Upcoming Events

March 2017

March 23, 2017 | 12:00 PM

Perspectives: Veronica Roberts

Blanton Museum Of Art

Curator Veronica Roberts discusses Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser.

March 24, 2017 | 6 PM

Reception for 2017 Senior Art Exhibition + Senior Design Exhibition

Visual Arts Center

Join the VAC in celebration of the 2017 Senior Art Exhibition, Teeter, and Senior Design Exhibition, call to action.

March 24, 2017 | 11:00am

Austin Art in Public Places- Dedication Ceremony for New Artwork

City of Austin Cultural Arts Division

The City of Austin’s Art in Public Places Program, part of the Cultural Arts Division of the Economic Development Department, will host a dedication ceremony for Pods, a new artwork for the City’s Public Health Department. The event will take place on March 24 at 11:30AM - 1:30PM at the Montopolis Neighborhood Center.

March 25, 2017 | 1:00 PM

Perspectives: Museum Studies Symposium

Blanton Museum Of Art

Blanton staff members present pecha kucha talks (20 slides, each displayed for 20 seconds) to present key works and themes in the Blanton’s reinstalled collection. The symposium culminates with a premiere of the 25-minute world premiere piece composed in response to the Blanton’s collection.

March 25, 2017 | 4:00 PM

Perspectives: Nina Katchadourian

Blanton Museum Of Art

Artist Nina Katchadourian speaks about her major exhibition, Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser, with Blanton curator Veronica Roberts. Funding provided by the Carolyn Harris Hynson Centennial Endowment.

March 25, 2017 | 11:00 AM

Blanton Block Party

Blanton Museum Of Art

Blanton Block Party Explore the Blanton at a free day-to-night community festival celebrating the newly reinstalled permanent collection galleries! The Blanton Block Party is the perfect opportunity to get reacquainted with the museum’s collection, while experiencing outdoor family art activities, a museum studies symposium, live music, food, and tours throughout the day. Enjoy a lecture and book signing by renowned artist Nina Katchadourian, in conjunction with her exhibition, Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser. Transition to evening with a special party featuring after-hours art viewing, a cash bar, light bites, live music and dancing, a photobooth, and art-making activities.

March 30, 2017 | 4pm

Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the American Stage

Harry Ransom Center

The theatrical adaptation of Uncle Tom's Cabin reached three times as many people in America as the original novel, which was the second best-selling book in the nineteenth century after the Bible. Cline Curator of Theatre and Performing Arts Eric Colleary shares insights into the original manuscripts held in the Ransom Center's collections and traces the fascinating production history of one of the single most important plays in American theatre history. This event is free and open to the public; donations welcome. Please be aware that the Ransom Center’s Charles Nelson Prothro Theater seats 125. Line forms upon arrival of the first patron, and doors open 30 minutes in advance. Share the event via Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/366131303761172/  

March 31, 2017 | 6:00pm

Art After Six

City of Austin Cultural Arts Division

Join us for"Politics and Art"- a discussion on the intersection of art and politics with 2017 Peoples' Gallery artists Augustine Chavez, Starla Halfmann and Austin Sayre.  Artworks are on display throughout the first three floors of City Hall and visitors may take self-guided tours, 6 -8 p.m.  Presentations begin in Council Chambers on the first floor at 6:15p.m