Five x Seven: ART SOCIAL
May 13, 8-11pm
Admission: $30 for general admission, $125 for 5-pack of individual tickets
The Five x Seven festivities get rowdy on Friday the 13th with Art SOCIAL, featuring a performance by Austin Music Award-winners, The Black and White Years. Over 1,000 original 5×7-inch works of art by emerging and established artists will be on display. Each 5×7 artwork is $150; $100 for Arthouse members. Food and beverage generously donated by Frank, Pie Fixes Everything, Trumer Pils, Vitamin Water and Waialua Soda Works.
Where We Know: New Orleans as Home
May 13, 7pm
Austin and Houston have become second cities for many who left New Orleans in the diaspora following Hurricane Katrina. Join Ray Shea, a New Orleanian currently residing in Austin and New Orleans-based Mark Folse as they read excerpts from the anthology Where We Know: New Orleans As Home and discuss the idea of "home."
Free Public Lecture: Sam Coronado
May 21, 2pm
What do Taco Bell, Mexican pin up girls, Gebhardt's Chili Powder, The Three Caballeros, corn masa factories and the Supreme Court all have in common? This lecture will review Sam Coronado's role in the history of graphic arts in the Chicano community, led by Ph.D. candidate, Tatiana Perkins.
Benefit Trunk Show at the home of Judy Gordon
May 20, 1-5pm and 21, 11-5
JOIN Judy Gordon and Women and Their Work for a sale of artist-made jewelry and clothing from across the country, 10% of sales will benefit Women & Their Work.
Tex Hex Pop Up Cinema: Past Forward
May 21, 8:30pm
Tex Hex provides a pop-up screening along the water’s edge at 1011 Wood Street, home of digital magazine CultureMap, in downtown Houston. This self-contained cinema projects from and onto an on-board screen enabling recorded and live video content to be viewed while the boat is stationary or in motion. Filmmaker and Artist in Residence Deborah Stratman curates the evening’s program, Visionary Transport. This 70 minute film program features artistic takes on car culture, with works by Kenneth Anger, Buckminster Fuller, Buster Keaton and Amanda Pope, amongst others.
Luck of the Draw X: Revolution!
June 22, 6:30pm
The best party of the year is back and we are taking the art world by storm! Expect a raucous good time accompanied by great food and flowing libations. Luck of the Draw is just that. You buy your art chance ticket and get your number. Numbers are called at random, and when it’s your turn, you have just 15 seconds to grab your art from more than 200 outstanding selections. It’s fast, furious and full of drama. Or, if you prefer a more measured approach, you can bid on larger works in the Blind Auction. To date contributing artists to the Blind Auction include: Jean Barber, Angela Fraleigh, Buster Graybill, Brent Green, Lisa Marie Hunter, Tierney Malone, Libbie Masterson, Lori Nix, Jim Nolan, Patrick Phipps, Jon Read, Lillian Warren and more.
Shoot Your Mouth Off Panel
May 21, 4-6pm
Margaret Meehan, Noah Simblist, and Julie Webb among others will speak on this panel in honor of Central Trak's current Gun and Knife exhibit.