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Past Events

Family Day at the VAC

Drop by the VAC for a day of free and fun activities related to our current exhibitions!

Oct 20, 2018

12:00 PM ‑ 3:00 PM

Visual Arts Center

The Mesoamerica Center at the Texas Archaeology Fair

Join The Mesoamerica Center at the largest public archaeology event in Austin! Come learn about all the different kinds of archaeological work that happens at UT Austin, including research on the ancient Maya and other cultures of Mesoamerica. 

Oct 20, 2018

10:00 AM ‑ 2:00 PM

J.J. Pickle Research Campus (Map)

Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century

Dr. Tera W. Hunter will examine the discriminatory legacy of black marriage, tracing back from centuries of slavery through to the twentieth century. 

Oct 18, 2018

5:30 PM

RLP 1.302B (Map)

A New Menil? Reflecting on Art, Space, and Legacy as Curator of Collections

Paul R. Davis provides a "behind-the-scenes" perspective on the recent re-installation of the Menil Collection’s Renzo Piano Building with all new gallery displays for the arts of Africa, the Pacific Islands, the Americas, and ancient to early modern Europe drawn exclusively from the Menil’s collection of nearly 17,000 objects. 

Oct 18, 2018

4:00 PM

ART 1.120

Drawing and Inquiry: Core Lecture by Christine Garvey

A look at  drawing as a tool to examine, critique, appreciate and order our perceivable world.

Oct 17, 2018

4:00 PM

ART 1.102

Moving Image, Moving Body: A Conversation with María Magdalena Campos‑Pons

Neon Queen Collective hosts a scholarly panel discussion with artist María Magdalena Campos-Pons, moderated by Professor George Flaherty.

Oct 12, 2018

4:30 PM

ART 1.102

Artistic Practices and Scientific Research: Exploring the Arctic Ocean Panel Discussion

Join the VAC for an interdisciplinary panel discussion with artists, curators, and scientists surrounding the exhibition Exploring the Arctic Ocean.

Oct 11, 2018

6:00 PM

ART 1.102

Gallery Talk: Another Green World

Center Space Project hosts a gallery talk with the curator and artists of Another Green World, featuring guest faculty speakers Dr. Michael Charlesworth (Art History) and Dr. Anthony K. Webster (Anthropology).

Oct 11, 2018

12:00 PM

Visual Arts Center

Art21 Screening: “Berlin”

Center Space Project hosts a screening of the premier of Art21's season 9, "Berlin," with light refreshments. 

Oct 10, 2018

5:00 PM

ART 1.102

Learning Tuscany Info Session

Join us for the Learning Tuscany Study Abroad Information Meeting! Program leads, Ann Johns and Eli Durst, will be discussing the itinerary, costs, scholarships and more. 

Oct 4, 2018

5:00 PM

ART 1.120