Come out for an artful shopping experience in the Downtowner Gallery with our annual Downtowner Holiday mART, during which we’ve re-staged the art gallery as an art gift shop! This year’s theme is notstalgia, and we hope you’ll enjoy searching through all of the creative treasures made by local and area artists.
Starting November 30th, we will offer extra hours this season for your one-of-a-kind gift shopping:
Shopping Saturdays, December 2, 9, 16, from 10am-3pm
Plus: Our annual window sugar art display from Capital Confectioners is here for your family selfies! Marvel at life-sized figures and scenery with the theme of Whoville!
Among the art gifts, made by local and area artists, we have items like: artistic pickleball raquets, prints, charcuterie boards, jewelry, wristlets, notebooks, notecards, ornaments, games, cookies, and more!
New exhibit opens Thursday, November 30, noon-5pm. Be the first in the door for artful holiday shopping during our annual Downtowner Gallery Holiday mART!
Saturday Saturdays (extra hours), December 2, 9, 16, 2023: The gallery will be open additional hours (10am to 3pm) your artful Saturday shopping! This open house is also opportunity to meet the visual arts nonprofit Round Rock Arts and learn how to get involved!
Thanks to all for coming out in support of our Fall 2023 events in the Downtowner Gallery!
September 23, October 28, November 18, December 16 2023, from 10am-3pm: The gallery will be open additional hours for a Saturday Open House series. This open house is opportunity to meet the visual arts nonprofit Round Rock Arts and learn how to get involved!
October 20, 2023, 6pm to 8pm: Exhibit reception for “Adornment: The Art of Wearing.”
October 28, 2023,, from 10am-3pm: The gallery will be open additional hours for a Saturday Open House series. This open house is opportunity to meet the visual arts nonprofit Round Rock Arts and learn how to get involved!
October 31, 2023, 3pm to 7pm: Hometown Halloween Spookhouse in the Downtowner Gallery, during Hometown Halloween.
November 15, 2023, 5pm-9pm: The gallery will be open extra hours during the annual Beaujolais Nights event. Enjoy and shop for art during this free wine and jazz festival (for 21 and over only) in Downtown Round Rock. Plus, So Good Brazilian Treats will be in the gallery with free sweets!
November 18, 2023, from 10am-3pm: The gallery will be open additional hours for a Saturday Open House series. This open house is opportunity to meet the visual arts nonprofit Round Rock Arts and learn how to get involved!
November 18, 2023, 2pm-3pm: Gallery-led tour with exhibiting artist Marga Silvestre, during the Saturday Open House.
Downtowner Gallery Exhibit Calendar
Our 2023 calendar of exhibits includes a diverse array of topics. We present artwork by emerging and professional artists in our gallery in Downtown Round Rock.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT: THINKING ABOUT, GROWING, MAKING, AND EATING FOOD
January 11 -March 3, 2023
WITH GUEST EXHIBIT: THE SEED LIBRARY FROM THE ROUND ROCK PUBLIC LIBRARY
BUILDING BEAUTY: ART AND ARCHITECTURE
March 9 – May 5, 2023
May 11 – July 7, 2023
PROJECT HAPPINESS: CREATIVITY AND MENTAL HEALTH
July 13 – Sept 8, 2023
ADORNMENT: THE ART OF WEARING
Sept 14 – Nov 17, 2023
PLAYFUL NOSTALGIA: The annual Downtowner Holiday mART
Plus the Annual Winter Sugar Spectacular from Capitol Confectioners
Nov 30, 2023 – Jan 4, 2024
I AM AN ARTIST: Spotlight on Emerging Artists
January 11-March 1, 2024
More to be announced!
How do you show your art in the Downtowner Gallery? Answer a Call for Art!
“BUILDING BEAUTY“: Art and Architecture
DEADLINE TO APPLY: February 22, 2023 at 11pm
“PLASTIC” As a medium and as a topic
DEADLINE TO APPLY: April 12, 2023 at 11pm
“PROJECT: HAPPINESS” Creativity and mental health
DEADLINE TO APPLY ONLINE: June 14, 2023 at 11pm
“ADORNMENT” Art of wearing
DEADLINE TO APPLY: August 9, 2023 at 11pm
Answer a Call for Art by applying online:
Gallery Gift Shop
In addition to shopping for art from our exhibits, we also have a gift shop! This features prints, books, stickers, artist trading cards, puzzles, postcards/notecards and other items featuring original artwork by local and area artists. New items added, including Round Rock-themed gifts, jewelry, and more!
Your purchases help support artist-owned businesses and the visual arts nonprofit Round Rock Arts.
Since our opening in August 2019, we have had the pleasure of meeting visitors for near and far, exhibiting art by a diverse range of talented artists, providing art experiences, and having lots of fun too!
The Downtowner Gallery is the collaboration by the City of Round Rock Arts and Culture with the visual arts nonprofit Round Rock Arts. Together we present artwork created by local/area artists. The gallery also serves as a pickup/drop off point for the local mental health awareness nonprofit, Pick With Austin.
Your purchases in the Downtowner Gallery support artist-owned businesses.
We thank you for your supporting the arts in our community!
Our Downtowner Gallery is located at 231 East Main Street in Downtown Round Rock.
We are open Tuesday – Friday: 12 noon – 5 p.m.
Plus: Saturday Saturdays on December 2, 9, 16, 2023: 10am to 3pm