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April 19, 2018

An East Austin arts group sues Mars candy company for copyright...

For years the South By Southwest festival in Austin has been criticized as nothing more than a vast pop culture-infused marketing platform for major...

Dean, Libraries Director Say No Further Changes to UT Fine Art...

Update on April 6: UT executive vice president and provost Maurie McInnis, accepts recommendations. Dean to assemble a Fine Arts Library Council. A memo issued...

Theatre critic Mel Gussow’s legendary interviews available online

For 35 years Mel Gussow was a theater and film critic for The New York Times, writing the first draft of at least one...

City launches online portal for arts and music resources

The city of Austin has launched ArtistsATX, a new online portal for artists and muscians. The site centralizes resources from five different city departments. Bookmark austintexas.gov/artistsatx...

City’s TEMPO art program now to include murals

The city of Austin's Art in Public Places is expanding the scope of its temporary art program — known as TEMPO — to include murals. Through...

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...

Austin Book Award honorees announced

Novelist Elizabeth Crook, non-fiction writer Nate Blakeslee and Young Adult author Varian Johnson are this year's recipient of the Austin Book Award, the Library Foundation...

UT Faculty Council approves resolution protesting removal of Fine Arts Library...

At its meeting today, the University of Texas’ Faculty Council adopted a resolution objecting to any further removal of books, periodicals and other materials from...

Mexic-Arte Museum, Mexican American Cultural Center seek city bond money for...

Mexic-Arte Museum and the Mexican American Cultural Center are both looking to an upcoming city of Austin bond package to fund building projects In February...

Blanton Museum curators issue public letter challenging changes to UT’s Fine...

The controversy surrounding recent changes to the University of Texas' Fine Arts Library deepened today when curators and staff from the Blanton Museum of...