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December 2014

Harry Ransom Center

The Making of Gone With The Wind
Tuesday, December 2, 7 pm
DISCUSSION
How do you care for some of the most iconic costumes in film history? Ransom Center Curator of Film Steve Wilson leads a discussion on the preservation of Gone With The Wind costumes, including the green curtain dress and burgundy ball gown, with independent textile conservator Cara Varnell, Ransom Center Assistant Curator of Costumes and Personal Effects Jill Morena, and independent scholar Nicole Villarreal. Enjoy a closer look at the Gone With The Wind costumes with extended gallery hours until 9 p.m.

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Harry Ransom Center

Wednesday, December 3, noon
READING
Poetry on the Plaza: Fantasy

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Wally Workman Gallery

Joyce Howell | Solo Show
Thursday, December 4, 5-8 pm
Preview

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Women & Their Work

Holiday Trunk Show
Thursday, December 4, 5-8 pm
Read more

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The Contemporary Austin

Teens Create: Open the House
December 4, 6-9 pm
Jones Center
The museum opens its downtown Roof Deck after-hours for art, improv games, a "home movie lounge," live DJ, and much more - all created for teens by the museum's completely teen-led Teen Council.
Free for teens 13-19 with a school ID. Families of teens welcome.
RSVP at thecontemporaryaustin.org/teenscreate

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Harry Ransom Center

The Making of Gone With The Wind
Thursday, December 4, 7 pm
FILMS OF 1939
Judy Garland stars in The Wizard of Oz, an early Technicolor classic directed by Victor Fleming. Having completed color photography on The Wizard of Oz, Fleming took over as director of Gone With The Wind after George Cukor left the production. 102 minutes.

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West End 1st Thursday

1st Thursday
Gallery Night
December 4
Open until 8 pm

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ART on 5th

Lena Sotskova
Friday, December 5, 11am -5pm
Lena will be painting in the gallery

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Davis Gallery

Constructs: Gladys Poorte and Hollis Hammonds
curated by Susannah Morgan
Friday, December 5, 6-8 pm
Artist talk

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Art.Science.Gallery.

Trading Card Exhibition & Fundraiser
Friday, December 5, 6-10 pm
Opening reception

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grayDUCK Gallery

FRAGMENTS OF PARADISE: Luis Moro
Friday, December 5, 7-10 pm
Opening Reception

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Pump Project

Contamination | Pollination
New work by Elizabeth McDonald
Friday, December 5, 7-10 pm
Opening Reception

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Gallery Shoal Creek

PRISCILLA HOBACK + MARIANNE McGRATH
Saturday, December 6, 2-5 pm
Reception

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Flatbed Press and Gallery
02 Gallery

The Power of Insanity
December 6, 2-5 pm
Opening reception

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Wally Workman Gallery

Joyce Howell | Solo Show
Saturday, December 6, 6-8 pm
Opening reception

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The Contemporary Austin

Holiday Stroll
Jones Center
December 6, 6-9 pm
Ring in the holiday season at The Contemporary! As part of the Downtown Austin Alliance 's Holiday Sing-Along and Downtown Stroll, The Contemporary hosts a festive celebration featuring local performers, family-friendly art activities, and free museum admission.
Free

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ART on 5th

Lena Sotskova
Saturday, December 6, 7-9 pm
Opening Reception

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The Contemporary Austin

Artists Anonymous
Jones Center Community Room
December 11, 7 pm
Experimenting with different paper supplies provided, artists and the art curious will make art together and swap creations. Join collage artist Xochi Solis around the table for creative fun.
Free

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The Contemporary Austin

Second Saturdays are for Families
Gingerbread Villas
Laguna Gloria
December 13, 11am-3pm
Be the ART-chitect of your very own candy home! We 're whipping up edible houses like you 've never seen before, inspired by the architecture of the Driscoll Villa at Laguna Gloria.
Recommended for ages 2-11.
$5 member families // $10 non-member families..

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Davis Gallery

Collective Chemistry: Davis Gallery Holiday Group Show
Saturday December 13, 7-9 pm
Reception

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Wally Workman Gallery

Brian Mikeska
December 14-15
Saturday 12 to 6pm | Sunday 12 to 4pm
Please join us for a weekend affair with renowned Austin jeweler Brian Mikeska. There will be a selection of exquisite brooches, earrings and rings available for sale.

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Harry Ransom Center

The Making of Gone With The Wind
Monday, December 15, 7 pm
PARAMOUNT THEATRE
SCREENING
The Paramount Theatre commemorates the 75th anniversary of the December 15, 1939, premiere of Gone With The Wind. Tickets required and may be purchased online, by phone at 512-474-1221, or at the Paramount 's box office.

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