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A Salon Series hosted in partnership with Austin's Historic Hotel Ella! Check this page for upcoming discussions.

The Umlauf is excited to partner with Hotel Ella on a series of upcoming talks! All talks will take place at Hotel Ella's Goodall's restaurant, where guests may purchase drinks or dinner.

To honor the artistic roots of the property, Hotel Ella presents a monthly Salon Series that features inspiring Austin creatives from all disciplines. The goal of the series is to amuse, educate and provoke inspiring dialogue about art, literature, film and music. Hotel Ella's Salon Series is a free event and welcomes all members of the creative community.

Previous Talks

February 24: Jennifer Cumberbatch, Rowena Dasch and Ginger Geyer

January 30: Jamie Crawley

February 12: Sally Whitman Coleman

March 19: Virginia Cumberbatch & Leslie Blair

April 16: Katie Robinson Edwards on Midcentury Modern Art

August 13: Dr. Kenneth Hafertepe

September 17: Pittman McGehee, PhD and Merrilee McGehee

For more information or to contact Hotel Ella, visit

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