IMAGE: Courtesy line upon line percussion.

Performance: line upon line percussion

Austin’s premier new music percussion ensemble, line upon line, performs a concert inspired by Monika Sosnowska’s monumental metal sculptures, created for her exhibition Habitat. Join us for a multisensory experience in the galleries.

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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, 2016. Artwork © Jim Hodges. Courtesy the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels. Image © The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

TX Lege 101

In this nonpartisan workshop led by Stephanie Chiarello Noppenberg, learn the basics of how the Texas legislature works and how best to make your voice heard by your representatives.

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IMAGE: Monika Sosnowska, Untitled, 2015. Concrete and painted steel. 119 1/4 x 127 1/2 x 157 1/2 inches. Installation view, Monika Sosnowska: Still Life, Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw, 2016. Artwork © Monika Sosnowska. Courtesy the artist and Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw. Photograph by Bartosz Górka.

Monika Sosnowska: Habitat: Curator Talk

Learn more about Warsaw-based artist Monika Sosnowska—among the most important young artists emerging from Eastern Europe today—and her exhibition Habitat in this lecture on art and Polish cultural history given by Senior Curator Heather Pesanti.

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Second Saturdays:
A-MAZE-ing Paper

Get lost in an immersive paper world inspired by Monika Sosnowska: Habitat! Be amazed by what paper can do as you create a three-dimensional work of art with this extraordinary material. Then dive into our temporary maze and see if you can find your way out!

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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, 2016. Artwork © Jim Hodges. Courtesy the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels. Image © The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Teacher Workshop: With Liberty and Justice for All: Past and Present Works in Progress

Educators, please join us for a dynamic evening at the LBJ Presidential Library and The Contemporary Austin. We’ll look back into the past and contemplate the future of civil rights and social justice and explore the connections between history and contemporary art by examining the legacy of President Johnson and visiting The Contemporary Austin’s rooftop sculpture With Liberty and Justice for All (A Work in Progress) by artist Jim Hodges.

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IMAGE: Elisabeth Millqvist (Photograph by Reney Warrington); Helen Pheby.

Visiting Lecture: Art Outside

How to you build a distinct program for a sculpture park? Join Elisabeth Millqvist, Co-Director and Artistic Leader of Wanås Konst, Sweden, and Helen Pheby, Senior Curator of the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, U.K., for a conversation about how they conceive projects, engage artists, and impact audiences outdoors.

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