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May 2014
 

 

Wally Workman Gallery

Andy Dixon | Pleasure Studies II
Thursday, May 1, 6-8 pm
Collectors' Preview

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West End 1st Thursday

1st Thursday
Gallery Night
May 1
Open until 8 pm

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grayDUCK Gallery

VENOMOUS CABBAGE AND OTHER DEMANDS SATISFIED
Featuring: Leigh Anne Lester
Friday, May 2, 6-10 pm
Opening Reception

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Art.Science.Gallery.

Geo_______
Saturday, May 3, 2014 3-4 pm
"Geosciences in the Arts"
free public lecture by Dr. Kathy Ellins (Institute for Geophysics, The University of Texas at Austin)

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Wally Workman Gallery

Andy Dixon | Pleasure Studies II
Saturday, May 3, 6-8 pm
Opening Reception

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Big Medium

Terri Thomas: Pillow Book as Inheritance
Saturday, May 3, 6-9 pm
Opening
Artist Talk at 6:30 pm

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Landmarks

Landmarks Docent-Guided Tour
May 4, 11 am
Join Landmarks on Sunday, 4 May, at 11:00 a.m. for a docent-guided walking tour of a selection of modern and contemporary works in the Landmarks public art collection on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin.
All are welcome to attend. Please reserve your free spot at landmarksreserve@austin.utexas.edu no later than Thursday, 1 May. Tours are usually held on the first Sunday of every month at 11 a.m. and by request.

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Harry Ransom Center

The World at War, 1914–1918
Tuesday, May 6, 7 pm
Bass Concert Hall
MEMBER EVENT Join fellow members for the opening night of Broadway in Austin's presentation of War Horse, the 2011 Tony Award–winner for Best Play based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo. Ransom Center members receive a discount on tickets, which include a pre-show reception.
Details at www.hrc.utexas.edu/memevents..

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Davis Gallery

Second Nature: New work by David Everett and Billy Hassell
Wednesday, May 7, 6-8 pm
Artist Talk

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Harry Ransom Center

The World at War, 1914–1918
Thursday, May 8, 7 pm
WWI FILM Charlie Chaplin directs and stars in Shoulder Arms (1918), the story of a soldier who dreams of being a hero. 45 minutes.
Please be aware that the Ransom Center's Charles Nelson Prothro Theater has limited seating. Line forms upon arrival of the first patron, and doors open 30 minutes in advance. Many programs are webcast live..

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Pump Project
Flex Space

New / Constructions
Recent work by Brian M. John, Courtney Dymowski, and Rolando Sepulveda
Friday, May 9, 7-11 pm
Opening

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The Contemporary Austin

Second Saturdays are for Families
May 10, 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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Big Medium

WEST AUSTIN STUDIO TOUR
May 10-11 & 17-18, 11am - 6pm
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Women & Their Work

Mother's Day in the Gallery Shop
West Austin Studio Tour #193
Open Sat. & Sun. May 10 & 11, 11-6 pm
The Gallery Shop at Women & Their Work will host a two day trunk show for Austin jeweler, Christine Fail, just in time for Mother's Day! Please visit during the first weekend of WEST, May 10 and 11, from 11 to 6pm each day, to see her lovely line of handmade jewelry which she crafts of 14k gold-fill, sterling silver, and brass, embellished with semi-precious stones. We will wrap your gift for free in our signature white dot ribbon on red box. Thank you for shopping locally!

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Wally Workman Gallery

West Austin Studio Tour
May 10-11 & 17-18, 11am - 6pm
Wally Workman Gallery is proud to be stop #200 on this year's West Austin Studio Tour. The new Andy Dixon Pleasure Studies II show will be on display downstairs along with many works by our other 53 artists in the upstairs gallery.
Open Saturday & Sunday both weekends!

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Artworks

WEST AUSTIN STUDIO TOUR
Please join us for artist demonstrations in the gallery by
Enid Wood on May 10th & 11th from 1 pm - 5 pm and
Lucy MacQueen on May 17th from 2 pm - 4 pm.

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The Contemporary Austin

Rooftop Film: TDesign Is One: Lella & Massimo Vignelli
May 14 (Wed) & May 15 (Thurs)
Roof opens 7 pm, film at 8 pm
Jones Center Roof Deck
"If you can't find it, design it." This is the motto of the Vignellis, whose renowned work ranging from "the spoon to the city" has transformed contemporary design. (2012)
$10/Free for members

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Harry Ransom Center

The World at War, 1914–1918
Thursday, May 15, 7 pm
WWI FILM Lewis Milestone directs All Quiet on the Western Front (1930), the film adaptation of Erich Maria Remarque's landmark World War I novel. 136 minutes.
Please be aware that the Ransom Center's Charles Nelson Prothro Theater has limited seating. Line forms upon arrival of the first patron, and doors open 30 minutes in advance. Many programs are webcast live..

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Gallery Shoal Creek

TONY SALADINO + KAREN HAWKINS
Friday, May 16, 6-8 pm
Opening Reception

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Photo Méthode Gallery

Burton Pritzker: Illusions
May 16, 6-8 pm
Artist's Reception

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Flatbed Press and Gallery

The Italian Intensive: Umbrian Inspired Artworks
Featuring Works by Eight Artists
May 16, 6-8 pm
Reception for the Artists

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Big Medium

Peter Shear: Casting
Friday, May 16, 7-10 pm
Opening reception

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Harry Ransom Center

The World at War, 1914–1918
Thursday, May 22, 7 pm
WWI FILM Gary Cooper and Helen Hayes star in A Farewell to Arms (1932), the film adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's novel. 80 minutes.
Please be aware that the Ransom Center's Charles Nelson Prothro Theater has limited seating. Line forms upon arrival of the first patron, and doors open 30 minutes in advance. Many programs are webcast live..

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Big Medium

BLOG REBLOG
Friday, May 23, 7-11 pm
Opening reception

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Women & Their Work

Danielle Georgiou: #hashtag
Saturday, May 24, 7-9 pm
Opening Reception

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Art.Science.Gallery.

Year of the Salamander
Saturday, May 24, 7-11 pm
Opening Reception

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Harry Ransom Center

The World at War, 1914–1918
Thursday, May 29, 7 pm
WWI FILM Starring Gary Cooper, Sergeant York (1941) is the true story of one of World War I's most decorated soldiers, Alvin York. Directed by Howard Hawks. 134 minutes.
Please be aware that the Ransom Center's Charles Nelson Prothro Theater has limited seating. Line forms upon arrival of the first patron, and doors open 30 minutes in advance. Many programs are webcast live..

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The Contemporary Austin

Good Taste: Spinning Plates
Co-presented by Edible Austin
Thursday, May 29, at Laguna Gloria
Events starts at 7:30 pm, Film at 8:30 pm
$18/$12 for members
Advance tickets recommended!
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Pump Project

Iceberg
Friday, May 30, 7-10 pm
Opening Reception

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