Host: The Contemporary Austin – Laguna Gloria, 3809 West 35th Street
Thursday, November 7th at 7pm
Ticket is included with museum admission
The Contemporary Austin presents an Animal Facts Club meeting and open mic, led by artist Jules Buck Jones and biologist Audrey Stewart, to share and learn fascinating animal facts! Guests are invited to share their animal facts or just come to listen. Presentations can be in any format—read bullet point facts, write a poem, sing a song, show a slideshow or animal video, or have a Q&A. Presenters of any age are welcome.
Host: Women & Their Work, 1710 Lavaca Street
Artist Talk: Saturday, November 9th, 11:30am – 1pm
Dates: October 5th – November 14th
Host: The Contemporary Austin – Jones Center, 700 Congress Avenue
Thursday, November 14th 7pm
The Contemporary Austin invites the public to join Chief Curator Heather Pesanti and her colleague and former professor, the artist, critic, and curator Robert Storr, as they continue their ongoing conversation about interdisciplinarity. The discussion will focus on what the fields of art and anthropology stand to learn from one another, among the themes of The Sorcerer’s Burden.
Host: grayDUCK Gallery, 2213 E. Caesar Chavez
Puppet Show – Saturday, November 16th 3pm & 7pm
Dates: October 25 – December 15
Bruisers is an exhibition about the nature of little boys and the men that they become. It is an exhibition I made in an attempt to be a better mother and to create a safer world for my son.
Dates: November 16-17 & November 23-24
Free, Open to the public
The mission of EAST and WEST is to provide an inclusive and accessible platform for a diverse group of artist’s to create, exhibit, and discuss their work, to increase the audience that experiences the artists work, and for that experience to create conversation and build relationships around art and the creative practice.
Sylvia Benitez: Recalling Memory/The Interior Lay
Host: Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Road
Opening Reception: Saturday, November 16th 1 – 3pm
Dates: November 12 – January 3, 2020
Artist Talk: Wednesday, December 11th at 7pm
Sylvia Benitez is a nationally awarded artist and founder of GAGA, a nonprofit that serves South Texas women artists, whose new body of work will be on display at the Dougherty Arts Center. Be it the flight of wind, the roll of grass or the ripple of water, Artist Sylvia Benitez tries to capture what she recalls of the Texas landscape from memory. Following in Ash Can School Artist Robert Henri’s tradition, she paints from a trained visual memory, allowing compiled visual observation to be captured onto her canvases.
Host: Austin Central Library, 710 W. Cesar Chavez Street
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 21 6 – 9pm
Chlorophyll Printing Workshop – Friday, November 22 10am – 12pm; RSVP here
Dates: November 21 – December 21
The Central Library presents New England and Hawaii-based Artist Megan Bent’s photography exhibition exploring her experiences living with an invisible disability. She uses chlorophyll printing, an alternative photographic process, which uses UV light to print on leaves.
Host: Ao5 Gallery, 3005 S. Lamar Blvd.
Reception: Saturday, November 23 7 – 9pm
Meet two Texas mixed media artists, Rick Steinburg & Ruth Keitz at their combined reception this fall. Steinburg is an Austin local who incorporates sculptural elements into his paintings. Ruth is a paper collage artist from the Rio Grande Valley and was a finalist in Ao5 Gallery’s 2019 Contemporary Texas art contest.
Host: CAMIBA art, 2000 East 6th Street
Traveling to both national and international destinations, CAMIBAart Tours explores the world with an eye on the artistic side of life. Our excursions give tour goers an intimate glimpse at the process behind the masterpiece as well as the artists themselves. If you love casual, exciting, enlightening travel and you love art, these are the tours for you. Check the calendar of tours here.