Past Events


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Zip ST.ART Program

Rising high school rising freshmen, sophomores, and juniors can experiment with new ideas and media during UT Austin’s one–week pre-college Zip ST.ART classes this summer. Taking place from June 12 – 18, 2022, students will also participate in museum trips and Austin adventures outside of classes.

Jun 12 – 18
2022

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

ART Building

2022 Studio Art MFA Thesis Colloquium / Part Two

In this two-part colloquium, students graduating with an MFA in Studio Art from UT Austin will discuss overlapping themes in their artistic practices and their works on view in the thesis exhibition at the VAC.

May 18
2022

4:00 PM

Zoom

2022 Studio Art MFA Thesis Colloquium / Part One

In this two-part colloquium, students graduating with an MFA in Studio Art from UT Austin will discuss overlapping themes in their artistic practices and their works on view in the thesis exhibition at the VAC.

May 17
2022

4:00 PM

Zoom

painting of animal portrayed as painter at easel

Graduate Symposium — Other Animals: Ways of Knowing and Seeing Across Species

Presentations by eight students in the graduate seminar "Other Animals: Ways of Knowing and Seeing Across Species" on topics related to how artists and works of art mediate matters of species and animality.

May 13
2022

9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Virtual (Zoom)

poster image for a photography show titled Picture show and an image of a simple grid and abstract forms in orange green and purple

Picture Show exhibition

Please join us for the opening of Picture Show, an exhibition of undergraduate photographic work curated by Madison Cooper, assisted by Luna Davis, Austin Haag, and Mac Benson. 

Apr 29
2022

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

ART 2.406, large critique space (Map)

logo for Antiquities action in burnt orange with two peaks

Antiquities Action April meeting featuring art crime lawyer Dr. Erin Thompson

Join us for the relaunch of Antiquities Action, featuring art crime lawyer Dr. Erin Thompson. Thompson's talk argues that understanding the world’s largest Confederate monument's long history is crucial to current debates about whether it – and America’s many other controversial monuments – should be preserved, modified, or removed.

Apr 27
2022

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

DFA 2.204

side by side portraits of the curators Howie Chen and Candice Hopkins

Spring 2022 Viewpoint April Lecture: Howie Chen + Candice Hopkins

In the final public lecture of the 2022 Viewpoint Series, curators Howie Chen and Candice Hopkins will build upon their previous talks in presentations on their curatorial practice and the field at large.

Apr 13
2022

3:00 PM

ART 1.102

typographic image that reads Good In Tensions an exhibition of new work from Print Students

Good In Tensions pop-up show

Good In Tensions brings together the Advanced Print class of UT Austin in an exhibition of new work. This one night only pop-up exhibition will be held Saturday, April 9 and features a collection of experimental prints that work to find a comfortable ground in turbulent times.

Apr 9
2022

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

ICOSA Collective (Map)

Opening Reception for 2022 Student Exhibitions

Join us in celebrating the opening of three exhibitions presenting culminating work from graduating students in the College of Fine Arts.

Apr 8
2022

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Visual Arts Center

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