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January 2020

Texas Biennial Open call

January 19
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Until Feb. 2
Big Medium, 916 Springdale Road, Building 2, Suite 101
Austin, 78702
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$20

The 2020 Texas Biennial Open Call is open to artists currently living and/or working in Texas, Texas natives/expats working anywhere in the world, and artists who have produced significant work in Texas over the last three years. Artists working in any media or discipline may apply online from December 2, 2019 – February 7, 2020.

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Free Gallery Talk: Gods Behaving Badly

January 30 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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Always Free on Thursdays

Join Chrissy Zappella, Blanton Fellow of European Art, Painting and Sculpture, for an in-depth discussion of two mythological paintings that uses historical context as well as technical and stylistic examination to analyze themes of gender and sexual politics in the ancient, early-modern, and contemporary world. This is our first “Old Masters/ Modern World” lecture, a series of talks that critically explore the continued relevance of centuries-old artworks to the lives of viewers today. **This talk touches on themes of sexual…

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February 2020

UMLAUF After Dark ft. Will Taylor and Strings Attached

February 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum, 605 Robert E Lee Rd
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$7

Join us for our first UMLAUF After Dark of 2020! We'll have live music from Will Taylor and Strings Attached, artwork and handmade goods from the Creative Arts Society, beer from Austin Beerworks, cocktails from Tito's Handmade Vodka, lawn games, and more! Plus, it will be your first chance to get your Garden Party 2020 tickets at a discounted early bird rate! UMLAUF Members: Free Everyone else: $7

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atxGALS Galentine’s Show

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Cathedral, 2403 E. 16th St.
Austin, 78702
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$45

Come in for a fun, red hot evening while also supporting local arts and the community. A portion of proceeds will benefit Girls Empowerment Network. The Queen of Hearts themed night will kick off on Valentine’s Day, February 14th, at 6pm and will feature DJ Diggy Dutch, art from 10 amazing local women artists, photo booth, and deliciously festive cocktails provided by Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Dulce Vida Tequila, Austin Eastciders + more. Grab your gals, grab your guys and come…

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The Avant-garde Networks of Amauta: Argentina, Mexico, and Peru in the 1920s

February 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until May 17, 2020

Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Muther King Jr. Blvd.
Austin, 78712
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Founded and directed by José Carlos Mariátegui, the Peruvian magazine Amauta was one of the most influential cultural and political periodicals of the early 20th century. The exhibition follows Amauta’s development as a platform to explore the diversity of the avant-garde artistic production in Peru, Argentina, and Mexico and the debates that shaped the art of Latin America during the 1920s. This exhibition, co-organized by the Blanton Museum of Art of The University of Texas at Austin and Museo de Arte de Lima,…

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April 2020

70th Annual Art City Austin Festival

April 17
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 am, repeating until April 19, 2020

Republic Square, 422 Guadalupe St.
Austin, 78701
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$10 – $50

Art Alliance Austin is excited to launch early-bird ticket sales for the 70th annual Art City Austin Festival and Preview Party taking place April 17-19, 2020, at Republic Square, in downtown Austin.   Art City Austin will kick off its 70th year with the return of the preview party at Republic Square on Friday, April 17, 2020. This year’s theme is “Viva Fiesta,” paying homage to the festival’s roots. Preview Party guests will enjoy a lively evening with a full…

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