The Lost Pines Art Center 

Mardi Gras Show

Mardi Gras season is upon us, and we are celebrating with our new show for February and March, “L’Esprit de la Louisiane”, (The Spirit of Louisiana). This is a curated collection of works portraying the culture and beauty of Mardi Gras and Louisiana.

Peterson Brothers Concert

We are thrilled to welcome back the Peterson Brothers for a special concert as they debut their latest album! Tickets are just $10, Kids Under 12 and Members are free. 

Spring Classes

We have new listings for workshops coming up! Check out our new schedule and find your inspiration.


Featured Artist

Our new Featured Artist is Jennifer Shaw. Her solo show is a collection of works in acrylic and depicts her beloved chickens.   Her online exhibition will be available soon. 

 Annual Bird Show!

 It’s that time of year again! We’re accepting submissions for our annual Bird Show to run from May-June, as part of the Bird City Bastrop celebrations. Each year, downtown Bastrop celebrates our Bird City status with a weekend of festivities scheduled for May 3rd-5th.

The deadline to submit for the show: April 22nd at midnight.
Notification of acceptance: April 24th by 5:00pm.

Application Fee: $15/Members, $20/Non-Members. For more info on the show guidelines and the fee payment portal, click here: BIRD SHOW


The Bastrop Bird Junction project continues! The Cultural Arts Commission is seeking an artist to produce a sculpture in any medium (outdoor resistent), of the native or migratory birds in the area. The following application includes the list of hundreds of birds to choose from, as well as the parameters of the project. BIRD JUNCTION

The Bird Junction Project is a series of sculptures to be installed through downtown Bastrop in celebration of our Bird City status. This project also helps raise awareness of protecting and supporting our natural habitat and resources. Funding is provided generously from a grant from Texas Commission on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts and the City of Bastrop.

The deadline for applications is March 31st, 2024.


Members Showcase

The Lost Pines Art Center has art work throughout the gallery all year long.  We change our shows every 3 months, and have multiple shows happening at any given time.  We offer works from our growing Membership of artists from around Texas, showing 2 dimensional and 3D, or sculptural works.  We also showcase select works in our group shows, online shows, and our Featured Artist exhibit.  Admission is always free.

Our Community

We take pride in our community, and support local programs when we can. Here are the latest offerings, free to the public.

Chair Yoga for Seniors

Certified Fitness Trainer, Jo Everheart, offers chair yoga to seniors, ages 55+ on designated Fridays each month. This is a gentle proactice to help improve circulation, focus and general well-being. No mats are used, just wear comfotable clothes and shoes that are easily removed. Donations for the instructor are welcome.

Plan Your Trip

to Bastrop!

Our historic town of Bastrop has many ammenities and options for lodging during your next visit. There is truly something for everyone, with shopping, dining, outdoor adventures, and artful experiences you won’t forget! Check out the listings for more information for individuals, families, and corporate events, along with lodging options at

Cultural Arts

We are proud of our tradition of promoting cultural arts in the Bastrop community through art, music and dance.

Connect with Us

Become a Member or Donate Today!

Get Involved