Saturday Walk-In Tours


Join us every Saturday at 2pm for a tour of the Visual Arts Center. With rotating exhibitions in multiple gallery spaces, each week’s tour focuses on a different theme and conversation topic. Meet at the front desk for a guided experience with plenty of time for questions and reflections. Tours last about 45 minutes; no reservations are necessary.

Saturday, February 1

Exhibition Overview: Travel through the VAC’s galleries to experience five dynamic exhibitions ranging in topic and media.

Saturday, February 8

From Here to There: Experience the work of five artists made in response to monumental Earthworks of the American Southwest.

Saturday, February 15

Visual Culture: Explore how various artists create meaning through the utilization of familiar imagery.

Saturday, February 22

Journeys and Travels: Travel to North Africa by uncovering the influence of place in Fleming’s exhibition, Grids and Geography.

Saturday, March 1

Explore UT

Saturday, March 8

Collections and Collecting: Discuss what it means to collect and the relevance of a collection as seen through the exhibition Art History: Selections from the Green Christian Collection.

Saturday, March 22

Sieben Speaks: Vaulted Gallery Artist-in-Residence Michael Sieben discusses his multimedia installation, It Will All Happen Again.

Saturday, March 29

Wow to How: Explore the work of graduating seniors and visit the studios where these works are created.

Saturday, April 5

Illustrated Design: Discover the world of design through the work of Michael Sieben and current BFA/MFA design students.

Saturday, April 12


Saturday, April 19

Inanimately Imagined: Bring to life the imagination of artist-in-residence, Michael Sieben, through a storytelling adventure which explores the sculptures, wall paintings, drawings, and animations of It Will All Happen Again.

Saturday, April 26

Place and Space: Identify, compare, and discuss how exhibiting artists utilize both space and place in the creation of their work.

Saturday, May 3

Creation Exposed: Explore the MFA studio exhibition by uncovering artists’ ideas, materials and processes.

Saturday, May 10

Installation Art: Discover the history, significance, and evolution of installation art as seen through the work of MFA seniors and Michael Sieben.

Find out how to get discounted parking to attend a tour at the VAC!