• Oct. 25–Jan. 10Vision & Substance: The Art of John Cobb

    Vision & Substance: The Art of John Cobb

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    • Sat., Oct. 25–Sat., Jan. 10, The Cole Art Center, Ledbetter Gallery

    Presented by the College of Fine Arts (The University Series)

    For over 30 years, Austin-based artist John Cobb has been working on a freestanding chapel filled with egg tempera and gold leaf paintings depicting Biblical scenes and characters in modern-day settings. These panels shimmer like ancient icons and objects of devotion. His chapel (still a work in progress), along with a series of landscapes, will be featured in this retrospective exhibition.

    October 25, 6 p.m., exhibition opening; 5 p.m. artist talk.

  • Oct. 30–Jan. 3Distaffs: Folk Art and Material Culture

    Distaffs: Folk Art and Material Culture

    • Thu., Oct. 30–Sat., Jan. 3, The Cole Art Center, Reavley Gallery

    Presented by the School of Art (The Gallery Series)

    Exhibition opening at 5:30 p.m., October 30.

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  • Jan. 9First Friday Films: Spinning Plates

    First Friday Films: Spinning Plates

    • Fri., Jan. 9, 7 p.m., The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art

    No description available.

  • Jan. 22–Mar. 28Stuart Riordan Exhibition

    Stuart Riordan Exhibition

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    • Thu., Jan. 22–Sat., Mar. 28, The Cole Art Center, Reavley Gallery

    Presented by the College of Fine Arts (The University Series)

    Florida artist Stuart Riordan’s work explores an ongoing dialogue with human identities, in particular, that of women. Her work can be understood in terms of commentary—mysterious, enlightening, horrifying, and even comical—the journey taken from misread instructions. Using multiple approaches in mixed media, her work evokes theatrical, dazzling and dreamlike states of being. Exhibition opening at 6 p.m., January 22.

  • Jan. 22–Mar. 28Beyond the Academy: Contemporary Outsider & Expressionist Art

    Beyond the Academy: Contemporary Outsider & Expressionist Art

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    • Thu., Jan. 22–Sat., Mar. 28, The Cole Art Center, Ledbetter Gallery

    Presented by the College of Fine Arts (The University Series)

    Since the late 19th century, there have existed groups of artists who, academically trained or not, have chosen to work "outside" the mainstream of art. Often naïve or childlike in appearance, works of this nature reveal much about the human psyche in a world of conflicting values. This exhibition of works by Texas artists explores the continuation of this genre. Exhibition opening at 6 p.m., January 22.

  • Jan. 24Iktus Duo Concert

    Iktus Duo Concert

    • Sat., Jan. 24, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music

    No description available.

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  • Jan. 25Duo Karudan, faculty clarinet and piano recital

    Duo Karudan, faculty clarinet and piano recital

    • Sun., Jan. 25, 2:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (The Cole Performing Arts Series)

    Duo Karudan (SFA clarinetist Dr. Christopher Ayer and Baylor pianist Dr. Kae Hosoda-Ayer) will perform a program of contemporary music for clarinet and piano.

  • Jan. 27–Mar. 13Billie Mandle: Circumference

    Billie Mandle: Circumference

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    • Tue., Jan. 27–Fri., Mar. 13, Griffith Gallery

    Presented by the School of Art (The Gallery Series)

    Photographer Billie Mandle, using a large format camera and available light, has photographed American poet Emily Dickinson’s bedroom, focusing primarily on the southwest corner into which her desk faced. The photographic project explores the light as it changes throughout the day and across the seasons.

  • Jan. 27Charles Hurt, guest trombone

    Charles Hurt, guest trombone

    • Tue., Jan. 27, 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (The Cole Performing Arts Series)

    Charles Hurt, professor of trombone at Texas State University, and Dr. Ron Petti, SFA director of collaborative piano, will present a varied program of trombone repertoire.

  • Jan. 29Turtle Island Quartet with Nellie McKay

    Turtle Island Quartet with Nellie McKay

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    • Thu., Jan. 29, 7:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the College of Fine Arts (The University Series)

    Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Nellie McKay joins forces with the two-time Grammy-winning Turtle Island Quartet to present a delightfully bold performance of chamber music. McKay’s talents on piano, mallets and ukulele, and Turtle Island’s innovative rhythmic techniques, equally grounded in jazz improvisation and classical technique, are guaranteed to captivate audiences of all ages.

    Single tickets: $40 for adult, $33 for senior, $20 for student. Further discounts available in sections B & C. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Jan. 30Junie B. Jones

    Junie B. Jones

    • Fri., Jan. 30:
      • 9:30 a.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium
      • 12:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the College of Fine Arts (The Children’s Performing Arts Series (CPAS))

    Target grades: K-5. Presented by Theatreworks USA.

    Tickets are $6 for individuals or $5 per person for groups of 20 or more. To purchase tickets, call 888.240.ARTS or 936.468.6407.
  • Jan. 31Schmidbauer Young Artist Competition

    Schmidbauer Young Artist Competition

    • Sat., Jan. 31, Cole Concert Hall

    Presented by the School of Music (Special Music Events)

    All day event.

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