Nestled in the Lost Pines of historic downtown Bastrop, Texas, the Lost Pines Art Center is a modern and spacious art gallery where you can view and procure beautiful fine art, participate in a variety of art classes and workshops, host your own private event, and explore your creativity!

Exhibit: Austin Pastel Society

The Austin Pastel Society will be showing in the Art Of the Pines from September through the end of October.  You can see original paintings by over 30 artists, in a variety of styles and subjects.

The Glass Exhibit

Come experience our Glass Exhibit, featuring beautiful glass artwork by:  Ghost Pepper Glass (Katie Plunkard, Lauren Hunt, and Shara Funari), Caliente Hot Glass (Glen Andrews II, Suzie Rivie, Justin Catron, and Mark Rendulic, resident glass artist and instructor at the Lost Pines Art Center.

Wink- Glenn Whitehead

 Glenn Whitehead is renowned for his exquisite landscapes in pastels. In the 1970’s, however, he explored several versions of the winking clown, an image he found on children’s toys. Discover the hidden stories behind these iconic images for the months of September and October.

Members Gallery

Our Members Gallery displays art work exclusively from Lost Pines Art League members, who come from around Texas and beyond.  You will  always see a wide variety of styles and mediums.  Over 80 works of art are displayed on both floors of the Members Exhibit, and new work is rotated every three months.  So come in and enjoy the collection from local and regional artists.  

Featured Event

Handmade Holiday Market

Join us for our first annual Handmade Holiday Market on the back lawn of the Art Center.  Meet local artists and craft makers at their booths and find unique, hand crafted items for gifts, or something special for yourself.  Most items will be priced under $200. Plus, enjoy tacos from Jaliscos Food Truck, and beer, wine and champagne from Bastrop Beer Company!   We will have live music by the Shop Dawgs from 2:30-4.  You can bring the kiddos to meet Bastrop Firefighters and explore a real fire truck from 2-4pm!  Admission is free!

List of Vendors

April Betancourt, Crescent City Couture

Theresa Dawson, acrylic paintings

Birgit Dickens, decorative painting

Clara Engle, jewelry

Nancy Hallmark, ceramics

Roxanne Hernandez, exotic wood designs

Carole Jordan, jewelry, photography, paintings

Claudio Lopez, silver jewelry

Carol Lyon, photography

Lynelle Morales, jewelry

Brenda Playfair, textiles

Mark Rendulic, blown glass pumpkins

Lydia Rodriguez-Torres, wreaths, home decor, jewelry

Monthly Events

Art After Dark is an engaging event held on the first Saturday of every month from 5:30-8:00pm. Join us for wine and hors d’oeuvres, as we unveil our “Artist of the Month” Exhibit. Plus, enjoy an Art Talk by a distinguished guest speaker and creative activities like gesture drawing and glass blowing.

Art Getaway is a creative day of exploring your creativity held on the third Saturday of every other month from 1:00-5:00pm. Enjoy intro art classes and workshops, artist demonstrations, an interactive community art table, kid’s arts & crafts room, live music, art exhibits, shopping, and more!

The Glass Silo is historic and unique, and functions as our Glassblowing studio.  Led by Mark Rendulic, we offer classes, demos, and sell glass works made in the Silo. Private sessions can be arranged for groups of 5 or more for parties, events, or as a team building activity for your business.

Wine & Unwind is held every month at the Art Center.  You can relax and paint your stress away, while enjoying your favorite wine or other beverage! Fun for all skill levels, there will new projects each time, such as wine glasses and serving trays. We provide the supplies, and you bring the wine!

The Art Center hosts Acrylic Pour classes every month with Member Artist, Theresa Dawson.  Each class, she teaches a new technique while pouring acrylics on the canvas.  Each student leaves with their own, one of a kind image in any color combination they choose. You’ll be amazed at what you can create!

Explore Our Programs

The Lost Pines Art Center offers a variety of classes and workshops in many different mediums, taught by talented, experienced instructors. We host classes for all ages and skill levels—from beginners just starting out to masters of their craft. Click here to see our full calendar and class descriptions.

The Lost Pines Art Center is a gorgeous 12,000 sq. ft. glass and metal building perfect for your next event! Located just 30 minutes from the Austin airport, the Art Center houses an expansive two-story professional gallery, a mezzanine, classroom space, several studios, and a kitchen. We can accommodate small, intimate groups or large groups.  Click here to learn more.

Plan your next visit to the Lost Pines Art Center by scheduling a guided group tour with our seasoned Art Guide! Tours are offered to groups of 5 or more, up to a maximum of 75. We are set up to accommodate student tours as well as groups of adults. You can even include an activity in your group tour, from an outdoor picnic to a class or private Wine & Unwind event. Click here for more information.

The Silo District at the Lost Pines Art Center features four fully renovated silos that serve as art studios for various mediums. The glassworks silo, the first of four, is now open! Click here to learn more.

The mission of the Lost Pines Art League is to foster the creation and appreciation of fine arts through rich and diverse programs. There are over 150 members in the Lost Pines Art League, consisting of artists of all ages, skill level, and mediums, community members, and supporters from across the country. Click here to learn more about membership.

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