The Arts


Art is a way of life in Lubbock. In fact, this art hub was one of the first Cultural Districts recognized by the state of Texas. With more than 2,300 events each year, we invite you to feed your creative spirit and appreciate the finer things life has to offer


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Sally Blair Ceramics

Ballet Lubbock

This prestigious dance school offers classical ballet curriculum. Performances feature both local and world-renowned dancers.

CATS Playhouse

LHUCA (Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts)

LHUCA is a must-see when it comes to contemporary visual, performing and literary art on the South Plains. As the hub of First Friday Art Trail, the center is a place to see and experience art. Its campus includes visual art galleries, a theatre and rehearsal hall, an outdoor plaza with stage, a working clay

Lubbock Community Theatre

The oldest continuous live community theatre in the region, this theatre is home to theatrical productions year round.

Maedgen Theater

Attend a Texas Tech University Department of Theatre and Dance production where you’re sure to be inspired by these elite performances, which are held year round.

Charles Adams Studio Project (CASP)

Located in downtown Lubbock, Charles Adams Gallery is a multi-service gallery that has become one of the most visited spots in the Lubbock Cultural District. The facility is home to many permanent and rotating art collections, including work from famous artists such as Andy Warhol.

Lubbock Christian University Department of Communications and Fine Arts

Allen Theater

Buddy Holly Center

This permanent exhibit is dedicated to the life and music of rock’n’roll legend, Buddy Holly. View memorabilia donated by family, friends, and fans. Hidden gem: Buddy’s glasses found at the site of the airplane crash. The Center also features a contemporary Fine Arts Gallery and Foyer Gallery.

Lubbock Municipal Garden & Arts Center

Texas Tech Public Art Collection

Named as one of the Top 10 University Public Art Collections in the U.S. by Public Art Review Magazine, this collection has more than 80 pieces and counting. Pro tip: download the ArTTrek app where you will find a map detailing the location, artist, and details of each piece.

Caviel Museum of African-American History

Enjoy exhibits dedicated to celebrating art, culture, and identity with artwork from Africa and antiques donated by community members. Fun fact: the museum is named after the former owners of the building, Alfred and Billie Caviel, the first African American husband and wife to own and operate their own pharmacy in the U.S.

Lubbock Moonlight Musicals

Catch a show at this outdoor amphitheater located in Mackenzie Park and marvel at the rotating cast comprised of Broadway and local professionals.

Cactus Theater

Originally built as a move theater in the 1930s, this iconic venue is home to diverse concerts, shows, and performances.

Hemmle Recital Hall

Attend concerts of both acclaimed professionals and rising stars. The Hall holds an impressive 300 shows each year.

Lubbock Chorale

Lubbock Symphony Orchestra

Lubbock Area Veterans War Memorial at Huenke Park

Celebrate the lives of the South Plains heroes killed in action at this brick-and-marble monument.

Charles Adams Gallery

Step into one of the most popular galleries in the Lubbock Cultural District and experience permanent and rotating art collections from local to world-renowned artists.

Bruno Steel House

The Buddy Holly Statue

Glassyalley Gallery

View the work of talented artists from around the South Plains. They also offer classes to a variety of skill sets.

United Supermarkets Arena

Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts & Sciences

Lubbock Memorial Civic Center

Art for Goodness Sake


Christ in the Arts

Drawing Horse Studio

Linda’s Creations

Sandstorm Glassworks

Miss Megan’s Make Room

Mystery’s Gallery

Sally Blair Ceramics



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