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Austin Museum of Art
The museum is losing a block but may be gaining a leg up on a new facility
"...For close to 30 years, the Austin Museum of Art has clung to the dream of..."

Dec. 24, 2010 Arts Feature 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
"...When the Austin Museum of Art unveiled its latest plans for a..."

Feb. 29, 2008 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?
"...They sealed the deal – "they" being the boards of Arthouse and the Austin Museum of Art, who, after..."

Nov. 11, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Museum of Art
After nine years at the helm, AMOA's director takes his leave
"...Dana Friis-Hansen, who's worked with the Austin Museum of Art since 1999 and served as its..."

Jan. 21, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Museum of Art
For the third time in 25 years, AMOA's plans for a new museum are put on hold
"...After two attempts to construct a new Downtown museum collapsed in economic turmoil, first in the mid-Eighties, then..."

Jan. 9, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Museum of Art: On the Count of Three, a New Home
For the third time, AMOA is moving forward with plans to build a permanent facility Downtown
"...third time looks to be the charm for the Austin Museum of Art, which made official on Tuesday its..."

Feb. 22, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Earthen Works at the Austin Museum of Art Revolution in Clay
"...hooked. Revolution in Clay, selections from the Marer Collection of contemporary ceramics, called out like an old friend I..."

Nov. 24, 1995 Arts Feature

Blanton Museum of Art
The UT museum acquires 12 works by Texas artists through an art lottery
"...Everybody loves winning the lottery, even museums. And while the Blanton Museum of Art's recent score..."

Aug. 12, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

“Teresa Hubbard/Alexander Birchler: Giant” at the Blanton Museum of Art
The film is good at showing the fate of the film set of Giant, but it leaves open the question of what’s happened to Marfa
"...Giant, a film by "Austin- and Berlin-based" artists Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler, features..."

Aug. 25, 2017 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Blanton Museum of Art: Ann Wilson takes the reins
Ann Wilson has been named interim director of the Blanton Museum of Art
"...Otto Hite made the decision to retire as director of the Blanton Museum of Art, drawing a close to..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Ellsworth Kelly's Austin Opens at the Blanton Museum of Art
By building this structure, the Blanton enabled a major modern artist to realize his masterwork
"...building wound up not being made. But the idea of the building didn't leave Kelly when that happened, and..."

Feb. 16, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Art of the Business of Art
Gallery owners David Berman, Wally Workman, and Steve Clark talk about their lives promoting artists and selling art
"...Visual artists of all ilk have a thing with money. Most..."

July 30, 2004 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

Five Austin Museum Day Recommendations
Back, tyranny of choice! Back, we say!
"...With the Austin Museum Day celebration providing free admission at venues all..."

Sept. 15, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Top 10 Happy Moments of Art Appreciation and Artists Who Found a New Gear This Year
Chronicle Arts writer Rachel Koper remembers 2008 in the visual arts
"...comeback; it was worth waiting for this new group of sculptures...."

Jan. 2, 2009 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Art City Austin: A new kind of art fair
Art Alliance Austin is calling on artists and architects to make work that will reinvent its annual art fair
"...What had been the Austin Fine Arts Festival is now Art City Austin, and..."

Dec. 28, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Visual Arts: 'Art in America' surveys the scene
For a national magazine to do a story on Austin that's just about the visual arts scene is pretty much unheard of
"...By now, Austin has been the subject of so many stories in..."

Dec. 28, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 of Austin's Visual Art in 2013
Much of the year's most exceptional contemporary art drew inspiration from the past and from science
"...3) 'LIFELIKE' (Blanton Museum of Art)..."

Jan. 3, 2014 Arts Feature by Caitlin Greenwood

Tubes of Art
"...Antonio. We're going to hear the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum's senior curator of film and media arts, John G...."

Sept. 11, 1998 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

The Power of Art in Austin’s Overlooked Objects
Defining the city's personality from the moonlight towers to the railroad bridge
"...Austin's character is made by its people, objects, and places...."

Aug. 5, 2016 Arts Feature by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Austin Heart of Film Festival Schedule (Revised)
"...The Austin Heart of Film Screenwriters Conference and Festival (AHFF) is..."

Oct. 8, 1999 Screens Feature

Austin Heart of Film
Screenwriters Conference and Festival Schedule
"...The Austin Heart of Film Screenwriters Conference and Festival (AHoFF) is..."

Oct. 1, 1999 Screens Feature

Showers of Art and Lit
Let's not call the New South Festival of Literary Arts and Cartooning a perfect storm of indie media, please
"...If there's a lot of rain on Saturday, June 6, an affable young man..."

June 5, 2015 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Now Showing: The Contemporary Austin
Museum bids adios to AMOA-Arthouse, unveils new identity
"...As of today, the visual arts institution born of the merger..."

July 18, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Art of Saving AMOA
Crisis at the Austin Museum of Art: Layoffs, Reorganization, Uncertain Funding
"...How many years does it take to build an art museum? In Austin, we're up to 18 years and..."

July 13, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Increments of Destruction
Chris Jordan's 'Running the Numbers' at Austin Museum of Art
"..."What is any ocean but a multitude of drops?"..."

July 2, 2010 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

'Books and Parts of Books: 1996-2004'
Lance Letscher's current retrospective at the Austin Museum of Art is exciting in its breadth and diversity and the sense of possibility those qualities create
"...Since its inception, collage has thrived in the corners of the art world. From scrapbook pages to fine artworks,..."

June 25, 2004 Arts Feature by Molly Beth Brenner

Contemporary Austin Goings & Comings
Judith Sims retires, Deming sculpture Mystic Raven returns
"...To give you an idea of how long Judith Sims has worked with the museum..."

Dec. 15, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Here Comes Austin
Blanton Museum breaks ground on Ellsworth Kelly chapel
"...This weekend, the Blanton Museum of Art is taking its first steps toward realizing..."

Oct. 30, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

From Stuff, Art
The 21st 'New American Talent' exhibition features a whopping 72 works of art, many of them created from everyday objects
"...Chances are you'll notice at least one of the four modified "Exit" signs by Austin artist Kurt..."

July 14, 2006 Arts Feature by Amanda Douberley

Toast to an Artspace About Art
Pro-Jex's Tunnel of Art on Fifth Street Was More Than a Gallery, Much More
"...Neil Coleman at the original Pro-Jex Gallery photograph by..."

April 3, 1998 Arts Feature by John Spong

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