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    Flower Hill: Ever As Ever

    The Flower Hill Urban Homestead Museum's annual fundraiser features an evening of fine food, delicious cocktails, and surprises at the Nightcap restaurant across the street, and dazzles the eyes with an exhibition of the works of painter Valerie Fowler – Flower Hill’s first artist-in-residence.
    Mon., Dec. 10, 6pm. $10-25.  
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    Wander

    Austin's innovative Art In Public Places project has conjured up an excellent choose-your-own-adventure sort of experience that incorporates actual sculpture on display around our urban hub. Roam the streets, roam the art, deep in the heart of Texas.
    All the time, any time
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    Ai Weiwei Sculptures Now In Your City!

    The Contemporary Austin and Waller Creek Conservancy present a free public event to celebrate the unveiling of two monumental sculptures by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei. The mesmerizing Forever Bicycle is at the Waller Delta, 74 Trinity. And Iron Tree Trunk is on view at Laguna Gloria, 3809 W. 35th.
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    Atelier 1205: Post-Apocalyptic Harvest

    Three artists, three strong views of this complex life. And now our journo-about-town Brenner has reaped the visions that Erika Huddleston, Amy Scofield, and Tammy West have sown – and here's his report.
    Through Jan. 27. Artist talk with Tammy West: Sat., Jan. 26, 1pm
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    Comanche Motion: The Art of Eric Tippeconnic

    This exhibition is enhanced with artifacts providing historical context for the paintings, rich with the unbroken connection the Comanche people have with their roots. Also, Rodeo: The Exhibition. Boy howdy, it's the history of the Texas rodeo – vibrant, interactive, and fully documented in this fine new show.
    Through Jan. 2. $9-13.
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    Guzu Gallery: Binge

    That Vince Torres and his astonishing cohort of creatives have garnered more graphic goodness for those Guzu walls, with 26 artists paying tribute to shows from the small screen, with stylish renditions of characters and settings from television’s past and present. Featuring homages by Chet Phillips, Tessa Morrison, Killian Glenn, Half-Human, Nina Sanchez, and more. Where's your fandom at, baby? It's probably right here, right now.
    Through Jan. 7
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    Harry Ransom Center: Archaeology and Romance

    Ed Ruscha, anyone? We'll bet yeswe're big fans ourselves – and now here's a diverse selection of the celebrated American artist’s books, photographs, drawings, and pprints. With archival production materials, preliminary sketches, and studio notebooks; with more than 150 objects providing visitors an unprecedented look into Ruscha's creative process. And the Chronicle's Melany Jean tells more about this show right here.
    Through Jan. 6
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    OLA Gallery: There and Back

    This is a solo show by Leslie Wilkes, featuring psychedelic paintings that experiment with color and momentum.
    Through Jan. 31
    201 E. Fifth #104
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    Russell Collection: John Maisano

    Lovely exhibition of wildlife sculpture and more by the renowned artist in this new show.
    Through Dec. 31
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    Saddle Up: Texas Ranching Tradition

    This exhibition, produced by Joe Vitone and Lori Najvar, honors hardworking ranch families from Jeff Davis and Lavaca Counties, as they wrangle livestock, battle weather, and study markets to stay on the rugged landscape they love.
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    Twyla Contemporary Art

    “It changes the room and really makes the house.” The new in-house gallery of these fine-art promoters boasts a diverse roster of artists and includes work by Austin-based Terra Goolsby and Rebecca Rothfus Harrell. See website for stylish details.
    209 W. Ninth
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    VSA Texas: Holiday Art Show

    Gifts and artwork from unique Texas artists – including cards, jewelry, prints, clothing, books, clayworks, and more.
    Through Dec. 22. Mon.-Sat., 10am-4pm
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    Yard Dog: Birds, Bears, and Bones

    In which the founding fathers of Austin punk get visual, as Jon Dee Graham, Jesse Sublett, and Larry Seaman present their unique visions of the world via canvas, paper, 3-D assemblages, and more.
    Through Dec. 31  
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    Atelier Dojo

    This school of representational art is led by four world-class locals, teaches drawing and painting (both fundamental and advanced programs), has open studios with live modeling, a schedule of workshops featuring visiting artists from around the world, and is located in the heart of Big Medium's Canopy complex. Oh look – we profiled and interviewed the faculty right here!
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    Blue Moon Glassworks

    This Hyde Park epicenter of everything silica-based and lovely offers instruction on glass fusing, leaded glass, precious-metal clay, and much more.
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    Dougherty Arts Center

    The Dougherty Arts School's adult arts program is dedicated to enriching the Austin community with hands-on artistic opportunities, provided skilled artists to teach a variety of classes in ceramics, digital arts, drawing and painting, darkroom photography, and more.
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    MACC: Art Classes

    Sculpting, working in clay and paper pulp, painting with acrylics: The Mexican American Cultural Center offers many opportunities for learning a craft. See website for details.
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    The Art of Ice Cream

    This? Is one of those ooooh-this'll-look-great-on-Instagram pop-ups that all the like-hungry kids are flocking to, cameras at the ready, surfaces polished for posing. The venue's packed with a colorful array of ice-cream-themed environments, obvs, and so they'll offer you free samples of frozen confections, too. Note: See David Brendan Hall's photo gallery of the place right here.
    Through Dec. 30. Wed.-Mon., 11am-8pm. $15-25.  
    3208 S. Congress

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