steve parker

artist // musician // curator

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"The most successful new music event in the city…the combination of music and art has vaulted the series into must-see status"  -Austin American Statesman

SoundSpace is a hybrid art series at the Blanton Museum of Art curated by Steve Parker.  The series features simultaneous, interdisciplinary performances, installations, and happenings throughout the museum's galleries.  Each event investigates a particular scope, issue, or concept.  SoundSpace has been profiled at the SXSW music festival and has received awards from the Austin Critics' Table.  

SoundSpace is generously underwritten by Mike Chesser.

Alice Coltrane Portrait

Free Music + Community


Musical Outsiders


Composition No. 19

SoundSpace is generously underwritten by Mike Chesser. 

SoundSpace is produced in partnership with Collide Arts.  COLLIDE is supported in part by the Copland Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.  


Austin Chronicle 
SoundSpace: Downtown NYC 1960

Austin American Statesman 
(Arts Section Cover Story)
The Blanton's MUSICIRCUS

Arts and Culture Texas
Listening to the 1960s

Arts and Culture Texas 
Sound Dispersion

Austin American Statesman
2012 Austin Critics' Table Award

Space and Symmetry

Culturemap Austin
SoundSpace Preview

Austin 360
SoundSpace Preview

KUTX / Austin Music Map
SoundSpace: Graphic Notation