March 16–18. Presented by the American Poster Institute (API), Flatstock will display the works of the world’s top gig poster artists. The show features posters of varying styles, colors and techniques for sale by the talented artists who created them.


Flatstock at SXSW 2016. Photo by Merrick Ales.

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The American Poster Institute is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to serving the poster artist community and promoting the art form. The Flatstock shows provide the American Poster Institute with a way to present poster artists collectively while showcasing the breadth of styles they represent. If you’re interested in exhibiting in Flatstock, learn more and join API here.

The best concert posters have always captured both the essence of the music they promoted and the spirit of the time in which they were produced. Flatstock provides an ongoing series of opportunities to see fine poster art in person and to meet the artists who created it from Thursday, March 16 – Saturday, March 18.

Flatstock Stage

Enjoy second play sets from your favorite official showcasing artists curated by music blogs, local nonprofits, gear companies and more! Open to the general public, Flatstock Stage is a perfect spot to unwind in between your poster perusing and check out up-and-coming artists at SXSW.


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