The City of Austin Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) is hosting the second annual Get Ready Central Texas Emergency Preparedness Fair. The event is free, family-friendly and open to the public. Spanish and ASL interpreters will be available. Full info online.
Austin's own Grammy Award-winning singer, producer, and multimedia artist Sangeeta Kaur is partnering with Wonderspaces to bring an interactive music and art experience. The art installation "SWING," created by Brazilian artist Rejane Cantoni, will be featured and transformed into Sangeeta's stage. Details and tickets online.
Witness, for your delight, Neal Flynn’s exhibition of mostly new assemblage, collage, and site-specific intervention exploring ideas relating to nostalgia, loss, violence, ownership, and modern Western culture.
In preparation for Friday's solar eclipse, come to the Dougherty Arts Center tonight and build your own eclipse viewing kit. Learn about eclipse glasses and pinhole viewers to construct your own safe means of viewing the rare celestial event.
Darden Smith is a songwriter, poet, photographer, and visual artist who embraces the abstractions of Texas’ wide-open spaces in all their intimate detail. Through his latest work he takes you into his travelog sketchbook and minimalist creations.
Here's a surreal exhibit that bends the rules of perception, a show of work by more than 40 artists, presenting a "poetic dance of the subconscious, where reality and fantasy waltz together, leaving you both entranced and questioning the boundaries of your own imagination."
This show features the work of three exceptional ACC alumni – no less than Laurie Frick, Heather Parrish, and Michael Villarreal – who reference the collecting and rebuilding of memories in their work, taking fragments of information from data sets, historical sources, or personal memory and assembling the ideas into new artistic forms.
Cloud Tree Gallery presents this solo exhibition by Valerie Fowler, displaying 17 new oil paintings, large and small, in the artist's brilliant florapsychedelic style. Bonus: The opening reception includes a performance featuring "Three Spells" by Robin Chotzinoff and Malena Pennycook.
Ocular Nocturnes presents a panoply of explorations into the symbiosis of mysticism and metaphysics, from the minds of Alyssa Taylor Wendt, Bruce Lee Webb, and Jaime Zuverza. These Texas-based artists create paintings, sculpture, and ceramics in collaboration with a: spiritual cosmology all their own.
Venture along a half-mile walking path, where you’ll discover fantastical installations built using thousands of hand-carved real and artificial pumpkins. The celebration continues with entertainment and games in the Village festival area.
Virginia L. Montgomery's new solo exhibition is a surrealist thought-experiment about the philosophical praxis of atomic healing, featuring new video art, sound art, performance photographs, and sculptural objects that interweave psychoanalytic, mythological, and scientific textures.
Yuliya Lanina’s exhibition delves into the Austin-based artist’s complex and personal relationship with the war in Ukraine. Through animation, sculpture, and installation, Lanina continues her introspective exploration of the emotional and physical impact of war and trauma.
House of Lepore and Kind Clinic team up for this bi-weekly class on "practices for ballroom members to commune and develop their craft across various ballroom categories (i.e., Vogue Performance, Sex Siren, Runway, and Face, etc.)." Kind Clinic will also provide STI/HIV rapid testing services.
Featuring collaborations between fine presses and artists, examples of typographic and concrete poetry, and experimentations in pop and surrealism, the exhibition puts prints by Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, and Ed Ruscha in conversation with works by Charles Henri Ford, Kristin Calhoun, David McGee, and others.
This two-part exhibition explores the history and contemporary urgency of climate-related issues. Curated by journalist Jeff Goodell, who has written extensively on the topic, it's the first exhibition at the Blanton to explore one topic across several of the museum’s temporary gallery spaces.