Artist Talk: Crit Group 2019

Hear from the artists participating in the sixth year of The Contemporary Austin’s Crit Group program as they discuss their work in the exhibition, featuring artists Veronica Ceci, Madeline Irvine, Paloma Mayorga, Virginia Lee Montgomery, Michael Jay Muelhaupt, Manik Raj Nakra, Matthew Steinke, and Jenn Wilson.

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IMAGE: The Art School at Laguna Gloria.

Bob Ross Painting Party

Let’s paint a wondrous nature scene under the trees at Laguna Gloria! Experience The Joy of Painting with television art instructor Bob Ross.

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IMAGE: The Sorcerer's Burden exhibition catalogue. Photograph by Julie Le.

The Sorcerer’s Burden Conversation

Discover works by Sorcerer’s Burden artists Cameron Jamie, Marie Lorenz, Ruben Ochoa, and Shimabuku at Laguna Gloria. Join us for a roundtable with many of the featured artists and writers as they discuss their contributions to the exhibition and catalogue.

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IMAGE: Cameron Jamie, Kranky Klaus, 2002 – 2003. Film Still, 25 minutes. Soundtrack by The Melvins. © Cameron Jamie. Courtesy of the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels.

Screening: The Films of Cameron Jamie

See artist Cameron Jamie’s sculpture in The Sorcerer’s Burden, then view a selection of his films in the Laguna Gloria amphitheater!

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IMAGE: Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Artist Picnic

Gather with artists, friends, and family at Laguna Gloria and learn about opportunities for artists at The Contemporary!

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IMAGE: “Animal Facts Club” with Jules Buck Jones for Abraham Cruzvillegas: Hi, how are you, Gonzo?, The Contemporary Austin – Jones Center, Austin, Texas, June 11, 2019. Artwork © Abraham Cruzvillegas. Courtesy the artist and kurimanzutto, Mexico City and New York. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Animal Facts Club

Join an Animal Facts Club meeting and open mic night, led by artist Jules Buck Jones and biologist Audrey Stewart, to share and learn fascinating animal facts!

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