A select list of what’s good and what’s new in Austin this week
Features the artists of the ROUX printmaker collective: Rabéa Ballin, Ann “Sole Sister” Johnson, Delita Martin and Lovie Olivia.
Through Feb. 24, Prizer Arts & Letters, 2023 E. Cesar Chavez St. prizerartsandletters.org.
“Notes on Sugar: The Work of María Magdalena Campos-Pons”
A celebrated artist of post-revolution Cuba, Campos-Pons uses the history of sugar to unpack the United States’ complex relationship with the transatlantic slave trade. Campos-Ponse immersive installation is brought to Austin thanks to the ambitious Neon Queen curatorial collective.
Opens Jan. 25 and continues through May 3. Christian-Green Gallery at UT (inside Jester Hall). galleriesatut.org
“Anthony B. Creeden: Cacti and Semaphore”
Creeden’s beguiling egg tempera paintings belie the complexity that’s at their core.
Through Feb. 18, GrayDUCK Gallery, 2213 E. Cesar Chavez St. grayduckgallery.com
KMFA Birthday Social
Celebrate KMFA-89.5’s birthday with this FREE coffeehouse-style gig featuring sets by Line Upon Line percussion, the Invoke quartet and more.
Noon to 4 p.m. Jan. 28., Gather 5540 Lamar Blvd. kmfa.org
This iteration the Blanton’s popular museum-wide, roving concert features the first Blanton sound-artist-in-residence, Sarah Mendelsohn, whose created “Security Chorus,” a performance for members of the museum’s security staff.
2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 28. Blanton Museum of Art. blantonmuseum.org