In May, Landmarks partnered with the Fitness Institute of Texas for a movement-infused tour of the collection. Landmarks’ education intern, Abby Drake, reflects on the tour and recounts the innovative ways the collection inspired physical activity and movement.
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In May, Ursula von Rydingsvard's Untitled (Seven Mountains) was relocated from Bass Concert Hall (where it had been sited for the past 14 years) to Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall in the Cockrell School of Engineering.
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”:
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.
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.