Crit Group Exhibition Opening Reception

This group exhibition features work by eight compelling local artists who participated in the The Contemporary Austin’s Crit Group—a seven-month-long program that supports a strong artistic practice through monthly critiques and professional development workshops. Exhibiting artists: Adrian Aguilera, Christa Blackwood, Christine Garvey, Ron Geibel, Jenn Hassin, Landon O’Brien, Dawn Okoro, and Rachel Wolfson Smith.

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IMAGE: Rodney McMillian, pod: frequencies to a manifestationing (detail), 2016 to present. Vases, wood shelves, spray paint, fabric, chicken wire, PA system, and sound installation. Dimensions variable. Installation view, Rodney McMillian: Against a Civic Death, The Contemporary Austin – Jones Center on Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas, 2018. Artwork © Rodney McMillian. Courtesy the artist, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, and Maccarone, New York. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Colin Doyle.

Drop-In Tours

Drop into either location and explore the art on view through a conversational tour with a knowledgeable docent.

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IMAGE: Rodney McMillian, The White House Painting, 2018. Vinyl and thread. 13 feet x 42 feet 4 inches. Commissioned by The Contemporary Austin, with funds provided by the Suzanne Deal Booth Art Prize. Installation view, Rodney McMillian: Against a Civic Death, The Contemporary Austin – Jones Center on Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas, 2018. Artwork © Rodney McMillian. Courtesy the artist, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, and Maccarone, New York. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Members’ Lunch & Learn: Last-Look Tour

Members are invited to bring a lunch to enjoy on the rooftop, plus join us for a last-look tour of Rodney McMillian’s exhibition Against a Civic Death.

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Artist Talk: Crit Group 2018

Hear from the artists participating in the fifth year of The Contemporary Austin’s Crit Group program as they discuss their work in the exhibition, featuring artists Adrian Aguilera, Christa Blackwood, Christine Garvey, Ron Geibel, Jenn Hassin, Landon O’Brien, Dawn Okoro, and Rachel Wolfson Smith.

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IMAGE: Installation view, Jessica Stockholder: Door Hinges, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, 2015. Artwork © the artist. Image courtesy the artist and Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago. Photograph by Evan Jenkins.

Curator’s and Director’s Circle Members: First-Look Tour, Fall 2018

Curator’s and Director’s Circle Members will embark on an intimate tour of our Fall 2018 exhibitions at the Jones Center with Associate Curator Julia Hendrickson.

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