Public art is exactly that—public. It brings communities together through expression and interpretation while provoking communication. There are no limits to what it can be or what it can do for those who view it. What is so special about how Lubbock creates and shares art is the contagious desire to bring innovative, thought-provoking and unique
As the writer Thomas Merton said, “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” Lubbock is the perfect destination to do just that because of our big skies and inspiring culture. For decades, Lubbock has been a hub for creatives. Musicians like Buddy Holly and Natalie Maines found inspiration here,
The Lubbock Lake National Historic Landmark is the original Lubbock attraction. Smithsonian Magazine even declared it as one of the top five places to see evidence of early Americans. In fact, evidence of human habitation from 12,000 years ago makes it one of the oldest attractions in the Americas. Due to its nearly complete record of human activity
Art is truly a way of life in West Texas and a favorite pastime for both visitors and locals. The arts are certainly alive and thriving in the “Hub City.” While we wish we could show you all the artists we love around Lubbock (looking at you, Nate Pollock and Victoria Bee), we wanted to get
Looking for a place to appreciate high-quality art and mingle with like-minded art lovers? Then look no further than Lubbock. Home to Texas Tech, a university that takes pride in its museums and art collections, the city receives thousands of visitors attending art-related exhibits and events annually. From one of the top 10 public art collections in
For art lovers in Lubbock, the Charles Adams Gallery shines bright. Having been in business since 1982, owner Charles Adams has a knack for what keeps a gallery thriving over many years. We caught up with Adams to learn more about this famous Lubbock landmark and what makes it truly unique to Lubbock. What is
The temperatures are rising in town and so is the fun. Something about this weather brings out some of Lubbock’s greatest treasures— the things Lubbock does best, such as live music, wine, sports, art and family fun with a little West Texas flair. From now until to Sunday, April 17, we have several events happening in
The 38th Annual Lubbock Arts Festival is back at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, April 16-17. Hosted by the Lubbock Arts Alliance, this festival is the largest fine art and craft event in West Texas with more than 150 various artists displaying and selling their work. With wide array of mediums, such as painting, drawing,
Before I start my day, before I’ve had my first sip of coffee, I’ve already grabbed my iPhone (which doubles as an alarm clock), done a quick scan of my emails, checked my News Feed, scrolled through Instagram and caught up with the morning’s top news stories, oftentimes before my feet even hit the floor.
Any day spent wandering around a museum is a great day in my book. Last week, I got a chance to peruse the permanent and visiting exhibits at the Museum of Texas Tech University. Having gone a few times as a child, it had been many years since my last trip, and this trip didn’t disappoint.