“Water, Water, Everywhere.” Erika Blumenfeld is part ecological archivist, part installation artist as she gathers artifacts salvaged from recent wildfires, a live tree and other sundry objects to create a work of art that investigates our environment and its precarious state. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Exhibit continues through Aug. 29. Women and Their Work, 1710 Lavaca St. Free. 512-477-1064, www.womenandtheirwork.org.
Austin Chamber Music Festival
From world-renown European ensembles to alt-classical bands from Brooklyn, the Austin Chamber Music Festival once again shakes up traditions. The fest starts Friday with the St. Petersburg String Quartet (7:30 p.m. at Northwest Hills United Methodist Church). On Friday, the all-female Victoire, fronted by composer Missy Mazzioli, will play her ethereal and sophisticated new music at blues club Antone’s (7:30 p.m., 2015 E. Riverside Drive). And Saturday the Vienna Piano Trio performs works by Schubert and Saint-Saens (7:30 p.m. Bates Recital Hall, 2406 Robert Dedman Drive). The festival continues through July 28 at various locations. Individual tickets $20-$50; festival passes available. Some concerts are free. 512-454-7562, www.austinchambermusic.org.
Curator’s tour of “Young Latino Artists 18: Con/Juntos.” Artist Michael Anthony Garcia, who curated this year’s iteration of Mexic-Arte Museum’s annual exhibit spotlighting emerging artists, illuminates the show he put together. 2 p.m. Saturday. Mexic-Arte Museum, 419 Congress Ave. Free. www.mexic-artemuseum.org.
— Jeanne Claire van Ryzin