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To Believe

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Presented by Oakwood Cemetery at Oakwood Cemetery, Austin TX

Sep 21 2019
Dec 20 2019
To Believe

To Believe visits many approaches to faith and belief in contemporary and historic East Austin through video, photography, digital maps, and performance.

Oakwood Chapel presents To Believe, an exhibit with events held in the Chapel from Sept. 21 through Dec. 20, 2019.

In collaboration with interfaith groups and East Austin community leaders, To Believe visits many approaches to faith and belief in contemporary and historic East Austin through video, photography, digital maps, and performance. A digital Story Map of historic and will document Jacob Fontaine’s influence in Austin.

Serving as the inspiration for this exhibit, Fontaine was a man

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Free Admission

Contact: 512-978-2310

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Sept. 21, 2019

Opening Reception 2 p.m. – 5 p.m., musician W. C. Clark performing at 3 p.m.

The opening reception will feature Austin treasure W. C. Clark, whose 80th birthday is on Nov. 16.

Sept. 22, 2019

Austin Museum Day 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

In collaboration with Save Austin’s Cemeteries, the chapel will provide Oakwood Cemetery Tours.

Nov. 16-17 & 23-24, 2019

East Austin Studio Tour 11 a.m .– 6 p.m.; film artists Johnathan Mayberry & Prince Camp of Multimedia Maze, photographer Liz Moskowitz

Nov. 16, 2019

Talk and Choir Performance at Noon

Opening the East Austin Studio Tour, Reverend Daryl Horton and architect Ben Heimsath will give talks followed by a choir performance, inviting a community conversation about belief.

Nov. 21, 2019

Marking History/Making Art Panel Discussion 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. 

A discussion produced by Big Medium, Preservation Austin and Sightlines.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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1601 Navasota Street, Austin, TX 78702

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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.


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