Business Partners are local restaurants, bars, boutiques, coffee shops, and other businesses that support the art community in Austin. Business partners provide vital funds that keep the Austin Studio Tour programming free and accessible to the public. In turn, Big Medium encourages tour goers to support these select local business by visiting and purchasing from them during the Austin Studio Tour and year-round.
Eat and Drink
Learn and Work
Artworks Gallery has been a staple art services business for over 30 years. Located in West Austin, displaying local artists in many mediums; glass, oil painting, pastel, photography, and more.
1214 W 6th St, Ste 105
Atelier Dojo is a professional arts academy offering classes, workshops, and open studios. We serve as a hub in Austin for artists to come together, inspire one another, and collectively grow their skills in a supportive environment. Our instructors offer rigorous training in the fundamentals of classical art and are fully committed to the personal growth of our students.
916 Springdale Rd, Blg 2, #106B
The Austin Revitalization Authority (ARA) is a private, non-profit, community development corporation, whose mission is to encourage residential, commercial and cultural development that promotes community well-being while respecting the people, the institutions, and the history of East Austin and other underserved communities. ARA currently operates over 65,000 sq ft of office and retail space along East 11th Street.
Join us for a virtual tour, teaser videos, and artists interviews.
1154 Lydia St, Ste 200
Big Red Sun Austin is a boutique landscape architecture firm specializing in custom commercial and residential landscape and garden design-build services.
Clark's is a small, chic West Austin neighborhood spot with a great raw bar, house baked sourdough, fresh fish, lobster rolls, pan roasted hamburgers and tasty libations. The restaurant has an indoor marble and pecan bar, banquettes in the cozy dining room, and comfortable outdoor seating with an awning under the tree-shaded deck for lunch, brunch, happy hour and dinner.
1200 W 6th St
Damn, Glam! is a beauty and creative studio that provides hair and nail services along with local vendor retail items. Black and women owned, we have a strong and highly experienced team to make your glam dreams come true.
1023 Springdale Rd, Bldg 1, Ste G
Desert Door will be debuting its collaborative short documentary with Ocotillo Films about 5th generation rancher Alyssa Martinez Hind at Nixta Taqueria. Visit this beloved eatery on the east side for heirloom corn tortillas, tacos, tostadas, aguas frescas, and paletas. While there, pop over to check out the film at your own leisure.
This short film tells the story of 5th generation rancher Alyssa Martinez Hind. Alyssa breaks the mold of the stereotypical South Texas rancher. She's tough, straightforward, and doesn't put up with B.S. It's a simple way of living, but it's honest work and what she's best at.
2512 E 12th St
Elizabeth Street Café is a neighborhood Vietnamese cafe and French bakery. We offer homemade croissants, fresh baked bánh mì baguettes, spring rolls, steaming bowls of phở, spicy curries and daily changing macaron flavors. Stumptown coffee, Kronenberg on tap, creative cocktails and fruity boozy punch. The full restaurant menu is also available for takeout.
1501 1st St
At FastFrame & The Westlake Gallery, exceptional design, craftmanship and thoughtful customer service, is what we offer. We hand build frames of any size for fine artwork, photographs, three-dimensional objects, family heirlooms, memorabilia and more. In our small gallery space, we host a rotating display of Texas artists and 100% of the sale goes to the artist.
15% off of any custom framing project brought in during the Austin Studio Tour 2020 (code: AST2020)
701 S Capital of TX Hwy, D460
We're a small, collaborative-minded architecture firm located in the heart of East Austin, specializing in custom residential and boutique commercial design.
1211 E 11th St
Ivester Contemporary is an Austin-based contemporary fine art gallery committed to connecting people with leading local and regional artists and ideas. Rotating exhibitions are focused on creating a context for contemplation, deepening appreciation for the visual arts, and facilitating a dialog between the artist and their viewers. Ivester Contemporary is located within the Canopy Creative Complex in East Austin.
916 Springdale Rd, Bldg 2, #107
Renovated in 2012 by the MMH team, Jeffrey's boasts beautiful dining rooms, classic fine dining, wood fired steaks and one of the state's best wine programs. The charming neighborhood location, old world service and multiple private dining options make Jeffrey's a true Austin gem. Named Top 10 Best New Restaurants in the country by Bon Appetit magazine in 2013.
1204 West Lynn
The sister restaurant to Austin institution Jeffrey's opened in 2013 and offers brunch, dinner, and Monday Steak Frites night. The Clarksville cottage features intimate tables in the dining room, shady nooks on our patio and a grassy front lawn for lounging. The chefs prepare an eclectic daily menu featuring the best locally sourced produce.
1601 Waterston Ave
Julie Myrtille Bakery is an authentic French bakery headed by award-winning French pastry chef Julie Myrtille. Named best bakery in Austin by Austin Monthly magazine in 2020, Julie Myrtille Bakery extends up to nine farmers markets, making her the biggest French bakery in Austin in terms of locations. Julie Myrtille Bakery opened her first storefront in East Austin in 2019, and today offers an unpreceded variety of authentic French pastries in Austin.
1023 Springdale General, Bldg 1, Ste D
June's All Day is a neighborhood cafe and bar offering breakfast, brunch, and coffee by morning, and an all day bistro menu late into the evenings. The food is complemented by Master Sommelier June Rodil's frequently changing wine and bar program. The restaurant has a petite patio, ideal for people watching and hanging with your pup.
1722 S Congress Ave
Located in the carefully restored and historic Schneider Brothers Building, Lamberts serves up slow smoked BBQ and modern Texas cooking with a classic cocktails and natural wines, and expansive collection of whiskey. The Upstairs bar frequently features live music in a safe and socially distanced dining room and is available for intimate gatherings.
401 W 2nd St
Medici is a coffee company founded in 2006 out of Michael and Alison Vaclav's desire to build the kind of welcoming space where relationships could flourish. We believe in the potential of coffee to cultivate community by creating memorable experiences through our commitment to hospitality and craft.
1023 Springdale Rd, Bldg 1, Ste A
The Old Bakery & Emporium is a historic building located in Downtown Austin. Local artists and crafts people keep the Emporium full of unique and one of a kind items. This is our consignment shop. We provide a Visitor Information Center, Art Gallery exhibiting local artists 50 or better and houses the Lundberg-Maerki Historical Collection.
1006 Congress Ave
A global architecture and design firm with an Austin studio located in the heart of our community. Our wide design lens; brand, urban, civic, educational, corporate, and commercial are guided by our core values of wellness, sustainability, inclusion and diversity and we believe that design has the power to inspire joy, uplift lives, and strengthen the spirit of community.
310 Comal St, Ste 100 (outdoor Paseo)
Perla's offers fresh fish and oysters flown in daily from both coasts with an emphasis on sourcing from the Gulf of Mexico and simple, clean preparations. Perla's is home to Austin's prettiest oak-shaded patio and a comfortable airy dining room featuring a huge saltwater fish tank, poured concrete oyster bar and open kitchen.
1400 S Congress Ave
Pool Burger is a burger trailer and tiki bar located below Deep Eddy Cabaret. Pool Burger's 1968 Airstream serves griddled all-natural, hormone-and-antibiotic-free wagyu beef on homemade buns. The island-vibe yard and decor are inspired by the group's favorite beachside hangouts.
2315 Lake Austin Blvd
We are a United Methodist church whose mission is to work for God's peace, hope, love, and justice in the world. In addition to our programs of worship, music, and education; our outreach programs include the Hope Food Pantry, Out Youth, Texas Hunger Initiatives, Campbell Elementary and Education Connect, and Arts in the A-Frame.
Experience our SacRED Offerings project performance, and a window viewing of an art exhibition.
1306 West Lynn
Chefs prepare made-to-order sandwiches from a red-brick pizza oven using quality local meats & cheeses. A curated grocery of house-made jams, olive oils, sauces, local eggs, cook’s pantry and fresh herbs line the shelves while cases of cheese and gelato are available for takeaway. The bar serves coffee and freshly squeezed juice by day, with wines by the glass and draft cider available through the evening.
1120 W 6th St
The Front Page is a relaxed pub in East Austin's Springdale General community featuring a full bar, shareable appetizers, sandwiches served on homemade bread, and fresh salads. Stop by to introduce yourself to our friendly and charismatic bartenders and enjoy our large outdoor patio.
1023 Springdale Rd, Bldg 1 Ste F
Uncommon Objects has been described as "your eccentric uncle's attic on steroids" and is a one-of-a-kind emporium of transcendent junk. Twenty-four hardworking antique sellers have assembled to bring you a very genuine and quirky slice of culture and history. As the ultimate "green" shopping experience, there is something to satisfy your nostalgic yearning and peak your sentimental curiosities.
1602 Fortview Dr
Wingman Kitchens is a custom built shared use kitchen space. This means we are a co-working kitchen space for culinary entrepreneurs. Conveniently located inside Springdale General, we host many great food businesses and offer flexible pricing for businesses of all sizes. If you are looking for a space to test out your food concept look no further, we would love to host you!
1023 Springdale Rd, Bldg 1, Ste I
Yard Dog opened on South Congress Ave in 1995 and moved to Canopy at the end of 2019. We represent an international group of artists with roots in folk, pop, comic, tattoo, and outsider arts. All of our art is always on our website.
Featuring new paintings and prints by Chicago/Wales artist Jon Langford.
916 Springdale Rd, Bldg 2, #103