IMAGE: Deborah Roberts, The duty of disobedience, 2020. Mixed media collage on canvas. 72 x 100 inches. Artwork © Deborah Roberts. Courtesy the artist; Vielmetter Los Angeles; and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Paul Bardagjy.

Open for Discussion: Deborah Roberts and Heather Pesanti

For Deborah Roberts’s exhibition I’m, the artist talks with Heather Pesanti, Chief Curator & Director of Curatorial Affairs for The Contemporary Austin.

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Art Free-for-All

Get to know all the Contemporary has to offer at this family-friendly open house at Laguna Gloria!

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IMAGE: Shelly Wood, CHAOS. Hand-printed selenium split-toned fiber print from b/w film. Courtesy the artist.

Virtual Studio Tour with Shelley Wood

Trustees and Collector, Patron, Ambassador, and Leader Members are invited to a special virtual tour and discussion with local photographer and educator, Shelley Wood.

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IMAGE: Nancy Holt, Sun Tunnels (1978), 26:31 min, color, sound, © Holt/Smithson Foundation, Licensed by VAGA at ARS. Distributed by EAI, New York.

Nancy Holt’s Sun Tunnels and Other Short Films

Join us for a special screening of artist Nancy Holt’s films, which explore the act of looking, creating portraits of remote places, and documenting the development of her monumental sculpture Sun Tunnels.

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IMAGE: Nancy Holt, Time Span, Laguna Gloria, Austin, Texas, 1981. Concrete, stucco, and steel. 90 x 600 x 132 inches. Art © Holt-Smithson Foundation / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. Courtesy the Holt-Smithson Foundation. The Contemporary Austin – Laguna Gloria (formerly the Laguna Gloria Art Museum), Seven Sculptors Commission, 1981. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons, 2019.

Nancy Holt’s Time Span: Annual Viewing

On the artist’s birthday, come and celebrate Nancy Holt’s sculpture Time Span at Laguna Gloria!

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IMAGE: Nancy Holt, Time Span, Laguna Gloria, Austin, Texas, 1981. Concrete, stucco, and steel. 90 x 600 x 132 inches. Art © Holt-Smithson Foundation / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. Courtesy the Holt-Smithson Foundation. The Contemporary Austin – Laguna Gloria (formerly the Laguna Gloria Art Museum), Seven Sculptors Commission, 1981. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons, 2014.

On Nancy Holt’s Life and Art: A Conversation with DeeDee Halleck, Rachel Kushner, and Lisa Le Feuvre

On the Nancy Holt’s birthdate, best-selling author, Rachel Kushner, interviews media activist DeeDee Halleck, Holt’s long-time collaborator and friend.

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