• Lakeway,  News

    Overview of the Lakeway Arts Committee

    “Art in our community is not a peripheral to civic activity, but an evolving stimulant to our creative and economic potential. It is the mission of the Arts Committee to encourage, develop, and promote the presentation, performance, creation and exhibition of the visual and performing arts. The plan for the visual arts was to establish a public art project identifying desirable objects and locations for permanent art displays preferably to be purchased with private or corporate donations to the community.” – Lakeway Arts Committee Overview An Arts Committee was created by the City Council in December 1999 for the purpose of establishing a Cultural and Artistic Enrichment goal to “encourage,…

  • Lakeway Arts Committee Meeting

    When: March 25, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Where: Lakeway City Hall, 1102 Lohmans Crossing Road Lakeway, TX 78734 Join the monthly meeting of the Lakeway Arts Committee and find out how to get involved in our projects. All are welcome!

  • Lakeway,  News

    Join the 2017 Lakeway Arts Committee!

    Are you a fan of the Big Band Bash? Looking to contribute your time and efforts to the Arts in Lakeway? Look no further. The Lakeway Arts Committee has an open position available. Contact the Lakeway City Hall for more information. About the Lakeway Arts Committee In March of 1995, the Beautification Committee was created by the City Council with the goals listed below. Objectives of the Beautification Committee are: To make recommendations that improve the beauty of Lakeway through beautification projects, e.g. the Parks, Hamilton Greenbelts, City Hall grounds, entrances and other high-visibility areas of the city; To identify the city limits with a monument sign and make the…

  • Concerts,  News

    Lakeway Arts Committee presents Bella Corda youth guitar ensemble

    The Austin Bella Corda Guitar Ensemble will return to Lakeway for a free concert from 4-5 p.m. Saturday at the Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek. This ensemble of extraordinary students from the Central Texas area has performed music from medieval times to the present on tours throughout the United States and Germany. Their YouTube videos have garnered over 350,000 viewings. Bella Corda soloist Aytahn Benavi, 15, recently placed first in high school guitar competitions at Texas A&M and Indiana universities. One reviewer said, “The kids have an emotional sensibility way beyond their years,” and the Austin American-Statesman said, “The music is fun and the students play it to the…

  • Cool Arts Party

    When: March 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Where: Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek, Lakeway, TX 78734 The Lakeway Arts Committee is hosting its 5th annual Cool Arts Party. Since 2014, the event features music and fine visual arts created by Lakeway-area artists. Art available includes paintings, jewelry and pottery. 1-5 p.m. Free to attend so we hope to see you there!

  • Lakeway,  News

    A Look Back at the Arts in Lakeway

    Here is a brief history of the Lakeway Arts Committee. December 20, 1999: Arts Committee established by Resolution No. 99-12-20-4, signed by Lakeway Mayor Charles Edwards. 2000 January: Committee members (9) were appointed by the Mayor, with George Blume as Chairman. First concert on May 21, 2000: A Gershwin program with a singer and pianist. No cost. Based upon this favorable experience, the series of evening and Sunday Concerts began. Requested funding for Boston Baby Grand Piano by Steinway; granted by Lakeway Civic Corporation May: George Blume was elected to the City Council; Fred Newton was appointed Chair of Arts Committee. 2001 January & February: Brown Bag Luncheon Concerts began.…

  • Art Shows,  News

    Support Lakeway Artists at the 2019 Cool Arts Party!

    Saturday March 9th 1-5pm The Lakeway Arts Committee is hosting its 5th annual Cool Arts Party. Since 2014, the event features live music and fine visual arts created by Lakeway-area artists. Art available includes paintings, jewelry and pottery. 1-5 p.m. Free to attend so we hope to see you there! Lakeway Activity Center,105 Cross Creek, Lakeway [map]512-261-1010 telephone

  • Lakeway,  News

    Legend Communities offers $13.1 million for 82 acres of prime Lakeway

    From Community Impact newspaper: Legend Communities, a local builder primarily focused on residential developments including Lakeway’s Rough Hollow and Tuscan Village neighborhoods, was awarded the high bid—$13.1 million—for an 82-acre parcel being sold as surplus property by the Lakeway MUD. Earl Foster, the MUD’s general manager, said he sent out 40 bid packages and opened the district’s four responses at 2 p.m. on Jan. 27, the deadline for bid submissions. JDI Holdings LLC submitted the next highest bid in the amount of $6.2 million for the property located adjacent to the Oaks at Lakeway, followed by Oaks at Lakeway developer Stratus Properties with a bid of $3.1 million and CNA…

  • Events,  News

    Join Us at the Lakeway Spring Fine Arts Show

    Enjoy a pleasant Saturday afternoon in our mild Texas spring to view and purchase fine art creations by our local artists and add a local touch of Texas to your home” ~ Russ Block, Lakeway Arts Committe The Lakeway Arts Committee is hosting a Spring Fine Arts Show from 1-5 p.m. May 16 at Lakeway Activity Center. The exhibition and sale will feature fine art paintings, pottery, sculpture and jewelry created by local area artists. All fine art will be original and for sale, unless otherwise noted on the piece of art. Checks or cash are preferred. Feel free to bring your own wine or champagne and enjoy an afternoon shopping for art.…

  • Big Band Bash

    When: March 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Where: Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek, Lakeway, TX 78734 Put on your dancing shoes and bring your own beverages and snacks to the Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek on the second Monday of every month. Tables/seating available. Enjoy big band music from the 17-piece Republic of Texas Big Band, featuring David Cummings and Lisa Clark on vocals. This event is free and open to all ages. Donations to the band are encouraged. Vending machine on the premises. Sponsored by the Lakeway Arts Committee.