park as well. There are seven so far, with plans for an eventual 25. If you’re interested in sponsoring […]

(map) This Saturday night from 6 to 9 marks the opening reception for the newest gallery at the Hill Country Galleria. There’ll be wine, music and lots of art. Above, artist Chris Mayes works to get a piece ready for the show. The gallery plans to feature paintings both large and small, along with

Blue Genie Oasis

In: Stuff

7 Jan 2012

(map) The famously cool Blue Genie Art Bazaar makes its way out West! And it is definitely way out – 40 local artists showcase their wares upstairs at the new Oasis Texas complex (Blue Genie is on the second floor, next to Uncle Billy’s Brew & Que). The whimsical inventory is heavy on gift ideas, […]

(map) Just for December, this talented Texas artist is opening a gallery showcasing many of his works, in print and on canvas. Chris’ Texas flag paintings are some of the coolest depictions around of our beloved state icon. If you’re in the Bee Cave area, definitely stop by and prepare to be impressed.

Wyland’s Ocean Blue

In: Eating

4 May 2011

UPDATE: closed (map) Feel like taking a mini-vacay to Hawaii? Sail into Wyland’s and, for a while at least, you’ll be transported far from Bee Cave. Surrounded by dozens of marine-themed paintings and sculptures and bathed in

(map) This cafe just opened a few months ago (see a review here), but is already expanding into space next door. In the new room, the decor takes a slightly different approach. It’s a romantic,


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