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Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Dr. David Stuart and alumna Dr. Susan V. Webster named recipients of 2011 Guggenheim Fellowships

Department of Art and Art History

From 3000 applicants, Stuart and Webster were selected in the areas of Anthropology and Cultural Studies and Fine Arts Research respectively.

Posted: Monday, April 25, 2011

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Professor Emeritus Kelly Fearing, one of the last Ft. Worth Circle artists, dies at 92

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Memorial celebration of Kelly's life and art will be held April 23, 5-7 p.m. at Austin Museum of Art-Laguna Gloria

Posted: Monday, March 21, 2011

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Contemporary African art exhibition at the VAC, "Womanscape"

The University of Texas

Exhibition closes March 12

Posted: Sunday, March 6, 2011

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Sol LeWitt's 'Circle with Towers" Acquired by University

The New York Times

Landmarks Purchases ‘Circle with Towers’ from Madison Square Park Conservancy

Posted: Sunday, March 6, 2011

Jules Buck Jones (M.F.A., Studio Art, 2008)

Jules Buck Jones’ (M.F.A., Studio Art, 2008) first solo exhibition at Champion, Animal Again, is comprised of new works on paper, video, and a massive installation, all of which extend his investigation into the concepts of wildlife, natural science, mythology, and abstraction. Animal Again builds on Jones’ earlier work by bringing together both drawing and sculpture – choppier, heavier marks abstract the mask-like animal forms.

Animal Again will be on view from February 25 through March 19, 2011.
Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 11-6 PM.

Posted: Monday, February 28, 2011

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Sandy Duncan to lead Steven Dietz's "Becky's New Car" at Theatre Aspen, June 24

Broadway World

Broadway performer and multiple Tony Award nominee leads Dietz’s comedic play in Denver

Posted: Friday, February 18, 2011

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Writer and storyteller of NPR fame visits campus

The University of Texas at Austin

Humorist, playwright and storyteller Kevin Kling visited campus to teach and perform for theatre students

Posted: Thursday, February 10, 2011

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Professor Emeritus Morris Beachy Dies at 82

The University of Texas at Austin

Prominent choral director made profound impact in choral arts

Posted: Wednesday, February 9, 2011

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Department of Theatre and Dance Announces Retirement of Bob Schmidt

The University of Texas at Austin

Schmidt Granted Professor Emeritus Status, Establishes Endowment for Theatre Design

Posted: Thursday, January 27, 2011

Photo courtesy of Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

When I Rise: Film Screening & Performance

The Graduate School at The University of Texas at Austin

A feature-length documentary about Barbara Smith Conrad, a gifted University of Texas music student and her rise to international opera.

Posted: Tuesday, January 25, 2011