Past Events


Abdias do Nascimento, Xangô Sobre (Xangô Takes Over / Xangô Rises), 1970. Acrylic on canvas, 91 x 61 cm. Collection of IPEAFRO, Rio de Janeiro.

Permanent Seminar in Latin American Art: Abigail Lapin Dardashti

CLAVIS' Permanent Seminar in Latin American Art is pleased to welcome Dr. Abigail Lapin Dardashti to deliver “Afro-Latinx Power and Religion: Nuyorican and Afro-Brazilian Artistic Intersections in the 1970s”

Sep 25
2020

10:00 AM

Virtual

large window with view into interior of exhibition of tete a tete benches and lanterns about systems of communication from St Elmo Fellow Merideth Hillbrand at the University of Texas at Austin Wildflower Center

Artist Talk with 2019-2020 St. Elmo Artist-in-residence Merideth Hillbrand

The lecture will focus on the overall practice of Merideth Hillbrand, whose recent exhibition, Some fields and track goes through, is currently on view until end of September at The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas. The exhibition explores cross-overs between sculpture, installation, and industrial design. 

Sep 24
2020

4:00 PM

Virtual

Maymester in Guatemala and Belize from University of Texas at Austin Global study abroad program led by faculty into cultural heritage and art seen here with faculty and student

Info Session for 2021 Maymester Program in Guatemala and Belize

Join Professor Astrid Runggaldier and Program Coordinator Milady Casco in the first of four Info Sessions about the "Ancient & Colonial Heritage in Latin America: Cultural Treasures of the Maya" Maymester in Guatemala and Belize. Learn more about the program, how to apply, and how to receive funding.

Sep 24
2020

2:00 PM

Virtual

graphic with text that reads Longhorn Creative Open House and features little longhorn and leafy illustrations

Longhorn Creatives Virtual Open House

Prospective undergraduates are invited to join us for a week of virtual events to empower you to get to know us like never before. Meet current students, faculty and key staff members as you learn about the college, its departments, schools and programs, tips for applying, resources for career development and entrepreneurship, and initiatives to promote diversity, equity and inclusion. 

Sep 21 – 25
2020

6:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Virtual

Rotimi Fani-Kayode black and white photograph titled Four Twins of four Black men in various profile orientations

Writing Diaspora Art History: On Rotimi Fani-Kayode and the 1980s

This talk is based on the book Bloodflowers: Rotimi Fani-Kayode, Photography, and the 1980s (Duke University Press, 2019). It discusses the brief career of an Afro-British photographer trained in the United States during the 1970s, and who worked during a decade defined by conservative retrenchment, new modes of black radical art, and activism amid the unfolding AIDS crisis.

Sep 17
2020

4:00 PM

Virtual

silicone figure of White male upside down

Visiting Artist Lecture: Tony Matelli

The Studio Art Visting Artist Lecture Series presents a talk from artist Tony Matelli.

Sep 16
2020

4:00 PM

Virtual

image of university of texas at austin campus with text Protect Texas Together overlaid on top in white

Safety, Wellness and Building Use in Fall 2020

This is a mandatory meeting for any undergraduates enrolled in Hybrid format classes meeting in the Art Building, as well as first-year graduate students unfamiliar with AAH building protocols and policies. If you cannot attend, the session will be recorded for later viewing. 

Aug 28
2020

12:00 PM

Virtual

collaged image of Google Street view photographs taken from AT&T Conference Center at UT Austin by artist and alumna Anika Steppe

View from: A Conversation with Anika Steppe

Presented virtually in conjunction with Steppe's exhibition View from, on view at the Courtyard Gallery February 20 – July 2, 2020.

Apr 30
2020

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Online

Omar Offendum rapper and poet who will perform at UT Austin damascus room

Sinsyrianly Yours, Omar Offendum: A performance-lecture

From the jasmine tree-lined courtyards of Nizar Qabbani's Damascene homes to the flooded riverbanks of Langston Hughes' Harlem Renaissance poems, this unique performance-lecture from rapper/poet Omar Offendum is equal parts presentation and conversation.

Mar 12
2020

8:00 PM

Recital Hall Studio 2.608

Artist Talk: Jaime Lauriano

Artist Talk: Jaime Lauriano

Multidisciplinary artist Jaime Lauriano delivers an artist talk co-organized by the Center for Latin American Visual Studies (CLAVIS) and the Visual Arts Center.

Mar 12
2020

4:00 PM

ART 1.120

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