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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.

A group of students pet a bunny during Landmarks' Paws for Public Art

Landmarks' Paws for Public Art, an annual wellness event that pairs works of art and animals to offer mental health breaks, returns to campus this spring. Hosted March 6 from 11 AM – 2 PM, the program brings miniature goats, hedgehogs, bunnies, chicks, and other animals to campus, with petting zoos stationed at four iconic works from Landmarks’ collection.

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

Now in its fifth 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' websitesocial media channels, and on Spotify.

A headshot of Maddie Cannings

Landmarks welcomes Maddie Cannings as its spring 2024 education intern. Maddie is a third year Art History major pursuing a minor in Arts Management and Administration and a BDP Certificate in Museum Studies. She will assist Landmarks education team with a variety of projects this semester, all of which will help prepare her for a career in the arts.

Details of Nancy Rubins' "Monochrome for Austin" and Sol LeWitt's "Circle with Towers" side by side in a graphic.

Larry Speck has spent nearly fifty years problem-solving, teaching, and advancing the study of architecture at The University of Texas at Austin. A staple of UT’s School of Architecture, Speck teaches more than a thousand students each year, including 100 incoming freshmen in the undergraduate studies class Creative Problem Solving, and 900 students in Architecture and Society.

Conservator Meaghan Perry on scaffolding cleaning the oculus edge of James Turrell's "The Color Inside."

Landmarks celebrates its 15th anniversary with a blog series that profiles the contributions of key individuals who have made our program a success. This entry in our “Looking Back” series features conservator Meaghan Perry, whose expertise, care, and experience helps keep the collection looking its best.

University of Texas Landmarks - Represents handbook v2?itok=VoDGqTLv

Do you have an art lover on your holiday shopping list? Check out the second edition of the Landmarks collection guide, available on Amazon. This iteration, published by The University of Texas Press, includes 56 additional pages and more than 100 images of Landmarks' celebrated public art collection.