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Past Events

2018 Design MFA Colloquium

Join us for an in-depth conversation with the graduating designers whose work is presented in the 2018 Design MFA Thesis Exhibition, If This Then That

Apr. 23, 2018

5:30PM ‑ 7:00PM

Visual Arts Center

Opening Reception for 2018 Thesis Exhibitions

Join us in celebration of the three thesis exhibitions and enjoy refreshments generously provided by Big Bend Brewing Co. 

Apr. 20, 2018

6:00PM ‑ 8:00PM

Visual Arts Center

6th Annual Undergraduate Art History Research Symposium

Join us for the sixth annual Undergraduate Art History Research Symposium as part of The University of Texas at Austin's Undergraduate Research Week 2018.

Apr. 20, 2018

4:00PM ‑ 6:15PM

DFA 2.204

Before Photography: German Visual Culture in the Nineteenth Century

The annual German Studies Symposium is co-sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin's Department of Art & Art History and Department of Germanic Studies.

Apr. 13 ‑ 15, 2018

Multiple Locations

Critical Interventions in Latin/x American Art and Visual Culture

Scholars from a range of fields in the humanities join for a discussion-oriented symposium on modern and contemporary U.S. Latin/x and Latin American art and visual culture.

"Roman villas on the bay of Naples"

Dr. Umberto Pappalardo examines the history of dense population in the bay of Naples, from Paleolithic times through the present, asking why we are drawn to a region of such high risk. 

Apr. 10, 2018


ART 1.120

“Agudá tectonics — Architecture and Photography in the tides of modernity between Brazil, Africa and beyond”

Join Dr. Roberto Conduru in a discussion of transatlantic modern and contemporary Afro-Brazilian art and architecture.

Apr. 9, 2018


ART 1.120

"Exploring the El Perú-Waka' Figurine Scene: Classic Maya Ritual, Politics, and Portraiture" by Dr. Michelle Rich

As part of the Mesoamerica Center Colloquium Series, Dr. Michelle Rich of the San Antonio Museum of Art will share recent work and research on her famous discovery of 23 in-situ ceramic figurines at El Perú-Waka' in 2006.

Apr. 9, 2018


DFA 2.204

"Erasing, Defacing, Replacing: The Coercion & Control of Things"

This year's annual UT Antiquities Action symposium examines case studies from Mesoamerican and Classical antiquity, cultural memory of African-American history in Texas, and the place of print books and libraries in the 21st century digital world.

Apr. 7, 2018

9:00AM ‑ 4:00PM

Graduate School of Business Building, room 2.124

"Documenting the Visual: Building a Latin American Collection at the MoMA Library"

As part of the CLAVIS Permanent seminars in Latin America, Milan Hughston discusses Library and Museum Archives role in the revival of The Museum of Modern Art's modern and contemporary Latin American art collection.

Apr. 6, 2018


ART 3.434A, CLAVIS offices