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Upcoming Events

Larry Bamburg in Conversation with Amy Hauft

Sculpture Professor and Acting VAC Director Amy Hauft will lead a conversation with VAC fall artist-in-residence Larry Bamburg about his current exhibition, BurlsHoovesandShells on a Pedestal of Conglomerates.

Oct. 17, 2017


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Context is Everything: A Gold Medal Celebration for John R. Clarke, Redux

In association with International Archaeology Day, the Center for the Study of Ancient Italy is sponsoring an abridged reprise of the Gold Medal Colloquium in Toronto given to UT Art History Professor John Clarke.

Oct. 18, 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

Type Hike Designers’ Talk and Roundtable

In conjunction with the Courtyard Gallery exhibition Type Hike, eight Austin-based designers from the project come together to discuss their experiences working in Texas as well as their reflections on Type Hike and the importance of doing pro-bono design work for causes they believe in.

Oct. 24, 2017

6:00PM - 8:00PM

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“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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"Water Management and Landesque Capital in the Maya Lowlands: Twenty Years of Digging and Two Days of LiDAR"

Join the Mesoamerica Center and Timothy Beach for an exploration of LiDAR technologies and the development of wetland and water management systems among the ancient Maya.

Oct. 30, 2017


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Conversation with Carol Mavor, author of Aurelia: Art and Literature through the Mouth of the Fairy Tale

Leslie Waggoner Professor in Sculpture Amy Hauft will lead a conversation with art historian and author Carol Mavor.

Oct. 31, 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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META_“REAL”_WORLD is an exhibition of recent work presented by students from the Fall 2017 Advanced Expanded Media class that focuses on the creative use and misuse of digital technologies at the nexus of art and practice; thoughtful experimentation is celebrated and risk-taking is encouraged over formal mastery.

Nov. 3 – 16, 2017

Visual Arts Center

Room before

For Room before, the Studio Art MFA candidates at UT Austin invited six MFA students from Yale University, Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of California, Los Angeles to participate in a collaborative exhibition in the spirit of artistic exchange.

Nov. 3 – Dec. 9, 2017

Visual Arts Center