Visual Arts Center

The Visual Arts Center (VAC) is a place where art exhibition and education intersect, drawing together a uniquely diverse community of students, faculty, guest artists, and creative voices from around the world. Situated in the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin, it provides pivotal exhibition and research space through five distinct galleries, and serves as a creative hub in the university’s dynamic arts community.

location

23rd and Trinity Streets (map)

hours

Monday: by appointment | Tuesday–Friday: 10AM–5PM | Saturday: 12-5PM | Sunday: closed

admissions

Free and Open to the Public

phone

(512) 471-1108

website

utvac.org

upcoming events

February 4, 2015 | 12:15 pm

Lunchtime Talk with Department Faculty

Join a lunchtime conversation with faculty members for insight into their individual work practices and their past and present work. Jack Risley, Chair of the Department of Art and Art History and Marguerite Fairchild Professor, will moderate this talk and Q&A with faculty. Arrive early; the first 50 to attend will all be treated to lunch on the VAC!

Faculty Speakers for Wednesday, February 4

Margo Sawyer Gloria Lee Shannon Faseler Joohee Huh Dan Sutherland Dr. Paul E. Bolin Colin Frazer Megan Hildebrandt

more information

February 10, 2015 | 12:15 pm

Lunchtime Talk with Department Faculty

Join a lunchtime conversation with faculty members for insight into their individual work practices and their past and present work. Veronica Roberts, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Blanton Museum, will moderate this talk and Q&A with faculty. Arrive early; the first 50 to attend will all be treated to lunch on the VAC!

Faculty Speakers for Tuesday, February 10 Sterling Allen Beili Liu Jason Urban Elizabeth Chiles Teresa Hubbard Sandra Fernandez Kate Catterall Amy Hauft Michael Mogavero

more information

February 18, 2015 | 6:30 pm

Reading with Art History Faculty

The Visual Arts Center and the Fine Arts Library bring together Art History faculty members for an intimate reading of excerpts from Dr. Stephennie Mulder's The Shrines of the 'Alids in Medieval Syria: Sunnis, Shi'is and the Architecture of Coexistence and Dr. Richard Shiff's Ellsworth Kelly: New York Drawings 1954-1962. Attendees will have the opportunity to win a copy of each book read at the event!

more information