“Recollecting Memories” by Caroline Ryan. AARC ballroom. On display through June 19. Artist Caroline Ryan explores family dynamics using old candid family photographs as references for her paintings. The artist reveals the astounding differences between her parents and her family’s struggle to communicate with each other as a means of accepting and understanding the past and present.
Focus Groups. June 2, 3-4:45 p.m. (Spicewood Springs Branch Library). June 6, 6-8 p.m. (AARC Ballroom). June 11, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. (AARC Room #1). Join us at three community focus groups to discuss the desired qualities and competencies of the next manager of the AARC.
“Where I Belong” by Lizzie Chen. AARC Hallways. On Display through June 29. Mixed-race families open their doors to share lived experiences of Asian American Pacific Islander youth in Austin. Exhibit is co-curated by Lizzie Chen and the Asian American Resource Center. Lizzie Chen received Masters in Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin. As a first generation Taiwanese American, she is interested in capturing the stories of marginalized communities through photojournalism, such as the immigrant community. More info at lizziechen.com.