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December 2013
 

 

Harry Ransom Center

Thursday, December 5, 7 pm
LECTURE
Andrew J. Walker, Director of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, presents "Westering America: Frontier Thinking and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art" for the 2013 Amon Carter Lecture.

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West End 1st Thursday

1st Thursday
Gallery Night
December 5
Open until 8 pm

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Wally Workman Gallery

Will Klemm
Thursday, December 5, 6-8 pm
Collectors Preview

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Harry Ransom Center

Radical Transformation: Magnum Photos into the Digital Age
POP-UP EXHIBIT
Friday, December 6, 7 pm
After an excursion around Texas, exploring the state's faces, voices, places, and stories, Magnum photographer Alec Soth and writer Brad Zellar share the results of their wanderings in a one-night-only pop-up exhibition and provide a preview of the Texas installment of their limited edition newspaper The LBM Dispatch. Presented with support from the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin.

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grayDUCK Gallery

SEND OFF
A celebratory group print show
Friday, December 6, 7-9 pm
Opening Reception

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Big Medium

First Friday at Canopy
December 6, 6-9 pm
Various spaces (916 Springdale Rd)
Come wind through the many studios here and pick up some holiday gifts for your friends and loved ones. Canopy is a brand new art complex made up of artist studios, creative office spaces, and art galleries.

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Big Medium

Jad Fair: Enjoy Your Life
December 6, 7-10 pm
(musical performance will begin shortly around 7:30)
Opening reception

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Pump Project

Mutations of Progress: Maria Hansen
Friday, December 6, 7-11 pm
Opening

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Wally Workman Gallery

Will Klemm
Saturday, December 7, 6-8 pm
Opening Reception

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Tiny Park Gallery

A Catalogue
Saturday, December 7, 7-11 pm
Opening Reception

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Blanton Museum - UT

PERSPECTIVES
Thursday, December 12, 12:30 pm
Gallery talk with Blanton Kress Interpretive Fellow Natalie Zeldin on music and the German Renaissance

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Women & Their Work

Happy Holidays!
Thursday, December 12
On Thursday, Dec. 12, all sales are tax-free, plus members of Women & Their Work receive a 10% discount.
The Gallery Shop is bigger and better for your Holiday shopping. Handmade gifts and thoughtfully selected imports abound: shawls, scarves, artful books, jewelry, handbags, housewares, and toys, for tots to grandparents!

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Women & Their Work

Yuliya Lanina: Arcadian Rhapsody
Thursday, December 12, 6-8 pm
Opening

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City of Austin

Art After Six @ The People's Gallery
First-Time People's Gallery Artists
December 13, 6-8 pm
Austin City Hall, 301 W. 2nd Street
Read more

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The Contemporary Austin

Second Saturdays are for Families
December 14, 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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Capital Fine Art

Featuring Michael J. Etie
Saturday, December 14, 2-5 pm
Opening reception

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Wally Workman Gallery

Brian Mikeska: Fine Art Jewelry Show
December 14-15
Saturday 12 to 6pm | Sunday 12 to 4pm

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Blanton Museum - UT

PERSPECTIVES
Thursday, December 19, 12:30 pm
Gallery talk with Blanton Senior Curator Francesca Consagra and Blanton Exhibitions Manager Catherine Zinser on Imperial Augsburg

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Blanton Museum - UT

SCREENINGS
Thursday, December 19, 6 pm in the auditorium
La mujer sin cabeza (The Headless Woman))
An enthralling film about a woman's experience of memory and loss following a haunting accident. Named one of the ten best Latin American films of the 2000s by Cinema Tropical, and presented in conjunction with the Blanton's rotation of work by Doris Salcedo.
(87 minutes)

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Blanton Museum - UT

Holiday Family Days
Friday/Saturday, December 27- 28, 11 am - 4 pm
Straight, curvy, zigzag, or squiggly: artists often use lines to express themselves. Visit the Blanton's galleries to find inspiration for the new year, and challenge yourself to create a print using line.

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