Events

Austin Events

Third Thursday

The Blanton Museum of Art
June 16, 5-9pm

Join The Blanton for a free evening of art and activities. Enjoy an extended happy hour in The Blanton Café with a glass of wine and a slice of gourmet pizza for $5. At 6PM enjoy a special screening of Space, Land, and Time: Underground Adventures
with Ant Farm
. At 6:30PM there will be group yoga in the Galleries. The Blanton Book Club will meet at 7PM to discuss this month's selection, Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. End the night at 7:30PM with a tour of About Face.

Thomas Fang presents: Tunneling

Church of the Friendly Ghost
June 17, 8:30pm & 9:15pm

Prospective attendees must RSVP via email to: <thomas.fang@gmail.com> indicating which of the two times they plan to attend. Space is limited to 12 people for each time slot. The hike is not strenuous, but sturdy shoes are recommended, along with a flashlight or headlamp and a pillow to sit on inside the tunnel. A donation of $5-10 is requested, to assist with equipment costs. Tunneling is the second in an annual series of outdoor, site-specific sound installations presented at NMASS.

Gopher Illustrated - Vol. 2 Launch

Champion
June 23, 7-10pm

The Gopher Illustrated, an Austin based magazine that is internationally recognized for its cutting edge design and its work promoting emerging talents in visual arts, literature, and journalism will present its second volume on Thursday, June 23rd. The event will take place at the Champion contemporary gallery downtown. The gallery is currently presenting the exhibition Bloom, featuring work by New York-based artist Claire Falkenberg.

GenerousArt.org Launch Party

Fisterra Studio
June 26, 10am-2pm

Attend this launch party for a website that will sell high art and directly donate the proceeds to the roots of nearby trees and water them.

San Antonio Events

Fotoseptiembre USA

Fotoseptiembre USA
September 2011

Fotoseptiembre provides a nexus and a context in which photographic artists exhibit and profit from their work. With an emphasis on service and quality, they foster a professional exhibition environment, creating opportunities to enhance careers and develop markets for participating artists. Their annual festival and online exhibitions are eclectic and inclusive forums for photographic artists and enthusiasts from around the world. Many outstanding artists exhibit each year.

Houston Events

Dirty Old Town

Domy Books
June 10, 9pm

A feature film where The Bowery becomes a nexus of shattered dreams when a merchant has 72 hours to pay his rent. Facing extinction, his ramshackle tent of antiquities lures a troop of misfits, freaks and renegades who form tableaux full of carnival pageantry, white lies and victimless crime in a fleeting glimpse of Downtown New York.

SATURDAY FREE SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS FIELD DAY! Exercises in Collaboration with Cinder Block

Skydive
June 18, 2-4pm & June 25, 2-4pm

Yes, you heard it right; we will be throwing a field day. And yes, we will be doing things like water balloon fighting, three legged racing, and drinking generic koolaide. In addition, these sessions will explore ideas around artistic collaboration and ethics. The Cinder Block collective will scrutinize a variety of collective endeavors and share in their own experience. The group will begin to form a methodology around ethical practices for artistic collaboration.

Luck of the Draw X: Revolution!

DiverseWorks
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.

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