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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.

An image of Landmarks' Interns

Landmarks recently welcomed two new interns, Rachel Salcido and Elena Navarre, who joined our Communications and Education departments, respectively. These students will gain real-world experience at Landmarks, amassing skills that will help prepare them for life after college and a career in the arts. Learn more about Elena and Rachel in the Landmarks blog.

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 Sonic Starchild (Jen Vu) in a landscape surrounded by sound bowls.

Sound healer Sonic Starchild (Jen Vu) returns to the Skyspace this November for a new wellness series hosted inside James Turrell's The Color Inside. We sat down with Jen to discuss her upcoming sound bath sessions and to learn more about what visitors can expect from the series. 

A grid-like building which has text projected across the facade.

Moody College of Communication unveiled a major renovation to its Walter Cronkite Plaza and announced an expansion of Ben Rubin’s digital installation, And That’s The Way It Is.

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.

An image of Simone Leigh's "Sentinel IV"

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