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Hidden in Plain Sight: Industrial Strength Color

This Wednesday Evening Color Salons presents color scientists, textile chemists, industrial designers and color managers who harness new technologies to create our polychromed world.

Apr 17, 2019

6:00 PM ‑ 8:00 PM

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Wednesday Evening Color Salons

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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rainey knudson portrait

Reimagining ways of knowing through technology and new materialism

As part of the Art Education Speaker Series, UT Austin welcomes Sean Justice, of Texas State University, and Andrés Peralta of Texas Tech University to discuss arts teaching in a digital age. 

Apr 15, 2019

6:00 PM ‑ 8:00 PM

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two portraits of two men the left portrait is glitched

Coming to Our Senses: Color, Behavior & 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. This week features speakers Sally Augustin and Harmony Edwards as they discuss how design can significantly increase productivity, creativity and make life better. 

Apr 10, 2019

6:00 PM ‑ 8:00 PM

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Wednesday Evening Color Salons

You Are Not A Starving Artist: How to Build and Sustain a Creative Life

Four Austin creatives answer students questions on how to make your work, pay your bills, and thrive in today’s creative economy.

Apr 10, 2019

3:30 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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Temple sketch of 17th century garden

Color in 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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Wednesday Evening Color Salons

Art, Archives, and Andy Warhol

Meet with Lucy Mulroney to hear about her new book Andy Warhol, Publisher (University of Chicago Press) and the world of special collections and archives.

Apr 3, 2019

6:00 PM ‑ 8:00 PM

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collaged photographs of bodies and faces by Andy Warhol from archives

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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science fiction esque illustration of an ancient world populated by volcanos, pyramids and giant sphinx statues

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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science fiction esque illustration of an ancient world populated by volcanos, pyramids and giant sphinx statues
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