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Film Screening: Museum Hours

Event Title: Film Screening: Museum Hours
Event Description:

Director Jem Cohen's 2012 film about a security guard and a tourist who meet unexpectedly in Vienna's Kunsthistorisches Museum and together explore art, aging, loss, and friendship. 106 minutes.

Date: Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 6:30 PM - 8:00 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.

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: Graham Reynolds

6:30 p.m. - Spanish Language tour

We're excited to introduce our new Spanish language gallery tour, occuring every Third Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m. Art Gazes


Lead media sponsor: Univision

Media sponsor: Grande Communications

Date: Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 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.

Midday Music Series: Jazz ensemble and Abstract Expressionism

Event Title: Midday Music Series: Jazz ensemble and Abstract Expressionism
Event Description:

Midday Music Series is a collaboration between the Butler School of Music and the Blanton Museum of Art exploring connections between art and a variety of musical genres. The program features performances by faculty and student musicians, who will discuss how the music relates to the visual arts. Following the performance, there will be a tour that relates the music to a piece of art on view in the museum. 

Media sponsor:

kmfa

 

Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 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.

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: Datri Bean

6:30 p.m. Blanton Talks: James Drake

Artist James Drake discusses with renowned physicist David Krakauer the ways in which artists and scientists imagine the future. 

Funding provided by the Carolyn Harris Hynson Centennial Endowment.

6:30 p.m. - Spanish Language tour

We're excited to introduce our new Spanish language gallery tour, occuring every Third Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m. Art Gazes


Lead media sponsor: Univision

Media sponsor: Grande Communications

Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014 | 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.

Blanton Talks: Marjorie Schwarzer

Event Title: Blanton Talks: Marjorie Schwarzer
Event Description:

Marjorie Schwarzer, museum historian, presents her research on contemporary museum practices in the United Arab Emirates.

Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 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.

Perspectives Gallery Talk: Annette Carlozzi

Event Title: Perspectives Gallery Talk: Annette Carlozzi
Event Description:

Blanton Curator at Large Annette Carlozzi on Anatomy of Drawing and Space

Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014 | 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.

Midday Music Series: Percussion ensemble

Event Title: Midday Music Series: Percussion ensemble
Event Description:

Midday Music Series is a collaboration between the Butler School of Music and the Blanton Museum of Art exploring connections between art and a variety of musical genres. The program features performances by faculty and student musicians, who will discuss how the music relates to the visual arts. Following the performance, there will be a tour that relates the music to a piece of art on view in the museum. 

Media sponsor:

kmfa

 

Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 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: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space
Event Description:

This exhibition represents the culmination of two years of active creation by contemporary artist James Drake. Drake’s confidence as an artist and virtuosity as a draftsperson is reflected in the resulting 1,249 drawings, a retrospective reckoning of his overriding themes of order and chaos, life and death, legacy and innovation. Contemporary and traditional both, the drawings serve as an echo of Drake’s studio—the artist’s mind played out on epic scale. 

Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 12:30 PM - 1:30 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: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space
Event Description:

This exhibition represents the culmination of two years of active creation by contemporary artist James Drake. Drake’s confidence as an artist and virtuosity as a draftsperson is reflected in the resulting 1,249 drawings, a retrospective reckoning of his overriding themes of order and chaos, life and death, legacy and innovation. Contemporary and traditional both, the drawings serve as an echo of Drake’s studio—the artist’s mind played out on epic scale. 

Date: Sunday, October 19, 2014 | 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.

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: Texas Choral Consort

6:15 p.m. The Big Sing: Songs from west Texas

Join the Symphonic Choir from Conspirare in a community singing event. The Conspirare conductor will lead the audience through a series of classical and popular choral works ranging from the resonant harmonies of the Baroque era to cowboy tunes from west Texas.

6:30 p.m. - Spanish Language tour

We're excited to introduce our new Spanish language gallery tour, occuring every Third Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m. Art Gazes


Lead media sponsor: Univision

Media sponsor: Grande Communications

Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 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: The Changing American Landscape

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: The Changing American Landscape
Event Description:

The wide-open spaces of the American West have beckoned artists since the 19th century. Trace the development of landscape painting from its roots in Europe to its culmination in the 21st century during this tour that features the C.R. Smith Collection of Western Art. 

Date: Saturday, October 11, 2014 | 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: 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: Sunday, October 5, 2014 | 2:59 PM - 3:59 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: 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: Thursday, October 2, 2014 | 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.

Midday Music Series: New classical compositions and contemporary art

Event Title: Midday Music Series: New classical compositions and contemporary art
Event Description:

Midday Music Series is a collaboration between the Butler School of Music and the Blanton Museum of Art exploring connections between art and a variety of musical genres. The program features performances by faculty and student musicians, who will discuss how the music relates to the visual arts. Following the performance, there will be a tour that relates the music to a piece of art on view in the museum. 

Media sponsor:

kmfa

 

Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 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.

SoundSpace: Sound Construction

Event Title: SoundSpace: Sound Construction
Event Description:

SoundSpace features simultaneous performances of modern and contemporary composers alongside the visual art in the museum’s galleries. This SoundSpace will explore facets of tonal color and texture through the use of unconventional, newly constructed instruments and techniques. The concert will feature the premiere of a monumental new work for hand built instruments and strings by noted Austin composer Travis Weller of the New Music Co-op. Additionally, the concert will include Dan Lippel, solo guitarist of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), Steven Snowden and Rosalyn Nasky presenting a work for interactive electronics and dancer, and engineer/artist Sam Cusumano who extracts data from living biological materials and translates it to music.

This program is generously underwritten by Michael Chesser.

Date: Sunday, September 28, 2014 | 2:00 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: The Changing American Landscape

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: The Changing American Landscape
Event Description:

The wide-open spaces of the American West have beckoned artists since the 19th century. Trace the development of landscape painting from its roots in Europe to its culmination in the 21st century during this tour that features the C.R. Smith Collection of Western Art. 

Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014 | 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.

Blanton Talks: Edgar Peters Bowron

Event Title: Blanton Talks: Edgar Peters Bowron
Event Description:

Edgar Peters Bowron, The Audrey Jones Beck Curator of European Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, discusses his 2006 exhibition Best in Show, which featured images of dogs throughout art history. 

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

Date: Sunday, September 21, 2014 | 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: In the Company of Cats and Dogs

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: In the Company of Cats and Dogs
Event Description:

Journey through the history of cats and dogs in art, from ancient Egyptian sculpture to Old Master paintings to works by modern masters like Pablo Picasso, Jacob Lawrence, Edward Hopper, and Louise Bourgeois. Drawing on research in the humanities and sciences, this exhibition invites you to examine the ever-evolving relationship between humans and their cats and dogs.

Date: Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 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 of Cats & Dogs

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Spanish Language Tour of Cats & Dogs
Event Description:

Spanish language tour of In the Company of Cats and Dogs.

Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014 | 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.

Perspectives Gallery Talk: Janet Davis

Event Title: Perspectives Gallery Talk: Janet Davis
Event Description:

UT American Studies Professor Janet Davis on In the Company of Cats and Dogs

Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014 | 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: Fast Forward Austin

6:30 p.m. - Spanish Language tour

We're excited to introduce our new Spanish language gallery tour, occuring every Third Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m. Art Gazes


Lead media sponsor: Univision

Media sponsor: Grande Communications

Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014 | 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: 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: Sunday, September 14, 2014 | 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: In the Company of Cats and Dogs

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: In the Company of Cats and Dogs
Event Description:

Journey through the history of cats and dogs in art, from ancient Egyptian sculpture to Old Master paintings to works by modern masters like Pablo Picasso, Jacob Lawrence, Edward Hopper, and Louise Bourgeois. Drawing on research in the humanities and sciences, this exhibition invites you to examine the ever-evolving relationship between humans and their cats and dogs.

Date: Saturday, September 13, 2014 | 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 Gallery Talk: Francesca Consagra

Event Title: Perspectives Gallery Talk: Francesca Consagra
Event Description:

Blanton Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings, and European Paintings Francesca Consagra on In the Company of Cats and Dogs

Date: Thursday, September 11, 2014 | 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: In the Company of Cats and Dogs

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: In the Company of Cats and Dogs
Event Description:

Journey through the history of cats and dogs in art, from ancient Egyptian sculpture to Old Master paintings to works by modern masters like Pablo Picasso, Jacob Lawrence, Edward Hopper, and Louise Bourgeois. Drawing on research in the humanities and sciences, this exhibition invites you to examine the ever-evolving relationship between humans and their cats and dogs.

Date: Sunday, September 7, 2014 | 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: In the Company of Cats and Dogs

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: In the Company of Cats and Dogs
Event Description:

Journey through the history of cats and dogs in art, from ancient Egyptian sculpture to Old Master paintings to works by modern masters like Pablo Picasso, Jacob Lawrence, Edward Hopper, and Louise Bourgeois. Drawing on research in the humanities and sciences, this exhibition invites you to examine the ever-evolving relationship between humans and their cats and dogs.

Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014 | 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: 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: Sunday, August 31, 2014 | 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: In the Company of Cats and Dogs

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: In the Company of Cats and Dogs
Event Description:

Journey through the history of cats and dogs in art, from ancient Egyptian sculpture to Old Master paintings to works by modern masters like Pablo Picasso, Jacob Lawrence, Edward Hopper, and Louise Bourgeois. Drawing on research in the humanities and sciences, this exhibition invites you to examine the ever-evolving relationship between humans and their cats and dogs.

Date: Saturday, August 30, 2014 | 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: 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: Thursday, August 28, 2014 | 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: In the Company of Cats and Dogs

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: In the Company of Cats and Dogs
Event Description:

Journey through the history of cats and dogs in art, from ancient Egyptian sculpture to Old Master paintings to works by modern masters like Pablo Picasso, Jacob Lawrence, Edward Hopper, and Louise Bourgeois. Drawing on research in the humanities and sciences, this exhibition invites you to examine the ever-evolving relationship between humans and their cats and dogs.

Date: Sunday, August 24, 2014 | 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: The Changing American Landscape

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: The Changing American Landscape
Event Description:

The wide-open spaces of the American West have beckoned artists since the 19th century. Trace the development of landscape painting from its roots in Europe to its culmination in the 21st century during this tour that features the C.R. Smith Collection of Western Art. 

Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014 | 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.

Blanton Talks: Filmmaker Nancy Schiesari

Event Title: Blanton Talks: Filmmaker Nancy Schiesari
Event Description:

Filmmaker Nancy Schiesari discusses her forthcoming documentary Canine Soldiers, which depicts the lives of dogs used in combat zones. Excerpts from the film will also be shown.

Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014 | 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: In the Company of Cats and Dogs

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: In the Company of Cats and Dogs
Event Description:

Journey through the history of cats and dogs in art, from ancient Egyptian sculpture to Old Master paintings to works by modern masters like Pablo Picasso, Jacob Lawrence, Edward Hopper, and Louise Bourgeois. Drawing on research in the humanities and sciences, this exhibition invites you to examine the ever-evolving relationship between humans and their cats and dogs.

Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014 | 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: Justin Sherburn

The musician and composer performs new work for string trio and electronics.

6:30 p.m. Conversation:

Film director and UT professor Nancy Schiesari shares excerpts from her upcoming documentary, Canine Soldiers, about the military’s use of dogs in combat.

6:30 p.m. - Spanish Language tour

We're excited to introduce our new Spanish language gallery tour, occuring every Third Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m. Art Gazes


Lead media sponsor: Univision

Media sponsor: Grande Communications

Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014 | 9:59 AM - 8:59 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.