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The Art of Saving AMOA
Crisis at the Austin Museum of Art: Layoffs, Reorganization, Uncertain Funding
"...AMOA has laid off six people, eliminated eight positions, and..."

July 13, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Feral hogs invade Laguna Gloria (sorta)
" hankering for some, come sample some courtesy of AMOA-Arthouse and Edible Austin on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 7pm. The..."

Nov. 25, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

AMOA Update
"...part of an unusual and innovative management strategy for AMOA. In most museums, directors oversee administrative and curatorial responsibilities..."

Nov. 15, 1996 Arts Feature

An Evening with Refraction Arts at AMOA Downtown

Nov. 10, 2008 Events Post by Logan Youree

AMOA's Symposium on Austin Art: How Deep Is Our Love?
The Austin Museum of Art symposium Self Portrait: Austin Art in Local, National, and International Contexts was a positive day of critical dialog and amazingly open-minded community work
"...dialogue and detailed discussions, with the educational staff of AMOA doing some important and amazingly open-minded community work. Too..."

Oct. 21, 2005 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

AMOA-Arthouse Kicks Off Rooftop Architecture Film Series
First up: 'Making the Modern' (2003)
"...For the third consecutive year, AMOA-Arthouse presents its Rooftop Architecture Film Series, which focuses on..."

March 21, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Sacred Spaces and the Art of Margo Sawyer at AMOA
"...Exhibit Space in Japan – in Blue here at AMOA in Austin. I want to know how Sawyer will..."

Aug. 21, 1998 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

AMOA and Mexic-Arte Shows Take Us to Personal Places

May 22, 1998 Arts Feature

After the 'Watch,' What?
Alumni of AMOA's 'New Art in Austin' talk about the exhibition's impact on their careers
"...that 44 artists – who were included in the AMOA show. Where are they now? What have they been..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Arts Feature by Rachel Cook

Naked City
New Directions for AMOA
"...a secure direction for the museum, and keep the AMOA afloat in these economically hobbled times (see "The Art..."

July 20, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Worth a Thousand...
Words Play Off Images in Four New AMOA Exhibitions
" speak for themselves. The Austin Museum of Art (AMOA), downtown at 823 Congress and at Laguna Gloria, brings..."

Nov. 29, 1996 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

Austin Museum of Art
The museum is losing a block but may be gaining a leg up on a new facility
"...that Travis County had contracted to buy the block AMOA owns between West Third and West Fourth and Guadalupe..."

Dec. 24, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Why a Duck?
What You Didn't See at AMOA's Art Guys Exhibition
"...But a sign cautioning parental discretion was unacceptable to AMOA Acting Co-Director Judith Sims. "The children would be disappointed..."

Jan. 31, 1997 Arts Feature by Lindsey Lane

'Concerto Laguna'
AMOA-Arthouse's Spring Sound series unleashes the music of the shores
"...Laguna, premiering Saturday, March 2, on the grounds of AMOA-Arthouse at – where else? – Laguna Gloria. The work..."

March 1, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

22 to Think About
Austin Museum of Art shows new local art that engages the mind
"...triennial "New Art in Austin" show was created by AMOA Director Dana Friis-Hansen in 2002 to highlight the achievements..."

Aug. 26, 2005 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Art as Big as the Great Outdoors
Austin Museum of Art has artists transform nature in a huge way – and wants you to help
"...and time. The Wooldridge Park homage is sponsored by AMOA in partnership with the Downtown Austin Neighborhood Association, the..."

Dec. 10, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

I Hear Dead People
Berkeley's art team ARCHIVE brings recorded seances to the Austin Museum of Art
"...connected to the spooky exhibition currently on view at AMOA, "Ghost Stories: The Disembodied Spirit." (For a review, see..."

Oct. 29, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Amoa Ceo G-o-e-s
"...person ever to hold the post of CEO for AMOA, has taken a development position with the Dallas Opera..."

June 20, 1997 Arts Column by Robert Faires

AMOA Museum Campaign, We Have Lift-Off!
"...your turn to do the same. On Tuesday, when AMOA went public with the capital campaign for its new..."

March 5, 1999 Arts Column by Robert Faires

'22' Questions
Getting to know the new adjunct curator at AMOA
"...for one thing, we all start getting excited about AMOA's next "22 to Watch" exhibit, slated for June 2005...."

Aug. 27, 2004 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

The Termite King
AMOA hosts Manny Farber at the Movies
"...exhibit of which is currently on display at the AMOA Downtown in conjunction with a four-part film series, which..."

July 2, 2004 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

A Land Shaded in Melancholy Hues
The Austin Museum of Art exhibition "Visualizing the Blues: Images of the American South, 1862-1999" connects the blues aurally and visually, and reveals how the South, like the blues, is full of contradictions: dark and woeful yet beauteous and jubilant.
"...Art -- Downtown, 823 Congress. Call 495-9224 or visit"

March 8, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Truth and Reconciliation
The assertion of the individual is at the heart of the Austin Museum of Art's new show, "Liberated Voices: Contemporary Art From South Africa," which makes it fresh and full of surprises; it resonates with the hungry energy of a country emerging from oppression and brims with experimentation and unique, original perspectives.
"...the new show at the Austin Museum of Art (AMOA), a man in a sunny, open room washed in..."

June 2, 2000 Arts Feature by Ben Willcott

AMOA Selects Architect
"...institutional staff changes all cast deep shadows over the AMOA's downtown dream, but the museum faithfully persevered and during..."

Sept. 4, 1998 Arts Column by Robert Faires

AMOA Gets $100K
"...received another hefty show of financial support. On Monday, AMOA Director Elizabeth Ferrer announced the receipt of a $100,000..."

Feb. 6, 1998 Arts Column by Robert Faires

AMOA Director Named
"...Austin Museum of Art, the Big Wait is over. AMOA has named museum director and curator Elizabeth Ferrer to..."

April 11, 1997 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Now Showing: The Contemporary Austin
Museum bids adios to AMOA-Arthouse, unveils new identity
"...a lengthy effort to redefine its mission and direction, AMOA-Arthouse has rebranded itself The Contemporary Austin...."

July 18, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Sky's the Limit
County buys AMOA block for a new "hundred-year" courthouse
"...years ago, says Biscoe, they began considering the vacant AMOA property – which just happened to be the site..."

Dec. 24, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Why, a Duck!
What You Did See at AMOA's Art Guys Exhibition
"...Tampered With made no sound at all in the AMOA gallery when I was there...."

Jan. 31, 1997 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

Dream On
Austin Museum of Art Re-Examines Its Downtown Plans
"...The future home of the Austin Museum of Art..."

Jan. 30, 1998 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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