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Lady Bird Johnson Artists & Artisans Festival

  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 4801 La Crosse Avenue Austin, TX 78739 (map)

Saturday, March 19 and Sunday, March 20, 2016
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The annual Wildflower Days™ celebration begins with the 2016 Artists and Artisans Festival devoted to arts, crafts and nature.

The intimate festival showcases the work of more than 30 American artists in beads, watercolor, metal, glass and other media. The sale includes nature-themed handmade items, such as mesquite bowls and handwoven clothing, painted silk art and sculptured jewelry as well as exquisite photographs and paintings on glass. The gardens are gearing up for spring with bluebonnets, winecup and other flowers prepping to bloom.

A full line-up of artists and artisans is coming soon.

Featured Artist

George Boutwell, well known Texas artist, will sell his fabulous prints in the Auditorium, all day both days.

Featured Sculptor

Charles Allen shows his exquisite metal botanical sculptures. In the Store both days.

Store Specials

Buy One 2014 or earlier Wildflower Days™ print, and get two from any previous yea for free. Celebrating Youth Art Month: All art-related books, origami activity books, and books on painting reduced 20% this weekend.

Saturday, March 19

Meet Anna Lisa Leal, our official 2016 Wildflower Days™ Artist, who will sign your Wildflower Days™ T-Shirt or art print, 1 to 4 p.m. Adult Coloring Books Marathon! Come color with us all day. We will provide materials.

Sunday, March 20

Meet Crystal Orlando today, before the close of her wonderful exhibit in the McDermott Learning Center, 1 to 4 p.m. In the Store, don’t miss artist Judy Paul’s stunning exhibit, “Sky House,” which runs through late May.


$10 adults; $8 seniors and students; $4 for children; free for members and children under 5. For more information, call 512.232.0100, or visit

Earlier Event: November 7
Spicewood Arts Round-up