The City of Austin Cultural Arts Division (CAD) offers a wide array of services for local artists !

The City of Austin Cultural Arts Division (CAD) offers a wide array of services for local artists of every discipline. From opportunities to create public art to educational workshops and classes to funding for individual artists and arts organizations, CAD works to bolster Austin’s creative community and cultural industries.

The Division is responsible for the Cultural Arts Funding Programs, Art in Public Places Program (AIPP), community-based arts development, as well as initiatives designed to support and encourage the community’s unique cultural identity and vitality. The Division also manages the City's African American Cultural and Heritage Facility, which fosters development of cultural activities, business opportunities, and creative collaboration within the African American community. Click here for more information.