Threadless Collaborates for Donations in Racial Injustice Efforts

Threadless, a diverse global community of artists and those that support them, wants to honor George Floyd and the countless others who’ve lost their lives and livelihoods to racism. Over the coming weeks, they will be sharing art and stories from Black artists and their allies in our community. Starting today, all Artist Shop owners have the option to donate a portion of their proceeds to eight different organizations of their choosing. Threadless will match those donations up to an additional $100,000.

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Morrison Hotel Gallery Launches “IDOLS” Web-Exclusive World Tour

As of today, May 6th, Morrison Hotel Gallery invites you to experience Idols, a web-exclusive world tour spanning seven continents and more than a half-century of iconic imagery. Idols reframe the praiseworthy works of internationally-acclaimed photographers such as Terry O’NeillPeter Hujar, Lynn Goldsmith, Bob Gruen and Timothy White through virtual renderings at the intersection of kitsch and hallmarks of human expression.

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Mira Lehr Launches New Online Series ‘MiraVision’ for the Mennello Museum of American Art

Just in time for Earth Day 2020, Mira Lehr, one of the art world’s pioneer climate activists, honors her 50th anniversary of championing nature with “High Water Mark” at the Mennello Museum of American Art . The museum’s new online art resources feature fun and creative digital tools for parents and children staying at home for social distancing.

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Boca Raton Museum of Art Presents “Keep Kids Smart with ART” Online Series

With most of the United States forced to self-isolate and practice social distancing along with schools canceled parents are now looking for homeschooling options. Even though the Boca Raton Museum of Art is closed to the public, starting this Friday, March 20, the museum is launching a new series of free Online Community Art Initiatives for all ages at this link. Featuring the new Keep Kids Smart with ART series to help parents and their children who are home from school.

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Laura Escudé Announces The Transmute Accelerator 3.0 Interactive Education Program for Live Show Design

Announced today, Laura Escudé Enterprises, a music-centric venture studio, will be launching its third season of the live music performance online program called The Transmute Accelerator on April 14, 2020. Part of this third annual live music performance accelerator program includes the interactive program for live online small group sessions and specialized.

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Help Local Businesses and Artists Stand With the City of Austin Due to the SXSW 2020 Cancellation

The cancellation of the 2020 SXSW Festival and Conferences due to concerns of the health and safety of attendees due to the Coronavirus has left several artists without venues to perform or screen their films. Furthermore, SXSW hugely impacts all local businesses, venues and restaurants in Austin bringing in nearly $300 million into the city which will now be lost revenue. There are several ways to help artists, filmmakers and Austin businesses that we wanted to share with you all.  

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CANCELED: SKYLAB 2020 Party Will Proceed as Planned Bringing 29 Austin Bands To Scholz Garten

As of 3.13.20 this event is now canceled and postponed to a later date. Please check back on the new date for this event.

Even though SXSW 2020 is canceled, ALL SYSTEMS ARE GO for next Thursday, March 19, as Spaceflight Records and Mosaic Sound Collective host the inaugural liftoff of “SKYLAB 2020,” a day and night party featuring a lineup of 29 of Austin’s top local artists. The SKYLAB 2020 event kicks off at 11 a.m. through 2 a.m. at Austin’s historic Scholz Garten, located at 1607 San Jacinto, Austin, Texas 78701.

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The City of Austin Announces Cancellation of SXSW 2020 March Events Due to the Coronavirus

Even though there were concerns and petitions to cancel the SXSW 2020 Conference and Festival due to the massive spread of the coronavirus as of this morning it was still on surprisingly! Announced today, March 6th and just one week before the infamous SXSW Conference and Festival, the City of Austin have canceled the March dates for SXSW and SXSW EDU. SXSW has stated today that they will faithfully follow the City’s directions.

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Playform Launches AI-Powered “Creative Soulmate” for Visual Artists and Designers

Playform (playform.io) offers the latest opportunity for artists and creators to explore the edge of technological possibility and express their humanity. With no coding needed, Playform harnesses AI’s power and turns it into the perfect co-creating companion. This month, the platform will be coming out of beta with a slew of new features, including sketch-to-image.

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Val Kilmer’s HelMel Studios and Mosaic Sound Collective Kick-Off New Partnership with Events Starting March 12th in Austin

Announced today, Los Angeles-based HelMel Studios, founded by actor, artist, and philanthropist Val Kilmer, and Austin, Texas-based Mosaic Sound Collective announce a strategic partnership, celebrating with multiple events from March 12th through March 20th in Austin, Texas. The two nonprofits are collaborating in a “strategic bond” to offer each other a presence and footing in both cities, with Austin hosting the official kickoff. With the new partnership, HelMel and Mosaic will come together and offer musicians, visual artists, filmmakers and creatives in each city a unique bridge of opportunity and synergy. 

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