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New Exhibition // Umlauf: Process

November 12th-January 11th

 

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Umlauf: Process presents a behind-the-scenes look at the lost wax casting technique Charles Umlauf used for his bronze sculptures. The exhibition features fiberglass sculptural molds never seen by the public. Supplementary studies and finished bronzes complement the sculptural molds.

INSIGHTS – Wednesday, January 7th , 6-8pm

For the INSIGHTS program, members of Atelier 3D studio will take visitors through the stages of creating a bronze sculpture, culminating in a live bronze pour at the UMLAUF.

 

ATX LASER

Tuesday, November 18th // 7:00-9:30pm

ATX Laser

ATX LASER is a salon series that encourages dialogue between diverse perspectives on innovation within the art and science communities both locally and internationally.

Upcoming Series Speakers: 

-Laura Bosworth, CEO of TeVido BioTech
-Nancy Hairston, President of Van Duzen Inc.
-Craig Newswanger, CTO at Zebra Imaging Inc.
-Suzanne A. Pierce, Research Assistant Professor, Environmental Science Institute, Jackson School of Geosciences and Assistant Director, Digital Media Collaboratory, Center for Agile Technology at the University of Texas at Austin

This series is free and open to the public but space is limited. Please RSVP.
 

CRAFT

Wednesday, December 3rd // 6:00-8:30pm

Deck the halls with a gorgeous succulent wreath that you makeJoin us for this fun, hands-on workshop where you’ll make your owlogon wreath from a wide variety of succulents while enjoying an exclusive beer tasting from  Whip-In’s Kamala Brewing. Wine will also be available. The class will be lead by artist Monique Capanelli of Articulture Designs

Bring your roommate, your significant other, or a fun friend so you can split the cost (and the wreath)! 

$45 for member

$55 for non-members

Plants, materials, and drinks are included. 

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Family Day!

Sunday, November 2nd // 12-4pm

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Join us for a Day of the Dead themed Family Day! 

Schedule of Events:
12:30 Yoga
1:00 Story Time
1:30 Sculpture Demo with Texas Society of Sculptors 
2:30 Inside out Steel Band
All day: Sculpture Safaris, festive skull decorating, Day of the Dead face painting, and MORE!

FREE Admission.

This event is sponsored by 

  

The KCL Foundation

Pumpkin Sculpting Competition!

Sunday, October 26th // 12-4pm

2013-10-28_Wild_Ethan.Oblak11161Grab a pumpkin at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum and learn the tricks of the trade to carving a jack-o’-lantern from Professor Pumpkin. Win bragging rights and prizes by entering your masterpiece in the competition! Admission is free when you bring three healthy, nonperishable food items to donate to the Capital Area Food Bank.

Feel free to bring your own carving tools but we will also have tools available here at the Garden!

This event is sponsored in part by H-E-B.

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Now Open on Tuesdays!

We are happy to announce that we are open to the public one more day a week and we can’t wait to welcome new visitors this Fall!

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Hours: 10am-4pm Tuesday-Friday, 12pm-4pm Saturday-Sunday

Free for members, military personnel with ID, and children 12 & under

$1 for Students

$3 for Seniors

$5 for Adults

Closed for BOTH ACL Weekends!

October 3-5 & 10-12

This year, the UMLAUF will be closed for both weekends of Austin City Limits music festival in Zilker Park! C3 is renting our parking lot out for a couple lucky folks. Normal hours of operation resume after the festival ends.

More fun information: Starting on the 14th, we will be open on TUESDAYS! Now you have one more day in the week to enjoy the UMLAUF!

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UMLAUF Excursion

Thursday, October 9th, 1-5 pm

Join us for an UMLAUF Excursion to the Mitchell collection of Charles Umlauf sculptures in a garden designed by Ciel Williams at Star Canyon Ranch.

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Bill and Mary Mitchell will open their spectacular home and ranch to UMLAUF members and guests.  More than 30 Umlauf sculptures and drawings are set beautifully within the Mitchells’ art collection that also features a variety of fine sculptures, paintings, and prints.  The Excursion will be led by UMLAUF docents, with remarks from Curator Katie Robinson  Edwards, Bill Mitchell, and Landscape Architect Ciel Williams. We will meet at the UMLAUF and travel together to our destination by bus and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and wine at Star Canyon Ranch.

$40 for members; $50 for non-members

Space is limited. Registration required.                                            Mitchell's SCR 4

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Meditation classes // Every Thursday

Thursdays 10-11 am

Meditation

Clarity. Empowerment. Well-being. Mindfulness is a tool for rediscovering of the body’s own inner intelligence. Relax in the peaceful setting of the UMLAUF. Be present in the moment. No registration required. $10 museum members/ $15 non-members