Wonderspaces is a traveling art show that has taken up permanent residence in Northeast Austin. Spanning 28,000 square feet, the permanent Austin location features a dozen works of immersive and interactive installments from artists from around the world. New artwork rotates throughout the year, presenting an ever-changing lineup of art that is typically confined to famous festivals and art fairs.

On Display

While artwork on display in Wonderspaces Austin may come and go, you’re sure to find unique pieces for an one-of-a-kind experience whenever you visit. Here are just a few of the pieces that call Wonderspaces home. 

“Submergence” by Squidsoup
"Submergence" is an immersive installation featuring 8,064 individual points of light visitors walk through. The lights continually change colors in correspondence to music.

“The Last Word” by Illegal Art
“The Last Word” is an invitation to share thoughts left unsaid. Thousands of tightly rolled pieces of paper, dyed red on one end and left untouched on the other, offer an opportunity to anonymously share your thoughts and secrets.

“Body Paint” by Memo Akten
Playing on our natural instinct to express ourselves through movement and dance, “Body Paint” interprets our physical gestures into evolving compositions. As you move across the screen, splashes of color mirror your movements.

“Arc" by Ian Brill
"Arc" is an immersive, audiovisual experience that was inspired by the feeling of riding the subways as a child. The installation is meant to tell a story regarding the monotonous necessity of technology. 

“Sweet Spot" by Shawn Causey & Mark Daniell
Using 19 miles of colorful nylon string, artists Shawn Causey and Mark Daniell's installation is meant to bring awareness to the act of seeing and looking. Visitors are encouraged to activate the experience by moving about the installation, viewing it from differing perspectives.

In addition to these popular installations, there are a nearly 15 exhibits in total to explore at Wonderspaces Austin.

Hours, Admission & Accessibility

Wonderspaces Austin is open 12 p.m. - 10 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Sunday (subject to change - see website for current hours). Admission is $24 for ages 13 and up, $15 for children ages 3 to 12, and children under 3 are free. Tickets for students, seniors, and veterans and active duty military are available for $20. All tickets must be purchased online prior to your visit.

Wonderspaces Austin is ADA accessible with wide, clear pathways between installations and an elevator between the first and second floors. Pets are not permitted, but service dogs are allowed. One thing to note is that many of the installations feature bright, flashing lights in dark rooms. To purchase your tickets and learn more, visit austin.wonderspaces.com.