December 21, 2015
Insights: Adair Margo
To discuss the life and work of Jesús Moroles, the UMLAUF is pleased to present Adair Margo. Margo was the Chairman of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities from 2001-2008, where she worked with Honorary Chairman Laura Bush. She ran the Adair Margo Gallery for 25 years. The Gallery exhibited over 400 artists from twelve countries. She specialized in artists of El Paso and the Southwest, placing their work in national museums and collections, including embassies worldwide and the Oval Office of the White House. She is currently the President of the Tom Lea Institute.
This program increases the appreciation of Charles Umlauf’s work and sculpture in general through lectures from visiting artists and scholars. Usually accompanying the museum’s newest exhibition, INSIGHTS encourages the development of critical perspectives and provides deeper understanding of art. Free and open to the public. This program is partially funded by City of Austin Core Funding 2015-2016.