Arts In Context is an arts documentary series exploring the process of creation through collaboration and the condition of living and working as an artist. By spotlighting visual arts, dance, music and culture, we hope to pique curiosity and inspire people to learn more about a subject, visit an exhibition, attend a performance or create and share something beautiful of their own and facilitate the dialogue between artists and audiences. Arts In Context airs Thursdays on KLRU-TV, Austin PBS, and is available everywhere on the PBS iPhone app and iPad app.

Support for Arts In Context is provided by: Art Works, Wells Fargo, The Kodosky Foundation, The Burdine Johnson Foundation, and the City of Austin through the Cultural Arts Division

Full Episodes | 60

See All
  • Once There Were Six Seasons is a new work by Glass Half Full Theatre that uses puppetry...

    26:46

  • The Octopus Project expresses the meaning of "multi" media by creating lively art through

    26:47

  • By documenting well-known artists as they purposely destroy their own photographic...

    26:47

  • Once a taboo practice largely confined to sailors and street hoodlums, tattooing has...

    26:46

  • Groundbreaking experimental dancer Deborah Hay brings her first piece into a museum...

    26:46

  • Women are the fastest growing segment of the incarcerated population in the United States.

    56:46

  • Indie video game developers push games to new frontiers in storytelling, music, animation

    26:46

  • Shakey Graves turns his one-man band into a do-it-yourself success story.

    26:46

Clips | 24

See All

Previews | 9

See All

PBS KIDS

Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS shows with the PBS KIDS Video app for your tablet or phone.

Downton Abbey Collection

Bring home the complete collection: DVDs, Blu-rays, books, gifts and more. Visit ShopPBS.

Donate

KLRU helps all of us explore new worlds and ideas. Give Now