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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.

12 May 2022
Education Coordinator, Catherine Whited looks at a mobile inspired by Beth Campbell's "Spontaneous Future(s), Possible Past(s)."

This semester, I had the great privilege of working with Mk Haley and her students for the course, Themed Entertainment Design. As part of this Arts and Entertainment Technologies class, Professor Haley challenged her students to reimagine what an art tour could look like using highly engaging tools from gaming models. With Landmarks as their inspiration and the renegade tours of Museum Hack as their guide, each student chose a work in the collection and applied the principles of “Games, Guides, and Gossip”: 

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

Now in its third 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.

A photo of James Turrell's "The Color Inside" at night

From May 22 - August 22, the nightly light sequence inside James Turrell's The Color Inside will be unavailable due to the seasonal closure of the William C. Powers Jr. Student Activity Center (WCP). The space will remain accessible during the day when the WCP is open.

A photograph of Josiah Garza; He looks at the camera, wears a floral tie, and holds musical instruments

In advance of this year's Sound in Sculpture, Landmarks’ communications intern, Vega Shah, sat down with Composer Josiah Garza to discuss his process for creating a piece for the program.

A group of musicians perform in front of Sol LeWitt's "Circle with Towers"

During 40 Hours for the Forty Acres we invite you to support Sound in Sculpture, Landmarks' annual collaboration with Texas Performing Arts and the Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music.

20 February 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.