The Contemporary Austin unveils a new outdoor installation by artist Jim Hodges for The Moody Rooftop at the Jones Center.
The Contemporary Austin’s Fall 2022 exhibition IN A DREAM YOU SAW A WAY TO SURVIVE AND YOU WERE FULL OF JOY took its title from an iconic text by Jenny Holzer. In conjunction with the exhibition and in collaboration with the artist, the museum presents Holzer’s text as a mural on the fascade of our downtown Austin building.
The Contemporary Austin’s Museum Without Walls program brings art beyond the walls of the museum and out into the community in new ways and in diverse venues.
This Land is a group exhibition about landscape: how it records the social and environmental effects of colonialism and capitalism.
The Contemporary Austin will showcase a mural by artist Manik Raj Nakra on the Jones Center’s downtown building on 7th and Congress.
The Contemporary Austin’s Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria is named in honor of a founding grant by the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation. This contemporary art destination presents exhibitions and permanent outdoor art installations on a site of great natural beauty on Lake Austin.
This exhibition brings together paintings from the last twenty years by artist, musician, and DJ Eamon Ore-Giron; from his Southwest and Peruvian-inspired figurative works from the 2000s, to his paintings in the 2010s that engaged elements of both figuration and abstraction, including an ongoing series focused on Mesoamerican deities, to his most recent Infinite Regress series.
This exhibition showcases work by Celeste, a collaborative duo based in Mexico City formed by artists María Fernanda Camarena and Gabriel Rosas Alemán. Through the integration of diverse media and disciplines in their practice, Celeste conducts a negotiation that expands concentrically in order to gradually encompass other collaborators and spectators within the workings of an intimate exchange.
The temporary installation of Manta de cielo at Laguna Gloria incorporates the area where it is installed, filtering natural light through dyed fabric and into the space, turning the interior a bright shade of pink. The textile piece was created as a shelter to host gatherings, events, and celebrations.