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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 between Arthouse..."

July 18, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Upgrade Coming for the Contemporary Austin
$3 million renovation coming for the museum's downtown home
"...The Contemporary Austin is raising the roof. Literally...."

Sept. 10, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

"Rodney McMillian: Against a Civic Death" at the Contemporary Austin
In this thought-provoking exhibition, the Suzanne Booth Deal Art Prize winner asks, “What does an architecture of power look like to you?”
"...July 25, 2016, in Philadelphia, a black woman gave the most memorable speech of the night to a room..."

March 16, 2018 Arts Feature by Melany Jean

"Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia" at the Contemporary Austin
The solo exhibition celebrates Devo but also the artist's sound-machine sculptures and high- and low-tech illustrations
"...Did you know that Mark Mothersbaugh used to be in this band called Devo?..."

Feb. 26, 2016 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

“Garth Weiser: Paintings, 2008-2017” at the Contemporary Austin
In this solo show of abstract works, the painter has pinpointed the ungraspable, like grabbing a tiger by the tail
"...From a distance, it's massive, deep, and even threatening. The canvas is boiling with textures, disturbances like static that..."

Aug. 11, 2017 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

The Contemporary Austin
'Susurrus,' 'Music for Wilderness Lake' offer art for the ears as well as eyes
"..."The isle is full of noises,/ Sounds and sweet airs..."

June 27, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

"Other Forms of Life" at the Contemporary Austin
With her mysterious and compelling artwork, Huma Bhabha puts us face to alien face
"...I first came across the work of New York-based modern artist Huma Bhabha earlier..."

Sept. 14, 2018 Arts Feature by Sumaiya Malik

Contemporary Austin Goings & Comings
Judith Sims retires, Deming sculpture Mystic Raven returns
"...idea of how long Judith Sims has worked with the museum we now know as the Contemporary Austin, she..."

Dec. 15, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

'Creativity in the Face of Death: The Contemporary Resonance of Terezín'
UT symposium honors and ponders art created in the Nazi concentration camp
"...Art existing in the midst of genocide is a paradox that the mind..."

Oct. 5, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Austin Chronicle Top 10 Films of 2017
The year in cinema, and the Chronicle’s top 10 lists
"...There's a piece of cinematic wisdom, that 1982 was the..."

Dec. 29, 2017 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Where Is the Next Austin?
"...Dear Editor, I disagree with Dan Solomon’s review of the play, “Austin Is a Place (You Are Here)” [Exhibitionism,..."

May 6, 2013 Postmarks

Touring the Tour
A very meta experience, guided by Heather Pesanti, senior curator of the Contemporary Austin
"...The colossal East Austin Studio Tour is coming out of..."

Nov. 21, 2014 Arts Feature by Seth Orion Schwaiger

Getting Your Head Around (and Hands on) the Art of Abraham Cruzvillegas
Conceptual artist brings "Hi, how are you, Gonzo?" to the Contemporary Austin
"...Abraham Cruzvillegas' "Hi, how are you, Gonzo?," now at the Contemporary Austin, visitors are encouraged to get up close..."

May 3, 2019 Arts Feature by Barbara Purcell

"The Only Knowledge Worth Possessing"
Personal narratives stand at the heart of this exhibit by artists in the Contemporary Austin's Crit Group program
"...The Contemporary Austin has been busy, and "busy" seems like..."

Aug. 28, 2015 Arts Review by Caitlin Greenwood

At Camp Contemporary, Life Imitates Art
Contemporary Austin’s adult camp merges music and nature
"...lake and ghost stories told into flashlight microphones – these are the memories of a childhood summer camp. A..."

July 29, 2016 Arts Post by Emily Gibson

Year of the Booster
The 2015-16 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...For anyone feeling down about the state of our city, the 24th edition of the..."

May 25, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Critics Table's Grand Tales
The winners of the 2018-19 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Anyone who has attended previous awards ceremonies hosted by the Austin Critics Table – most often, lengthy affairs that..."

June 4, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Critics Name Cream of the Cultural Crop
The nominees for the 2017-18 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Members of the Austin Critics Table have considered the hundreds of stage..."

May 14, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Art in the Park: 'American Dream'
It's the day for you to deliver MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech
"...You've no doubt heard Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. Maybe you've..."

Oct. 22, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Nominees for the 2018-19 Austin Critics Table Awards Announced
The Critics Table's picture-perfect year
"...Members of the Austin Critics Table have considered the hundreds of stage..."

May 13, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

November Is Austin Art Month
With EAST, POP Austin, and the Creek Show, who's to argue?
"...you're hot to gorge on turkey this month, but there's something else you should feast on first: art. While..."

Nov. 10, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The 2015-16 Austin Critics Table Awards
The 2015-16 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Capital T Theatre had a reason to crow at the Austin Critics..."

May 27, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin's Artspace Crisis and Microvenues
Are home art galleries and mini-performance venues the answer to the space crunch?
"...night, when Pump Project Art Complex closes its exhibition "The Door by the Garden," it will also bring to..."

June 22, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Austin Arts Hall of Fame Class of 2018
Actor/director Norman Blumensaadt, dance artists Kathy Dunn Hamrick and Anuradha Naimpally, and philanthropists Jeanne and Michael Klein join the ranks of cultural heroes
"...When you look at the vitality of the arts and culture in Austin, it..."

May 25, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Mike Osborne: Man of the Moment
Photographer Mike Osborne is looking for the bigger picture in the world we share
"...Few fully grown adults spend years studying Monopoly, the landmark Parker Brothers (now Hasbro-owned) board game, for its..."

June 10, 2016 Arts Feature by Sean L. Malin

Top 10 Contemporary Galleries in Austin in 2015
For newcomers to Austin's visual arts scene, here are 10 galleries that upped their game in 2015
"...For the droves of newcomers looking for entry to the best..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Seth Orion Schwaiger

At the Intersection of Fashion and Justice
Creators of Saturday's workshop on how fashion fights inequality
"...to any individual varies. Some folks are meticulous in their dress, others content to grab a semi-clean shirt off..."

Feb. 2, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Mikaila Rushing

Getting to Oz Through Austin Arts
Area arts events make a Yellow Brick Road to The Wizard of Oz in Zilker Park
"...Summer is the season of travel, of leaving your humdrum, gray existence..."

May 19, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Snapshot: Austin's Large-Scale Public Art
Exploring the big ideas behind big art installations
"..."As an artist, you can never imagine the many different ways people will interpret or interact with..."

Feb. 2, 2018 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

Five Recommended Arts Events in Austin This Weekend
In which your local cultural FOMO is subdued via this handy listicle
"...So – you survived another April Fool’s Day, then? Without anyone replacing your Oreos’..."

April 6, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

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