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January 16, 2019

Hitting Refresh: The Menil Collection Renovates, And Expands

It’s been a big year for the Menil Collection. The Houston art museum’s primary building underwent renovations this summer, which included a reinstallation of its...

A Midcentury, Midtown History Worth Preserving

Across decades, the fortunes of a cluster of Central East Austin neighborhoods have reflected much of the city’s vision of itself — its midcentury...

Austin’s Most Maligned Public Artwork to Get a Makeover

It's been fodder for jokes, puzzlements and plenty of chatter. Now, perhaps the most maligned public artwork in Austin is about to get temporary makeover. "Moments," a...

New series spotlights artists who create work for the public realm

The Texas Society of Architects and the city of Austin's Art in Public Places program are pairing up to co-host a series of free...

Upstream: Creek Show Launches Along a New Stretch of Waller Creek

Creek Show, the popular nighttime event of temporary light-based art installations, moves upstream this year. From Nov. 9 through Nov. 17, six installations Waller Creek...

In plain sight: A midcentury East Austin treasure, packed with...

An unassuming low-slung building stands at 1191 Navasota Street in East Austin, easy to overlook in the dense growth of the area’s real estate...

A sneak peek of Ellsworth Kelly’s monumental “Austin”

Ellsworth Kelly’s “Austin” opens at the Blanton Museum of Art on Feb. 18, and we've got a slideshow of images below. The late artist’s only...

Public Art Talks: ‘Visionary Voices’ Series Continues

The City of Austin’s Economic Development Department Cultural Arts Division, and Texas Society of Architects continues its "Visionary Voices" series featuring celebrated public artists from across the...

The Contemporary Austin breaks ground on Laguna Gloria master plan

The Contemporary Austin broke ground today on the first phase of its master plan for Laguna Gloria, the 14-acre lakeside site that is home...

Creek Show 2018 Installations Revealed

The Waller Creek Conservancy has announced the six design teams selected to create installations for Creek Show 2018, the fifth annual iteration of the...