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Past Events

Opening Reception for Annie Miller's smells like marcelle

The Courtyard Gallery presents work by MFA alumna and current department lecturer Annie Miller, whose paintings abound with slippages and reflections and explore the erotics of the gaze.

Feb 21, 2019

5:00 PM ‑ 7:00 PM

Courtyard Gallery

Color Marketing & Psychology in Popular Culture

The Wednesday Evening Color Salons presents Matthew McCutchin, Elizabeth Foster, Leana Shefman and Michelle Washington for a color-focused discussion spanning the fields of science, fashion, marketing and advertising. 

Feb 20, 2019

6:00 PM ‑ 8:00 PM

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Opening Reception for Emma Kohlmann's Guest Artist in Print Residency

Join us for the opening reception of Guest Artist in Print Emma Kohlmann's work done during a week-long residency at UT Austin.

Feb 19, 2019

4:00 PM ‑ 5:30 PM

VAC Hallway

Guest Artist in Print Program Lecture with Emma Kohlmann

Emma Kohlmann will discuss her studio practice and recent shows, including her week-long residency as a Guest Artist in Print at UT Austin.

Feb 14, 2019

4:00 PM

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Color Vision: Why Isn't Purple in the Rainbow

This week's color-focused topic comes from neuroscientist Xaq Pitkow as he takes you on an informal tour through our visual system, showing how our eyes change light into color. 

Feb 13, 2019

6:00 PM ‑ 8:00 PM

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Viewpoint Lecture #1

This is the first lecture in this year's Viewpoint Lecture Series, presenting David Platzker and Aruna D’Souza.

Feb 7, 2019

3:15 PM

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Flatland, Color in Early Modern Art by Linda Henderson

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.

Feb 6, 2019

6:00 PM ‑ 8:00 PM

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Constructing the American School

What did it mean to be an artist in the 18th- and early-19th-century Anglophone world, and how did artists come to be regarded as professionals distinct from artisan makers? Susan Rather previews her upcoming talk as winner of the 2018 Charles C. Eldredge Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in American Art.

Jan 31, 2019

4:00 PM

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Artist Talk with St. Elmo Artist-in-residence Katy McCarthy

Join us for a talk by our first St. Elmo Fellow, Katy McCarthy. McCarthy's work laminates pre-existing texts, historical figures, and dated therapeutic modalities with contemporary experience. 

Jan 28, 2019

4:00 PM

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VAC Spring 2019 Opening Reception

Enjoy refreshments and conversation as you view five new exhibitions at the Visual Arts Center.

Jan 25, 2019

6:00 PM ‑ 8:00 PM

Visual Arts Center (Map)

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