UT Visual Arts Center (VAC)

UT Visual Arts Center (VAC)



23rd and Trinity Streets

Austin, TX 78712


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Catalyst: 2018 Senior Design Exhibition

“Catalyst is the culmination of deep research, critical thinking and design implementation combined with topics that have personally inspired us. A catalyst is something that...

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Zina Saro-Wiwa: Table Manners

In her 2014-2016 video work Table Manners, Brooklyn-based Nigerian artist Zina Saro-Wiwa films people from the Niger Delta eating as the look directly into the camera. “The direct...

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It's Not What You Think

An exhibition featuring works by senior UT print, sculpture, painting, photography, video, installation, and game design students. Featured artists include: Amy Barlow Madi Beavers Nidia Chavarria...

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Untitled is an exhibition “exploring the relationship between contemporary art and the theory of the past.” It is organized by Professor Janice Leoshko and the Undergraduate...

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Almost Doesn’t Count

In Almost Doesn’t Count, artists Emily Lee and Rachael Henson “explore the endless in-between-ness of identifying oneself.”

Just Press Print

“Just Press Print is an international, traveling group exhibition that explores the introduction of 21st century technologies within the discipline of printmaking.” The show is...

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The Codex Borgia

An exhibition featuring a hand-painted replica of The Codex Borgia, a pre-Hispanic Aztec painted manuscript. This piece is the result of a decades-long project by artist Richard Lee...

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I Think We Meet Here

I Think We Meet Here features works by three artists currently participating in the Core Residency Program at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston: Yue Nakayama, Shana...

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Sarah Morris: Beijing

In this 2008 video work, British artist Sarah Morris documents the city of Beijing during the 2008 olympic games. Aiming to capture a portrait of the...

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Hermine Freed: Art Herstory

A screening of Hermine Freed’s video Art Herstory (1974). In the piece, the artist “takes on more than five hundred years of the treatment of women in...

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“META_“REAL”_WORLD is an exhibition of recent work presented by students from UT’s Fall 2017 Advanced Expanded Media class that focuses on the creative use and...

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Body is a Bridge

“Body is a Bridge details the lived experiences of illness through an intersectional lens.” The show includes works by Texas-based artist Amber Shields, and Portland, Maine...

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Room before

“For this exhibition, the Studio Art MFA candidates at UT Austin invited six MFA students from Yale University, Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of...

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AES+F: Inverso Mundus

A screening of the 2015 38-minute video work Inverso Mundus by Russian collective AES+F (Tatiana Arzamasova, Lev Evzovich, Evgeny Svyatsky, and  Vladimir Fridkes). “Inspired by the medieval...

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Teresa Serrano: La Piñata

A screening of Teresa Serrano’s 2003 video work La Piñata. Serrano created the piece “to address the repercussions of the lack of rights for working-class Mexican women.”

Mille Otto

A show of works created by students studying studying in the university’s Learning Tuscany program.

American Dream

“This exhibition presents work made by 2017 UT teaching residents, Israeli-artist collective, The New Barbizon group. The New Barbizon members, Natalia Zourabova, Asya Lukin, Anna...

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Fools Romance / Books from AEROMOTO

Located in Mexico City’s Colonia Juárez, the non-profit art library and community space Aeromoto provides public access to art books and small press publications from...

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Theresa Hak Kyung Cha: Re Dis Appearing

A screening of Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s 1977 video work Re Dis Appearing. The piece “evokes themes of exile and displacement through overlaps and interjections of multilingual...

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David Ellis: Animal

A screening of Animal, a video work that UT Austin commissioned from artist David Ellis.

Rita Myers: Tilt 1

Rita Myers’ 1973 video Tilt 1 will be on view in the VAC lobby as a part of UT Landmarks’ video screening series.

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