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January 24, 2018

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...

Blanton Museum receives gift of contemporary Latin American art

The Blanton Museum of Art will receive a gift of 45 works of contemporary art from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. The Blanton is...

Sightlines and KMFA launch New Music Mixer series

Sightlines is teaming up to KMFA 89.5 FM to launch the New Music Mixer, a monthly happy hour series for alt classical music superfans, musicians...

FotoATX, a new Austin photography festival, launches

A nascent fine art photography festival has launched in Austin. Called FotoATX it is a collaboration between the city's Cultural Arts Division, the City’s Museum...

Texas Performing Arts nets $500,000 Mellon grant for arts and civil...

Texas Performing Arts has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for "The Power of Protest: Arts and Civil Disobedience," a three-season...

Sarah Mendelsohn named first sound-artist-in-residence at the Blanton Museum of Art

California sound artist Sarah Mendelsohn has been named the first sound-artist-in-residence at the Blanton Museum of Art. The new residence is part of the Blanton's...

Changes to UT’s Fine Arts Library spark backlash

Recent renovations to the University of Texas’ Fine Arts Library have ignited criticism from students and faculty of the College of Fine Arts —...

More than 27,000 images from Gabriel García Márquez’s archive freely...

The Harry Ransom Center announced that it has digitized more than 27,000 images and page scans from Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez’s archive. And...

Blanton Museum completes $23 million campaign for Ellsworth Kelly’s ‘Austin’

The Blanton Museum of Art announced today that it's completed its $23 million campaign for Ellsworth Kelly's Austin, a monumental, freestanding structure that will...

In Pease Park, David Deming’s “Mystic Raven” sculpture is ready for...

A 22-foot abstract steel sculpture that once graced Congress Avenue is now installed in Pease Park, part of an agreement between the Contemporary Austin,...