Curbed Austin: 2016 Article by Cindy Widner
SXSW 2016: Where to Go and What to See in Austin
BY CINDY WIDNER
MAR 10, 2016, 9:10A
Austin is always buzzing these days, but during SXSW it becomes a different kind of beast. Metal clubs become comedy venues, favorite movie theaters are full of badgeholders and celebrities, and it takes a temporary village of tents and forts to pull off all the parties, demos, and events around downtown.
That’s all well and good, but at some point you’re probably going to want to check out some of the great places Austin has to offer year-round. To that end, we designed this guide map of places you’ll really want to visit while you’re here. Most are free and festival-adjacent, and none of them require SXSW credentials of any kind to enjoy.
Have a ball, y’all…
15) XYZ Atlas at Palmer Events Center
Local artist Jennifer Chenoweth will present her XYZ Atlas: The Hedonic Map of Austin multimedia public art project during SXSW Interactive and SXSW Music, but it’s accessible to all on the Palmer Events Center lawn.