Past Events


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Art, Media and the Digital Dumpster Fire

Founder of the online art magazine Glasstire, Rainey Knudson tells the magazine's origin story from scrappy startup to trailblazing national art journal. Among lessons learned, she will consider how online journalism and the role of the critic have changed.

Apr 16
2019

5:00 PM

ART 1.102

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Reimagining ways of knowing through technology and new materialism

As part of the Art Education Speaker Series, UT Austin welcomes Sean Justice, of Texas State University, and Andrés Peralta of Texas Tech University to discuss arts teaching in a digital age. 

Apr 15
2019

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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Wednesday Evening Color Salons

Coming to Our Senses: Color, Behavior & Wellness

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. This week features speakers Sally Augustin and Harmony Edwards as they discuss how design can significantly increase productivity, creativity and make life better. 

Apr 10
2019

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

ART 1.102

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You Are Not A Starving Artist: How to Build and Sustain a Creative Life

Four Austin creatives answer students questions on how to make your work, pay your bills, and thrive in today’s creative economy.

Apr 10
2019

3:30 PM

ART 1.102

Temple sketch of 17th century garden

Gardens of Happiness: The Early Modern Reception of Confucianism and sharawadgi

The attitudes of 17th century figures Sir William Temple of England and Constantin Huygens of Holland, toward Confucian Philosophy and the Chinese garden aesthetic were indicative of a smooth reception within a European intellectual paradigm, framed by early modern Epicureanism and Stoicism.

Apr 4
2019

4:00 PM

ART 1.120

Wednesday Evening Color Salons

Color in Everyday Design: The Arts & Crafts Movement

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.

Apr 3
2019

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

ART 1.102

collaged photographs of bodies and faces by Andy Warhol from archives

Art, Archives, and Andy Warhol

Meet with Lucy Mulroney to hear about her new book Andy Warhol, Publisher (University of Chicago Press) and the world of special collections and archives.

Apr 3
2019

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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science fiction esque illustration of an ancient world populated by volcanos, pyramids and giant sphinx statues

Antiquities Action Symposium Keynote: Dr. David S. Anderson

Our media landscape is awash with claims for ancient alien contact, mysterious lost civilizations and other dubious theories not supported by archaeological research. To combat this rising tide of "alternative facts," we must examine how modern perceptions of the ancient world have become entangled with pseudo-archaeological ideas. 

Mar 30
2019

4:15 PM

DFA 2.204

science fiction esque illustration of an ancient world populated by volcanos, pyramids and giant sphinx statues

Aliens, Atlantis, and Aryanism: Fake News in Archaeology and Heritage

Join us to hear eight speakers from UT Austin and beyond discuss how heritage has become entangled with false narratives about the past - and about how such entanglements are part of the current revival of white supremacist ideology.

Mar 30
2019

10:00 AM – 5:30 PM

DFA 2.204

portraits of daniel martinez and pilar tompkins

2019 Hoffman Lecture with Daniel Joseph Martinez and Pilar Tompkins Rivas

LA-based artist Daniel Joseph Martinez will give a performative lecture that will be followed by a conversation with Pilar Tompkins Rivas. The conversation will center on Martinez’s expansive practice and developments in the framing of artistic production engaged in political and social critique in recent decades.

Mar 29
2019

5:30 PM

ART 1.102

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