Arts In Context is an arts documentary series exploring the process of creation through collaboration and the condition of living and working as an artist. By spotlighting visual arts, dance, music and culture, we hope to pique curiosity and inspire people to learn more about a subject, visit an exhibition, attend a performance or create and share something beautiful of their own and facilitate the dialogue between artists and audiences. Arts In Context airs Thursdays on KLRU-TV, Austin PBS, and is available everywhere on the PBS iPhone app and iPad app.

Support for Arts In Context is provided by: Art Works, Wells Fargo, The Kodosky Foundation, The Burdine Johnson Foundation, and the City of Austin through the Cultural Arts Division

Full Episodes | 63

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  • Born out of intense personal hardship, Les Rav - the classically-influenced experimental..

    26:46

  • Proyecto Teatro aims to make the arts accessible to the entire community, regardless of...

    56:46

  • Cinephiles and art house movie theaters are an endangered species. There are only a...

    26:48

  • Once There Were Six Seasons is a new work by Glass Half Full Theatre that uses puppetry...

    26:46

  • The Octopus Project expresses the meaning of "multi" media by creating lively art through

    26:47

  • By documenting well-known artists as they purposely destroy their own photographic...

    26:47

  • Once a taboo practice largely confined to sailors and street hoodlums, tattooing has...

    26:46

  • Groundbreaking experimental dancer Deborah Hay brings her first piece into a museum...

    26:46

Clips | 28

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  • Born out of intense personal hardship, Les Rav - the classically-influenced experimental..

    02:00

  • More than a dance, tango is a connection between two people; and the teachers...

    05:09

  • Located on the sprawling tarmac of the old Austin airport is the Blue Starlite Drive-in. A

    02:40

  • Through education and training, Arc of the Arts makes professional artists out of people.

    05:01

  • Once There Were Six Seasons is a new work by Glass Half Full Theatre that uses puppetry...

    02:00

  • Set against the stunning backdrop of Laguna Gloria, R. Murray Schafer’s Music for Wilder..

    05:13

  • At the intersection of punk music, politics, and DIY artists lies the Combating Latent...

    05:09

  • In order to beautify the neighborhood and build community, artists and citizens in north..

    04:45

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