The People’s Gallery is an annual exhibition at Austin City Hall that displays local and regional artwork to more than 210,000 visitors every year. The curated pieces represent the Austin arts community’s excellence and cultural diversity, while promoting the City’s cultural and economic initiatives.

The 2022 exhibition will remain on display through May 1, 2024. Admission to the People’s Gallery is free, and attendees may purchase artworks available for sale. 


Brightly colored paintings

People's Gallery Exhibition Opening Reception

Join us for an opening reception to celebrate the 17th Exhibition of the People's Gallery at City Hall. The exhibition features paintings, sculptures, drawings, and other media by local artists. View artworks throughout City Hall, meet the artists, and enjoy light refreshments and live music. Music will be provided by local artist JC Stringz.


Register to attend the People's Gallery Opening Reception


Registration is not required to attend. Limited parking is available in the City Hall garage and will be validated at no-cost. Visitors are also encouraged to walk, bike, or use public transportation.

View past People’s Gallery exhibitions:
People’s Gallery Exhibit 2020
People’s Gallery Exhibit 2018
People’s Gallery Exhibit 2017
People’s Gallery Exhibit 2016
People’s Gallery Exhibit 2015
People’s Gallery Exhibit 2014
People’s Gallery Exhibit 2013
People’s Gallery Exhibit 2012
People’s Gallery Exhibit 2011

Read the People’s Gallery Exhibition program guidelines.

The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request - including translation and interpretation services. For assistance, please contact the Economic Development Department at 512-974-7819. The City receives and accepts Video Relay Service (VRS) calls from people who are Deaf or hard-of-hearing through Relay Texas 7-1-1.