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Perspectives: Hao Sheng

Event Title: Perspectives: Hao Sheng
Event Description:

Independent curator Hao Sheng discusses Xu Bing’s Book from the Sky.

Date: Thursday, June 23, 2016 | 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.

6:30 p.m. Screening: The Milk of Sorrow

The Academy Award-nominated film about the legacy of political violence in Peru.

6:30 p.m. ARTiculamos

El Blanton ofrece visitas guiadas en español basado en las colecciones permanente y exposiciones especial. A Spanish language tour designed around variable themes or special exhibitions.

7:30 p.m. Slow Looking tour

An in-depth examination and discussion of select artworks


Lead media sponsor: Univision

Media sponsor: Grande Communications

Date: Thursday, June 16, 2016 | 12:00 PM - 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.

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.

6:30 p.m. Perspectives: Peruvian photography panel discussion

A panel discussion featuring artists included in Fixing Shadows: Contemporary Peruvian Photography, 1968-2015.

6:30 p.m. ARTiculamos

El Blanton ofrece visitas guiadas en español basado en las colecciones permanente y exposiciones especial. A Spanish language tour designed around variable themes or special exhibitions.

7:30 p.m. Slow Looking tour

An in-depth examination and discussion of select artworks


Lead media sponsor: Univision

Media sponsor: Grande Communications

Date: Thursday, May 19, 2016 | 12:00 PM - 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.

Come as You Are Series: Films of and about the 90s: The Glass Shield

Event Title: Come as You Are Series: Films of and about the 90s: The Glass Shield
Event Description:

The Glass Shield (1994, 109 minutes)

Ice Cube and Lori Petty star in Charles Burnett’s powerful film about race and the Los Angeles police.

Date: Sunday, May 1, 2016 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 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.

Midday Music Series

Event Title: Midday Music Series
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. 

Media sponsor:

kmfa

Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 | 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.

Come as You Are Series: Films of and about the 90s: Hackers

Event Title: Come as You Are Series: Films of and about the 90s: Hackers
Event Description:

Hackers (1995, 107 minutes)

Teenage hackers Angelina Jolie and Jonny Lee Miller code by day and crack corporate conspiracies by night.

Date: Sunday, April 24, 2016 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 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.

Perspectives: Veronica Roberts

Event Title: Perspectives: Veronica Roberts
Event Description:

Blanton curator Veronica Roberts leads a gallery talk on Come as You Are: Art of the 1990s.

Date: Thursday, April 21, 2016 | 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.

6:30 p.m. Perspectives: Dominic Smith

Author Dominic Smith discusses his new novel The Last Painting of Sara de Vos with University of Delaware art historian H. Perry Chapman and Kirkus Reviews editor Clay Smith.

6:30 p.m. ARTiculamos

El Blanton ofrece visitas guiadas en español basado en las colecciones permanente y exposiciones especial. A Spanish language tour designed around variable themes or special exhibitions.

7:30 p.m. Slow Looking tour

An in-depth examination and discussion of select artworks


Lead media sponsor: Univision

Media sponsor: Grande Communications

Date: Thursday, April 21, 2016 | 12:00 PM - 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.

Come as You Are Series: Films of and about the 90s: How to Survive a Plague

Event Title: Come as You Are Series: Films of and about the 90s: How to Survive a Plague
Event Description:

How to Survive a Plague (2012, 110 minutes)

The powerful documentary about the AIDS epidemic, political indifference, and the activists fighting for public health and social justice in the 1980s and 1990s. Curator Evan Garza will speak about the works of Felix Gonzalez-Torres in a short lecture preceding the film.

Date: Sunday, April 17, 2016 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 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.

Come as You Are Series: Films of and about the 90s: Safe

Event Title: Come as You Are Series: Films of and about the 90s: Safe
Event Description:

Safe (1995, 119 minutes)

Julianne Moore stars in Todd Haynes’s gripping tale of an American woman afflicted by suburbia.

Date: Sunday, April 10, 2016 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 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.

Come as You Are Series: Films of and about the 90s: Party Girl

Event Title: Come as You Are Series: Films of and about the 90s: Party Girl
Event Description:

Party Girl (1995, 94 minutes)

Parker Posey’s breakout performance as a library clerk with a wild nightlife. Co-presented with Homo Arigato.

Date: Sunday, April 3, 2016 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 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.

Midday Music Series: Luisa Nardini and Early Music Ensemble

Event Title: Midday Music Series: Luisa Nardini and Early Music Ensemble
Event Description:

Musicologist Luisa Nardini discusses vocal music from the 13th century in conjunction with a performance by the Early Music Ensemble.

Date: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 | 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.

Museum Studies Symposium

Event Title: Museum Studies Symposium
Event Description:

A panel of distinguished arts professionals discuss current issues in museum studies.

Date: Saturday, March 26, 2016 | 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.

Perspectives: Annette Carlozzi

Event Title: Perspectives: Annette Carlozzi
Event Description:

Independent curator Annette Carlozzi leads a gallery talk on Come as You Are: Art of the 1990s.

Date: Thursday, March 24, 2016 | 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.

Music at the Blanton: Bach in the Subways

Event Title: Music at the Blanton: Bach in the Subways
Event Description:

Cellist and UT psychology professor Michael Domjan performs music by Bach, as part of the international project Bach in the Subways.

Date: Saturday, March 19, 2016 | 12:00 PM - 2:00 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.

Screening: Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle

Event Title: Screening: Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle
Event Description:

Director and artist Matthew Barney’s epic cycle of five films set in iconic locations around the world and thematically encompassing history, biology, and sexuality. Screenings daily at 12 noon. These films contain mature images and are intended for adult audiences.

Saturday: CREMASTER 3 (2002, 182 minutes), CREMASTER 4 (1995, 42 minutes), and CREMASTER 5 (1997, 55 minutes)

Schedule:

12 p.m. Introduction

12:04–3:05 p.m. CREMASTER 3

—10 minute intermission—

3:15–3:57 p.m. CREMASTER 4

3:59–4:54 p.m. CREMASTER 5

Date: Saturday, March 19, 2016 | 12:00 PM - 5:00 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.

Screening: Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle

Event Title: Screening: Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle
Event Description:

Director and artist Matthew Barney’s epic cycle of five films set in iconic locations around the world and thematically encompassing history, biology, and sexuality. Screenings daily at 12 noon. These films contain mature images and are intended for adult audiences. 

Friday: CREMASTER 1 (1996, 40 minutes) and CREMASTER 2 (1999, 79 minutes)

Schedule:

12 p.m. Introduction

12:04–12:43 p.m. CREMASTER 1

12:45–2:04 p.m. CREMASTER 2

Date: Friday, March 18, 2016 | 12:00 PM - 2:00 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

Beat the Rush is a series of gallery concerts in which musicians perform in response to the paintings, drawings, and sculptures on display.

6:30 p.m. ARTiculamos

El Blanton ofrece visitas guiadas en español basado en las colecciones permanente y exposiciones especial. A Spanish language tour designed around variable themes or special exhibitions.

7:30 p.m. Slow Looking tour

An in-depth examination and discussion of select artworks


Lead media sponsor: Univision

Media sponsor: Grande Communications

Date: Thursday, March 17, 2016 | 12:00 PM - 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.

Screening: Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle

Event Title: Screening: Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle
Event Description:

Director and artist Matthew Barney’s epic cycle of five films set in iconic locations around the world and thematically encompassing history, biology, and sexuality. Screenings daily at 12 noon. These films contain mature images and are intended for adult audiences.

Thursday: The CREMASTER Cycle

Schedule:

12 p.m. Introduction

12:04–12:43 p.m. CREMASTER 1

12:45–2:04 p.m. CREMASTER 2

—10 minute intermission—

2:14–5:16 p.m. CREMASTER 3

—10 minute intermission—

5:26–6:08 p.m. CREMASTER 4

6:10–7:05 p.m. CREMASTER5

Date: Thursday, March 17, 2016 | 12:00 PM - 7:00 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.

Screening: Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle

Event Title: Screening: Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle
Event Description:

Director and artist Matthew Barney’s epic cycle of five films set in iconic locations around the world and thematically encompassing history, biology, and sexuality. Screenings daily at 12 noon. These films contain mature images and are intended for adult audiences.

Wednesday: CREMASTER 3 (2002, 182 minutes), CREMASTER 4 (1995, 42 minutes), and CREMASTER 5 (1997, 55 minutes)

Schedule:

12 p.m. Introduction

12:04–3:05 p.m. CREMASTER 3

—10 minute intermission—

3:15–3:57 p.m. CREMASTER 4

3:59–4:54 p.m. CREMASTER 5

Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 | 12:00 PM - 3:30 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.

Screening: Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle

Event Title: Screening: Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle
Event Description:

Director and artist Matthew Barney’s epic cycle of five films set in iconic locations around the world and thematically encompassing history, biology, and sexuality. Screenings daily at 12 noon. These films contain mature images and are intended for adult audiences.

Tuesday: CREMASTER 1 (1996, 40 minutes) and CREMASTER 2 (1999, 79 minutes)

Schedule

12 p.m. Introduction

12:04–12:43 p.m. CREMASTER 1

12:45–2:04 p.m. CREMASTER 2

Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2016 | 12:00 PM - 2:00 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.

B scene: Come as You Are

Event Title: B scene: Come as You Are
Event Description:

Dude! Join us for B scene: Come as You Are to celebrate the art of the 1990s, in true 90s fashion. We'll be throwin' it back with a super fun dancy party featuring DJ DylzPillz and live jams from Zoodust. Get jiggy with us and enjoy some light bites and cocktails while you relive grunge's heyday or like, whatever.

FREE for members/ $12 general public. Tickets are available online or at the door.

Not a member? Join now!

Date: Friday, March 11, 2016 | 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Fees/Admission: FREE for members/ $12 general public.
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: Cherise Smith

Event Title: Perspectives: Cherise Smith
Event Description:

UT art history professor Cherise Smith leads a gallery talk on Come as You Are.

Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016 | 12:29 PM - 1:29 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: Joan Holladay

Event Title: Perspectives: Joan Holladay
Event Description:

UT art history professor Joan Holladay discusses The Crusader Bible.

Date: Thursday, March 3, 2016 | 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: The Crusader Bible

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: The Crusader Bible
Event Description:

Travel through seven centuries of history and across multiple continents with the Crusader Bible, one of the most celebrated French illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages. Having passed through many hands, the Crusader Bible contains inscriptions in Latin, Persian, and Judeo-Persian.  It also features some of the most compelling visualizations of the Old Testament, with biblical characters depicted as battling knights in contemporary arms and armor within medieval France. Explore how these intriguing illuminations and inscriptions showcase the intersection of politics, culture, and religion of the period. 

Date: Sunday, February 28, 2016 | 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.

SoundSpace: Music of the 1990s

Event Title: SoundSpace: Music of the 1990s
Event Description:

This iteration of the Blanton’s acclaimed SoundSpace music series draws inspiration from the much-anticipated exhibition, Come As You Are: Art of the 1990s. The program aims to examine parallels between music and the exhibition’s main themes of identity politics, the Internet revolution, and globalization. SoundSpace: Music of the 1990s will feature an array of post-minimalist works and improvisers from the acclaimed No Idea Festival. The program will also explore telematic music – pieces that use a live Internet stream to coordinate musicians in remote locations – and works that involve audience participation designed for an ensemble of boomboxes. BYOB (Bring Your Own Boombox)!

Date: Sunday, February 28, 2016 | 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: Come as You Are

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Come as You Are
Event Description:

Step back to the 1990s with the first major museum survey to examine the art that emerged during this pivotal decade. Showcasing approximately 45 artists – including Doug Aitken, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Donald Moffett, Gabriel Orozco, and Kara Walker – this exhibition features installation, video, painting, sculpture, drawing, prints, photography, and early internet art that explores a range of social and political issues that marked to this decade.

Date: Saturday, February 27, 2016 | 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: Evan Garza

Event Title: Perspectives: Evan Garza
Event Description:

Blanton assistant curator Evan Garza leads a gallery talk on Come as You Are: Art of the 1990s.

Date: Thursday, February 25, 2016 | 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

Event Title: Midday Music Series
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. This month, the contemporary ensemble Tetractys presents new music in response to several works on view at the Blanton, including Kerry James Marshall's Black Painting.

Media sponsor:

kmfa

Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 | 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: Come as You Are

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Come as You Are
Event Description:

Step back to the 1990s with the first major museum survey to examine the art that emerged during this pivotal decade. Showcasing approximately 45 artists – including Doug Aitken, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Donald Moffett, Gabriel Orozco, and Kara Walker – this exhibition features installation, video, painting, sculpture, drawing, prints, photography, and early internet art that explores a range of social and political issues that marked to this decade.

Date: Sunday, February 21, 2016 | 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 Crusader Bible

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: The Crusader Bible
Event Description:

Travel through seven centuries of history and across multiple continents with the Crusader Bible, one of the most celebrated French illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages. Having passed through many hands, the Crusader Bible contains inscriptions in Latin, Persian, and Judeo-Persian.  It also features some of the most compelling visualizations of the Old Testament, with biblical characters depicted as battling knights in contemporary arms and armor within medieval France. Explore how these intriguing illuminations and inscriptions showcase the intersection of politics, culture, and religion of the period. 

Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016 | 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: Tom Lee

Event Title: Perspectives: Tom Lee
Event Description:

The acclaimed storyteller presents a dramatic performance of the tales of Yusef and Zulaika, Esther, King David, and the fascinating story of the Crusader Bible's travels through Europe, Asia, and America.

Funding provided by the Carolyn Harris Hynson Centennial Endowment.

Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 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: ARTiculamos (Spanish Language Tour)

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: ARTiculamos (Spanish Language Tour)
Event Description:

El Blanton ofrece visitas guiadas en español basado en las colecciones permanente y exposiciones especial. A Spanish language tour designed around variable themes or special exhibitions.

Date: Thursday, February 18, 2016 | 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: Tom Lee

Event Title: Perspectives: Tom Lee
Event Description:

The acclaimed storyteller presents a dramatic performance of the tales of Yusef and Zulaika, Esther, King David, and the fascinating story of the Crusader Bible's travels through Europe, Asia, and America.

Funding provided by the Carolyn Harris Hynson Centennial Endowment.

Date: Thursday, February 18, 2016 | 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.

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 Early Music Project

Beat the Rush is a series of gallery concerts in which musicians perform in response to the paintings, drawings, and sculptures on display. This month, Texas Early Music Project presents a program of music from and about 12th and 13th century Europe, in conjunction with the Blanton's exhibition The Crusader Bible. An ensemble of vocalists and musicians performing on instruments from the time period (vielle, rebec, harp, gittern, psaltery, and percussion) will perform troubadour works from southern France and trouvère songs from northern France (including one written by Richard the Lionheart after he was kidnapped while returning home from the Third Crusade) as well as music from northern Iberia, Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, and the original Carmina Burana manuscript.

6:30 p.m. Perspectives: Tom Lee

The acclaimed storyteller presents a dramatic performance of the tales of Yusef and Zulaika, Esther, King David, and the fascinating story of the Crusader Bible's travels through Europe, Asia, and America.

Funding provided by the Carolyn Harris Hynson Centennial Endowment.

6:30 p.m. ARTiculamos

El Blanton ofrece visitas guiadas en español basado en las colecciones permanente y exposiciones especial. A Spanish language tour designed around variable themes or special exhibitions.

7:30 p.m. Slow Looking tour

An in-depth examination and discussion of select artworks


Lead media sponsor: Univision

Media sponsor: Grande Communications

Date: Thursday, February 18, 2016 | 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 Crusader Bible

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: The Crusader Bible
Event Description:

Travel through seven centuries of history and across multiple continents with the Crusader Bible, one of the most celebrated French illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages. Having passed through many hands, the Crusader Bible contains inscriptions in Latin, Persian, and Judeo-Persian.  It also features some of the most compelling visualizations of the Old Testament, with biblical characters depicted as battling knights in contemporary arms and armor within medieval France. Explore how these intriguing illuminations and inscriptions showcase the intersection of politics, culture, and religion of the period. 

Date: Sunday, February 14, 2016 | 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: Saturday, February 13, 2016 | 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: William Voelkle

Event Title: Perspectives: William Voelkle
Event Description:

Curator William Voelkle from the Morgan Library leads a gallery talk about the Crusader Bible, one of the most extraordinary illuminated manuscripts ever created.

Funding provided by the Charles and Dorothy Clark Lectureship in Fine Arts.

Date: Friday, February 12, 2016 | 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: The Crusader Bible

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: The Crusader Bible
Event Description:

Travel through seven centuries of history and across multiple continents with the Crusader Bible, one of the most celebrated French illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages. Having passed through many hands, the Crusader Bible contains inscriptions in Latin, Persian, and Judeo-Persian.  It also features some of the most compelling visualizations of the Old Testament, with biblical characters depicted as battling knights in contemporary arms and armor within medieval France. Explore how these intriguing illuminations and inscriptions showcase the intersection of politics, culture, and religion of the period. 

Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016 | 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: 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: Sunday, February 7, 2016 | 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 Crusader Bible

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: The Crusader Bible
Event Description:

Travel through seven centuries of history and across multiple continents with the Crusader Bible, one of the most celebrated French illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages. Having passed through many hands, the Crusader Bible contains inscriptions in Latin, Persian, and Judeo-Persian.  It also features some of the most compelling visualizations of the Old Testament, with biblical characters depicted as battling knights in contemporary arms and armor within medieval France. Explore how these intriguing illuminations and inscriptions showcase the intersection of politics, culture, and religion of the period. 

Date: Saturday, February 6, 2016 | 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.