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 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

REFLECT // Margo Sawyer

From May 6- October 19, Sawyer’s sculpture will fill our gallery floor, rest atop the Garden grounds, and nestle into its earth. Collectively titled REFLECT, these works bear witness each day to the passing light and the changing seasons. They also recall seasons of Sawyer’s life and career, adding a retrospective element to the exhibition.