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    Merry Printmas 2016

    Presented by Link & Pin

    December 1 - December 23, 2016

    Link & Pin presents Merry Printmas 2016

    We are once again showcasing a variety of shoppable print pieces, from woodblock prints to ink illustrations, with plenty in between. Enjoy work from six different artists, each with their own unique style. It’s the perfect opportunity to add some art to your holiday shopping.

    Opening party December 1 from 6-9pm
    Show runs from December 1 to ...more


    The Art of Reuse: Found Object Magnets with Scott Rolfe

    Presented by Austin Creative Reuse

    December 15, 2016

    Join us as we meet and create with artist Scott Rolfe. He will lead participants through making a found object magnet using the art form of assemblage.  As an assemblage is created with...more

    Revel in The Secret Wall Reveal

    Presented by Art for the People Gallery

    December 16, 2016

    Start your holidays with visual glory by coming and partaking in The Secret Wall “Reveal”. Mila Sketch has created three additional pieces of artwork for The Soil of the Soul; The Time...more

    VSA Texas 8th Annual Holiday Art & Gift Show

    Presented by VSA Texas

    November 14 - December 23, 2016

    VSA Texas presents its 8th annual Holiday Art and Gift Show. Entrance to the show is located on 3707 Home Street, back of AGE Building (off 38th & Guadalupe), Room 101, Austin, TX,...more

    Gold and Shadow

    Presented by Dimension Gallery

    December 1 - December 31, 2016

    Dimension Gallery is Austin's only sculpture specific venue, and this event, funded by the City of Austin's Cultural Arts Division, will be an exciting expo of some truly exquisite and thought...more

    Daily Tours: “Elliott Erwitt: Home Around the World”

    Presented by Harry Ransom Center at Harry Ransom Center, Austin

    September 22, 2016 - January 1, 2017

    Docent-led tours of the exhibition. Balancing journalistic, commercial, and artistic work over a career spanning seven decades, Elliott Erwitt has created some of the most celebrated photographs...more

    GIVING VOICE

    Presented by VSA Texas and AIGA | the professional association for design at Laura Bush Memorial Library, Austin

    September 25, 2016 - January 6, 2017

    This summer, Austin design leaders mentored local teen artists with disabilities. AIGA Austin and VSA Texas would love to share the results of their multi-week workshop through...more

    Valerie Fowler: Nature and Other Stories

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

    November 30, 2016 - January 7, 2017

    VALERIE FOWLER: Nature and Other Stories
    November 30, 2016 - January 7, 2017
    Julia C. Butridge Gallery, Dougherty Arts Center
    1110 Barton Springs Road, Austin,Texas 78704...more

    Mapped Refraction

    Presented by ICOSA Collective

    December 3, 2016 - January 7, 2017

    Mapped Refraction

    Andrea de Leon and Micah Evans

     

    ICOSA Collective presents Mapped Refraction, featuring the work of Andrea de Leon and Micah Evans. This exhibition...more

    State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda

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

    September 17, 2016 - January 8, 2017

    Explore Nazi propaganda and its impact abroad and at home, through rare artifacts from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, artifacts from Texas lenders, historic film...more

    FIlm and Discussion: What the Hell Is the Presidency For?

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin and LBJ Presidential Library

    January 11, 2017

    Join us for an evening of film and conversation inspired by Jim Hodges’s installation With Liberty and Justice for All (A Work in Progress). A screening of the 2016 documentary What...more

    Ana Esteve Llorens - Studies For Future Objects

    Presented by Women and Their Work at Women and Their Work, Austin

    November 17, 2016 - January 12, 2017

    Opening Reception
    Thursday, November 17 at 6 PM

    In Studies for Future Objects, Ana Esteve Llorens examines space and form through sculpture by creating an ambitious 20-foot long...more

    Ana Esteve Llorens - Studies For Future Objects

    Presented by Women and Their Work at Women and Their Work, Austin

    November 17, 2016 - January 12, 2017

    In Studies for Future Objects, Ana Esteve Llorens examines space and form through sculpture by creating an ambitious 20-foot long structure made of interlocking wooden panels that commands...more

    Second Saturdays Are for Families: Hoop Around

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    January 14, 2017

    You’ll be wowed by the wild patterns you can create using an ancient fabric-dyeing technique! This inky workshop, inspired by Concentric, the watery work of art by Danae Stratou, will also...more

    Lumens & Currents, Elizabeth Chiles and John Swanger

    Presented by grayDUCK Gallery and

    December 9, 2016 - January 15, 2017

    The exhibition Lumens & Currents comes out of several years of dialogue between the artists regarding their work and inquires into life. The artists’ works interact and form...more

    American Flags

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

    September 30, 2016 - January 16, 2017

    Displaying early and rare examples of textiles that have the power to stir the soul, special exhibition American Flags includes flags, original artwork, and related memorabilia from one of the...more

    Jay Bolotin: The Book of Only Enoch

    Presented by Flatbed Press at Flatbed Press, Austin

    January 20, 2017

    Jay Bolotin: The Book of Only Enoch

    OPENS TO PUBLIC

    January 13, 2017

    OPENING RECEPTION

    January 20, 2017 from 6 to 8 PM

    The artist will be in...more

    Visiting Lecture: Art Outside

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    January 26, 2017

    What opportunities does curating outdoors offer? How do you build a distinct exhibition program for a sculpture park?

    Join Elisabeth Millqvist, Co-Director and Artistic Leader...more

    UMLAUF Prize 2016 and Retrospective Exhibition

    Presented by Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum at Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, Austin

    November 11, 2016 - January 29, 2017

    The UMLAUF Prize 2016 and Retrospective Exhibition

    November 11, 2016 - January 29, 2017

    Opening and Insights on November 11, 6-8 pm, presents UT-Austin MFA graduate Elizabeth...more

    Nacimientos: Traditional Nativity Scenes from Mexico

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

    December 9, 2016 - January 29, 2017

    Nacimientos: Traditional Nativity Scenes from Mexico presents the tradition of Nacimientos that survives in present-day Mexico as a visual amalgam of indigenous pre-Colombian and Spanish Colonial...more

    ????? : I saw the world with Betelhem Makonnen

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

    December 9, 2016 - January 31, 2017

    A solo exhibition of new work using photography, installations and video.

    In ????? : I saw the world, Betelhem Makonnen investigates issues of estrangement, exile, racism and forced...more

    2017 Blanton Gala

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

    February 11, 2017

    In 2017, the Blanton Gala will mark the celebratory unveiling of the museum’s reinstalled permanent collection galleries. The Blanton is completely rehanging its wide-ranging holdings to inspire...more

    Second Saturdays are for Families: A-MAZE-ing Paper

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    February 11, 2017

    Get lost in an immersive paper world inspired by Monika Sosnowska: Habitat! Be amazed by what paper can do as you create a three-dimensional work of art with this extraordinary material....more

    Curator Talk: Monika Sosnowska: Habitat

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    February 15, 2017

    Learn more about Warsaw-based artist Monika Sosnowska—among the most important young artists emerging from Eastern Europe today—and her exhibition Habitat in this lecture on art and...more

    Spoken Word Poetry with Ebony Stewart

    Presented by Windsor Park Library and Windsor Park Library at Austin Public Library- Windsor Park Branch, Austin

    February 18, 2017

    Ebony Stewart is a touring performance arts spoken word poet and active artist in the Central Texas slam poetry scene and theater arts community for over ten years.

    She will be performing...more

    Performance: line upon line percussion

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    February 24, 2017

    Standing, with limited seating available. Ticketing information to come.

    Austin’s premier new music percussion ensemble, line upon line, performs a concert inspired by Monika...more

    Monika Sosnowska: Habitat

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    November 22, 2016 - February 26, 2017

    For Habitat at The Contemporary Austin – Jones Center, Sosnowska’s largest monographic exhibition to date at a U.S. museum, the artist has created an immersive, two-floor...more

    Austin’s Art in Public Places call for artists, apply within

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

    December 2, 2016 - February 28, 2017

    Austin’s Art in Public Places Program has issued a call for a public artwork opportunity for a new Fire/EMS Station in Onion Creek. For full project details and to apply, visit ...more

    Bydee Art book release and exhibit

    Presented by La Peña

    June 3, 2017

    This book release and art exhibit features Brian “Bydeeman” Joseph's favorite paintings and other artworks.  Brian takes this opportunity to choose, display and write about the ones that...more

    Not a Sad Tale performance

    Presented by Camiba Art

    September 10, 2016 - September 10, 2017

    Not a Sad Tale

    2016
    Duration: 20 minutes
    Performance and animation by Yuliya Lanina
    Original music by Vladimir Rannev. 

    Not A Sad Tale is a story of...more

    23rd Street Artists' Market

    Presented by 23rd Street Artists' Market

    May 23, 2013 - May 23, 2018

    The 23rd Street Artists’ Market, is Austin’s original open air market for artists who make and sell their own work. Licensed artists sell their handcrafted art year-round on 23rd St....more

    Portraiture in the Park: Who Are You Anyway!?

    Presented by Elisabet Ney Museum at Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin

    Ongoing

    What does “Portraiture” mean? What information do you convey in portraits? Taking that information, how many new ways can you think of to assemble it to make portraits? Think OUTSIDE the box!...more

    POLKAPOCALYPSE!

    Presented by Elisabet Ney Museum and Texas Folklife at Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin

    Ongoing

    The Third First Annual POLKAPOCALYPSE! is upon us! Four awesome Polka bands--including two Grammy (TM) winners--will rock the boots off your lederhosen with a crazy mix of Tejano, Czech, German,...more

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