October 15, 2021

Jeanne Claire van Ryzin

An award-winning arts journalist, Jeanne Claire van Ryzin is the founder and editor-in-chief of Sightlines.

Ransom Center acquires archive of pioneering choreographer Deborah Hay

Modern dance pioneer Deborah Hay has established her archive at the Harry Ransom Center, the University of Texas research library announced today. Hay's archive constitutes more than 60 boxes of...

Northern-Southern gallery moves downtown. For a while.

After four years on East 12th Street, and with its lease expired, the ever creative Northern-Southern gallery is moving to downtown Austin. The gallery will next take up home in...

City council members raise questions, voice concern over proposed changes to Austin’s cultural arts funding

At a recent special work session, Austin city council members raised questions about the changes proposed by staff to the city’s cultural arts funding process. Earlier this year, the Cultural...

Austin arts groups receive federal Shuttered Venue Operators Grants

Numerous Austin arts organizations have received a Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG), part of the federal American Rescue Plan Act. The grants were recently announced by the Small Business...

Arts community questions proposed overhaul to Austin’s municipal arts funding

Though its budget is decimated by the pandemic, the city of Austin’s cultural funding program is suggesting a radical revamp of how and to whom it hands out money....

Coming to a campsite near Austin, a pop-up exhibition in a pop-up camper

Like so many, artist Sara Vanderbeek saw every facet of her life upended by the pandemic. All the exhibitions she been working towards were cancelled or put on indefinite hold....

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