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

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  • Blue Lapis Light transforms urban environments into works of art.


  • Behind the makeup and false eyelashes of drag queens are the eccentric lives of brillia...


  • Born out of intense personal hardship, Les Rav - the classically-influenced experimental..


  • Proyecto Teatro aims to make the arts accessible to the entire community, regardless of...


  • Cinephiles and art house movie theaters are an endangered species. There are only a...


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


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


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


Clips | 38

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Previews | 10

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