Green Screen Film Series: Two-Lane Blacktop

Drag racing east from L.A. in a souped-up ’55 Chevy are the wayward Driver (James Taylor) and Mechanic (the Beach Boys’ Dennis Wilson), accompanied by a tagalong Girl. They challenge a Pontiac GTO–driving wanderer (Warren Oates) to a cross-country race in possibly the greatest road movie ever made.

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IMAGE: Terry Allen, Road Angel (detail), 2016. Bronze with audio and light. 65 x 181 x 81 1/2 inches. Installation view, The Contemporary Austin – Betty and Edward Marcus Sculpture Park at Laguna Gloria, Austin, Texas, 2016. Artwork © Terry Allen. Courtesy the artist and L.A. Louver. Commissioned by The Contemporary Austin with funds provided by the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation. Image © The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Teacher Workshop: Summer Studio Spectacular

Be part of a wonderful week of studio experimentation and art looking at The Contemporary Austin’s two dynamic locations.

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Green Screen Film Series: Duel

A diabolical truck driver hidden behind the wheel of his monstrous tanker truck relentlessly pursues an innocent motorist on a thrill ride through the California desert, in this updated western and thriller directed by Steven Spielberg.

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Green Screen Film Series: The Getaway

Refused parole, a convict (Steve McQueen) and his wife (Ali MacGraw) strike a deal with a crooked Texan who agrees to pull strings in return for help on a bank heist. They take off after the job goes awry, aiming to get to Mexico before they’re caught, or worse, killed.

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Crit Group Exhibition Opening Reception

This group exhibition features work by eight compelling local artists who participated in the museum’s seven-month-long Crit Group program: Sandy Carson, Jonas Criscoe, Calder Kamin, Dameon Lester, Deborah Mersky, Steve Parker, Amy Scofield, Sara Vanderbeek.

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Artist Talk: Crit Group

Hear from the artists participating in Crit Group about their work in the exhibition: Sandy Carson, Jonas Criscoe, Calder Kamin, Dameon Lester, Deborah Mersky, Steve Parker, Amy Scofield, Sara Vanderbeek.

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Drift-In Theater: Life of Pi

Yan Martel’s beloved novel Life of Pi is transformed on screen, telling the story of a young boy and his survival of a perilous shipwreck in the Pacific Ocean. Tickets available for purchase by Members only.

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