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September 2014
 

 

Wally Workman Gallery

Tracey Harris: All in a Day's Work
Thursday, September 4, 5-8 pm
Collectors' Happy Hour

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West End 1st Thursday

1st Thursday
Gallery Night
September 4
Open until 8 pm

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Wally Workman Gallery

Tracey Harris
September 6, 6-8 pm
Opening Reception

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Russell Collection Fine Art

Beyond Beauty: More Than Meets the Eye
Ash Almonte and John Petrey
Saturday, September 6, 6-9 pm
Artists' Reception with Almonte and Petrey
RSVP Requested

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Davis Gallery

Face Value: Leon Alesi, Scott David Gordon, Lesley Nowlin, and Jamie Panzer, curated by Susannah Morga
Saturday September 6, 7-9 pm
Reception

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Yard Dog

Death Came To Texas: New Paintings by Mike Egan
Saturday, September 6, 7-9 pm
Opening Reception

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Women & Their Work

19th annual Red Dot Art Spree
No Illusions. Just Amazing Art.
Thursday, Sept. 11, 7-10 pm
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Pump Project

landSCOPING: Emily Cayton & Andrea Hyland
Friday, September 12, 7-11 pm
Opening Reception

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The Contemporary Austin

Second Saturdays are for Families
Saturday, September 13, 11am-3pm
Drop in and create!
$5 member families // $10 non-member families

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Art.Science.Gallery.

Go Ahead And Do It: Portraits of Women In Science
Saturday, September 13, 7-10 pm
Opening Reception

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The Contemporary Austin

Artist Talk: Tom Sachs
Stateside at the Paramount 719 Congress Ave.
September 15, 7 pm
Tom Sachs is recognized internationally for his handmade sculptures and detailed installations that consider popular culture, design, and consumerism with intelligent humor. Sachs will speak about his artistic practice and plans for new projects, including his 2015 exhibition at The Contemporary Austin.
Free/RSVP recommended at thecontemporaryaustin.org Doors open 6 pm

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Women & Their Work

Red Dot Art Spree OPEN LATE.
No Illusions. Just Amazing Art.
Wednesday, September 17, 6-8 pm
Join us this Wednesday for an after hours party! This is your chance to collect some of the best art being created today at the 19th annual Red Dot Art Spree. Toast the creativity of over 200 artists with Tito's Vodka and enjoy delicious bites provided by CRAVE. More than 150 paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, prints and mixed media works are for sale, all for $600 or less.
In the Gallery Shop, meet Julie Konvicka who will be selling her latest jewelry designs that feature tight silver design work inspired by poppies, beans, and other organic forms. Come shop for gifts-- or for yourself!

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Harry Ransom Center

The Making of Gone With The Wind
Thursday, September 18, 6:30 pm
JESSEN AUDITORIUM LECTURE
New York University professor Deborah Willis weaves together a narrative of the early years of American photography with a reading of iconic moments in Gone With The Wind and examines the role black history played in producing such a controversial and celebrated cultural phenomenon. Co-sponsored by the University’s John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies.

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Harry Ransom Center

Thursday, September 18 - Saturday, September 20
FLAIR SYMPOSIUM Cultural Life During Wartime, 1861–1865
Discover the cultural world of Union and Confederate painters, photographers, musicians, theater companies, and writers. Historians, literary critics, musicologists, and art historians will engage in lively conversation to offer a more nuanced understanding of the Civil War through the lens of its cultural productions. Pre-payment and registration required. For more information visit www.hrc.utexas.edu/flair.

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Gallery Shoal Creek

MARC BURKHARDT + REBECCA COHEN +
SYDNEY YEAGER
September 19, 6-8 pm
Artists' Reception

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Flatbed Press and Gallery

Remembering Bob Anderson:
An Exhibition of Prints and Drawings
September 19, 6-8 pm
Opening reception

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Photo Méthode Gallery

David Johndrow: Natural Light
September 19, 6-8 pm
Opening Reception

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Visual Arts Center - UT

David Brooks: A Repositioned Core
Andrew Lampert: Don't Lose the Manual
Forces at Work
Your Pleasure
Friday, September 19, 6-8 pm
Opening Reception

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The Contemporary Austin

Visiting Lecture: Rochelle Steiner, Do Ho Suh Drawings
Jones Center
September 20, 2 pm
Curator, writer, and professor Rochelle Steiner will discuss artist on view Do Ho Suh’s works on paper and architectural installations. Steiner is lead author of Do Ho Suh Drawings, 2014, the first English-language monograph of the artist’s work, focused on his drawings. *Museum Members receive a 10 percent discount on book purchases.
Book Signing with Do Ho Suh immediately following
Free

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Stephen L. Clark Gallery

Au: Goldleaf photographs by Kate Breakey
Saturday, September 20, 6-9 pm
Opening receptio

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grayDUCK Gallery

Gracelee Lawrence
Saturday, September 20, 7-10 pm
Opening Reception

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The Contemporary Austin

Austin Museum Day
Jones Center and Laguna Gloria
September 21, 12-4 pm
The Contemporary Austin is proud to take part in the annual citywide cultural celebration with engaging performances, art-making activities, and artist demonstrations for all ages and free admission to both Contemporary sites. With over forty institutions around Austin, how many museums can you visit in one day?
Free

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Harry Ransom Center

The Making of Gone With The Wind
Sunday, September 21, 12-5 pm
TOUR
Celebrate Austin Museum Day with a visit to The Making of Gone With The Wind. Docent-led tours begin at noon,
1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, and 4 pm

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Visual Arts Center - UT

Forces at Work:
Lily Brooks, Christine Collins, and Kate Greene
Sunday, September 21, 12:30 pm
Conversation with the Artists
Celebrate Austin Museum Day and at 12:30pm artists Lily Brooks, Christine Collins, and Kate Greene will host a conversation discussing the themes behind their photography exhibition Forces at Work. Refreshments will be served.

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Visual Arts Center - UT

David Brooks: A Repositioned Core
Tuesday, September 23, 4 pm
Artist Talk with David Brooks
The VAC's artist-in-residence David Brooks talks about his experience researching and creating his site-specific installation Repositioned Core, in which a geologic core sample bisects the space of the Vaulted Gallery.

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The Contemporary Austin

Book Talk: Lake/Flato Houses
Jones Center
September 25, 5:30–7:30 pm
Talk begins at 6 pm
This lavishly illustrated book presents landmark homes built since 1999 by the San Antonio firm Lake/Flato Architects, an award-winning leader in sustainable architecture that merges with the landscape. Book signing will follow conversation with Ted Flato, founder and partner, and Frederick Steiner, FASLA, Henry M. Rockwell Chair in Architecture and Dean of the School of Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin. Co-presented by UT Press. *Museum Members receive a 40 percent discount on Lake/Flato Houses and other art book titles at the event.
Free

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Harry Ransom Center

The Making of Gone With The Wind
Thursday, September 25, 7 pm
CURATOR TOUR
Join Ransom Center Curator of Film Steve Wilson for an inside look at the exhibition The Making of Gone With The Wind. To ensure the best experience for attendees, the tour is limited to 60 people. Free tickets for the program can be picked up from the Center’s visitor desk starting at 6 p.m.

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Big Medium

Claire Falkenberg, Matthew Feyld, Jessica Halonen
Friday, September 26, 7-10 pm
Opening Reception

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Blanton Museum - UT

SoundSpace: Sound Construction
Sunday, September 28, 2 pm
SoundSpace: Sound Construction is open to the public and included with the purchase of general museum admission.
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