Summer Library Tour: Dot Mandala Art

Bring your young artist to Hampton Branch at Oak Hill Library for a fun painting activity led by the team at Artly World! Young artists will learn about mandala art and try it out for themselves, using dotting tools to create their own colorful miniature mandala keepsake.

Artists and the Age of AI

AARC 8401 Cameron Rd, Austin, TX, United States

Join us and other artists in our community for a lively discussion on the ways AI technology is changing the way we think about art and our roles as artists. You’ll enjoy a live demo of the tool “ARTSMARTai,” presented by artist and AI technologist Jessica Paz, followed by open discussion on the implications of AI tools and their uses, advantages, and limitations for artists. Artists in all disciplines and levels of experience are welcome and encouraged to attend this free event.

Leverage AI in Your Creative Workflow

Artists in all disciplines are welcome to be part of a lively discussion with Zach Beasley, who will lead us through an introduction to popular AI image generation tools, discuss the benefits and limitations of AI technologies, and help us brainstorm how AI tools could be used in our creative practices.

Artists, AI, and Resisting Dystopia

Be part of an engaging talk via Zoom, addressing the impacts of generative AI on artists' work and livelihood, led by Shawn Shan, computer scientist and research at the University of Chicago. We'll learn how generative AI models "learn" from human art, discuss the potential threats on our privacy, and hear about one potential solution, project Glaze, a tool that protects artists from unauthorized mimicry.

Small Business Webinar and Q & A: Financial Statements

Learn about the three most important financial documents for operating as a small business and what lenders would expect to see in them: Balance Sheets, Profit and Loss Statements, Cash Flow Reports.

AI as a Partner in Artistic Creation

Are you an artist trying to navigate the shifting boundaries of art and technology? Interested in the creative applications of AI tools, but also concerned that AI technologies might replace human creativity and artists’ work? Join us via Zoom for an enlightening discussion on the ways AI technologies might be incorporated into your process not as a replacement, but as an invaluable partner in creation.

How to Survive AI as an Artist

Are you an artist eager to secure your place in an evolving world? Is the looming threat of AI making you doubt your life choices? Will Midjourney or ChatGPT really replace creatives? Join us for an eye-opening talk and interactive discussion that will empower you to not just survive but thrive in our current reality.

Dot Mandala Art

Austin Public Library- Howson Branch 2500 Exposition Blvd, Austin, TX

Treat yourself to a little Saturday Self-Care with a fun and therapeutic dot mandala art workshop. No previous experience needed. We'll show you what to do. This is an all-ages, family-friendly event, free and open to the public. Please RSVP to let us know you're coming.

Wonderful India: Kathak Dance and Rangoli

AARC 8401 Cameron Rd, Austin, TX, United States

Experience the wonder that is India through hands-on arts demonstrations and activities, featuring classical kathak dance and rangoli sand art. All are welcome to attend this all-ages event, free and open to the public. Please RSVP to let us know you'll be there!