Join the Central Library and artist Elizabeth Chiles to celebrate the opening of On Water, a solo exhibition featuring 14 of Chiles’ large scale photographs and photographic collages. Presented in the Central Library’s main gallery, On Water showcases two series of Chiles’ work: Figs from Thistles, created in 2013 during the worst Texas drought in over a century, and On Water, created in 2018 during months of historic flooding along the Colorado River. On Water, on view from July 16 to August 19, 2019, is free and accessible during the Central Library’s open hours.
A WEEKEND TO REMEMBER
FRI 10 MAY 2019, 6-9 PM
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Habitable Spaces invites you to spend Mother’s Day Weekend in Downtown Kingsbury for a celebration of music, art, food and spirits in a truly unique setting at 620 Railway Street. Join us for a group show opening Friday, May 10th, featuring the paintings of Jessica Ward of San Antonio, fiber art by Donna Maske of Seguin, and felt work by Katz Ashbury of Seguin. The show opens in Downtown Kingsbury at 6 PM with a cash bar and snacks. Stay to watch local band Firewater take the stage at 8 PM. The show is free and open to the public. Bring your appetite on Saturday, May 11th, to our third farm to table dinner prepared by Lionel Guerra and Veronica Fox of Seguin’s very own Mise Co. Tickets to the dinner can be purchased on our DONATIONS page at www.habitablespaces.org. On Sunday May 13th, learn something new at our felt-making workshop. Mothers who attend the workshop will receive a free glass of wine or beverage of their choice.
FARM TO TABLE DINNER BY MISE CO.
SAT 11 MAY 2019, 5 PM
Join Habitable Spaces for an exclusive farm to table dinner prepared by Lionel Guerra and Veronica Fox of Seguin’s very own Mise Co.The four course meal will feature purely local meat and produce as well as an offering from BS Brewing and Blue Lotus Winery. Tickets for the four course meal in Downtown Kingsbury are $50 and can be purchased on our DONATIONS page.
SUN 12 MAY 2019, 1 PM
$50 MATERIALS FEE
Marti Swanson and Donna Maske will lead a 3 hour fiber arts workshop at 1 PM in Downtown Kingsbury. They will teach students how to print with botanicals using eco-printing on fabric, wet felting to create a vessel, and more! There will be a $50 Materials Fee to attend the workshop. Advanced registration via a Materials Fee purchase required and available on our DONATIONS page. All mothers who attend the workshop will receive a free glass of wine or beverage of their choice complements of Habitable Spaces!
ARTS For Rural Texas ArtWalk is held the first weekend in May in collaboration with The Compound’s Arts Festival in Round Top. This art-filled weekend in Fayette County features the work of over 100 artists, displaying their creativity in a wide range of mediums. Both shows are juried events that benefit the projects and programs for children throughout Fayette County.
Take advantage of not only the art, but all that is offered throughout the countryside from quaint and sophisticated B&Bs to fine art galleries, fine and countrified dining options and top notch music, performed in any number of venues from Fayetteville, Lagrange, and Round Top.
Opening Reception with the Artist
Saturday, April 27th, 7-9pm
Mexican painter Gabriela Villarreal is one of our most popular abstract artists. She has been painting and exhibiting her work around the world for over 24 years. Her earthy color palette is accented by touches of metallic gold leafing. These dynamic paintings are inspired by the vitality and color of the environment of the home where she grew up in Monterrey.
RSVP NOW › ao5villarreal.eventbrite.com
This exhibition will remain on display through Sunday, May 26th
FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2019 • 7:00PM – 9:00PM
HOSTED BY MONDO, 4115 GUADALUPE STREET, AUSTIN, TEXAS 78751
CELEBRATING 11 YEARS OF ARTS-MENTORSHIP IN EAST AUSTIN!
Grounded in East Austin, Chula League, producers of Cherrywood Art Fair, and Mondo are partnering to present the 11th Annual Little Artist BIG ARTIST Benefit Show. This unique benefit show, hosted by Mondo, will feature works of over 70 artists (Little and BIG) from Chula League’s arts-mentorship program, Little Artist BIG ARTIST.
atxGALS welcomes Spring Season with an intimate and fun art pop-up at The Refinery, located in the heart of downtown Austin.
Following their unique approach in changing the way art exhibits are typically done, the talented group will be transforming this urban space into yet another fabulous room full of incredible art from some of Austin’s top emerging talent. Meet the artists, sip on a cocktail from the open bar, and support the incredible cause behind it all– a portion of the proceeds benefit a local non-profit, Girls Empowerment Network.
The event will kick off at 6pm on Friday, April 19th and will feature the work of 10 emerging local female artists, music by DJ Diggy Dutch, open bar, small bites from local favorites, swag bags for all VIP ticket buyers, and a sweet raffle benefiting GEN.
**all ticket sales are final– no refunds
Live at the UMLAUF is a new series focused on creating new connections while activating the UMLAUF Sculpture Garden in new and different ways by providing high-quality entertainment for Austin. On April 14 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., The UMLAUF will be hosting Performa/Dance to perform “Confections” in the garden at 605 Azie Morton Road, Austin, TX 78704. Suggested donation is $10-$20.
Well Aware is excited to partner with the Artist Couple for a unique World Water Day celebration!
This one-of-a-kind Village event will showcase a variety of works by Austin-area artists, each donating a percentage of proceeds to our clean water projects.
You’ll get to see the unveiling of a brand new Well Aware impact story campaign, connect with our loyal, incredible community, and meet new people who love impact + art!
Clear your schedules on Friday, March 22nd and mark your calendar from 6-8:30pm for this evening filled with inspiration, community, and clean water impact.
Meet the incredible artists who will showcase their work:
Sara Mack (Artist Couple)
Topher Mack (Artist Couple)
Robert Calloway (Calloway Studios)
Ilene Listrom (Inlighten Designs)
Joy Underdahl (Booby the Illustrator)
Anna Muniz (Watercoloratx)
Food, drinks. music and great vibes will be provided. All you need to bring is yourself- and some good friends.
More details to come, stay tuned!
Popping up on March 10, 2019 from 6 PM to 2 AM at Cheer Up Charlies in Austin, Texas, CYBERBABES is a one-night music and art festival amplifying the work of femme and queer musicians, DJs, performance and visual artists. Presented by #bbatx, Y2K Technologies and p1nkstar, Inc., CYBERBABES showcases world-class acts with Austin favorites, creating an innovative and otherwise unattainable experience. Performers include Alok V. Menon, Dorian Electra and umru, joined by 15 additional acts.
The event is free and open to the public with RSVP and has been made possible by Cheer Up Charlies, Tito’s Vodka and Red Bull. 21+. RSVP now at bossbabes.org/cyberbabes
” On a mission to foster creative liberation and the love of fate, Enchantments presents the first Wizards’ Exposé – Ritual Art Showcase & Costume Gala. A sacred container for our community of weird wizards, clown-priests, freak-charmers, queer-bombers, love-bugs, poetic-waxers, and the like, to practice intentional psycho-magic ritual-performance art.
WHAT TO EXPECT
– A variety show style showcase of ritual performance art
– An incredible dance party with DJ Manny
– Ritual Chaos Magic Workshop with Raby
– The opportunity to be selected to perform in a psychedelic fashion show
– VIP perks like performative massage, cocktail service and a balcony view of the show, should you choose the VIP ticket option
– Ecstatic Dance with Fracassi Firefly
– Magical vendors, creatures, installation AND MORE!”
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