The Contemporary Austin (formerly AMOA-Arthouse) at Laguna Gloria
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A day of family programs—use everyday materials to create robots and then bring them to life at an animation station.
Ronen Sharabani will create a site-specific outdoor and indoor video projection, Matchbox, in celebration of the Driscoll Villa at Laguna Gloria’s hundred-year anniversary.
Get to know all of The Contemporary Austin’s educational offerings during this free, family-friendly open house. Events include art demonstrations, crafting, and the ability to...Read More
A site-specific installation by Chicago-based artist Lise Haller Baggesen. The work is inspired by Baggesen’s “ongoing attempts to organize her thoughts on motherhood in history, music, art,...Read More
A screening of Andy Warhol’s film Sleep. Reservations can be made here.
A family event where children can create bubble wands. This is inspired by Roger Hiorns’s artwork on view at Laguna Gloria.
A performance using puppets, costumes and props to teach about animals that live in Texas. There will also be information booths by wildlife organizations. Performance...Read More
Recorded sound installation and exhibition of a large-scale, reflective sculpture in the forest at Laguna Gloria. Lucky Dragons is a collaboration between Sarah Rara and...Read More
British-born, San Francisco–based artist Richard T. Walker was seduced by the sublime beauty of the American West, and has spent the last six years exploring...Read More
“Twelve trombonists positioned around the lagoon play meditative music across the water to one another at dusk and dawn while the music is cued via...Read More
Arrgh, me hearties! Let’s talk knots!
Susurrus (an obscure onomatopoeic word meaning a whispering or rustling sound) is Scottish playwright David Leddy’s audio/theater experiment that turns a walk in the park into...Read More
A gathering in the Orly Genger installation for an evening celebrating restaurants as sites of creativity and community. View Spinning Plates, a documentary about three...Read More
Enjoy the fine art of a contemporary picnic brunch while checking out newly commissioned sculptures by Liam Gillick and Marianne Vitale. Advance tickets recommended. Tickets...Read More
The Art School hosts artist Kensuke Yamada for the fifth annual Visiting Ceramic Artist Program. During a free public talk Yamada will discuss how he...Read More
Utilizing the abandoned evidence of quotidian human existence as raw material, Marianne Vitale transforms decaying elements of rural life into rugged visual poems alluding to...Read More
A sparse aesthetic vocabulary belies conceptual complexity in the work of Liam Gillick in which distilled elements of utopian modernism, power ideology, social interaction, and...Read More
Joining in the Texas Biennial 2013 as one of the event’s 80 participating organizations, The Contemporary Austin will presents Erin Curtis: Furthest West at the...Read More
Research into botanical-based pharmaceuticals led to stylized portraits of plants used in cancer-fighting drugs.
A group exhibition explores the integration of natural and technological systems.
The first-ever Aoa-Arthouse Sound Series kicks off with Concerto Laguna, Travis Weller’s site-specific composition for solo cellist Leanne Zacharias and an orchestra of steel bells....Read More
Menchaca’s animated video, Codex Migratus Animatus interprets current events along the U.S.-Mexico border through the exploits of a cast of cartoon animals inspired by pre-Columbian...Read More
Two types of rain drawings by Bethany Johnson and wall drawings by Ann Tarantino utilize elements of chance and explore novel techniques of drawing. Curated...Read More
Combining traditional metalsmithing materials such as copper, silver, bronze, and steel, with dried sheep innards to explore the complex relationship between food and the body....Read More
The latest installment of the ongoing Collection Selections series highlighting works from the museum’s permanent collection is 21 photographs, sculptures, installations, and paintings by 16...Read More
Break out the glass slippers and red cloaks for this free screening of fairytale-inspired films in the enchanted forest of Laguna Gloria. Co-presented by AMOA-Arthouse...Read More
Exploding abstractions beginning with images culled from vintage interior design magazines.
Showcases pieces from AMOA-Arthouse’s newly-acquired Barrett Collection of work by Texas artists.
An artist designed nine-hole miniature golf course on the grounds of Laguna Gloria. Participating artists for Art on the Green include Boozefox, D-CRAIN Design and...Read More
This DVD screening includes a selection of experimental films by Joseph Cornell, along with the only existing footage of the assemblage artist in his studio.
Sculptors Lauren Fensterstock and Steve Wiman respond to the unique natural, architectural, and historical features of Laguna Gloria with site-specific installations throughout the Driscoll Villa....Read More
The Austin Museum of Arthouse has announced it’s first show as a combined entity: Buster Graybill: Progeny of Tush Hog. This indoor and outdoor exhibition...Read More