The Contemporary Austin presents Rodney McMillian: "Against a Civic Death" opening reception

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Rodney McMillian: "Against a Civic Death" opening reception
Rodney McMillian, Untitled (neighbors) (still), 2017. Forthcoming video work. Commissioned by The Contemporary Austin with funds provided by the Suzanne Deal Booth Art Prize. Image courtesy Rodney McMillian; Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects; and Maccarone, Los Angeles/New York

The Contemporary Austin will present a solo exhibition of newly commissioned and recent works by the Los Angeles-based artist Rodney McMillian. "Against a Civic Death" is an immersive installation that fills the entire exhibition space and incorporates paintings, sculptural installations, video, and sound pieces.

The exhibition will be accompanied by educational programming including films, performances, and lectures. The catalogue will feature the new work created for the exhibition in Austin, along with a history of McMillian's performance-based works from throughout his career. 

Following the opening reception, the exhibit will be on display through August 26.

Event Details



The Contemporary Austin — Jones Center
700 Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78701


Ticket Info

Admission is free.