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    Nancy Mims: The Passed Looms Present

    Presented by Elisabet Ney Museum at Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin

    February 13 - February 14, 2016

    On Saturday and Sunday February 13 and 14, from noon to five, the Elisabet Ney Museum will present Nancy Mims: The Passed Looms Present, a very special installation art piece. The Ney’s landscape north of Waller Creek will become Austin artist Nancy Mims’ medium in this one-of-a-kind site-specific participatory installation. Three tree-bound looms, on which very large prints will come together with the help ...more


    JATA Jazz Brunch

    Presented by Austin Jazz Workshop

    February 21, 2016

    Jazz Talent of Today and Tomorrow is an opportunity for middle and high school jazz students to sit in with professional musicians from the Austin Jazz Workshop.  Join us to enjoy some great...more

    Full Moon Satellite Series: The Light

    Presented by Scottish Rite Theater at Austin Scottish Rite Theater, Austin

    February 22, 2016

    Full Moon Satellite Series presents an eclectic night of music with composers ranging from Joseph Haydn to Nick Cave; Frédéric Chopin to Billy Joel.

    You can expect virtuousity &...more

    Texas Artist Series: Her Texas

    Presented by Bullock Texas State History Museum at Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin

    February 23, 2016

    The stories of women pioneers, ranchers, fighters, outlaws, and entrepreneurs were seldom told and rarely recorded. The anthology Her Texas: Story, Image, Poem & Song aims to...more

    Live Bronze Pour

    Presented by The UMLAUF Sculpture Garden and Museum at Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, Austin

    February 24, 2016

    Insights presents a behind-the-scenes look at the lost-wax casting technique Charles Umlauf used for his bronze sculptures. Members of Austin's Atelier 3-D studio will...more

    Ash Almonte Art Exhibit Feb 2-27

    Presented by Russell Collection Fine Art Gallery at Russell Collection Fine Art Gallery, Austin

    February 2 - February 27, 2016

    Russell Collection Fine Art Gallery Announces the Arrival of “Emma,”

    Ash Almonte’s New Body of Work on Exhibit Feb 2-27, 2016


    AUSTIN, Texas – Ash...more

    Black Composers Concert

    Presented by Austin Chamber Music Center at Carver Museum and Cultural Center, Austin

    February 28, 2016

    Free and open to the public

    Program

    Suite for Violin and Piano | William Grant Still (1895-1978)

    African Dancer
    Mother and Child...more

    Austin Summer Camp Fair

    Presented by Nurture My Child at Norris Conference Center, Austin

    February 28, 2016

    Come speak with over 70 camps from all over -- from Austin to Ontario! There's something for everyone, including STEM, art, theater, sports, creative writing, robotics and much more! ...more

    Teatro Vivo presents the Austin Latino Theatre Festival 2016

    Presented by Teatro Vivo at Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center., Austin

    February 25 - February 28, 2016

    Teatro Vivo presents the sixth annual Austin Latino New Play Festival (ALNPF) in collaboration with ScriptWorks February 25-27 at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center. The...more

    Texas Nafas presents poet Lyman Grant

    Presented by Texas Nafas at channelAustin Studios, Austin

    February 6 - February 29, 2016

    Poet Lyman Grant interviewes by Susan Summer and he reads many of his Poems.


    Discussion with Bob Woodward and Alexander Butterfield

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center

    March 2, 2016

    Bob Woodward and Alexander Butterfield, deputy to White House Chief of Staff H. R. Haldeman, discuss Woodward’s new book The Last of the President’s Men and Butterfield’s experiences in the...more

    Poetry on the Plaza: Sonnets of Shakespeare

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    March 3, 2016

    Join us for a late afternoon reading of Shakespeare’s sonnets and visit the exhibition, Shakespeare in Print and Performance. In conjunction with the Ransom Center’s exhibition Shakespeare in...more

    Horner Homage - Symphony Concert

    Presented by Cinematic Symphony at Anderson High School Theatre, Austin

    March 5, 2016

    You are invited to hear Cinematic Symphony lovingly “play” tribute to the Academy Award winning composer James Horner who we lost last summer. Join us on Saturday, March 5, at 7:30pm in...more

    ABC Zilker Kite Festival

    Presented by Communities In Schools of Central Texas at Zilker Park, Austin

    March 6, 2016

    Zilker Kite Festival is one of Austin’s best-known annual events. Held on the first Sunday of March, it is the kick-off to the hundreds of springtime activities in Austin. Everyone is welcome to...more

    Curator Tour: Look Inside: New Photography Acquisitions

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    March 9, 2016

    Jessica S. McDonald, Nancy Inman and Marlene Nathan Meyerson Curator of Photography, leads a tour of Look Inside: New Photography Acquisitions. 


    Art Free-for-All

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    March 12, 2016

    Get to know all of The Contemporary Austin’s educational offerings during this free, family-friendly open house. Enjoy hands-on demonstrations by Art School faculty, make art to take home, and...more

    JESÚS MOROLES: A TRIBUTE

    Presented by The UMLAUF Sculpture Garden and Museum

    November 20, 2015 - March 13, 2016

    Jesús Moroles moved people through massive displays of granite—chiseled and smoothed to perfection. And equally people were touched by his tremendous generosity, energy, enthusiasm, and...more

    Francine Kay Affourtit

    Presented by Women Printmakers of Austin

    February 20 - March 13, 2016

    Francine Kay Affourtit is a Philadelphia based artist, educator and arts organizer. Affourtit’s practice converges at the intersection of language, systems, and the methodology of printmaking as...more

    Lecture with Austin Symphony Music Director Peter Bay

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    March 24, 2016

    Austin Symphony Music Director Peter Bay explores the connections between Shakespeare and classical music and looks at different interpretations of Romeo and Juliet, including works by...more

    Doug Sahm: The Man and His Music - Museum Exhibition

    Presented by South Austin Popular Culture Center at South Austin Popular Culture Center, Austin

    January 31 - March 26, 2016

    The South Austin Popular Culture Center proudly presents our first exhibition of 2016 on a subject near and dear to our heart, Doug Sahm: The Man and the Music. Opening January 30th at 7:09, the...more

    Lecture: New insights into Shakespeare’s life and career

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    March 29, 2016

    Faculty lecture: Douglas S. Bruster, Mody C. Boatright Regents Professor of American and English Literature, discusses some of the most recent discoveries concerning the life and career of...more

    Texas Nafas Presents Joe Brundidge

    Presented by Texas Nafas at channelAustin Studios, Austin

    March 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016

    Texas Nafas Presents Poet Joe Brundidge , he will be interviewed by Susan Summer and he reads many of his poems.


    Artist Talk with Marco Breuer

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    March 31, 2016

    ARTIST TALK Marco Breuer is known for his radical approach to the photographic medium, employing non-traditional photographic techniques that do not rely on the use of a camera, aperture, or film....more

    Hunt Slonem at Russell Collection, March 1-31

    Presented by Russell Collection Fine Art Gallery at Russell Collection Fine Art Gallery, Austin

    March 1 - March 31, 2016

     New York Artist Promises to Shimmer and Surprise

    “Hunt Slonem” at Russell Collection Fine Art Gallery March 1-31,...more

    Texas VegFest

    Presented by Texas Veg Foundation at Fiesta Gardens, Austin

    April 2, 2016

    Texas VegFest is a free public education event that celebrates the health, environmental, and animal welfare benefits of a plant-based diet. The fifth annual Texas VegFest is scheduled...more

    Teen Night on the Roof

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    April 2, 2016

    Revel in the wonders of contemporary art at dusk during this Teen Night in the heart of downtown, with art and experiences inspired by the exhibition Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia.

    FREE and...more

    Staged reading of Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    April 7, 2016

    Nationally renowned classical actors Fran Dorn and Robert Ramirez from the University’s Department of Theatre and Dance perform in a staged reading of Antony and Cleopatra. The reading, produced...more

    Family Program: Flags and Forts

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    April 9, 2016

    Find your groove on the grounds of Laguna Gloria! Join us as we build a giant fort and experiment with fabric art inspired by the sci-fi disco world of Lise Haller Baggesen: Mothernism, on...more

    Fusebox Festival 2016

    Presented by Fusebox Festival

    April 6 - April 10, 2016

    Part performance festival, part film festival, part music and visual art festival, part culinary and social event, part public art project, and everything in between, the festival is truly a...more

    Author Nigel Cliff on the Shakespeare Riots

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    April 14, 2016

    Nigel Cliff, author of The Shakespeare Riots, discusses the 1849 feud between England’s leading Shakespearean actor and American’s first star of the stage that turned into a full-scale riot in...more

    ART IN THE PARK-PERFORMERS NEEDED

    Presented by VSA Texas at Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center., Austin

    April 15, 2016

    JOIN US FOR ART IN THE PARK! KID FRIENDLY ENTERTAINMENT NEEDED?

    VSA Texas and McBeth Recreation Center are hosting our annual outdoor hands-on arts festival for kids of all ages and...more

    18th Annual Butterfly Festival

    Presented by EmilyAnn Theatre at Emily Ann Theatre, Wimberley

    April 16, 2016

    Join us for the 18th Annual Butterfly Festival

    Saturday, April 16

    Fun for the entire family. Live release of 3000 butterflies (releases every 30 minutes throughout the day) ––...more

    Exploring Shakespeare through Performance

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    April 19, 2016

    James Loehlin, Shakespeare at Winedale Regents Professor of English, presents “Exploring Shakespeare Through Performance.” Loehlin and students from the Shakespeare at Winedale program...more

    The Influence of Folio and Quarto Texts on Performances of Shakespeare

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    April 26, 2016

    Andrew Carlson, Clinical Assistant Professor and Managing Director of the Oscar G. Brockett Center for Theatre History and Criticism, discusses how textual differences between folio and quarto...more

    ROOTS & RHYTHMS PRESENTS: FREE African Dance Workshops w/JeanClaude Lessou

    Presented by Roots & Rhythms

    January 26 - May 17, 2016

    Come one, come all to our free, community, monthly African Dance series at Houston Elementary...all ages, no experience required...and LIVE DRUMS...bring yo granny, tell yo friends!!! See you on...more

    Family Program: Recycled Robots

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    May 21, 2016

    Put everyday materials together to form a robotic work of art, then stop by our animation station to bring your friend to life and watch it make art on its own!

    The Contemporary Austin...more

    Shakespeare in Print and Performance

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    December 21, 2015 - May 29, 2016

    Explore the legacy of William Shakespeare at the Ransom Center. The Elizabethan world of Shakespeare and his contemporaries is presented through early printed books documenting his contemporary...more

    Look Inside: New Photography Acquisitions

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    February 9 - May 29, 2016

    The Harry Ransom Center’s photography collection is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive, and it is continually growing. Look Inside introduces nearly 200 of the Center’s...more

    REPUBLIC OF TEXAS BIKER RALLY DOWNTOWN PARADE AND FREE CONCERT

    Presented by Roadway Productions

    June 10, 2016

    Motorcycles will travel down Congress Ave. from 11th street to the river and turn around and go back North, so you can see the bikes from both sides of the road. Viewing is a little better from...more

    Explore CTX

    Presented by Concordia University Texas

    June 10, 2016

    Explore CTX is our campus preview event that gives future students an opportunity to experience Concordia. Prospective students and families have the opportunity to explore campus, get answers to...more

    HEB AUSTIN SYMPHONY JULY 4TH CONCERT & FIREWORKS PRESENTED BY AT&T U-VERSE

    Presented by Roadway Productions at Auditorium Shores, Austin

    July 4, 2016

    Austin Symphony’s July 4th Concert and Fireworks is an Austin Tradition. Free Fireworks, and a Free Live performance for all central Texans. Great food and drinks, and a variety of local Arts...more

    Community Night

    Presented by Thinkery at Thinkery, Austin

    September 30, 2015 - September 28, 2016

    Community Night is every Wednesday at the Thinkery! During these hours admission is by donation (suggested $1) but no one is turned away. Often during Community Nights we offer special...more

    Weekly Viewing Party

    Presented by Austin Variety Show at Iron Gate Lounge, Austin

    Ongoing

    Austin's newest TV Show announces a weekly viewing party for fans every Sunday at Austin's coolest new lounge, Iron Gate on East 6th Street. The viewing party will begin at 10pm, an hour before...more

    Improv Zero-Free Intro Class

    Presented by The New Movement

    Ongoing

    It certainly seems that taking an improv comedy class would be nerve racking. We understand you may want to test drive before you sign up, that’s why we offer our FREE Improv Zero class...more

    Speaker Series with Brenda Chinnery-Allgeier

    Presented by Austin Planetarium at Opal Divine's Austin Grill - Marina, Austin

    Ongoing

    Join us on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 5pm-9pm for our Speaker Series, presented at Opal Divine’s Marina location. Ever wonder why Dark Matter was important to our universe? How...more

    Southern Skies Social

    Presented by Austin Planetarium

    Ongoing

    On the last Wednesday from 5pm-9pm of every month at House Wine on 408 Josephine Street, so South Austinites can join in the fun without having to leave their neck-of-the-woods. Enjoy a savory...more

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