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    VISUAL ARTS

    Print Austin Invitational: Layers

    Presented by Link & Pin and Link & Pin

    January 23 - February 21, 2016

    Link & Pin Gallery 2235 E. 6th St. Suite 102, Austin, TX 78702 is participating in

    Print Austin 2016 www.printaustin.org  hosting an exhibition “Print Austin Invitational: Layers”, curated by Elvia Perrin, featuring four artists using color and form with a fresh perspective and boldness.

    Artists: Brad Tucker, Cassie White, Joan Winter and Ken Wood

     

    Opening ...more


    ATX Youth Summit 2016

    Presented by Women in Jazz Association, inc. and City of Austin Cultural Arts Division at George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center, Austin

    February 15, 2016

    ATX Youth Summit 2016, February 15, 2016 at the Carver Museum, 115 Angelina Street, Austin.  This event is Free for ages 8-18.

    The Women in Jazz Association, Inc. will host the ATX...more

    Artist Talk with Penelope Umbrico

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    February 18, 2016

    Penelope Umbrico’s groundbreaking photo-based installations, video, and digital media works explore the rapidly evolving technologies of image making and the proliferation of images online....more

    Perspectives: Storyteller Tom Lee on the Crusader Bible

    Presented by Blanton Museum of Art at Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    February 18, 2016

    The acclaimed storyteller presents a dramatic performance of the tales of Yusef and Zulaika, Esther, King David, and the fascinating story of the Crusader Bible's travels through Europe, Asia, and...more

    The Blanton’s Third Thursday

    Presented by Blanton Museum of Art at Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    February 18, 2016

    Join us for art and activities at the Blanton’s Third Thursday! Admission is free and the museum stays open through 9pm for a variety of exciting public programs. Check out the schedule...more

    Request for Qualifications: Austin Convention Center Parking Garage

    Presented by City of Austin Cultural Arts Division at Austin City Hall, Austin

    January 21 - February 18, 2016

    Deadline: February 18, 5 pm

    The City seeks to commission an artist to create a permanent public artwork for the Austin Convention Center's parking garage on the building exterior at the...more

    “Julie Speed: Undertoad”

    Presented by Flatbed Press at Flatbed Press, Austin

    February 19, 2016

    Julie Speed: Undertoad

    A collaboration between Flatbed Press and Gallery and Ruiz-Healy Art An exhibition of paintings, prints, and collages spanning two cities

    The exhibition will...more

    Carlos Donjuan & Marilyn Jolly - Akin

    Presented by grayDUCK Gallery (Cesar Chavez)

    February 19, 2016

    Akin features artwork by Carlos Donjuan and Marilyn Jolly, both are visual art faculty at the University of Texas at Arlington. They come from different generations and different cultural...more

    Perspectives: Storyteller Tom Lee on the Crusader Bible

    Presented by Blanton Museum of Art at Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    February 20, 2016

    The acclaimed storyteller presents a dramatic performance of the tales of Yusef and Zulaika, Esther, King David, and the fascinating story of the Crusader Bible's travels through Europe, Asia, and...more

    Seth Orion Schwaiger: COMPLEX 1

    Presented by Pump Project Art Complex at Pump Project Art Complex, Austin

    January 29 - February 20, 2016

    An exhibition of installation works throughout the Pump Project complex. Utilizing previously unused spaces, Schwaiger’s installations “facilitate an awareness of the construction of...more

    Marketplace Art Gallery Grand Opening

    Presented by Marketplace Art Gallery

    February 20, 2016

    Marketplace Art Gallery Grand Opening! Join us for an Art & Wine Open House 5806 Burnet Road Austin, TX 78756 Saturday February 20, 2016 2PM-5PM  Unique Art Gallery Featuring the Work of...more

    Art on the Edge

    Presented by Blanton Museum of Art at The Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    February 20 - February 21, 2016

    After two wildly successful years as the elegant “after-party” for our biennial gala, Art on the Edge will launch in 2016 as a distinct event. In 2015, nearly 600 guests attended Art on the...more

    2016 OUTsider Festival

    Presented by OUTsider Film & Arts Festival at Salvage Vanguard Theater, Austin

    February 17 - February 21, 2016

    OUTsider, the Austin-based non-profit arts festival and conference celebrating the LGBTQI creative community, returns for its second season Feb. 17 - 21. The festival will feature five days...more

    "Just Say It"

    Presented by Chaddick Dance Theater

    February 12 - February 21, 2016

    Chaddick Dance Theater will present their winter concert showcase “Just Say It” for two weekends on February 12-14 and February 19-21, 2016. Incorporating theater...more

    Visiting Artist Francine Affourtit: Collaborative Relief Printmaking - Working Large

    Presented by Women Printmakers of Austin

    February 21, 2016

    Collaborative Relief Printmaking - Working Large

    Developing large-scale works can be a daunting task. This workshop will teach you the process of producing...more

    Shakespeare in Print and Performance Curator Tour

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    February 24, 2016

    Pforzheimer Curator of Early Books and Manuscripts Gerald Cloud and Cline Curator of Theater and Performing Arts Eric Colleary offer unique insight into the exhibition Shakespeare in Print and...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

    Perspectives Lecture Series: Come as You Are

    Presented by Blanton Museum of Art at Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    February 25, 2016

    Blanton assistant curator Evan Garza leads a gallery talk on the exhibition Come as You Are: Art of the 1990s


    The People's Gallery 2016 Opening Reception

    Presented by Austin City Hall at Austin City Hall, Austin

    February 26, 2016

    The People's Gallery 2016 Opening Reception

    February 26

    6-9 p.m.

    Austin City Hall

    301 W. 2nd Street

     

    The 2016 People’s Gallery exhibition...more

    Staycation

    Presented by MASS Gallery

    January 22 - February 27, 2016

    Opening Reception: Friday, January 22nd 7-11 pm
    Exhibition Dates: January 22 - February 27, 2016

    MASS is pleased to present Staycation, an exhibition featuring six Austin-based...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

    23rd annual Jugglefest

    Presented by Texas Juggling Society at Texas School For the Deaf, Austin

    February 26 - February 28, 2016

    Jugglefest is a three day regional festival open to all, with world class teachers and performers, workshops, games, demonstrations, prizes, public performances and open juggling for all levels....more

    SoundSpace: Music of the 1990s

    Presented by Blanton Museum of Art at Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    February 28, 2016

    This iteration of the Blanton’s acclaimed SoundSpace music series draws inspiration from the much-anticipated exhibition, Come As You Are: Art of the 1990s. The program aims to examine parallels...more

    Monolith: Music for Enchanted Rock

    Presented by Montopolis Productions at The North Door, Austin

    February 28, 2016

    Justin Sherburn and Montopolis premiere multi media performance “Monolith: Music for Enchanted Rock”

    “Monolith” combines pedal steel, piano, and string trio in a uniquely Texan...more

    Perspectives Lecture Series: The Crusader Bible

    Presented by Blanton Museum of Art at Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    March 3, 2016

    UT art history professor Joan Holladay discusses The Crusader Bible


    Request for Qualifications: Austin Fire Department Artist-in-Residence

    Presented by City of Austin Cultural Arts Division at Austin City Hall, Austin

    January 21 - March 3, 2016

    Deadline: March 3, 5 pm

    The City seeks to commission an artist-in-residence who will document the people and operations of six fire stations currently undergoing renovations. They will...more

    Seen and Unseen

    Presented by Julia C. Butridge Gallery and Dougherty Arts Center at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin

    February 10 - March 3, 2016

    The exhibition Seen and Unseen brings together ceramics artist  Jennifer Hill and photographer Teresa Rafidi in their first two- person show. The long-time Texas friends have lived far from...more

    Explore UT at the Blanton

    Presented by Blanton Museum of Art at Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    March 5, 2016

    Enjoy new exhibitions and educational art activities related to themes within the Blanton collection, as we open our doors for Explore UT. This all-ages event highlights the exciting role of art...more

    Art/Model Show: Subject

    Presented by Paper Chairs

    February 26 - March 6, 2016

    paper chairs proudly presents Art/Model Show: Subject, the second installation in our performance series exploring the personal stories, cultural perceptions and creative queries surrounding art...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. 


    Request for Proposals: TEMPO 2016 Temporary Public Art Project

    Presented by City of Austin Cultural Arts Division at Austin City Hall, Austin

    January 21 - March 10, 2016

    Deadline: March 10, 5 pm

    Proposals are requested from professional visual artists or artist teams for site-specific, short-term artwork or time-based artworks at pre-selected City-owned...more

    B scene: Come as You Are

    Presented by Blanton Museum of Art at Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    March 11, 2016

    We can’t wait to throw it back to the 1990s with a super fun dance party featuring DJ DylzPhillz and live music from Zoodust. Get jiggy with it and relive grunge’s heyday. Plus, light bites, a...more

    Star Party

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX, Austin

    March 10 - March 12, 2016


    Three nights of epic journey to the stars
    an emersion of live music, video, and dada epiphanies
     


    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

    The Blanton’s Third Thursdays

    Presented by Blanton Museum of Art at Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    March 17, 2016

    Join us for art and activities at the Blanton’s Third Thursday! Admission is free and the museum stays open through 9pm for a variety of exciting public programs. Check out the schedule...more

    Screenings at the Blanton: Matthew Barney’s CREMASTER Cycle

    Presented by Blanton Museum of Art at Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    March 15 - March 19, 2016

    In conjunction with the Blanton’s exhibition, Come as You Are: Art of the 1990s, artist Matthew Barney’s acclaimed CREMASTER film cycle will screen for five days in the Blanton Museum of...more

    Museum Studies Symposium

    Presented by Blanton Museum of Art at Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    March 26, 2016

    A panel of distinguished arts professionals discuss current issues in museum studies.


    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

    Pixels & Patina: Lyle Adair and Leslie Kell

    Presented by Link & Pin

    February 27 - March 26, 2016

    February 27-March 26, 2016 

    Artist Reception March 5, 2016 Saturday 7:30-9:30PM

    Link & Pin Art Space presents “Pixels & Patina” featuring Leslie Kell’s...more

    Midday Music Series at the Blanton

    Presented by Blanton Museum of Art at Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

    March 29, 2016

    Musicologist Luisa Nardini discusses vocal music from the 13th century in conjunction with a performance by the Early Music Ensemble. The Midday Music Series is a collaboration between the Blanton...more

    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

    El Jardín de Earthly Delights - Paintings by Jaime Arredondo

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

    January 29 - April 2, 2016

    El Jardín de Earthly Delights - Paintings by Jaime Arredondo
    Mexican Restaurants and the American Dream - Photographs by Imanol Miranda
     


    Life and Death on the Border 1910-1920

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

    January 23 - April 3, 2016

    Rare artifacts, photographic records, court documents, newspapers, family histories, and eyewitness accounts examine life along the Texas-Mexico border at a pivotal period in...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

    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

    Maker Faire Austin

    Presented by Maker Faire Austin at Palmer Events Center, Austin

    May 7 - May 8, 2016

    Maker Faire Austin is a family-friendly event that is part science fair and part arts & crafts fair. This show & tell event will feature robots, drones, a darkened hall with glowing...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

    Obra Gráfica: Selections from the Mexic-Arte Museum Print Collection

    Presented by Mexic-Arte Museum at Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin

    January 22 - May 29, 2016

    Obra Gráfica: Selections from the Mexic-Arte Museum Print Collection
    January 22 – May 29
    (Closed for SXSW February 29 – March 26, 2016)

    Opening Reception
    Date:...more

    Storytime Art

    July 18, 2014 - July 15, 2016

    Storytime Art, or StArt! is a great opportunity for your young child to experience art! Storytimes are geared to the 3 – 5 year old preschooler, but some projects could easily translate into...more

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