Landmarks recently celebrated the addition of Eamon Ore-Giron's Tras los ojos (Behind the Eyes) to its public art collection with an artist talk in collaboration with The Contemporary Austin.
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.
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.
During 40 Hours for the Forty Acres we invite you to support Paws for Public Art, Landmarks' annual event which pairs art and animals to promote mental health.
Landmarks announced today the successful completion of its endowment campaign. Launched in 2019 with a transformative gift and challenge match from the Still Water Foundation, the campaign raised more than $7 million, ensuring Landmarks’ ability to serve campus and community for generations to come. The endowment will consolidate Landmarks’ core strengths and enable the program to expand educational initiatives, connect to new audiences, and bolster conservation efforts.
Read Landmarks interview with composer Jinghong Zhang in preperation for this year's Sound in Sculpture.
Landmarks recently welcomed two new interns, Arianna Hernandez-Baptiste (left) and Elly Kang (right), who joined our Education and Communications 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 Arianna and Elly in this blog.