Gallery Fridays: Austin, Denver, Santa Fe

AdobeAirstream’s “picks” — art events and happenings in Austin, Santa Fe, and Denver for October 14-23, 2011.


October 14

Yadir Quintana and Matthew Schenning exhibits open at Champion, 800 Brazos St, at E 8th St, through November 12th, 7-9pm.

B Scene: Afrobeat, a party, at the Blanton Museum, 2 San Jacinto Blvd, south of E 1st St, 6-10pm, $12.

Opening Reception! Opening: The Austin Series, Part IV – Featuring 11 Local Artists, Gallery Black Lagoon, 7-10pm – FREE TO ATTEND.

October 15

Marfita opens at Co-Lab Project Space, 613 Allen St, at Hidalgo St, through October 29th, 7-11pm.

Land-Grabber opens at Pump Project, 702 Shady Ln, at E 7th St, through November 4th, 7-10pm.

October 19

Tiff Holland and Eric Bosse read at Domy Bookstore, 913 E Cesar Chavez, at Brushy St, 7pm, Free.

October 20

When I Last Wrote to You about Africa, a lecture, at the Blanton Museum, 2 San Jacinto Blvd, south of E 1st St, 12:30-1:30pm.


October 14

Sandback Weekend at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 1485 Delgany St, at 15th St, through October 16th, 6:30-8:30pm.

Louis Recchia and Claudia Roulier exhibits open at Pirate Gallery, 3655 Navajo St, btw W 36th and W 37th St, through October 30th, 6-10pm.

Carol Browning and Kathy Knaus exhibits open at Ice Cube Gallery, 3320 Walnut St, at 33rd St, through November 5th, 12-9pm .

Attend Conversation Contacto with Huichol Master Artist: Yarn / Bee wax Prayers, at the Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Dr, at W 8th Ave, Free.

October 15

See Chuck Forsman, Kevin O’Connell, Danae Falliers, Liu Hong, and Zhong Biao exhibits at Robischon Gallery, 1740 Wazee St, at 17th St, through October 29th, 12-5pm

October 16

Dr Jillian Mollenhauer lectures at the Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14th Ave Pkwy, at Bannock St, North Building, Lower Level, 2:30pm, $10.

October 18

Screening of Robert Motherwell: Summer of 1971 at Denver Film Center, 2510 E Colfax, at Elizabeth St, 7pm, $12.

Reception for Richard T Castro Visiting Professorship, at Metro State Center for Visual Art, 965 Santa Fe Dr, at W 10th Ave, 6-8pm.

October 19

Fangfang Xu lectures at the University of Denver, Shwayder Art Building, 2121 E Asbury Ave, Room 119, 5pm, Free.

October 20

Attend Local Artists Talk at the Aspen Art Museum, 590 N Mill St, Aspen, 5pm.

Patricia Nelson Limerick and Eric Paddock lecture at the Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14th Ave Pkwy, at Bannock St, Hamilton Building, Lower Level, 7pm, $16, Reservations recommended.

Attend 7 Minutos, curated by Jane Potts, at the Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Dr, at W 8th Ave, 6:30-8pm.


October 14

Fall Spotlight opening reception at Shelby Street Gallery, through December 1, 2011.

Attend the opening reception for Marking Time: John Tarahteeff at Nuart Gallery, 5-7 pm.

October 21

Agitated Histories opens at SITE Santa Fe, 5-7 pm. Exhibits through January 15, 2012.

Fernando Garavito , Reading from his new book Praxis & Ambiguity of the Enemy, 6pm Tipton Hall, Santa Fe Art Institute.

Land Marks: Photographs from Taos, New Mexico, opening reception at James Kelly Contemporary, through November.

October 22
Attend THE VIRTUAL DINNER GUEST PROJECT by Eric Maddox a project reception at Zane Bennett Gallery, 11 am – 12 pm.

Gala Fundraiser for Center for Contemporary Art, Dinner, Dance Contest, Silent Auction from 6-10 pm.

October 20 – 23

*Also screenings for various films for the 12th Annual Santa Fe Film Festival occur throughout the weekend (schedule here) at the Lensic Performing Arts Center, Center for Contemporary Art, and the Screen.

Feature Image: courtesy of Champion Gallery, Austin. Support text: Matthew Schenning Some Things Will Fade (Wall 25), 2011, Acrylic on C-print, 6 x 8″

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