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Lunar New Year Parties, OUTsider Fest, and More Recommended Community Events
Get out the vote and more this week
"...Thursday 15, the Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria..."

Feb. 16, 2024 Arts Feature by James Scott

Austin Museum Day 2023
Not sure where to start planning your Austin Museum Day?
"...The Contemporary Austin Laguna Gloria at 3809 W 35th St. Jones Center at..."

Sept. 14, 2023 Events Post

Qmmunity: The Gay Place Rides Again
Original Chron legend Kate X Messer talks "Qmmunity"/"The Gay Place" origins
" Fri., Sept. 1, 7-11pm. The Contemporary Austin at Laguna Gloria, 3809 W. 35th. $15."

Sept. 1, 2023 Column by James Scott

Qmmunity: A Creative Storm Front
Front Festival hits Austin with a storm of great creative showcases over Labor Day weekend
"...a Sept. 1 film showcase at the Contemporary at Laguna Gloria, featuring 15 films by women and LGBTQ+ creators..."

Aug. 25, 2023 Column by James Scott

Allday Pizza Is Opening in Hyde Park
A little slice of heaven is coming to Speedway
"...the residents in the neighborhood bordering Camp Mabry and Laguna Gloria. Indeed, on a recent Sunday afternoon, the patio..."

July 10, 2023 Food Post by Melanie Haupt

Five Best of Austin Originals
Winners from our first BOA issue, 33 years ago, that are still kicking today
" N. Lamar, 512/454-4197. The Contemporary Austin at Laguna Gloria..."

June 16, 2023 Arts Column by Richard Whittaker

Austin Museum Day 2022
Not sure where to start planning your Austin Museum Day?
"...comfort of your own home:! The Contemporary Austin Laguna Gloria at 3809 W 35th St. Jones Center at..."

Sept. 15, 2022 Events Post

Austin’s Best Free Summer Events
From museums to live music to yoga to bats, Austin has it all
"...can be reserved starting the Monday before each show. Laguna Gloria Open Late..."

July 15, 2022 Events Post by Mazzy Oliver Smallwood

From the Archives: Organizing Outside the System – Deborah Shaffer and The Wobblies
Our 1981 interview with the filmmaker behind the classic doc
"...only in the screenings of recent independent productions at Laguna Gloria and CinemaTexas, but also in the success of..."

May 3, 2022 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Contemporary Austin Wants to Celebrate You
Membership hath its privileges, and right now they’re even better
"...that’s Downtown and in the gorgeous lakeside environs of Laguna Gloria...."

Feb. 16, 2022 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

What ARE You Doing for Valentine’s Weekend?
Something special? Nothing at all? “Go away, kid, you bother me” … ?
"...that the Contemporary’s also behind the sculpture-studded woodsiness of Laguna Gloria. Then you should also know, art-lover, that their..."

Feb. 7, 2022 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Are You Local? Crit Group Reunion Redefines What it Means to be an Austin Artist
Two-part retrospective exhibition brings local creatives together, and to the main gallery
"...for Steve Parker, who produced a sound performance at Laguna Gloria in tandem with the Jones Center exhibition. Parker..."

Nov. 19, 2021 Arts Feature by Vivie Behrens

Steve Parker's Foghorn Elegy
The disappearing & defunct methods of seafaring communication
" the local treasure of domesticated land that is Laguna Gloria, you can experience a sunset performance on the..."

Nov. 1, 2021 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin Restaurants With Killer Views
Eat with your eyes (and your mouth)
"...E. Cesar Chavez #700, Spread and Co. at Laguna Gloria..."

Aug. 21, 2021 Food Post by Hannah Williford

Stay Gold Goes Long, Hard Luck Turns Sunny, Sway Is Hopped, Spread & Co. Gets Woodsy, TFM Celebrates Blackness, and – Oooh, Free Cheese?
All the news that's fit to get your taste buds quivering
" outlet on the grounds of the Contemporary Austin’s Laguna Gloria sculpture park. “Housed in compact, modern steel and..."

Feb. 3, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Dimension Sculpture Park Is Newly Illuminated
... and the darkness cannot overcome it
"...enhanced wilderness (somewhat manicured wilderness, to be sure) of Laguna Gloria and the Umlauf Sculpture Garden, both longtime respites..."

Dec. 18, 2020 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Contemporary Austin Feeds Your Head at Home
All the art in the Jones Center and at Laguna Gloria is yours for the viewing on the museum's new website
"...manicured flora or purposely untamed woods of the Contemporary's Laguna Gloria outpost, sunlight dappling through the trees, nature blazing..."

May 15, 2020 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin Area Cancellations and Other COVID-19 Updates
Gov. Abbott declares statewide public health disaster
"...Free-for-All event scheduled for Saturday, March 14 at its Laguna Gloria campus. • TAK, a concert by the New..."

March 13, 2020 News Post by James Renovitch

"The Sorcerer's Burden: Contemporary Art and the Anthropological Turn"
This ambitious exhibition reveals inquiring anthropologists within today’s artists
"...over both museum campuses (the Jones Center Downtown and Laguna Gloria) and much of it consists of lengthy videos..."

Jan. 3, 2020 Arts Review by Robert Faires

"David Culpepper: That's Not Going Anywhere" at Co-Lab Projects
The show is welcome to hang around, but this artist is going places
"...assists in setting up shows at the Contemporary Austin, Laguna Gloria, and elsewhere – much as Sean Gaulager, Co-Lab's..."

Oct. 4, 2019 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Your Guide to Austin Museum Day
Discover Austin-area museums Sunday, Sept. 22, for free!
"...or create a mythical beast that could live at Laguna Gloria. Take in a family-friendly performance, grab a bite..."

Sept. 18, 2019 Events Post

8 Austin Education Opportunities for Adult Learners
Get your GED, find your passion, take a class, or just nerd out for a night
"...Contemporary Austin Art School at Laguna Gloria..."

Aug. 24, 2019 News Post by Alexandra Currie-Buckner

French Picnic Fare at Épicerie at the Contemporary
The menu at Laguna Gloria pairs delightfully with a stroll through the sculpture gardens
"...After enjoying 14 acres of uninterrupted lakefront around Laguna Gloria's sculpture gardens on a sweltering afternoon, I wandered..."

Aug. 9, 2019 Food Feature by Jessi Devenyns

What Happened to Bonnie and Clyde's Missing Gun?
In which we hear the report of a gun and a secret is revealed
", is an instructor at the Art School at Laguna Gloria. She's also the great-niece of Prentiss Oakley –..."

July 5, 2019 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Day Trips: Nueces County Courthouse, Corpus Christi
Historic courthouse escapes wrecking ball for now
"...also designed the railroad depot in San Antonio and Laguna Gloria in Austin...."

March 29, 2019 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Épicerie Opens an Artfully Planned Second Location
Stroll among the art while enjoying baked treats and wine
"...a steel and glass structure on the grounds of Laguna Gloria. To differentiate between the two locations, the new..."

Nov. 20, 2018 Food Post by Jessi Devenyns

"Other Forms of Life" at the Contemporary Austin
With her mysterious and compelling artwork, Huma Bhabha puts us face to alien face
"...Things, that will be displayed on the grounds of Laguna Gloria. Julia Hendrickson, the curator of "Other Forms of..."

Sept. 14, 2018 Arts Feature by Sumaiya Malik

Nicole Eisenman Receives Booth/FLAG Art Prize
NYC artist is the first recipient of the $200,000 award
" extend the exhibition to the sculpture park at Laguna Gloria. A related exhibition will open at the FLAG..."

Aug. 6, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Unglue Your Kids From the TV for These Family-Friendly Summer Activities
Ten things to see and do around Austin, no screens required
" the Contemporary Austin’s Art School on the historic Laguna Gloria campus (3809 W. 35th). Plus, if they've still..."

May 18, 2018 Features Feature by Mae Hamilton

Five Recommended Arts Events In Austin This Weekend
Right before all those, you know, festivals rock the city sideways
"...or Sunday afternoon: Ragnar Kjartansson’s S.S. Hangover gig at Laguna Gloria, as recently reviewed right here by your Chronicle’s..."

April 13, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

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