Past Events


<cite>Carmen Argote: Me At Market</cite>: Performance Art II Student Activations

Carmen Argote: Me At Market: Performance Art II Student Activations

Advanced performance art students activate Carmen Argote’s site-specific installation at the VAC through a series of original performances in response to Argote’s work.

Mar 3
2020

2:00 PM

Visual Arts Center

main title image for Austin the Friendly City and depicts images of Clarksville family from Austin in front of Hezikah Haskell house in Clarksville

Histories of Displacement in Austin's Black Communities: Tour of Clarksville

Antiquities Action presents the second event in a two-part meeting, "Clarksville: Histories of Displacement, Resistance, and Preservation in Austin’s Black Communities," including a film screening and tour of historic Clarksville. This tour of historic Clarksville will be led by native resident and CCDC board president Mary Reed. 

Feb 29
2020

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Hezikiah Haskell House at 1703 and 1705 Waterston, Austin

James Haywood Rolling, Jr., EdD President of the National Art Education Association and Patty Bode, EdD Coordinator of Art Education at Southern Connecticut State University present at the UT Austin annual Art Education Lecture Series

2020 Art Education Lecture Series

As a part of the 2020 Art Education Lecture Series, James Haywood Rolling, Jr. and Patty Bode will be exploring creative leadership, inclusion and self-determination in art education. 

Feb 26
2020

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

ART 1.102

The image is the color spectrum fading out from the darkest hues, such as red, to the lighter hues like, yellow and blue. Wednesday Evening Color Salons is printed over the spectrum.

The Color of Fashion: Cracking the Cultural Color Codes

In this Color Salon Session, Founder of X Level Inc,  Xitalkt Herrera- Salazar and, fashion industry professional, Michelle Washington will discuss the underlying messages behind our outfits color choices. They will speak on the history of color symbolism and explore the stereotypes associated with the color codes of fashion. 

Feb 26
2020

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

ART 1.110

main title image for Austin the Friendly City and depicts images of Clarksville family from Austin in front of Hezikah Haskell house in Clarksville

Histories of Displacement in Austin's Black Communities: Film Screening and Discussion

Antiquities Action presents the first event in a two-part meeting, "Clarksville: Histories of Displacement, Resistance, and Preservation in Austin’s Black Communities," including a film screening and tour of historic Clarksville. This film screening will be followed by a discussion. 

Feb 26
2020

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

DFA 2.204

Juan Pablo González: Artist Talk and Group Viewing of <cite>Las Nubes</cite>

Juan Pablo González: Artist Talk and Group Viewing of Las Nubes

Juan Pablo González discusses his filmmaking practice in an artist talk, followed by a group viewing of his film Las Nubes at the VAC.

Feb 25
2020

2:30 PM

ART 1.120 and Visual Arts Center

UT Austin's Courtyard Gallery hosts artist Anika Steppe in View from and features the following Keychain viewer pieces with transparent positives

Opening Reception for Anika Steppe's View from

The Courtyard Gallery presents a site-specific installation by MFA alumna Anika Steppe, exploring the difference between her experience in a place versus her perception of a place through maps and photographs.

Feb 20
2020

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Courtyard Gallery

UT Austin Guest Artist in Print Program invites printmaker Karen Lederer

Guest Artist in Print (GAPP) Visiting Artist Lecture: Karen Lederer

New York-based artist Karen Lederer will discuss her work and printmaking’s role in her larger studio practice.

Feb 20
2020

4:00 PM

ART 1.120

Wednesday Evening Color Salons

Reinventing the Wheel: Mapping 21st Century Color Space

Nader Sadoughi will discuss a new way to think and converse about color in the 21st century. Color systems never discussed in critical art literature will be introduced, positing solutions for the current crisis in color education.

Feb 19
2020

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

ART 1.110

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