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!

Brian Joseph, Bydeeman

Artist Brian Joseph will exhibit his works featuring his fictitious Bydee People, an acronym for Bringing You Delightful Entertaining Experiences. His colorful images portray education, diversity and positivity. He is originally from Trinidad, and ran several galleries in Austin for decades, including the Bydee Art Gallery.

Central Texas Pastel Society

The Central Texas Pastel Society will show works from nearly 30 artists from the region, in a variety of styles and subjects. CTPS is a nonprofit collaborative organization, promoting pastelists, and art education for kids. They are based in Georgetown, but have a far reach in their endeavors. Their opening reception will be on Saturday, March 7th, during Art After Dark.

Artist of the Month

League Member, Theresa Dawson, is Artist of the Month for February.  Theresa is a mixed media artist, and resident instructor at the Art Center.  She is known for her Western landscapes, waterscapes and acrylic pours.

Benefit for Australia

The Lost Pines Art Center will host a special exhibit, with works from local artists depicting wildlife. A portion of the proceeds will go to the aid and recovery of so much wildlife lost and injured in the devastating fires in Australia. The show will be featured in the Art of the Pines Gallery.


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

Art Getaway

Join us Sat., February 22nd from 12-6 for our community event, celebrating Black Culture and History! We will have a full day of activities for all ages, including a Harlem Renaissance art class, a Kids Room, live music with Bastrop’s own Linda Greene, and the Mt. Olive Missionary Church Choir.  You can also take an Afro Modern Dance class with Austin artist, Sadé Jones, and catch a short performance in our grande Art of the Pines Gallery.  Admission is free, classes have a fee.  See the full line up here.

Linda Greene

Featured Event

Art Immersion Weekend 2020

Join us March 19-21st, 2020 for our second Art Conference at the Art Center! Workshops will take place all day for the duration of the event, offered in beginner level to advanced.  Some of the mediums will include Pastels, Alcohol Inks, iPhone Photography, Glassblowing, Glass Fusing, Mosaics, Drawing, Woodcarving, Jewelry Making, Watercolor, Colored Pencil, and Acrylic Pours.  There will be a teen workshop as well. Enjoy artist demonstrations each day, and  Asel’s Art Supplies will have a booth all three days!

You can find the class listings and

registrations here.

Featured Event

Artful Afternoon Spring Gala

Our annual fundraiser is coming upon Sunday, April 19th from 2-6pm!  Proceeds from the event will help fund our diverse programs, such as art shows, performances, art education, and community outreach, such as our Art Heals program.  You can enjoy a festive day of food, live jazz with the RQC Quartet, and of course, lots of art!  We will have a live and silent auction, as well as raffle items.  Click here to see the latest updates.

RQC Quartet

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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