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Past Events

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Grab your laptops and thinking caps and join us for an Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, co-hosted by the Fine Arts Library and the Visual Arts Center!

Apr 19, 2019

10:00 AM ‑ 1:00 PM

The Foundry, Fine Arts Library (Map)

poster with text for art and feminism event

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)

people socializing in art gallery

Visualizing the Arctic Ocean: Presentation by An T. Nguyen and Gregory Foss

Oceanographer An T. Nguyen and visualization specialist Gregory Foss discuss computational visualization as both a method for scientific data analysis and a means for greater data accessibility.

bird's eye view of data visualization of Arctic Ocean

Broken Line: Artist Talk with Olaf Otto Becker

Exploring the Arctic Ocean artist Olaf Otto Becker discusses his photographic process, in which he uses a large-format camera to document the impact of humankind on nature.

Dec 5, 2018

6:00 PM

ART 1.120

photograph of land mass in Arctic ocean

Opening Reception for Jessica Wetherly: If all else fails

Enjoy refreshments and conversation as you view Jessica Weatherly If all else fails, a body of work made during her three-month residency at The University of Texas at Austin.

Nov 29, 2018

5:00 PM

Visual Arts Center

Art and Activism: Artist Talk with John Quigley

Exploring the Arctic Ocean artist John Quigley discusses his aerial art projects and considers the efficacy of activist art production.

bird's eye image of recreation of da Vinci's Vitruvian Man on ice floe

Photographing Science: Artist Talk with Chris Linder

Exploring the Arctic Ocean artist Chris Linder presents his work documenting major expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctica and reflects on his use of photography to communicate scientific research.

Chris Linder: Heloise Chenelot, a technician from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, takes ice cores with a corer that runs off an electric drill, 2009.

Reception: It Sounds Like Cher

Enjoy refreshments and conversation as you view It Sounds Like Cher, an exhibition of new works by first-year Studio Art MFA candidates at The University of Texas at Austin.

Nov 12, 2018

12:00 PM ‑ 1:00 PM

Visual Arts Center

bird on tennis court

Voting is Cool: Election Day T-Shirt Giveaway from Election Reform! + Denim Tears

Y’all vote yet? Stop by the VAC on Election Day and show off your official “I Voted” sticker (or your “I Voted Early” selfie) to receive a FREE, one-of-a-kind, over-printed vintage piece designed by Brendan Fowler of Election Reform! and Tremaine Emory of Denim Tears.

Nov 6, 2018

10:00 AM ‑ 5:00 PM

Visual Arts Center (Map)

typographic flyer in black and white

Artists in Conversation: Sula Bermudez-Silverman and Christina Coleman

Center Space Project hosts a gallery conversation between Christina Coleman and Sula Bermudez-Silverman moderated by Sutures curator Lilia Rocio Taboada.

Nov 5, 2018

5:00 PM

Visual Arts Center (Map)

two images of brushes and combs side by side
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