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Downtown Austin Is Getting a Fresh Coat of Museums
"...January of this year, the Austin Museum of Art (AMOA) officially scrapped its plans for a new museum in..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

Talking Art at the Top
The executive directors of the city's museums shed light on the local visual arts scene
"...ultimate deal breaker was the fact that even if AMOA had succeeded in raising the $43 million it would've..."

July 2, 2004 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

Art Fun in the Summertime
"...Austin Museum of Art -- Downtown, 823 Congress. $3. 495-9224...."

May 21, 1999 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

All Over Creation: Follow What Leader?
It's a new era for Arthouse and AMOA, but who will guide them through it?
"...with Dana Friis-Hansen leaving as executive director of the AMOA this past January, feels like the other shoe dropping...."

Sept. 9, 2011 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Austin Museum of Art: The third way, explained
AMOA's new proposal for a new Downtown home is dramatically smaller than the last, but that's by design
"...million a year to operate – more than triple AMOA's annual budget at the time – and as the..."

Feb. 29, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin's Cultural Makeover: The Next Stage
How much closer we are to getting the cultural wonderland we imagined 10 years ago
" in the Eighties real estate boom. In 1985, AMOA (then Laguna Gloria Art Museum) had a site, a..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Vision of a New Republic
Plans for the Revitalization of Republic Square
", and lectures. The Art and Technology Gallery of AMOA will contain some exhibits that can be seen from..."

July 13, 2001 News Feature by Chale Nafus

A Big Word With a Small "A"
Sue Graze leads an organization that works to bring the visual arts to the entire Lone Star State. She talks with Rebecca Cohen about her first year directing the Texas Fine Arts Association.
"...was any different from the Austin Museum of Art's (AMOA) programming. Now we have a separate identity...."

Feb. 11, 2000 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

In the Game
For her first museum work, Jade Walker steps up to the plate and swings big
"...Texas, Walker has taught art courses to children at AMOA's Art School. For six years, she's been teaching three-dimensional..."

Jan. 22, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Fierce, Fierce Beauty
The title for Keith Carter's exhibition at the Austin Museum of Art, "A Poet of the Ordinary" describes the photographer to a tee, a man who takes subjects from the everyday world and takes pictures of them that tell their story with the distilled purity of expression that characterizes great poetry.
"...connection with the exhibit of his photographs currently at AMOA, and in light of his words, how apt its..."

Oct. 18, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Museum of Art
After nine years at the helm, AMOA's director takes his leave
"...leaving that institution. The news was made public by AMOA board of trustees President Lynn Sherman on Friday, Jan...."

Jan. 21, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Critics Table Awards 2013
Arts writers raise their glasses to outstanding art in list of nominees
"..."Collection Selections: De-Luxe," Kimberli Gant, curator; AMOA-Arthouse..."

May 24, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Arthouse/Austin Museum of Art
The boards of the two museums have voted to merge, but what does that mean?
"...2002 rechristening and it was from that entity that AMOA, or Laguna Gloria Art Museum, as it was originally..."

Nov. 11, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Collective Burgeoning
For the artists of Okay Mountain, it was a very good year
"...that everybody can get on board with. For the AMOA show, we just started talking about television in a..."

Sept. 17, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Improvisation on Four Legs and a Seat
Eighty Texas artists accept Damian Priour's invitation to riff on the idea of chair
" at the Austin Museum of Art – Downtown. AMOA Executive Director Dana Friis-Hansen calls it a "call-and-response" –..."

Nov. 14, 2008 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

Site Unseen
"America Starts Here" shows how the pioneering artistic team of Kate Ericson and Mel Ziegler made the overlooked visible
" offers other options, with sometimes unfortunate results. At AMOA, photographs from Loaded Text and other intervention-style works have..."

March 23, 2007 Arts Feature by Amanda Douberley

All 'Round Republic Square
A new context of major civic buildings may yet make a people place of our historic downtown park
"...million – with condos to make the project affordable, AMOA recently announced a front-runner partner for a new museum-cum-condos..."

Sept. 1, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The Austin Museum of Art's downtown home gets a shot in the arm, and local television devotes more attention to Austin's arts scene.
"...AMOA Museum Wins $100K..."

Sept. 6, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Executive Director Elizabeth Ferrer resigns from the Austin Museum of Art, and Allen Robertson's Jouét flies again at Louisville.
"...Ferrer Leaves AMOA..."

July 20, 2001 Arts Column by Robert Faires

More money for the Long Center, more art for AMOA, and more national exposure for a Flaming Idiot.
"...AMOA Additions & Awards..."

May 12, 2000 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Tres Proyectos Latinos & Young Latin Artists: Vibrant Dialogue
"...AMOA@Laguna Gloria, through August 10 Mexic-Arte Museum, through July 5..."

July 4, 1997 Arts Review

Happy Camper
Judith Sims on 23 Years with Austin's Art Museum
"...shaping the programs at the Austin Museum of Art (AMOA), formerly known as Laguna Gloria Art Museum -- nearly..."

Nov. 15, 1996 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

Glorious Renewal
The Contemporary Austin gives new life to the place where it all began, Laguna Gloria
"...Gloria Art Museum to the Austin Museum of Art (AMOA)...."

March 27, 2015 Arts Feature by Caitlin Greenwood

Austin Museum of Art
For the third time in 25 years, AMOA's plans for a new museum are put on hold
"...Houston-based developer Hines Interests LP, which would acquire from AMOA the western half of the block at Guadalupe and..."

Jan. 9, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

That Was Then; This Is Now
The latest version of 'New Art in Austin' shows how much has changed in three years
"...continue with expansion plans as well, among them Arthouse, AMOA, Zach Theatre, and Austin Children's Museum. Some things change,..."

April 11, 2008 Arts Feature by Salvador Castillo

Will van Overbeek's camera captures the eternal allure of Austin's favorite swimming hole
"...Century in Pictures" exhibition. Two entire rooms of the AMOA are dedicated to the photographer's images. These images are..."

June 29, 2007 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Presto Christo!
Christo and Jeanne-Claude are coming to Austin for the Austin Museum of Art, which has just gotten a splashy new look
"...Speaking of AMOA, the museum has adopted a splashy new look. A..."

March 25, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'You Were Right, Andy'
Getting beneath the surface of Andy Warhol with Tom Sokolowski
"...Warhol: The Candy-Coated American Dream -- Or Not?" at AMOA on Oct. 30...."

Oct. 17, 2003 Arts Feature by Jacqueline May

Suits: The Clothes Make the Man
"...reserved in advance; call 495-9224x297, or send e-mail to @Hotel Jan José (1316 S. Congress); Fri (3/30), 7pm;..."

March 29, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Austin Museum of Art has a new chief curator.
" with architectural plans or a facility. This time, AMOA is building its staff, and it has just made..."

Sept. 10, 1999 Arts Column by Robert Faires

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