Nancy Holt’s Sun Tunnels and Other Short Films
Gates open 7:15P, Films start 8:15P.
Sold out! Walk-up tickets may be available (though not guaranteed).
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Nancy Holt’s sculpture Time Span at Laguna Gloria, this screening presents a selection of short films created by Nancy Holt and in collaboration with artist Robert Smithson: SWAMP (1971), SUN TUNNELS (1978), and THE MAKING OF AMARILLO RAMP (1973/2013). Presented in partnership with Austin Film Society and Holt/Smithson Foundation.
Commissioned for Laguna Gloria in 1981, Holt’s site-specific, kinetic sculpture Time Span enters The Contemporary Austin’s permanent collection thanks to a gift by Holt/Smithson Foundation.
This is an in-person, outdoor screening.
- Masks will be required during film screening. Please review our updated visitor health & safety guidelines here.
- Capacity in the amphitheater has been reduced to accommodate social distancing.
- Tickets for an individual or household of one to four people will be seated together in a 6 x 6-foot space. All individuals in your household/party must reserve tickets together.
- Bring a blanket or camp chair; picnics are welcome!
This event is part of the series, Celebrating Nancy Holt's Time Span. Join us as we explore visionary artist Nancy Holt (1938–2014) and her contributions to Land art and film through special screenings and events. Presented in partnership with Austin Film Society and Holt/Smithson Foundation. Related events can be found here.