Central Texas Local Section



Lecture: Color Chemistry-How Molecules Make Color


Location: Art.Science.Gallery, 916 Springdale Rd., Austin, TX 78702 (512)522-8278


Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cost: Cost: Free and open to the public. Registration required at


 (Limited to 40 guests, so reserve your tickets fast).


Learn how molecules make color with the American Chemical Society! Colors have been called the smiles of nature, and like smiles, there are many causes of color.  There will be 3 presentations and demonstrations on color chemistry by Austin ACS members, and local artist Clair Gaston will demonstrate the application of color using paints and pigments.

Join us for dinner at 6:00 pm at Sa-Tén, located  across the walkway from the Gallery. Tuesday evenings are 20% off! See dinner menu.



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Some Previous Meetings


Earth week 2018

Postponed due to Weather

Join Our Earth Week Event

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Our 2018 Awards Banquet

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Wednesday April 11, 2018

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Volunteer Appreciation

Volunteer Appreciation

Friday Frbruary 16, 2018

Speaker  :  Dr. Peter Dorhout, ACS President 2018

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Centenial Celebration

Oasis Restaurant on Lake Travis

for our
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View the photo album
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Centenial Page

National Chemistry Week


October 21, 2017

The Sheffield Education Center

(Splash Exhibit)

Zilker Park

details / volunteer

Nobel Prize Happy Hour

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2200 S. Interstate 35

Austin, TX

Wednesday October 4, 2017
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Councilor's Reports

to the
Central Texas Section

Fall 2012   

Spring 2011  

reports provided in pdf format.