Art on the Edge: The Blanton Museum of Art Gala Afterparty

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 8:30pm

Join Austin's tastemakers, young professionals, and community leaders to celebrate the life-enhancing power of art. This lively black-tie event supports the vital role the Blanton Museum of Art plays in Austin and at The University of Texas at Austin.

Highlights of the night include:
• Live music and dancing with entertainment from Memphis Train Revue
• Open bar
• Complimentary bites
• Photobooth
• And, of course, ART!

Restoration Agriculture Workshop

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 4:00pm to Sun, 11/16/2014 - 12:00pm

Real-world solutions and practical knowledge from one of the great innovators in regenerative agriculture, Mark Shepard. This Restoration Agriculture Workshop is going to be packed full of vital information. Whether you are new to farming and ranching or you're a long time veteran, this workshop is an opportunity to learn how you can restore your land and your profit base at the same time.

Permaculture Design Course: Two Week Intensive

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 9:00am to Sun, 06/15/2014 - 5:00pm

This Permaculture Design Certificate signifies completion of the 72-hour curriculum set forth by Bill Mollison in “Permaculture: A Designers’ Manual.” This is not a vocational certificate. But the permaculture design skill-set is so practical, and so much needed in today’s world, that you can consider the course a kind of “universal vocational training.”

Academy of Art University Austin Open House

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Academy of Art University
You’re Invited
Austin Open House

Discover Your Creative Potential at the Austin Open House!

Your Future Begins Here

When: Austin Open House
Saturday, October 5, 2013
10AM - 5PM (Ongoing)

Where: W Hotel Austin
200 Lavaca Street
Austin, TX 78701


Attendance Records Album Release/Benefit

Thu, 08/08/2013 - 7:00pm to Fri, 08/09/2013 - 2:00am

Join us for the release of the 2nd Attendance Records album, Caught in the Food Chain!

Attendance Records brings creativity back into public schools by connecting students and teachers with local artists, writers, and musicians. At the end of the program the 9th and 10th grade students have their poems, short stories, artwork, and lyrics published in an installation or recorded by a local band and pressed onto vinyl.

River Awareness Day! (RAD)

Sat, 08/03/2013 - 11:00am to 11:15am
Cover Photo

Attendance Records Spring Fever Showcase

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 4:30pm

We've caught Spring Fever, and we're passing it on to you!

Over the past few months, students at Anderson High School worked hard to create content for the second Attendance Records album, "Caught in the Food Chain." The second album features Marmalakes and Belaire, two incredible bands who lent their talent and time to bring these student's songs to life. 

The Attendance Records Spring Fever showcase is the final event before the Attendance Records Album Release show in June, so come out on Tuesday, April 30th to Holy Mountain & celebrate the spring season with us! 

Kayak the Colorado

Sat, 07/20/2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Kayak the Colorado

Saturday, July 20

9 a.m.-noon, $40 per person

Adults and children 14 and up in solo boats; ages 10-13 in tandem boat with adult

McKinney Roughs Nature Park



Festival of the Commons

Sat, 01/19/2013 - 1:00pm to 10:00pm

Activate Austin hosts a day of knowledge sharing and music, featuring Lisa Fithian, CommonSpark Collective, local folk band The Sparrowmakers, and singer songwriter, David Rovics.

Highlights of the day include

Communities of Color and Higher Education: Bridging the Divide

Sun, 11/11/2012 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm


Sunday, November 11, 3:30-5:30 pm

Communities of Color and Higher Education: Bridging the Divide

While the U.S. Supreme Court is deliberating on the fate of affirmative action in Fisher v. University of Texas,Quilombola (formerly the Austin Black and Brown Alliance) is sponsoring a panel with scholars, teachers, organizers, and students to discuss how access to higher education affects communities of color on a more local level.


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