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Upcoming Events

Living in Color: Pigments & Chemistry in Everyday Life

The Wednesday Evening Color Salon presents UT scholars from across campus, Astrid Runggaldier, Fran Gale, and Charlotte Herzele; and designer Miranda Bennett for a discussion of how color and color chemistry bubbles up in our everyday lives. 

Mar 27, 2019

6:00 PM ‑ 8:00 PM

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Lauren Clay: Studio, Sculptures and Installations

Guest Artist in Print Lauren Clay will share images of her work, her studio process, references and the development of her work from painting to installation.

Mar 28, 2019

4:00 PM

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Ancient Marion and Arsinoe and the Terracotta Votive Corpus

The ancient cities of Marion and Arsinoe, located on the northwest coast of Cyprus, have been the focus of archaeological investigation since 1983.  This lecture will focus on the rich material culture of the site with emphasis given to the immense corpus of votive terracotta sculpture.

Mar 28, 2019

4:00 PM

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2019 Hoffman Lecture with Daniel Joseph Martinez and Pilar Tompkins Rivas

LA-based artist Daniel Joseph Martinez will give a performative lecture that will be followed by a conversation with Pilar Tompkins Rivas. The conversation will center on Martinez’s expansive practice and developments in the framing of artistic production engaged in political and social critique in recent decades.

Mar 29, 2019

5:30 PM

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Aliens, Atlantis, and Aryanism: Fake News in Archaeology and Heritage

Join us to hear eight speakers from UT Austin and beyond discuss how heritage has become entangled with false narratives about the past - and about how such entanglements are part of the current revival of white supremacist ideology.

Mar 30, 2019

10:00 AM ‑ 5:30 PM

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Antiquities Action Symposium Keynote: Dr. David S. Anderson

Our media landscape is awash with claims for ancient alien contact, mysterious lost civilizations and other dubious theories not supported by archaeological research. To combat this rising tide of "alternative facts," we must examine how modern perceptions of the ancient world have become entangled with pseudo-archaeological ideas. 

Mar 30, 2019

4:15 PM

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Everyday Design, the Arts & Crafts Movement

The Wednesday Evening Color Salons are a public speaker series presented as part of The New Color, a course taught by Luanne Stovall, artist and color theorist. Each salon will pair a guest speaker with a color-focused topic.

Apr 3, 2019

6:00 PM ‑ 8:00 PM

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Gardens of Happiness: The Early Modern Reception of Confucianism and sharawadgi

The attitudes of 17th century figures Sir William Temple of England and Constantin Huygens of Holland, toward Confucian Philosophy and the Chinese garden aesthetic were indicative of a smooth reception within a European intellectual paradigm, framed by early modern Epicureanism and Stoicism.

Apr 4, 2019

4:00 PM

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Color and Wellness

The Wednesday Evening Color Salons are a public speaker series presented as part of The New Color, a course taught by Luanne Stovall, artist and color theorist. Each salon will pair a guest speaker with a color-focused topic.

Apr 10, 2019

6:00 PM ‑ 8:00 PM

ART 1.102

Art, Media and the Digital Dumpster Fire

Founder of the online art magazine Glasstire, Rainey Knudson tells the magazine's origin story from scrappy startup to trailblazing national art journal. Among lessons learned, she will consider how online journalism and the role of the critic have changed.

Apr 16, 2019

5:00 PM

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