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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IMAGE: Jim Hodges, With Liberty and Justice for All (A Work in Progress), 2014–2016. Stainless steel, Dichrolam, acrylic, enamel paint, and LED lights. Installed, 84 x 1,737 x 10 inches. Installation view, The Contemporary Austin – The Moody Rooftop at the Jones Center, Austin, Texas, 2017. Artwork © Jim Hodges. Courtesy the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels. Image © The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Pride Party on the Roof

Join us for a rooftop celebration of Pride and Austin’s LBGTQIA communities, presented by The Contemporary Austin, The Q Austin, Kind Clinic, and Mouthfeel!

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Drift-In Theater: Life of Pi

Yann 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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Second Saturdays Are for Families: Lost Civilizations

Marianne Vitale’s imposing steel sculptures, made from real railroad tracks, look like the last remnants of an ancient people. Create a work of art inspired by these massive totems, then take a real-life train on a tour into the depths of Laguna Gloria.

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Austin Museum Day

Embark on an exploration of color and light at this free event for all ages! Play with the rainbow, contribute to an collaborative painting, jam to our musical guests, and make art to take home.

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Second Saturdays Are for Families: Tree Tales

What do the trees have to say? Learn about Austin’s towering residents from the educators of environmental nonprofit TreeFolks, and use them to make beautiful prints to take home. Check out some tree-themed works of art and play on our temporary tree stump playground!

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