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Storytelling with Tom Lee

Event Title: Storytelling with Tom Lee
Event Description:

Storyteller Tom Lee performs a selection of stories depicted in Natalie Frank's drawings of the tales of the Brothers Grimm. This performance emphasizes the stories as they appeared in the first edition, with darker tones than the later revisions.

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015 | 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Fees/Admission: Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Natalie Frank – The Brothers Grimm

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Natalie Frank – The Brothers Grimm
Event Description:

In this exhibition, the nineteenth-century fairy tales of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm are explored by New York-based Austin native, artist Natalie Frank. Her drawings function as a feminist reimagining of the stories, addressing gender, sexuality, and complex familial dynamics. Drawing upon the history of illustrated books, figuration, and personal and political narrative, Frank’s drawings represent the largest collection of Grimm’s fairy tales ever illustrated by a fine artist.

Date: Sunday, August 30, 2015 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fees/Admission: Included with museum admission; Free for members and UT students, faculty, and staff
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World
Event Description:

Building on the Blanton’s legacy of presenting groundbreaking scholarship on Latin American art, Impressionism and the Caribbean features the work of Realist-Impressionist painter Francisco Oller and his contemporaries. Providing historical, geographic, and cultural context for Oller’s work, the exhibition also features paintings by nineteenth-century masters Paul Cézanne, Winslow Homer, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and others. 

Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fees/Admission: Included with museum admission; Free for members and UT students, faculty, and staff
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Perspectives: Edward Sullivan

Event Title: Perspectives: Edward Sullivan
Event Description:

Curator and art historian Edward Sullivan discusses Impressionism and the Caribbean.

Funding provided by the M.K. Hage Centennial Visiting Professorship in Fine Arts.

Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fees/Admission: Included with museum admission; Free for members and UT students, faculty, and staff
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Natalie Frank – The Brother’s Grimm

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Natalie Frank – The Brother’s Grimm
Event Description:

In this exhibition, the nineteenth-century fairy tales of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm are explored by New York-based Austin native, artist Natalie Frank. Her drawings function as a feminist reimagining of the stories, addressing gender, sexuality, and complex familial dynamics. Drawing upon the history of illustrated books, figuration, and personal and political narrative, Frank’s drawings represent the largest collection of Grimm’s fairy tales ever illustrated by a fine artist.

Date: Thursday, August 27, 2015 | 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Fees/Admission: Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Symbol and Allegory: The Hidden Language of Art

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Symbol and Allegory: The Hidden Language of Art
Event Description:

Have you ever wondered what artists had in mind when they created an artwork? How did past audiences recognize messages encoded into works of art? This illuminating glimpse into the hidden language of artists will take you through the Europe of centuries past.

Date: Sunday, August 23, 2015 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fees/Admission: Included with museum admission; Free for members and UT students, faculty, and staff
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World
Event Description:

Building on the Blanton’s legacy of presenting groundbreaking scholarship on Latin American art, Impressionism and the Caribbean features the work of Realist-Impressionist painter Francisco Oller and his contemporaries. Providing historical, geographic, and cultural context for Oller’s work, the exhibition also features paintings by nineteenth-century masters Paul Cézanne, Winslow Homer, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and others. 

Date: Saturday, August 22, 2015 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fees/Admission: Included with museum admission; Free for members and UT students, faculty, and staff
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Spanish Language Tour

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Spanish Language Tour
Event Description:

Spanish language tour, docent’s topic choice.

Date: Thursday, August 20, 2015 | 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Fees/Admission: Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid Parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Persuasion: Messages and Meanings in Art

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Persuasion: Messages and Meanings in Art
Event Description:

A picture is worth a thousand words, the adage goes, and artists have communicated messages and meaning with their art from the beginning of time. From the church-sponsored art of the 17th century to contemporary art reflecting on war, poverty, and politics, artists have sought to persuade the masses. See all of the ways artists convey messages on this tour of the Blanton’s permanent collection.

Date: Thursday, August 20, 2015 | 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Fees/Admission: Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Art and Activities at the Blanton’s Third Thursday

Event Title: Art and Activities at the Blanton’s Third Thursday
Event Description:

12 p.m. Yoga in the Galleries 

5:30 p.m. Beat the Rush

Beat the Rush is a series of gallery concerts in which musicians perform in response to the paintings, drawings, and sculptures on display and talk about how their music is inspired by visual art.

6:30 p.m. - Screenings at the Blanton: Into the Woods

Rapunzel and Cinderella find their fates intertwined with other fairy tale characters in the 2014 film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's classic musical. (125 minutes)

6:30 p.m. - Spanish Language tour

7:30 p.m. Art Gazes


Lead media sponsor: Univision

Media sponsor: Grande Communications

Date: Thursday, August 20, 2015 | 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Fees/Admission: Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Natalie Frank – The Brothers Grimm

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Natalie Frank – The Brothers Grimm
Event Description:

In this exhibition, the nineteenth-century fairy tales of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm are explored by New York-based Austin native, artist Natalie Frank. Her drawings function as a feminist reimagining of the stories, addressing gender, sexuality, and complex familial dynamics. Drawing upon the history of illustrated books, figuration, and personal and political narrative, Frank’s drawings represent the largest collection of Grimm’s fairy tales ever illustrated by a fine artist.

Date: Sunday, August 16, 2015 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fees/Admission: Included with museum admission; Free for members and UT students, faculty, and staff
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Women in Art

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Women in Art
Event Description:

As artist or subject, women have played an important role in the art world throughout history. Explore the Blanton’s collection for an insightful look at this dynamic topic, with themes ranging from gender politics, female artists in the 20th century, women and allegory, and more.

Date: Saturday, August 15, 2015 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fees/Admission: Included with museum admission; Free for members and UT students, faculty, and staff
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Natalie Frank – The Brother’s Grimm

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Natalie Frank – The Brother’s Grimm
Event Description:

In this exhibition, the nineteenth-century fairy tales of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm are explored by New York-based Austin native, artist Natalie Frank. Her drawings function as a feminist reimagining of the stories, addressing gender, sexuality, and complex familial dynamics. Drawing upon the history of illustrated books, figuration, and personal and political narrative, Frank’s drawings represent the largest collection of Grimm’s fairy tales ever illustrated by a fine artist.

Date: Thursday, August 13, 2015 | 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Fees/Admission: Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World
Event Description:

Building on the Blanton’s legacy of presenting groundbreaking scholarship on Latin American art, Impressionism and the Caribbean features the work of Realist-Impressionist painter Francisco Oller and his contemporaries. Providing historical, geographic, and cultural context for Oller’s work, the exhibition also features paintings by nineteenth-century masters Paul Cézanne, Winslow Homer, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and others. 

Date: Sunday, August 9, 2015 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fees/Admission: Included with museum admission; Free for members and UT students, faculty, and staff
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Natalie Frank – The Brothers Grimm

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Natalie Frank – The Brothers Grimm
Event Description:

In this exhibition, the nineteenth-century fairy tales of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm are explored by New York-based Austin native, artist Natalie Frank. Her drawings function as a feminist reimagining of the stories, addressing gender, sexuality, and complex familial dynamics. Drawing upon the history of illustrated books, figuration, and personal and political narrative, Frank’s drawings represent the largest collection of Grimm’s fairy tales ever illustrated by a fine artist.

Date: Saturday, August 8, 2015 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fees/Admission: Included with museum admission; Free for members and UT students, faculty, and staff
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World
Event Description:

Building on the Blanton’s legacy of presenting groundbreaking scholarship on Latin American art, Impressionism and the Caribbean features the work of Realist-Impressionist painter Francisco Oller and his contemporaries. Providing historical, geographic, and cultural context for Oller’s work, the exhibition also features paintings by nineteenth-century masters Paul Cézanne, Winslow Homer, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and others. 

Date: Thursday, August 6, 2015 | 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Other Date(s):

8/6/2015 | 12:30pm

Fees/Admission: Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Natalie Frank – The Brothers Grimm

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Natalie Frank – The Brothers Grimm
Event Description:

In this exhibition, the nineteenth-century fairy tales of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm are explored by New York-based Austin native, artist Natalie Frank. Her drawings function as a feminist reimagining of the stories, addressing gender, sexuality, and complex familial dynamics. Drawing upon the history of illustrated books, figuration, and personal and political narrative, Frank’s drawings represent the largest collection of Grimm’s fairy tales ever illustrated by a fine artist.

Date: Sunday, August 2, 2015 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Other Date(s):

Sunday, August 2, 2015 | 03:00pm

Fees/Admission: Included with museum admission; Free for members and UT students, faculty, and staff
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World
Event Description:

Building on the Blanton’s legacy of presenting groundbreaking scholarship on Latin American art, Impressionism and the Caribbean features the work of Realist-Impressionist painter Francisco Oller and his contemporaries. Providing historical, geographic, and cultural context for Oller’s work, the exhibition also features paintings by nineteenth-century masters Paul Cézanne, Winslow Homer, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and others. 

Date: Saturday, August 1, 2015 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Other Date(s):

Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 | 03:00pm

Fees/Admission: Included with museum admission; Free for members and UT students, faculty, and staff
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.

Drop-in Public Tour: Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World
Event Description:

Building on the Blanton’s legacy of presenting groundbreaking scholarship on Latin American art, Impressionism and the Caribbean features the work of Realist-Impressionist painter Francisco Oller and his contemporaries. Providing historical, geographic, and cultural context for Oller’s work, the exhibition also features paintings by nineteenth-century masters Paul Cézanne, Winslow Homer, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and others.

Date: Thursday, July 30, 2015 | 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Fees/Admission: Admission and programs on Thursdays are free.
Location:

Blanton Museum of Art

Directions:

The Blanton is located at the intersection of Congress Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Parking:

Paid parking is available in the Brazos Garage on Brazos Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Parking is $4, bring your ticket with you to the museum.