A blog about Austin’s arts scene with news, reviews and recommended happenings.

Get ready for Ellsworth Kelly at the Blanton Museum of Art

7:52 am Feb. 16, 2018

Top arts news of the week: UT opens Ellsworth Kelly masterpiece at the Blanton Museum of Art. Although museum members, directors and backers have peeked inside the chapel-like building on campus, everyone can see it during regular museum

SXSW puts a premium on art in 2018

6:08 pm Jan. 29, 2018

At some point, South by Southwest will encompass all human activity.

Austin’s vast March spree started with music in the 1980s, then added movies and technology, before taking on education, philanthropy, the environment and allied fields.


10 big Austin arts stories from the past 7 days

5:07 pm Oct. 1, 2017

En route between two glorious musicals — “A Chorus Line” at Texas State University and “Singin’ in the Rain” at Zach Theatre — on Saturday, my traveling companions paused to consider the American-Statesman arts coverage

Zack Ingram wins $15K Tito’s Prize from Big Medium

3:24 pm Aug. 1, 2017

Sculptor and printmaker Zack Ingram is the winner of the inaugural Tito’s Prize, which comes with $15,000 cash and a solo exhibition at the Big Medium Gallery from Oct. 27 through Dec. 16. He’ll also figure prominently during the East

The best possible list so far for the Austin arts season

4:45 pm Jul. 5, 2017

We are assembling the best possible preview list for the coming Austin arts season. This is what we have been able to gather so far.

Austin Chamber Music Center

Various locations, 512-454-0026, austinchambermusic.org

Sept. 22-23: Dvorak, Gershwin, Amy