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    VISUAL ARTS

    Art Exhibit by Beth Consetta Rubel

    Presented by DiverseArts Culture Works at New East Arts Gallery

    June 13 - August 1, 2014

    “Is racism permanently embedded in our culture, or is it a learned behavior that is exploited in media and fed to the masses?”

    Please join us at New East Arts Gallery for visual artist Consetta Rubel’s exhibit entitled, “Works on Paper,” a series of portraits on brown paper bags along with a number of unique drawings. Consetta works with chalk, acrylic, and found objects to ...more


    Ceramics Workshop: Pot Tricks for Potters

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center

    July 28, 2014

    This workshop will focus on tricks of the trade for both hand building and wheel throwing. How to apply handles correctly, bump trimming, lid measurement and pitcher and spouts that don’t...more

    State of Denial: Where Marriage Equality Stands in Texas

    Presented by The Texas Observer

    July 29, 2014

    Legally married in other states, many same-sex couples in Texas face an uncertain future at home. For her photo essay in The Texas Observer's July issue...more

    Planes 2: Fire and Rescue

    Presented by iPic Theaters Austin at iPic Theaters Austin

    July 7 - July 31, 2014

    Rating: PG Duration: 100 mins

    When world-famous air racer Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial...more

    SAM Z. CORONADO HOMENAJE PORTFOLIO EXHIBITION

    Presented by La Peña at La Peña

    July 11 - July 31, 2014

    La Peña
    PRESENTS
    SAM Z. CORONADO HOMENAJE PORTFOLIO EXHIBITION
    (IN CELEBRATION OF SAM’S BIRTHDAY)

    Sam fue todo corazón / was all heart, for this...more

    Co-Lab Presents SUMMERSCOOL: "Drawnonward," Jonathan Gruchawka and Mark Leavens

    Presented by Co-Lab Projects at Co-Lab

    July 26 - August 2, 2014

    July 26th - August 2nd, 2014

    Reception: Saturday, July 26th, 7-11PM

    @ Project Space (613 Allen)
    On view during events and by appointment only

    In this exhibition, we...more

    Ken Hoge: Man on a Mission - Exhibition Opening

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

    August 2, 2014

    Ken Hoge began his professional photography career as a music journalist during his years as a student at the University of Texas at Austin. As a freelance and staff photographer for the Austin...more

    Family Day

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

    August 3, 2014

    First Sundays offer a special, hands-on program designed for families with children, four to fifteen years old. Families have the opportunity to explore the Umlauf collection and exhibitions in...more

    Altar IV: 1986 (Vidkidz & Josh Mills)

    Presented by The Museum of Human Achievement

    August 2 - August 3, 2014

    Altar is an ongoing series pairing one visual/installation artist and one performance based artist for a large-scale immersive environment based experience.

    Altar IV:...more

    Craft

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

    August 5, 2014

    Retro art with rad beer! Artist Gracelee Lawrence will lead you through the classic 1970's art of macrame while you sip on beverages from Austin Beerworks. At the end of the night, take home...more

    Intermediate Fused Glass Jewelry with Robin Gary

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center

    July 23 - August 6, 2014

    Turn up the heat one more time! Continue to learn the basics of fused glass along with basic jewelry assembly and wire wrapping projects. Projects to choose from include necklaces, earrings, cuff...more

    Digital Photography 1 with Shelley Wood

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center

    July 24 - August 7, 2014

    Do you have a digital camera and find it confusing? The goal of this class is to understand your camera through these three assignments: Intro to Navigating Manual Exposure (aperture, ISO and...more

    Creative Action Summer Camps 2014 in Central and West Austin

    Presented by Creative Action at Hyde Park United Methodist Church

    June 9 - August 8, 2014

    Creative Action Summer Camps are among the most popular in Austin! That’s because our camps are not just fun; they also offer children a chance to grow and learn.

    Let their...more

    Advanced Young Artists: Teen Artist + Mentor Exhibition

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin and Pump Project Art Complex at Pump Project Art Complex

    July 11 - August 9, 2014

    The Contemporary Austin is pleased to present the 2014 Teen Artist + Mentor Exhibition at Pump Project Art Complex, an East Austin art space. This education initiative of the Advanced Young...more

    Crit Group: Goodly/Wicked

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin and grayDUCK Gallery at grayDUCK gallery

    July 19 - August 10, 2014

     Goodly/Wicked is the culminating exhibition of The Contemporary Austin’s inaugural 2014 Crit Group, a six-month program that combines group critique with professional development to...more

    Studio Sunday's

    August 10, 2014

    Our studio is YOUR studio! Come in and create on your own--- paint whatever you want! 
    For $20, we provide a 16" x 20" canvas and all the paint you can use! Come anytime...more

    Art After Six at The Peoples Gallery

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

    August 14, 2014

    Stop by The People's Gallery at City Hall for extended gallery hours and talks by artists from the 2014 exhibition! This month we welcome VSA Texas and three of the artists featured in the VSA...more

    Wildflower Paintings Exhibit

    Presented by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

    May 22 - August 17, 2014

    Linda Calvert Jacobson brings an exhibit of her vibrant oil paintings to the McDermott Learning Center near the Center’s Butterfly Garden. From May 31 through late August, enjoy more than a...more

    Jewelry 101: Rings and Bracelets

    at Creative Side Jewelry Academy of Austin

    August 16 - August 17, 2014

    Spend a full weekend learning the core techniques of jewelry making and the tools and equipment of a metalsmithing studio. 

    This course will cover the essentials of fabrication:...more

    Saucy Pouring Pots with Jennifer Hill

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center

    August 18, 2014

    Funky, functional, fun! Learn to create great pouring pots for many uses; anything from a drizzling of soy sauce to a decanter for your favorite vino. The goal of this workshop is to explore...more

    Documentary Screening: The Genius of Marian

    Presented by Mobile Art Program at Cinemark Hill Country Galleria 14

    August 19, 2014

     On August 19th Mobile Art will be screening the documentary "The Genius of Marian". The film is an intimate family portrait that explores the heartbreak of...more

    Precious Metal Clay: Rings

    at Creative Side Jewelry Academy of Austin

    August 17 - August 22, 2014

    You don’t want to miss this one! Experience the possibilities of making RINGS with Precious Metal Clay (PMC).  PMC is pure silver suspended in an organic binder.  This is an...more

    201: Custom and Mechanisms

    at Creative Side Jewelry Academy of Austin

    August 23 - August 24, 2014

    Spend 4 weeks advancing and refining your jewelry techniques.

    This course will reinforce what you've learned in Introduction to Jewelry/Soldering and continue to develop your...more

    Advanced Wax Working

    at Creative Side Jewelry Academy of Austin

    August 23 - August 24, 2014

    Work with wax wire, shank and sheet to build intricate rings or pendants to be cast in precious metal. Learn how to attach and carefully build up your design using small wax components. See the...more

    Designing in Metal with Nancy Michalewicz

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center

    July 21 - August 25, 2014

    Hammering, sawing, bending and soldering plus bezel setting stones are among the many techniques for producing beautiful metal jewelry and for making small sculptural pieces. Fabricated work is...more

    Open studio Mornings

    at Creative Side Jewelry Academy of Austin

    August 6 - August 27, 2014

    This is an ongoing opportunity now offered at Creative Side to keep you practicing your jewelry skills and techniques.

    Practice your craft alongside amazing sculptor, metalsmith and...more

    Simple Ring Making

    at Creative Side Jewelry Academy of Austin

    August 27, 2014

    Design and fabricate a rings in copper and brass or in sterling silver (available for purchase). Learn to apply beautiful texture with hammers and decorative metal stamps, adding your own personal...more

    Darkroom 1

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center

    July 24 - August 28, 2014

    Perfect for beginning students interested in learning how to use a traditional 35mm manual camera and print photos in a darkroom. Learn photographic composition, exposure techniques and how to...more

    Digital Photography 1.5 with Shelley Wood

    Presented by Dougherty Arts School at Dougherty Arts Center

    August 14 - August 28, 2014

    Digital 1.5 will build upon your basic understanding of manual exposure increasing your ability to make creative and interesting images. The instructor will lead you through three assignments...more

    A Secret Affair: Selections from the Fuhrman Family Collection

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    May 3 - August 31, 2014

     In May 2014, The Contemporary Austin will present A Secret Affair: Selections from the Fuhrman Family Collection, an exhibition featuring work from the collection of Glenn and Amanda...more

    Open Studio Afternoons

    at Creative Side Jewelry Academy of Austin

    August 10 - August 31, 2014

    This is an ongoing opportunity now offered at Creative Side to keep you practicing your jewelry skills and techniques.

    Practice your craft alongside amazing sculptor, metalsmith and...more

    Studio Space Open House

    Presented by Imagine Art at 11th Street Station

    July 7 - August 31, 2014

    PRESS RELEASE

    Imagine Art announces the launch of ReNEW East, a creative incubator for artists on the east side.  10,000 sqft of warehouse space has been converted to studios, gallery...more

    "Patterns" by Susan Morehead

    Presented by Texas Folklife at Texas Folklife

    May 4 - September 1, 2014

    Event Name: "Patterns" by Susan Morehead
    Event Category: Texas Folklife Event
    Event Date: Sun May 4, 2014 (All day) to Mon Sep 1, 2014 (All day)
    Venue: Texas Folklife...more

    Tractatus 7 -Artist Denise Prince Offers A Glimpse Past Life’s Pretends In Fashion Themed Exhibition

    Presented by Denise Prince

    September 6 - September 27, 2014

    Denise Prince asks the viewer to enjoy bouyant aesthetic norms in her upcoming exhibit of photography and video funded by the City of Austin Cultural Arts Division and private supporters including...more

    The Firebird

    Presented by Ballet Austin at The Long Center for the Performing Arts

    September 26 - September 28, 2014

    THE FIREBIRD

    Choreography: Stephen Mills

     

    AGON

    Choreography: George...more

    Ken Hoge: Man on a Mission - Photography Exhibition

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

    August 2 - September 30, 2014

    Ken Hoge began his professional photography career as a music journalist during his years as a student at the University of Texas at Austin. As a freelance and staff photographer for the Austin...more

    La Dolce Vita Food & Wine Festival

    Presented by The Contemporary Austin

    October 16, 2014

    La Dolce Vita Food & Wine Festival
    October, 16 2014
    7-10pm
    On the grounds of Laguna Gloria

    2014 marks the 25th year of Austin’s favorite food and wine...more

    Building Bridges Art Gala

    Presented by The Arc of the Capital Area at Hyatt Regency Austin

    October 22, 2014


    Building Bridges celebrates the creativity of all artists; coined as THE art event to attend in Austin, the gala features more than 150 original professionally framed art pieces from local...more

    23rd Annual Austin Powwow & American Indian Heritage Festival

    Presented by Great Promise for American Indians and City of Austin Cultural Arts Division

    November 8, 2014

    The Austin Powwow is a family friendly event that preserves the traditions, heritage and culture of American Indians in Texas. It is the largest one day Powwow in the United States and provides...more

    THE NUTCRACKER Presented by the Georgia B. Lucas Foundation Fund

    Presented by Ballet Austin at The Long Center for the Performing Arts

    December 6 - December 23, 2014

    Choreography: Stephen Mills

    Music: Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky

    Live Accompaniment: Austin Symphony Orchestra

     

    An army of mischievous mice, a bevy of bon-bons, a...more

    East Austin Handmade Arts Market @ The VORTEX

    Presented by The VORTEX at The VORTEX

    February 8 - December 27, 2014

    When: Saturdays beginning February 8th, 11am – 4 pm


    Where: The VORTEX, 2307 Manor Road, Austin, TX 78722

    Just in time for Valentine’s Day, The VORTEX will begin...more

    Life Drawing Program

    Presented by Austin Art Space Gallery & Studios at Auditorium Shores

    July 7, 2014 - January 1, 2015

    Learn how to draw and paint with diffrent materials, using diffrent techniques to draw and panit life-like works of art!


    Blanton Museum of Art 2015 Gala

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

    February 7, 2015

    Save the date for the Blanton Museum of Art’s 2015 Gala. This biennial event raises funds to support a diverse and outstanding range of programs for over 150,000 museum visitors each year....more

    BELLE REDUX/ A TALE OF BEAUTY & THE BEAST A 3M Innovation Commission

    Presented by Ballet Austin at The Long Center for the Performing Arts

    February 13 - February 15, 2015

    Choreography: Stephen Mills

    Commissioned Score: Graham Reynolds

     

    Once upon a time...

    A forbidden garden, a mysterious castle...A beauty. A beast. A...more

    Director's Choice

    Presented by Ballet Austin at The Long Center for the Performing Arts

    March 27 - March 29, 2015

    Luminaria

    Choreography: Stephen Mills

    Music: Jordi Savall

     

    One / the body's...more

    Swan Lake

    Presented by Ballet Austin at The Long Center for the Performing Arts

    May 8 - May 10, 2015

    Choreography: Marius Petipa & Lev Ivanov

    Music: Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky

    Live Accompaniment by : Austin Symphony...more

    Wildlife Art, Nature-Inspired Sculptures

    Presented by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

    February 11, 2014 - May 29, 2015

    Enjoy a beautiful painting exhibit indoors and serene sculptures on the grounds at the Wildflower Center while learning about native plants, visiting the café and store and other offerings....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

    Art & Soul Austin

    Presented by Art & Soul Austin

    January 10, 2010 - October 15, 2016

    Traveling Art Enrichment Classes for ages 3-10 years old. Group art classes,Art Birthday Parties, and private lessons available.


    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

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