IMAGE: David Deming, Mystic Raven, 1983. Painted steel. 264 x 192 x 72 inches. Collection of The Contemporary Austin. Gift of TRST Congress, Inc., 1992.10. Installation view, Pease Park at Shoal Creek Greenbelt, Austin, Texas, 2017. Artwork and image courtesy The Contemporary Austin – Museum Without Walls Program. Photograph by Brian Fitzsimmons.

Public Celebration: Museum Without Walls at Pease Park, Featuring David Deming’s Mystic Raven

Join us for the Public Celebration of The Contemporary Austin’s Museum Without Walls installation of artist David Deming’s Mystic Raven at Pease Park!

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IMAGE: Installation view, Wangechi Mutu, The Contemporary Austin – Jones Center on Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas, 2017. Artwork © Wangechi Mutu. Courtesy the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels. Image courtesy The Contemporary Austin. Photograph by Colin Doyle.

Free 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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Day With(out) Art: Alternate Endings, Radical Beginnings

Come together on World AIDS Day for a program of newly commissioned short artist videos. Curated for Visual AIDS, the program includes videos by Mykki Blanco, Cheryl Dunye and Ellen Spiro, Reina Gossett, Thomas Allen Harris, Kia Labeija, Tiona McClodden, and Brontez Purnell.

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IMAGE: John Bock, Dead + Juicy (still), 2017. HD video, sound. Commissioned by The Contemporary Austin for the exhibition John Bock: Dead + Juicy, 2017. Artwork © John Bock. Courtesy the artist; Anton Kern Gallery, New York; and Regen Projects, Los Angeles. Photograph by David Schultz.

An Absurd Lecture: The Art of John Bock Meets the Art of Improv

Senior Curator Heather Pesanti unpacks topics of humor and absurdity in the history of art, while special guest Hideout Theatre presents a one-night-only original improv comedy performance inspired by Pesanti’s talk and artist John Bock’s exhibition.

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IMAGE: Carol Bove, From the Sun to Zurich, 2016. Stainless steel and urethane paint. 93 3/4 x 199 1/8 x 87 1/8 inches. Artwork © Carol Bove. Courtesy the artist, Maccarone New York/Los Angeles, and David Zwirner New York/London.

Artist Talk: Carol Bove

Come see the new outdoor exhibition of sculptures by artist Carol Bove in the meadow of Laguna Gloria and gather to hear the artist discuss her work.

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