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Upcoming Events

“Epic Collections: American Pursuit of Indian Paintings”

As part of the Art History Lecture Series and capitalizing on the current Blanton Museum exhibition, Epic Tales from Ancient India, Amy Poster will bring together a group of Indian painting collections and the collectors who assembled them to illustrate the intriguing stories behind their history.

Sep. 25, 2017


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Visiting Artist Lecture: Caroline Wells Chandler

Caroline Wells Chandler will discuss his work, the strata leading up to his current work, and the influences that inform his practice.

Sep. 28, 2017


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Aeromoto’s Zine Swap Show&Tell Party

Join the co-founders of Aeromoto for a wild evening of zine swapping and art book show-and-telling, alongside the exhibition Fool’s Romance / Books from Aeromoto.

Oct. 19, 2017

6:00PM - 7:00PM

Visual Arts Center

“Conflicting Economic and Sacred Values in Aztec Culture”

As part of the Art History Lecture Series, Dr. Emily Umberger reexamines Aztec myths and tales to reveal competing values behind sacred materials and objects.

Oct. 26, 2017


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“Hidden Physics, Manifest Psychics: Rethinking the History of Science and the Occult”

As part of the Art History Lecture Series, Dr. Richard Noakes examines the nature of the overlap between scientific reasoning and occultisms in the nineteenth century as seen within the careers of Victorian physicists such as William Crookes and Oliver Lodge.

Nov. 2, 2017


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“What should we do with old monuments?: Adam Kraft’s Public Art in the Nuremberg Cityscape” 

As part of the Art History Lecture Series, Dr. Corine Schleif examines the mechanics of patronage and underlying motivations for the work of late-medieval sculptor Adam Kraft’s work.

Nov. 6, 2017


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Fine Arts Library presents “Experiencing Artists’ Books”

Come smell, touch and taste a collection of artist books that have multi-sensory components in this gathering with leaders from Austin’s zine and book arts communities.

Nov. 7, 2017

5:30PM - 7:30PM

Fine Arts Library