All posts tagged: Austin

Wednz Scene: SXSW 2018

March 14 / 18 Hello again…SXSW or South by Southwest Film Festival is happening in Austin, Texas. The event started Friday, March 9 and will end on March 18, which is Sunday. I browsed through their schedule on their website and there are lots and lots of fun stuff to do. Here are several videos from their YouTube page that gives you an idea of what this festival is all about. Lots, and lots of activities for one big festival right? Go to http://www.sxsw.com for more information on the festival and how you can attend if you’re in the Austin area.   Image source: Milestone Community Builders Advertisements

@ The Event: Austin, Texas

February 17 / 18 The weekend is here! We are now in Austin, Texas, Live Music Capital of the World. That’s what they claim. With so much to do, we see why… Credit source: http://www.austintexas.org     ART BLANTON MUSEUM OF ART Open Tuesday through Friday from 10 – 5, Saturday from 1 – 5, and Sunday from 1 – 5. Thursdays are free admission days and every third Thursday the museum is open until 9. Admission Prices: Adults $9, Kids 12 and under FREE, Seniors (65+) $7, Youth/College Students (13-21) $5. Admission is free to members, and all current UT ID-holders. For additional information call (512) 471-7324 or visit the website below. Website   THE CONTEMPORARY AUSTIN – THE JONES CENTER The Contemporary Austin reflects the spectrum of contemporary art through exhibitions, commissions, education, and the collection. Closed Monday, open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am–7pm and Sunday, 12–5pm. Website       FESTIVALS   3/9/18 – 3/18/18 SXSW® Music, Film and Interactive Conference and Festival Various Locations 3/30/18 – 3/31/18 Austin Urban Music Festival Auditorium Shores 4/5/18 …

Wednz Scene Reminder: Austin Art Business Summit

October 18 / 17 Hey everyone. This is just a reminder for those who are attending the Austin Art Business Summit. Here is just a peek of what this summit is about…. Credit source: Arts Business Institute The Creative Arts Society and Arts Business Institute present a professional development event for artists and makers October 21-22, 2017  Taking place at Soma Vida 2324 East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, Texas 78702                                                Registration is  $295.00                                       Go to artsbusinessinstitute.org/austin-texas/ for information.

Weekend Scene: Art Business Summit….

August 19 / 17 Hello, guys! Just a few posts to share with you. I know I posted this before, but this is just a reminder courtesy of Arts Business Institute. Take a look….. Credit source: Art Business Institute     The Creative Arts Society and Arts Business Institute present a professional development event for artists and makers October 21-22, 2017  Taking place at Soma Vida 2324 East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, Texas 78702 Join us in the fabulous arts destination city of Austin, Texas for an intensive weekend summit focused on growing your creative small business. This program teaches practical, step-by-step, actionable strategies. Schedule at a Glance Friday, October 20th – Reception/Networking at Soma Vida 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Keynote “Welcome to Austin” Guest speaker: Michael Abedin, Editor of Austin All Natural Magazine    Saturday, October 21st 9:00 a.m.  Registration  9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.    Creative Marketing Strategies – Carolyn Edlund 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.   Pricing for Profit – Rosen/Edlund 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.   Lunch – special presentation “What You Need to Know About Fine Art Printing” with guest speaker Neil Ganucheau, CEO of Skyline Printing 12:45 p.m. – …

More Scene Wednesday: The 2016 Writers’ League of Texas Agents & Editors Conference

April 13 / 16  Here is something for the literature crowd……   THE 2016 WRITERS’ LEAGUE OF TEXAS Agents & Editors Conference JUNE 24 – 26, 2016 Hyatt Regency Downtown on Lady Bird Lake / Austin, Texas 3 days. More than 30 agents, editors, and other industry professionals.  275 writers across all genres and categories.  Countless panels, presentations, and networking opportunities. ALL WRITERS WELCOME / REGISTER NOW! http://www.writersleague.org / 512.499.8914 One more to go……. featured & other image: unknown & prbythebook.com

Scene Wednesday: Opportunities for Austin artists…..

February 17 / 16 Hello and Good Morning…..for those living in the Austin area, I found some great stuff to pass along to you guys. You’ll need to put a pin reminder for these…..   (credit: Austin Texas Gov) Request for Qualifications: Austin Fire Department Artist-in-Residence Deadline: March 3, 5 pm The City seeks to commission an artist-in-residence who will document the people and operations of six fire stations currently undergoing renovations. They will spend approximately 10-15 hours per week observing the activities of the fire stations over a 2-3 month period. At the end of the residency period, the artist will submit a proposal to create a series of 2-dimensional works to be sited on the interior or exterior walls of the fire stations. Professional artists who live in the Austin metropolitan area (Travis, Willamson, Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Burnet, and Blanco counties) are eligible to apply. Budget: $36,000 Download the full RFQ Artist Information Meeting: Download the FAQ | Download the presentation slides Questions? Contact Carrie Brown, 512-974-9310 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Request for Proposals: TEMPO 2016 …