Events by Region

Houston

Women, Art & Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise

Stark Museum of Art

September 20 - January 3, 2015

In 1895, Newcomb Pottery was established in New Orleans as part artist collective, part social experiment and part business. (The "social experiment" part involved teaching Southern women self-reliance by way of education, and helping them gain financial independence through the sale of their wares.) This collection, from the Newcomb Art Gallery at Tulane University in New Orleans, includes pottery, metalwork, bookbinding and textiles. If you've ever enjoyed an episode of Antiques Roadshow, this exhibit is for you.

DFW

Mike Osborne: Monopoly

Holly Johnson Gallery

October 11 - December 20, 2014

Mike Osborne’s Monopoly translates the game board's Mondrian-like map into photographs that grapple with the Atlantic City's complicated past and present. His conversion of the game into representations of actual places is absurd but serious, a means of reflecting on the problems that have plagued many American cities over the last half-century.

Austin

Do Ho Suh

The Contemporary Austin

September 20 - January 11, 2015

Light box objects, a recreated golden fishing net made from tiny human figures, and one of Suh's signature architectural interiors made from translucent scrim material. Let's see what Suh can do!

San Antonio

Intimate Impressionism from the National Gallery of Art

McNay Art Museum

September 3 - January 4, 2015

70 paintings from the era when "avant-garde" and "plein-air" went together. Organized by the National Gallery of Art and drawn from the collections of Ailsa Mellon Bruce, her brother Paul Mellon, and others. See it now, else you'll have to stop in San Francisco, Seattle, Rome or Tokyo!

West Texas

Sound Speed Marker: Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler

Ballroom Marfa

February 28 - October 26, 2014

Hubbard/Birchler are two Austin-based artists who collaborate in video, photography and sculpture. This exhibition consists of three films and associated photographs that explore film's relationship to place. This is also the world premiere of the Ballroom Marfa-commissioned Giant (2014), which documents the decaying set of the Reata mansion from the 1956  film.

The Panhandle

Ulterior Motifs no. 13: The 15th Year Anniversary

The Louise Hopkins Underwood Center For The Arts- LHUCA

October 3 - November 29, 2014

A whirlwind extravaganza of paintings, drawings, and shit-kicking shenanigans. The newest reincarnation of UM  lines up a statwide roster of artists, with works ranging from the ridiculous to the sublime, all capturing the heart and soul of of Contemporary Texas Life. Participating artists include:  The Art Guys, Franklin Ackerley, Bale Creek Allen, Kelly Allison, Michael Ray Charles,James Drake, Ana Fernandez, Bill Fitzgibbons, B.C. Gilbert, Wayne Gilbert, Felice House, Luis Jimenez, Daniel Johnston, Sharon Kopriva, Leigh Merrill, Rahul Mitra, Mark Ponder, Peter Saul, Hills Snyder, Gary Sweeney, Jesse “Guitar” Taylor, Bryan Wheeler, and Jeff F. Wheeler

East Texas

Women, Art & Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise

Stark Museum of Art

September 20 - January 3, 2015

In 1895, Newcomb Pottery was established in New Orleans as part artist collective, part social experiment and part business. (The "social experiment" part involved teaching Southern women self-reliance by way of education, and helping them gain financial independence through the sale of their wares.) This collection, from the Newcomb Art Gallery at Tulane University in New Orleans, includes pottery, metalwork, bookbinding and textiles. If you've ever enjoyed an episode of Antiques Roadshow, this exhibit is for you.

The Valley