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October 2013
 

 

West End 1st Thursday

1st Thursday
Gallery Night
October 3
Open until 8 pm

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Wally Workman Gallery

Stella Alesi | Solo Show
Collectors Preview Thursday, October 3, 6-8 pm
Opening Reception Saturday, October 5, 6-8 pm

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Big Medium

FIRST FRIDAY AT CANOPY
October 4, 6-9 pm
Canopy Studios will be having their next First Friday open house. Come peruse the diverse creative activities taking place at Canopy as the artists open their doors to mingle and talk about their work.

 

Blanton Museum - UT

TALKS AND PANELS
Saturday, October 5, 1 pm
Assistant Curator Freyda Spira of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Assistant Curator Gregory Jecmen of the National Gallery of Art, Washington talk about curating Imperial Augsburg

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Women & Their Work

Leigh Merrill | Still
Saturday, October 5, 7-9 pm
Opening
Dallas based artist Leigh Merrill will speak at the opening.

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Davis Gallery

Landscapes: Interior - Exterior,
new works by Laurel Daniel & Sandra Langston
Saturday October 5, 7-9 pm
Opening Reception

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Blanton Museum - UT

PERSPECTIVES
Thursday, October 10, 12:30 pm
Gallery talk with UT Department of Art and Art History Professor Jeffrey Chipps Smith on Imperial Augsburg

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The Contemporary Austint

Second Saturdays are for Families
October 12, 11am-3pm
Every second Saturday of the month, The Contemporary Austin offers hands-on art-making workshops at Laguna Gloria, inspired by the exhibitions on view. Join us between 11am–3pm to see family-friendly performances, meet local artists, and make art to take home.
Recommended for ages 2–11.
$5 member families // $10 non-member families.

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The Contemporary Austint

Fall Rooftop Architecture Film Series: Sign Painters
Austin Premiere!
October 16
Inside the Jones Center Community Room
Doors at 7P, show at 8P
$10/ Free for members
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The Contemporary Austint

Fall Rooftop Architecture Film Series: Sign Painters
Austin Premiere!
October 17
Roofdeck opens at 7P, show at 8P
$10/ Free for members
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Blanton Museum - UT

TALKS AND PANELS
Thursday, October 17, 4:30 pm
Professor Andrew Morrall, Augsburg scholar from Bard College, discusses Imperial Augsburg

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Blanton Museum - UT

The Big Sing: Music from Germany and Beyond
Thursday, October 17, 6:30 pm
Join the Symphonic Choir from Conspirare in a community singing event. The Conspirare conductor will lead the audience through a series of classical and popular choral works drawn from Germany and the Renaissance era, in connection with artworks on view in Imperial Augsburg.

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Landmarks

Skyspace: The Color Inside
Landmarks Conversation with James Turrell
Friday, October 18, noon
SAC Ballroom
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Flatbed Press and Gallery

Josephine Sacabo: Hear Me With Your Eyes
October 18, 6-8 pm
Artist's reception and book signing

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Gallery Shoal Creek

LANDSCAPE PERSPECTIVES
Jerry Ruthven + Kirk Tatom
Friday, October 18, 6-8 pm
Opening Reception

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Photo Méthode Gallery

Of Magic and Myth: Fran Forman and Tami Bone
October 18, 6-8 pm
Closing reception
Artist talk with Fran at 5:45 pm

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grayDUCK Gallery

The Singing Bone
Featuring: Stephanie Chambers, Katy Horan
& Kathleen Lolley
Friday, October 18, 7-9 pm
Opening Reception

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Yard Dog

Jon Langford: Don't Talk So Haunted
Friday, October 18, 7-9 pm
Opening reception

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Pump Project

Something More Enduring: New work by Michael Abelman, Illea Avalos, Alex Robinson and Glenn Twiggs
At Flex Space
Friday, October 18, 7-10 pm
Opening reception

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Landmarks

Skyspace: The Color Inside
Unveiling The Color Inside, various events
Saturday, October 19, 6:25 am - 10 pm
Free reservations are strongly encouraged for opening day of the Skyspace
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Blanton Museum - UT

Imperial Augsburg:
Renaissance Prints and Drawings, 1475-1540
German Beer Tasting
Saturday, October 19, 1 pm
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The Contemporary Austint

Public Talk
Saturday, Octobver 19, 3:30 pm
The Art School is excited to host artist Kensuke Yamada for our fifth annual Visiting Ceramic Artist Program. In addition to demonstrating his hand building techniques, Kensuke will discuss how he translates the inspiration that comes from day-to-day life and personal experiences into figurative sculptures.
Free, Art School Studios

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Pump Project

Austin Community College Faculty Exhibit
Main Gallery
Saturday, October 19, 6-8 pm
Artist Reception

 

Big Medium

Transatlantic-Texas
Big Medium Gallery at Bolm
Saturday, October 19, 7-10 pm
Opening reception

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Big Medium

Ricardo Paniagua: HARD EDGE IN DA PAINT
Big Medium Gallery at Canopy
Saturday, October 19, 7-10 pm
Opening reception

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Blanton Museum - UT

SoundSpace: Graphic Notation
Sunday, October 20, 2 pm
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The Contemporary Austint

Art Installation: American Dream
Wooldridge Square Park, 9th & Guadalupe Streets
Tuesday, October 22, 10am - 4pm
Exhibit a Work From Its Permanent Collection at Wooldridge Park to Celebrate the Park Reopening
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Harry Ransom Center

Radical Transformation: Magnum Photos into the Digital Age
Wednesday, October 23, 7 pm
Belo Center for New Media Auditorium
LECTURE
Magnum photographer Alec Soth presents a visual lecture on his most recent work exploring community life in all its uniquely American varieties. This event is sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin Graduate School with the support of the Ransom Center, School of Journalism, and College of Liberal Arts.

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Blanton Museum - UT

PERSPECTIVES
Thursday, October 24, 12:30 pm
Gallery talk with UT Department of Art and Art History PhD student Catharine Ingersoll on Imperial Augsburg

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The Contemporary Austint

24th La Dolce Vita Food and Wine Festival
October 24
Spend an evening on the shores of Lake Austin benefiting The Contemporary Austin's education programs.
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Tiny Park Gallery

Still Life: Nocturne
New paintings by Los Angeles artist Nick Brown
Friday, October 25, 7-11 pm
Opening Reception

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Harry Ransom Center

Radical Transformation: Magnum Photos into the Digital Age
Friday, October 25–Sunday, October 27
AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
SYMPOSIUM
"Magnum Photos into the Digital Age" brings together Magnum photographers and scholars to discuss the ways in which the Magnum Photos agency has continually reinvented itself from its founding through the digital age. Paid registration required; limited seating. For more information visit www.hrc.utexas.edu/magnumsymposium.

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Blanton Museum - UT

TALKS AND PANELS
Saturday, October 26, 1 pm
The Nearest Air artist Waltercio Caldas elaborates on themes of the exhibition in a panel with UT music and philosophy faculty

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Blanton Museum - UT

Midday Music Series
October 29, 12 pm
Classical guitar and The Nearest Air

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Blanton Museum - UT

PERSPECTIVES
Thursday, October 31, 12:30 pm
Halloween costumes inspired by the Blanton collection

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