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July 2015
 

 

West End 1st Thursday

July 2
1st Thursday
Gallery Night
Open until 8 pm

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Landmarks

Landmarks Public Art Tour: The Meaning of Color
Sunday, July 5, 10-11 a.m.
Peter Reginato's Kingfish, Walter Cronkite Plaza,
2504 Whitis Ave
It's America's birthday and time to celebrate Old Glory! Colors, like the red, white and blue of our nation's flag, have strong symbolic meaning and are carefully chosen by artists. Join Landmarks, the public art program of The University of Texas at Austin, for a docent-led tour and explore how and why artists use color in monumental outdoor sculpture.
Meet at 10 a.m. on Sunday, the 5th of July at Peter Reginato's Kingfish on Whitis Avenue, between 24th and Dean Keeton Streets in the Walter Cronkite Plaza. Free and open to the public. Sunday walking tours commence rain or shine. Please dress accordingly.

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Wally Workman Gallery

Diana Greenberg
Thursday, July 9, 5-8 pm
Preview Happy Hour

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Austin Art Garage

Grounded: New works by Jason Eatherly and Mike Johnston
July 9, 6-9 pm
Opening Reception
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Blanton Museum - UT

Color Bars: Natalie Frank
July 10, 11:30 CST
The next Color Bars tour, scheduled for July 10 at 11:30 CST, will feature artist Natalie Frank giving a tour of her exhibition Natalie Frank: The Brothers Grimm, which opens at the Blanton on July 11, 2015.
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The Contemporary Austin
Pump Project

Special Blend
Friday, July 10, 7-9 pm
Opening Reception at Pump Project
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grayDUCK Gallery

As a Manner of Fact…Graphiti for Civilized Tranquility and More
Eye's Got It winner: Hiromi Tsuji Stringer
Friday, July 10, 7-10 pm
Opening Reception

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grayDUCK Gallery
decoy

The Trophy Hunters: Casey Polacheck
Friday, July 10, 7-10 pm
Opening Reception

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The Contemporary Austin

Second Saturdays Are for Families:Pinhole Cameras
Laguna Gloria
Saturday, July 11, 11am-3pm
John Grade's sculpture hangs from the trees at Laguna Gloria and frames a view of the sky. Make your own pinhole camera that will show you the world in a whole new way. Learn more about this fun tool from a local artist and photo expert.
$5 member families // $10 non-member families

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Blanton Museum - UT

Natalie Frank: The Brothers Grimm
July 11, 3 pm
Natalie Frank discusses her work in the exhibition with Blanton curator Veronica Roberts

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Art.Science.Gallery.

The Mother Art
Saturday July 11, 4 pm
Science talk with Dr. Hayley Gillespie: Animal Architects
In an exploration of the architects of the animal kingdom, ecologist (and Art.Science.Gallery. director) Dr. Hayley Gillespie takes you on a tour through the fascinating world of the architects of the animal kingdom. From the miniscule mud walls of the "daddy longlegs" nests to the immensity of the Great Barrier Reef, we are not the only ones who build!

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Wally Workman Gallery

Diana Greenberg
Saturday, July 11, 6-8 pm
Opening reception

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Women & Their Work

Kira Lynn Harris | Glittering Dystopias
Saturday, July 11, 7-9 pm
Opening Reception

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The Contemporary Austin

Fieldwork Artist Talk:
Melissa Dubbin and Aaron S. Davidson
Jones Center
July 16, 7 pm
Free
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Blanton Museum - UT

Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World
Beat the Rush
Thursday, July 16, 5:30 pm
An ensemble from the Austin Chamber Music festival performs chamber music by Caribbean composers.

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Photo Méthode Gallery

Dan Burkholder: Texas Revisited
July 17, 6-8 pm
Opening reception

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Flatbed Press and Gallery

Rhapsody of Beats, Monotypes by Michael McWillie
Friday, July 17, 6-8 pm
Artist's Reception

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Big Medium

Sun Spots
Friday, July 17, 8-10 pm
Opening Reception

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Art.Science.Gallery.

The Mother Art
Saturday July 18, 6-8 pm
Closing Potluck Dinner
It is a gallery tradition to close each show with a community potluck! Free to attend. Guests are encouraged to bring a dish to share and may BYOB.

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ART on 5th

Byron May
Saturday, July 18, 6-9 pm
Artist Reception

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Art.Science.Gallery.

From Mountains To Sea
July 25 through August 29
Opening Reception: Saturday, July 25, 7-10 pmDonations accepted at the door or at www.artsciencegallery.eventbrite.com
The opening reception will feature special guests including many of the artists, and specialty cocktails featuring Austin-based distillery Genius Gin.

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The Contemporary Austin

Film: Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists
Jones Center Community Room
July 30. 7 pm
A lavishly illustrated romp through the art of the Chicago Imagists, the Second City scene that challenged Pop art’s status quo in the 1960s, then faded from view. Forty years later, its funk and grit inspire artists from Jeff Koons to Chris Ware, making the Imagists the most famous artists you never knew. This Austin premiere features a Q&A with artist Sarah Canright and film producer Brian Ashby. (109 min.)
$5/FREE for Members
Advance tickets are recommended. Please reserve your free member or general admission tickets here:
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