Past Deposits from a Future Yet to Come is a new video art installation by internationally recognized artists Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler. Opening night festivities include a viewing of the installation alongside a free live performance of the musical score composed by Alex Weston.
UTNT (UT New Theatre) presents newly developed works from playwrights of Texas Theatre and Dance and Michener Center for Writers. Now celebrating its 17th season, this showcase exists as an incubator for new work, with many plays continuing on to be professionally produced across the country.
Immerse yourself in Waterloo Greenway’s annual display of illuminated art created by teams of visionary local artists, landscape architects, and designers, plus free entertainment and family-friendly programming.
Mexican folk singer Azul Barrientos is joined by cellist Emilio Alvarez, percussionist Nina Rodriguez, and multi-instrumentalist Cuauhtli Reyna to take us deep into the songs of Mexico and Latin America.
Art4Water’s inaugural program (now on view at Downtown's gorgeous library) is a collaboration between the Watershed Association, Terry Zee Lee, and more than 30 national artists in the creation of dozens and dozens of water-inspired art kites.
Learn your way to physical grace with a dance class at Ballet Austin. There are so many varieties to choose among – ballet, barre, contemporary dance, hip-hop, tap, cardio dance fitness, Pilates, and more – and all taught by professional instructors. See website for details.
Here's a new exhibition in which photographer Kevin Greenblat invites us into his vision of magical moments, giving us rare glimpses into the secret life of the northern equatorial cities of Europe and the Americas.
Use your smartphone to access self-guided tours of the outdoor public art sited by UT's award-winning Landmarks program any time you feel like it. BONUS: There's also a free, docent-led tour starting at Marc Quinn's "Spiral of the Galaxy" (1501 Red River) on Sun., Jan. 8, 11am.
This exhibition of new photographs is the gallery's first presentation of work by the Austin artist (and musician and husband and father and professor) Barry Stone. You want to see images that are beautiful and often a little eerie? You want to witness photos with backstories that can inspire something like awe? Find yourself among these "Lost Pines."
Here's a two-person exhibition that features painting, installation, videography, and sculpture by Moll Brau and Wes Thompson. It's a deep dive into a pool of loneliness, triumph, and rebirth. It's a forest of mazes where fireflies provide the light. It's a show of creations from a pair of terrific, hardworking local artists and you don't want to miss it.
This is a collection of rare David Bowie prints spanning the prolific singer’s career. Modern Rocks' Steven Walker curated the exhibition that features many of Bowie’s most iconic shots, including album covers, obtained directly from the photographers themselves – including Terry O’Neill’s “Diamond Dogs” album cover shoot, Justin De Villeneuve’s “Pin-Ups” album cover with British model Twiggy, Brian Duffy’s “Aladdin Sane” and “Scary Monsters” album cover shoots, and Masayoshi Sukita’s famous session with Bowie for the “Heroes” album cover.
Mark Smith’s The Hope Suite is a series of forty-four collages inspired by the theme of global unity. Each 24-by-18-inch work on paper consists of a background monoprint or a digital photoprint, overlaid with collage, calligraphy, and mixed media. Note: The originals are part of the permanent collection of the Obama Presidential Center Museum in Chicago; the works on display here are limited-edition prints of those originals.
Explore the works of eight female artists – Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley, Adriana Corral, Ellie Ga, Juliana Huxtable, Tala Madani, Danielle Mckinney, Wendy Red Star, and Clare Rojas – in this new exhibition that explores how narrative and storytelling shape our senses of self, community, history, and identity.
In this compelling new series, vases and vessels are modeled from math forms that deal with infinity, chaos, and origin, Ellen Heck's jewel-toned, semi-surreal oil paintings containing layers of figuration under grand impasto still lifes, exploring visual metaphor and its role in revealing meaning through substitution.
Different Stages presents Quiara Alegria Hudes' Pulitzer-winning play in which recovering addicts, scattered throughout the world in chat rooms, keep each other alive – hour by hour, day by day. Brogan Lozano directs this drama where "the boundaries of family and community are stretched across continents and cyberspace as birth families splinter and online families collide." And, oh: Here's our full review.
Through Dec. 3. Thu.-Sat., 7:30pm; Sun., 6pm. $15-35.
Jenelle Esparza is interested in the land, the interconnected identities tied to it, and the stories it can tell us. This new show employs a variety of techniques and processes to give voice to the landscapes and landmarks of South Texas.