• Apr. 9–Jun. 11Texas National 2016

    Texas National 2016

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    • Sat., Apr. 9–Sat., Jun. 11, The Cole Art Center, Ledbetter Gallery

    Presented by the School of Art (Special Art Events)

    SFA’s 22nd annual juried competition and exhibition provides emerging artists an opportunity to have work juried by highly acclaimed artist Abelardo Morell. Exhibition opening at 6 p.m., April 9.

  • Apr. 9–Jun. 11Photography of Abelardo Morell

    Photography of Abelardo Morell

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    Photography of Abelardo Morell
    • Sat., Apr. 9–Sat., Jun. 11, The Cole Art Center, Reavley Gallery

    Presented by the School of Art (Special Art Events)

    Works of Abelardo Morell, distinguished photographer and juror for the 22nd Texas National, will be on display in Reavley Gallery at the Cole Art Center, with subjects touching on childhood, money, still life and book illustration.

    Morell will give an artist's talk at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at the art center, followed by the announcement of this year's Texas National winners during the exhibitions' opening reception, which begins at 6 p.m.

  • Jun. 3First Friday Films: The Unforeseen

    First Friday Films: The Unforeseen

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    • Fri., Jun. 3, 7 p.m., The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art (Special Art Events)

    Directed by Laura Dunn, "The Unforeseen" is the 2007 documentary about the development around Barton Springs in Austin and how many citizens responded, fearing the degradation of Austin's emblematic "swimming hole" and the environment sustaining it.

  • Jun. 24–Jul. 16A Year with Frog and Toad

    A Year with Frog and Toad

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    Robert and Willie Reale
    • Fri., Jun. 24, 2 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium
    • Sat., Jun. 25, 6:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium
    • Mon., Jun. 27, 2 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium
    • Tue., Jun. 28, 10 a.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium
    • Sat., Jul. 9, 6:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium
    • Wed., Jul. 13:
      • 10 a.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium
      • 6:30 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium
    • Thu., Jul. 14, 2 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium
    • Fri., Jul. 15, 10 a.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium
    • Sat., Jul. 16, 2 p.m., W.M. Turner Auditorium

    Presented by the School of Theatre (SummerStage Festival)

    Directed by Angela Bacarisse.
    Book and Lyrics by Willie Reale.
    Music by Robert Reale.
    Based on the Books by Arnold Lobel.

    The beloved suburban amphibians leap to tuneful life as the irresistibly upbeat Frog lifts the spirits of his worrywart neighbor Toad. The director of the smash hit "Spamalot" and the summer kids' favorites "The Emperor's New Clothes" and "How I Became a Pirate" now brings you the only children's show ever nominated for the coveted Tony Award for Broadway's Best Musical!

    “A Year with Frog and Toad” is presented through special arangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com

    Single tickets: $7.50 for adult/senior/student. Purchase tickets online or by phone: 888.240.ARTS (936.468.6407).
  • Jun. 29–Jul. 1612 × 12 School of Art Silent Auction

    12 × 12 School of Art Silent Auction

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    • Wed., Jun. 29–Sat., Jul. 16, The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Presented by the School of Art (Special Art Events)

    This annual fundraising auction and exhibition, sponsored by the SFA Friends of the Visual Arts, includes works by area artists for silent bid. A closing party and sale will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 16. Admission to the gallery and the closing party is free.

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