Upcoming Events

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

BurlsHoovesandShells on a Pedestal of Conglomerates

BurlsHoovesandShells on a Pedestal of Conglomerates
  • September 22, 2017 6:00 PM To December 9, 2017 5:00 PM

In a site-specific installation commissioned by the Visual Arts Center, Larry Bamburg, the Fall 2017 Artist-in-Residence, pursues a process of making that is determined by an arbitrary set of rules to build a structure as tall as possible using a collection of like materials: burls, hooves and shells.

Admission: N/A

Visual Arts Center

Fool's Romance / Books from Aeromoto

Fool's Romance / Books from Aeromoto
  • September 22, 2017 6:00 PM To December 9, 2017 5:00 PM

This exhibition presents over 300 artists' books from Mexico City-based non-profit art library Aeromoto in a setting made conducive to perusal and discovery by greenery, couches, and hammocks.

Admission: N/A

Visual Arts Center

American Dream

American Dream
  • September 22, 2017 6:00 PM To October 20, 2017 5:00 PM

This exhibition presents work made during a recent course taught by The New Barbizon group, a collective of Russian-born, Israeli-based artists who have returned to the tradition of 'plein air' painting.

Admission: N/A

Visual Arts Center

Kind of About Michigan

Kind of About Michigan
  • September 22, 2017 6:00 PM To October 20, 2017 5:00 PM

Studio Art MFA candidates Marta Lee and Anika Steppe show new paintings and photography made in response to a shared summer road trip to Michigan.

Admission: N/A

Visual Arts Center

Type Hike

Type Hike
  • October 5, 2017 5:00 PM To January 27, 2018 7:00 PM

The Courtyard Gallery presents an exhibition of posters designed by Type Hike: a collaborative nonprofit design project that supports the outdoors through typography.

Admission: N/A

Courtyard Gallery

Sacred Ground / Tierra Sagrada: Art Education & Cultural Exchange in Antigua, Guatemala

Sacred Ground / Tierra Sagrada: Art Education & Cultural Exchange in Antigua, Guatemala
  • October 10, 2017 12:00 AM To October 20, 2017 12:00 AM

In April 2017, a group of faculty and students from UT’s graduate program in Art Education traveled to Antigua, Guatemala to participate in the largest Holy Week celebration in the Western Hemisphere. With the exhibition Sacred Ground / Tierra Sagrada, the group revisits the process of designing and creating an alfombra, a colorful carpet of dyed sawdust and organic materials intended to provide a holy ground for the city’s impressive religious processions to walk upon during Holy Week. Examining themes of ephemerality, multisensory experience, and cross-cultural exchange, this exhibition highlights the value of multicultural engagement to the field of art education.

Admission: N/A

Visual Arts Center

Larry Bamburg in Conversation with Amy Hauft

Larry Bamburg in Conversation with Amy Hauft
  • October 17, 2017 4:00 PM

Larry Bamburg experiments with elements of the natural world, resulting in his sculptural works. His process is rooted in discovery — he often establishes an end goal and then works backwards in figuring how it can be realized. Bamburg’s artist talk with Leslie Waggoner Professor in Sculpture Amy Hauft will delve into his current exhibition installed at the Visual Arts Center, BurlsHoovesandShells on a Pedestal of Conglomerates. The exhibition will be on view until Dec. 9, 2017 with open gallery hours directly before the talk.  

Larry Bamburg earned a BFA in Painting and Metalsmithing from Texas Tech University and an MFA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He also attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Bamburg received an Emerging Artist Grant from the Rema Hort Mann Foundation in New York. He was a recent artist in residence at San Antonio’s Artpace. He currently has a large scale outdoor project on display through March 2018 on New York City’s High Line titled Avian Bird’s-Eye Burl Perch Camera Trap: hinged, galvanized and grounded. He is represented by Simone Subal Gallery in NYC.

Admission: N/A

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University Orchestra

University Orchestra
  • October 17, 2017 7:30 PM

The UT University Orchestra, led by doctoral conducting students Paul Grobey and Tamara Dworetz, will open their season with works by Wagner, Tchaikovsky and Franck.

Admission: Free

Bates Recital Hall