Upcoming Events

September 2017

Building the Wall

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From Pulitzer Prize and Tony® Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan, comes the incendiary political thriller that is captivating audiences across the country. Written in “a white heat” fury following the November 2016 election, Building the Wall imagines a dystopia impacted by President Trump’s border and immigration policies.

Admission: $$15.00 - $26.00

Oscar G. Brockett Theatre

Landmarks Guided Tour

  • September 3, 2017 11:00 AM Past

Docent-led walking tour of works in the public art collection.

Admission: Free

Gordon-White Building, 210 W. 24th Street

Landmarks Volunteer Ice Cream Social

  • September 5, 2017 4:30 PM Past

UT Students: Eat free ice cream and learn about Landmarks Docents and Landmarks Preservation Guild. Tuesday, September 5 at 4:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Donald Lipski's The West on Inner Campus Drive

Industry Insights: A Career in Arts Journalism and Writing with Robert Faires & Jay Handelman

  • September 7, 2017 11:00 AM Past

Industry Insights attendance is only open to current COFA students and COFA alumni.

In this moderated conversation, Robert Faires, Arts Editor of the Austin Chronicle,and Jay Handelman, Arts Critic of the Sarasota Herald Tribune, will explore questions and pathways about careers in arts journalism and writing. If you’re wondering how to combine your creative talents with your love for writing, this talk is for you! Students will be given a chance to dialogue and engage with both of these professionals, deepening their understanding of the role of the critic in the modern artistic landscape.

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The Miró Quartet at Bates Recital Hall

  • September 7, 2017 7:30 PM Past

The Miró Quartet opens their season with one of Haydn’s charming “Apponyi” quartets, a selection of love songs from Dvorak’s song cycle Cypresses arranged by the composer himself, and Beethoven’s monumental C-sharp minor quartet, cast in seven continuous movements.

Admission: $$10–35

Bates Recital Hall

Tips & Tiffs: FACS 101

  • September 8, 2017 2:30 PM Past

Our Tiffs & Tips series features workshops for CoFA students on practical topics ranging from job searching to creating a resume to financial management. Come and enjoy freshly baked Tiff’s cookies while enhancing your professional development skills.

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David Small, baritone

  • September 8, 2017 7:30 PM Past

This program features music about the Holocaust during World War II, including works by composers and poets who were in the Theresienstadt concentration camp. 

Featuring Robert Kassinger, double bass; Kristin Jensen, bassoon; & Gregory Allen, piano

Admission: $$5–20

Bates Recital Hall

Concert to Honor David Renner

  • September 10, 2017 3:00 PM Past

Butler School of Music alumni who studied with Associate Professor of Piano David Renner during his long tenure here will play piano works and give tributes to honor his career. Professor Renner retires in August 2017 after 43 years of teaching at the Butler School.

Admission: $Free

Bates Recital Hall

Tips & Tiffs: Resumes 101

  • September 13, 2017 12:00 PM Past

Our Tiffs & Tips series features workshops for CoFA students on practical topics ranging from job searching to creating a resume to financial management. Come and enjoy freshly baked Tiff’s cookies while enhancing your professional development skills.

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Classicism Meets Modernity: Greek and Roman Art in the Nineteenth Century

  • September 14, 2017 4:00 PM Past

As part of the Art History Lecture Series, Dr. Caroline Vout of Cambridge University discusses the evolution of perspectives on Classicism.

Admission: N/A

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Tips & Tiffs: Cover Letters

  • September 15, 2017 2:30 PM Past

Our Tiffs & Tips series features workshops for CoFA students on practical topics ranging from job searching to creating a resume to financial management. Come and enjoy freshly baked Tiff’s cookies while enhancing your professional development skills.

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Lab Orchestra

  • September 17, 2017 2:00 PM Past

Admission: $Free

Bates Recital Hall

Mesoamerican Center presents ""Central American Nahuatl and the Post-Classic in Guatemala​"

  • September 18, 2017 4:00 PM Past

Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Sergio Romero will give a presentation on Mesoamerican societies linking the indigenous languages of Central Mexico and Guatemala into a theoretical framework of language contact around the time of the Spanish conquest.

Admission: N/A

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Dover Quartet

  • September 18, 2017 8:00 PM Past

Admission: $$10.00 - $40.00

McCullough Theatre

Tips & Tiffs: Applying to Graduate School

  • September 20, 2017 12:00 PM Past

Our Tiffs & Tips series features workshops for CoFA students on practical topics ranging from job searching to creating a resume to financial management. Come and enjoy freshly baked Tiff’s cookies while enhancing your professional development skills.

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Tips & Tiffs: The Art of Finance

  • September 22, 2017 2:30 PM Past

Our Tiffs & Tips series features workshops for CoFA students on practical topics ranging from job searching to creating a resume to financial management. Come and enjoy freshly baked Tiff’s cookies while enhancing your professional development skills.

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Aeromoto: In Conversation

  • September 22, 2017 3:30 PM Past

Co-founders Mauricio Marcin and Maru Calva discuss the history and collection of Aeromoto, a public art library and community space in Mexico City's Colonia Juarez.

Admission: N/A

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Conversation & Cribbage

  • September 22, 2017 5:00 PM Past

In a public presentation related to their exhibition 'Kind of About Michigan', Studio Art MFA candidates Anika Steppe and Marta Lee will outline their summer trip around the state and then answer questions in a Q&A, all while playing Cribbage, a favorite Midwestern pastime.

Admission: N/A

VAC Center Space Gallery

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

  • 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

  • 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

Mille Otto

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

Mille Otto presents work made by students participating in the Summer 2017 Learning Tuscany study abroad program in central Italy.

Admission: N/A

Visual Arts Center

Visual Arts Centers Fall 2017 Season Opening

  • September 22, 2017 6:00 PM Past

Join the VAC for the opening of five new exhibitions.

Admission: N/A

Visual Arts Center

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

Longhorn Honor Choir

  • September 23, 2017 5:00 PM Past

Admission: Free

Bates Recital Hall

Epic Collections: American Pursuit of Indian Paintings

  • September 25, 2017 4:00 PM

As part of the Art History Lecture Series and capitalizing on the current Blanton Museum exhibition, "Epic Tales from Ancient India," Amy Poster will bring together a group of Indian painting collections and the collectors who assembled them to illustrate the intriguing stories behind their history.

Admission: N/A

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Catharine Lysinger & Alex McDonald, piano duo

  • September 25, 2017 7:30 PM

Catharine Lysinger is senior lecturer in piano and pedagogy at SMU's Meadows School of the Arts, where she is also the artistic director of the piano preparatory department. Alex McDonald has soloed with the Orquesta Sinfónica del Estado de Mexico, the Louisiana Philharmonic, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and the Utah Symphony Orchestra, among others. They will play a program of virtuosic piano duo transcriptions of orchestral works.

Admission: Free

Bates Recital Hall

HurricAID: A Benefit Concert for UT Students Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

  • September 26, 2017 6:00 PM

Hurricane Harvey is still affecting Texans and its aftermath will be felt for years to come. Many of our students come from areas that were completely devastated.

In UT's ongoing efforts to support these students, the Butler School of Music is putting on a marathon benefit concert featuring a full roster of faculty, students and other guest artists. Together, we can help ensure the educational pursuits of all our students remain within their reach.

Music will be played from 6–10pm – feel free to come and go at any time during the marathon. 

Admission: Suggested $20 Donation

Bates Recital Hall

Intern Scholarship Info Session

  • September 27, 2017 12:00 PM

This info session will provide students with tips on applying for the Intern Scholarship. The Intern Scholarship provides students the opportunity to apply for up to $2,000 of funding to support their internship experience.

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Visiting Artist Lecture: Caroline Wells Chandler

  • September 28, 2017 4:00 PM

Caroline Wells Chandler's brightly colored hand-crocheted works explore notions of queerness and sexuality as well as the art historical canon. He will be discussing his process and practice in this artist talk.

Admission: N/A

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Butler Collage Series

  • September 28, 2017 7:30 PM

The Butler School Collage Series offers students at the Butler School of Music an opportunity to formally perform outside of studio classes, master classes, and degree recitals. This school-sponsored recital series focuses specifically on solo performance at a polished level, with or without a collaborative pianist. It is open to solo performers from every studio in the program including non-majors. Each concert is approximately 90 minutes long with 6-7 performers per concert. 

Admission: Free

Recital Studio, MRH 2.608

Industry Insights: Rooster Teeth on the 40 Acres with Burnie Burns

  • September 29, 2017 2:30 PM

Industry Insights attendance is only open to current COFA students and COFA alumni.

As the Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Rooster Teeth, Burnie Burns has re-defined video content in the 21st century. Through projects like Red vs. Blue and Lazer Team, Burns has engaged with millions of fans. He will speak about his career and how he grew Rooster Teeth into one of the world’s most well-known entertainment brands.

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Father John Misty

  • September 29, 2017 8:00 PM

Father John Misty performs September 29 at Bass Concert Hall in support of his new album, Pure Comedy.

Admission: $39.50 - $55.00

Bass Concert Hall

Father John Misty

  • September 29, 2017 8:00 PM

Father John Misty performs September 29 and October 2 at Bass Concert Hall in support of his new album, Pure Comedy.

Admission: $$39.50 - $55.00

Bass Concert Hall

Melissa Muñoz – Senior Trumpet Recital

  • September 30, 2017 1:30 PM

Butler School of Music senior recital

Admission: Free

Bates Recital Hall

Excessive Noise: Hear No Evil with Page Stephens

  • September 30, 2017 6:00 PM

Admission: Free and open to the public

Fine Arts Library

Excessive Noise Series

  • September 30, 2017 6:00 PM

Admission: Free

Fine Arts Library, Foundry