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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.

15 February 2022
Two women stand in front of large shell (Marc Quinn's, "Spiral of the Galaxy") which appears golden.

Last weekend, the College of Fine Arts celebrated the 2022 Doty Fine Arts Award. The award, named for the founding dean of the College of Fine Arts, recognizes individuals or organizations who have distinguished themselves through extraordinary professional achievement and/or demonstrated long-term dedication to the college.

An image of Abby Drake looking at the camera

Landmarks welcomes Abby Drake as its spring 2022 Education Intern. Abby is a fourth-year Arts Education major pursuing minors in both Art History and African Diaspora studies. Vega Shah, Landmarks’ Communications intern, recently sat down with Abby to learn more about her and her role this semester at Landmarks.

An image of the interior of James Turrell's skyspace with purple/pink color lighting the walls, turning the visible sky green through the oculus.

Landmarks announced today the reopening of James Turrell’s Skyspace, The Color Inside. Find out more inside!

18 January 2022
A image of the light sequence inside "The Color Inside." The room appears blue, causing the sky seen through the oculus to appear yellow.

Help reopen the James Turrell Skyspace! COVID-19 necessitated the temporary closure of the Skyspace in March 2020. While shuttered, several major conservation and maintenance efforts were deferred. Landmarks needs your help now to complete the necessary work to reopen to the public in mid-February. Read more about our campaign to reopen here.

"Hook Em" UT's Longhorn Mascot, holds up a "hook em" gesture in front of Mark di Suvero's "Clock Knot" a large red metal sculpture that seems to meet in a mass in the upper right corner of the image

As we resume programming, we need your help more than ever. Click the blog to read more about the impact of your gift! 

14 December 2021
A woman with dark brown hair looks down at a Landmarks Handbook. She wears a UT jacket with a "longhorn" emblem on the front. She stands in front of Nancy Rubins' "Monochrome for Austin" a sculpture made of canoes assembled and suspended in air.
Do you have an art lover on your holiday shopping list? We recommend a Landmarks Handbook, or The Collections: The University of Texas at Austin, which make the perfect present to celebrate the holidays.