Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 6:00pm
The Fine Arts Library will host a will host a panel presentation featuring the Visual Arts Center’s 2014 artist-in-residence Michael Sieben, and three experts who have an interest and passion for zines and limited editions.
What is a zine and why are they made? Why are they important to our contemporary world and cultural history? Why...Read More
Friday, February 28, 2014 - 5:30pm
The 9th Annual Nilsson Lecture in Contemporary Drama and Literature will be held in conjunction with the international Menuhin Competition taking place at UT from February 21-March 2, 2014.
Fine Arts Library at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, February 28,2014.
Founded in 1983, the Yehudi Menuhin International Competition for Young Violinists — hosted this year by the...Read More
Friday, February 21, 2014 - 3:00pm
David Hunter talks about recent research. Location: Fine Arts Library, DFA 4.104
Over the last 15 years or so, scholars in other areas of the arts (e.g., art, architecture, landscape design) have been considering how much of our heritage is beholden to profits from the slave trade and plantations, and working out ways of coming to terms with that legacy. Regrettably, the topic has been...Read More
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 6:00pm
Background: The Fine Arts Library hosts the second installment of its faculty-curated film series featuring a documentary that considers the impacts of technological advancement on global society.
Are technological advancement, economic development, and population...Read More
Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 7:30pm
The Hispanic Alliance for the Performing Arts and CLUTCH present a wind ensemble concert featuring 6 premieres by UT composers, conducted by Marc Sosnowchik and Ryan Kelly. The event will also feature a side-by-side performance with Austin Soundwaves, an El Sistema USA youth music program in East Austin. Works by Hermes Camacho, Michael Mikulka, Jenna Wright, Jeffrey Hayman, Eli Fieldsteel, and Russell Podgorsek...Read More
January 14, 2014 - Thousands of vintage and rare vinyl records and tens of thousands of compact discs have found a new home at the Fine Arts Library at The University of...Read More
As you return to the Fine Arts Library this January, please take note of the fine new doors that greet your arrival. As part of a modest facilities upgrade, the old, visually obstructing doors were replaced with these new ones which provide clear sight lines into the Richard T. and Jan J. Roberts Reading Room...Read More
Since the mid-1990s the sculptor El Anatsui has dazzled viewers all over the world with his monumental wall hangings made of aluminum bottle caps and tops and copper wire. Before that, in a thirty year career of creating and teaching, the artist who was born in Ghana and lived in Nigeria for much of his life, worked in wood, stone and other media. But it is with his metal hangings that his sculpture has gained...Read More
Are you working on a research topic of national cultural interest or relevance? You might try any number of national libraries to browse the rare and unique items that they have digitized and made accessible to the public online. A few of our favorites include the Biblioteca Digital Hispanica of the Biblioteca Nacional de Espana and Gallica of...Read More
Fine Arts Library staff members are eager to assist you with your end of the semester research needs during Crunch Time. As you enter the Fine Arts Library, look for a table of handouts with helpful tips to find information. There are...Read More
Tantalizing glimpses into the vast holdings of the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin may be viewed at http://hrc.contentdm.oclc.org/#nav_top The Harry Ransom Digital Collections site includes digital images of manuscript pages, art, posters, photographs and maps which are arranged by collections and include the Circus Collection, the...Read More
Friday, November 1, 2013 - 6:00pm
What: “Films in Person” films series featuring Moolaadé. This event is free and open to the public.
When: 6 p.m., Friday, November 1, 2013.
Where: Fine Arts Library (DFA 3.200), The University of Texas at Austin.
Background: The Fine Arts Library is introducing a faculty-curated film series with a Senegalese feature...Read More
The Vogue picture records occupy a brief chapter in the history of recorded sound, from 1945 to 1947, when post-war optimism and a replenishing of formerly scarce materials rejuvenated the recording industry. Each pressing featured colorful, occasionally campy illustrations, visible through the clear vinyl coating. Musical offerings ranged from popular, jazz, country, Latin, and spoken word. Fewer than 100 discs...Read More
Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Fine Arts Library, Room 3.200
Explore copyright and open access issues at a screening of RIP: A Remix Manifesto, a 2008 open source documentary film about “the changing concept of copyright”directed by Brett Gaylor.
Following the film, a discussion session will consider how these copyright, intellectual property and related issues affect education at the...Read More
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Curious about what exactly fair use is?
Have you ever wondered if you can use an image in your academic work?
Not sure about the restrictions on performing a piece of music?
Copyright attorney Georgia Harper discusses these issues and answers questions.
... Read More
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 8:00am to Friday, October 25, 2013 - 5:00pm
The University of Texas Libraries is promoting the movement for unimpeded accessibility to scholarly research in a series of events marking international Open Access Week 2013.
Open Access Week — now in its 7th year — carries the theme “Open Access: Redefining Impact” and features events worldwide meant to inform the public about the potential...Read More
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 6:00pm
an ongoing concert series features work by
Hector Villa-Lobos and Elliot Carter
and university composers and performers
When: 6 p.m., Saturday, October 19, 2013
Where: Fine Arts Library (...Read More
The University of Texas at Austin’s ’ John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies is currently hosting an exhibition of Haitian painting that spans five decades entitled “Five Decades of Haitian Painting: Selections from the Green-Christian Collection.” The exhibition features paintings selected from the collection of Rudy Green and Joyce Christian by curator, Lise Ragbir.