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Landmarks’ blog, Latest, features timely updates on new installations, public programs, event announcements, volunteer and internship opportunities, and a range of other initiatives. Learning with Landmarks is a dedicated blog series highlighting the unique and innovative ways that students and other scholars use the collection. To view the entire series, click the button below.

19 September 2022
A photo of Sarah Oppenheimer's "C-010106" a work made of glass which cuts through a pedestrian footbridge.

On Thursday, September 15, Landmarks celebrated its newest commission, C-010106 by artist Sarah Oppenheimer. Sited on a newly constructed pedestrian bridge at the Cockrell School of Engineering, C-010106 consists of two glass structures that create unexpected sightlines and opportunities for social exchange.

15 September 2022
A graphic representing "Listening with Landmarks" with the "i" beaming Radio Waves

Now in its forth season, Listening with Landmarks is a digital initiative featuring playlists curated by prominent Austin musicians and music personalities. Inspired by works from the Landmarks collection, the playlists cut across musical categories to include rock, Classical, Tejano, R&B, reggae, and country. One playlist is released each month on Landmarks' website, social media channels, and on Spotify.

An image of Simone Leigh's "Sentinel IV"

Landmarks received a national CODAaward for its acquisition, Sentinel IV, by internationally recognized artist Simone Leigh.

16 August 2022
An image of the interior of James Turrell's skyspace with blue color lighting the walls, turning the visible sky yellow through the oculus.

Landmarks announced today the reopening of James Turrell’s Skyspace, The Color Inside, on August 22. Reserve your seat now. 

16 August 2022
Two musicians perform under the oculus of James Turrell's "The Color Inside"

Landmarks announced today the spring lineup for Songs in the Skyspace, its weekly music series hosted inside James Turrell’s Skyspace, The Color Inside. Learn more inside.

A family pointing at a map in front of Nancy Rubin's "Monochrome for Austin"

This summer we've launched three new tours on our app: Reconfiguring and Recontextualizing Materials, Perspectives and Perceptions, and Generating Art Through Science, Technology, and Engineering. Each tour responds to a different theme reflected in Landmarks' collection and offers new ways to consider and engage with artists like Mark di Suvero, Simone Leigh, Ben Rubin, James Turrell, Ursula Von Rydingsvard, and others.