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Changes at UT’s Fine Arts Library Cause a Rift in the College of Fine Arts
Showdown on the fifth floor
"...A tale of two floors: On one, rows and rows of books..."

March 30, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

UT College of Fine Arts: Dempster named dean
After running UT's College of Fine Arts for a year, interim Dean Doug Dempster has gotten the job for keeps
"...last, Doug Dempster can take that pesky "interim" out of his job title. The University of Texas professor has..."

Dec. 21, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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

Rite of Spring: The Austin Fine Arts Festival
Local sculptor Damian Priour talks about being Featured Artist for one of the city's rites of spring: the Austin Fine Arts Festival.
"...Forty Acres; and Fiesta popping up on the grounds of Laguna Gloria. Back before festivals spread all over the..."

April 12, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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

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

UT Fine Arts Library
Using ancient artifacts of the Americas to lure people back to the library
"...Hidden in plain sight for all of Austin to see is an engaging collection of pre-Columbian..."

Feb. 19, 2010 Arts Feature by Madeline Irvine

Blanton Museum of Art
Ned Rifkin, former Smithsonian undersecretary of art, is the new director of the Blanton
"...to The Washington Post's Jacqueline Trescott following the announcement of his resignation as undersecretary for art at the Smithsonian..."

May 22, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Anatomy of a Print
Artist Lance Letscher and Slugfest print studio team up to produce a labor of something like love.
"...Lance Letscher runs his X-Acto blade along the outlines of a lithograph. He slices deeply into the paper, excising..."

April 5, 2002 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Downtown Austin Is Getting a Fresh Coat of Museums
"...illustration by Robert Faries..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

Art of the State '98
Art & Theatre to See Around Texas This Summer
"...Windows of Remembrance at Josef and Edith Mincberg Gallery, Houston That..."

May 29, 1998 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Arts Stalwarts
Twelve of Austin's cultural heroes will be inducted into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame at the 2003 Austin Critics Table Awards ceremony, and here is an introduction to them and some of their significant contributions to the local arts scene.
"...cultural heroes. They are individuals who have founded local arts institutions and nurtured their development, pioneered forms of creative..."

May 30, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

UT School of Music
Ernest and Sarah Butler make the largest-ever donation to a music school at a public university
"...Of the many beautiful sounds heard around the University of..."

March 28, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Art of the State
"...The following is a monthly supplement to the arts section, featuring events and exhibitions from across Texas. Art:..."

Nov. 24, 1995 Arts Feature

Day Trips & Beyond: Daytripping in the Age of a Pandemic
Stay home, stay safe, and still scratch that travel itch
"...Essential Services and Activities Protocols for the entire state of Texas. This executive order allows physical activity like going..."

April 8, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

10 Recommended Arts Events This Fall
So much creative energy flowing to quench your cultural thirst
"...is there anything … worthwhile going on in Austin’s fine arts sector this fall?..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Events Post

Miles and Miles of Canvas
For 2011, the Texas Biennial lives up to its name by spreading across the state
"...in some ways, since I spent a fair amount of time here as a younger person and my parents..."

April 8, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Art of the State
Art:
"...ART MUSEUM OF SOUTH TEXAS offers "A Painter's Path," featuring work..."

Nov. 22, 1996 Arts Feature

Art of the Pot
Art of the Pot, the annual showcase of local and national pottery, is here for your Mother's Day weekend family activity and gifting pleasure
"...pot is made by hand, it retains the feel of the artisan, the scale of that person. I declare..."

May 12, 2006 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

At the Alamo Downtown: Two Star Symphony does 'The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari'
At the Alamo Lakecreek the Docuweek Multicity Documentary Tour
"...thanks to German director Robert Wiene and The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, his 1920 masterpiece of expressionist filmmaking. Wiene's..."

Nov. 3, 2006 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Day Trips & Beyond: Daytripping in the Age of a Pandemic
Texas travel updates as of Memorial Day weekend
"...Face coverings are the fashion statement of 2020. There’s no reason to go with plain-old boring..."

May 22, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Jeff Williams: Thickly Settled
For his exhibit 'Thickly Settled,' artist Jeff Williams has blanketed an array of everyday objects in an electrostatic flocking fiber that looks a lot like dust from an AC window unit
"...As the first truly hot days of the year approach and air-conditioning units across town are..."

June 8, 2007 Arts Review by Amanda Douberley

The Education of a Lifetime
A look at UT's Performing Arts Center and the process by which they bring the biggest names in jazz to Austin.
"...midnight, long after UT's Bass Concert Hall had turned off all the lights and gone to bed. Except, down..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Music Feature by Christopher Hess

Five Arts Events in Austin This Weekend
Theatre, graphic glory, steamrollering, coffee, and the ol' brown box
"...the city. Experience something more than the familiar cushions of that couch and the pressure gravity imparts upon your..."

Feb. 9, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Remembrances of Raúl, Part Three
More memorials and memories of Raúl Salinas.
"...In memory of Raúl Roy “Tapon” Salinas (1934-2008), we continue to offer..."

Feb. 25, 2008 News Post by Belinda Acosta

Vision of a New Republic
Plans for the Revitalization of Republic Square
"...When Bobbie Barker, regional vice-president of Southern Union Gas, was chair of the Downtown Austin..."

July 13, 2001 News Feature by Chale Nafus

Arts & Entertainment
"...started right (okay, a dance floor and a stack of vinyl never hurt). These freelance DJs have rocked the..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

A Museum Comes of Age
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July 23, 1999 Arts Feature by Mary Jane Garza

Downtown Visual Arts
"...1.Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art (proposed site), Speedway & Martin Luther King..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Arts Feature

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 one..."

Dec. 28, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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