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Umlauf Sculpture Garden offers free admission all summer

Staff Writer
Austin 360

For the first time in its history, the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum invited an artist to transform its gallery with a site-specific installation, choosing celebrated Austin artist Margo Sawyer to do so.

And thanks to a recent fundraising campaign, the museum is offering free admission through Aug. 31.

In addition to a floor installation of mirror block and tiles interspersed with thousands of stainless steel balls, Sawyer created four outdoor site specific installations using re-purposed vintage bricks and tiles sourced from historic buildings in Elgin, where the artist and longtime University of Texas art professor has lived and maintained a studio for many years.

“Margo Sawyer: Reflect”

Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, 605 Robert E. Lee Road

Museum hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays

Exhibit continues through Oct. 19

www.umlaufsculpture.org.