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Landmarks is excited to launch Listening with Landmarks, a digital initiative featuring playlists curated by prominent musicians, composers, radio personalities, and others from the Austin music scene. Inspired by works from the Landmarks collection, the playlists cut across musical categories to include genres such as opera, Tejano, rock, reggae and country. Two playlists will be released every month and will be available on Landmarks’ websitesocial media channels, and on Spotify

Headshot of Austin-based composer, Matthew Lyons

Earlier this year, Landmarks launched Songs in the Skyspace, a new music series hosted inside James Turrell’s Skyspace The Color InsideThe series features a variety of performers from campus and community, including Austin Classical Guitar. For their first performance, ACG commissioned Austin-based composer Matthew Lyons to write a piece in response to The Color Inside. The work was premiered on 24 November and an encore performance will be held on 15 December.

We recently sat down with Matthew Lyons to learn more about his process and his composition for the Skyspace.

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Landmarks is delighted to welcome Myf Shepherd, a Studio Art major in the College of Fine Arts at UT, as our Fall 2019 Education Intern.

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Landmarks interviewed Stone Tejeda, an undergraduate senior in Computer Science specializing in robotics at The University of Texas at Austin who also just completed his third summer as a Skyspace attendant. We caught up with Stone to learn more about his interest in the arts, music, computer science, and robotics.

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Landmarks is delighted to welcome Bella Cheng, a second-year Studio Art major in the College of Fine Arts at UT, as our Fall 2019 Communications Intern.

Two people looking at Sol Lewitt's Wall Drawing #520

Intern Megan McKenzie reflects on Sol LeWitt’s Wall Drawing #520, and discusses conservation efforts with Landmarks’ assistant director of collections Nisa Barger.