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Drop-in Public Tour: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art
Event Description:

Get to know this extraordinary selection of Latin American modern and contemporary art from the collection of Judy and Charles Tate. Highlights include drawings by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo; mid-century experiments in optical and kinetic art by Jesús Rafael Soto and Carlos Cruz-Diez; and Brazilian concrete and neoconcrete art by Lygia Clark and Hélio Oiticica. The exhibition underscores how local and international concerns have converged in Latin American art-making of the past century.

Date: Saturday, January 31, 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: 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, January 29, 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.

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 resident quartet at the Butler School of Music plays an open rehearsal, during which the audience is invited to ask questions while the musicians work through new material.

Media sponsor:

kmfa

Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | 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: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art
Event Description:

Get to know this extraordinary selection of Latin American modern and contemporary art from the collection of Judy and Charles Tate. Highlights include drawings by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo; mid-century experiments in optical and kinetic art by Jesús Rafael Soto and Carlos Cruz-Diez; and Brazilian concrete and neoconcrete art by Lygia Clark and Hélio Oiticica. The exhibition underscores how local and international concerns have converged in Latin American art-making of the past century.

Date: Sunday, January 25, 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.

SoundSpace: Free Music and Community

Event Title: SoundSpace: Free Music and Community
Event Description:

In anticipation of the exhibition Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties, the Blanton Museum of Art presents SoundSpace: Free Music and Community. Featuring simultaneous music and dance performances throughout the Blanton’s galleries, January’s SoundSpace is inspired by groups of improvisers who, beginning in the 1960s, connected with their local communities through performance, art, education, and outreach. Highlighting original members of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) and The Sun Ra Arkestra, and compositions by MacArthur “Genius” Fellow George Lewis, the program spotlights noted jazz musicians known for their creativity and spontaneity as well as the contemporary Go: Organic Orchestra (directed by Adam Rudolph), The Home of Easy Credit (Danish multi-instrumentalist Louise Dam Eckardt Jensen and bassist Tom Blancarte), and choreography by Nick Kepley of Ballet Austin.

Date: Sunday, January 25, 2015 | 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: 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, January 24, 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: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art
Event Description:

Get to know this extraordinary selection of Latin American modern and contemporary art from the collection of Judy and Charles Tate. Highlights include drawings by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo; mid-century experiments in optical and kinetic art by Jesús Rafael Soto and Carlos Cruz-Diez; and Brazilian concrete and neoconcrete art by Lygia Clark and Hélio Oiticica. The exhibition underscores how local and international concerns have converged in Latin American art-making of the past century.

Date: Thursday, January 22, 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: Women in Art

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

Take a tour of women featured in art in the Blanton's collection.

Date: Sunday, January 18, 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: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art
Event Description:

Get to know this extraordinary selection of Latin American modern and contemporary art from the collection of Judy and Charles Tate. Highlights include drawings by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo; mid-century experiments in optical and kinetic art by Jesús Rafael Soto and Carlos Cruz-Diez; and Brazilian concrete and neoconcrete art by Lygia Clark and Hélio Oiticica. The exhibition underscores how local and international concerns have converged in Latin American art-making of the past century.

Date: Saturday, January 17, 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 during Third Thursday.

Date: Thursday, January 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.

Perspectives: Beverly Adams

Event Title: Perspectives: Beverly Adams
Event Description:

Blanton curator of Latin American art Beverly Adams discusses surrealism in South America and the importance of artists featured in the Tate collection.

Date: Thursday, January 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: 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, January 15, 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: Nicolas Emilfork of Austin Classical Guitar

6:30 p.m. - Spanish Language tour

We're excited to introduce a 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, January 15, 2015 | 12:00 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: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art
Event Description:

Get to know this extraordinary selection of Latin American modern and contemporary art from the collection of Judy and Charles Tate. Highlights include drawings by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo; mid-century experiments in optical and kinetic art by Jesús Rafael Soto and Carlos Cruz-Diez; and Brazilian concrete and neoconcrete art by Lygia Clark and Hélio Oiticica. The exhibition underscores how local and international concerns have converged in Latin American art-making of the past century.

Date: Sunday, January 11, 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: 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, January 10, 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: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art
Event Description:

Get to know this extraordinary selection of Latin American modern and contemporary art from the collection of Judy and Charles Tate. Highlights include drawings by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo; mid-century experiments in optical and kinetic art by Jesús Rafael Soto and Carlos Cruz-Diez; and Brazilian concrete and neoconcrete art by Lygia Clark and Hélio Oiticica. The exhibition underscores how local and international concerns have converged in Latin American art-making of the past century.

Date: Thursday, January 8, 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: Women in Art

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

Take a tour of women featured in art in the Blanton's collection.

Date: Saturday, January 3, 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: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash)

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash)
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 1,242 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, January 3, 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: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash)

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash)
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 1,242 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, December 28, 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: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art
Event Description:

Get to know this extraordinary selection of Latin American modern and contemporary art from the collection of Judy and Charles Tate. Highlights include drawings by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo; mid-century experiments in optical and kinetic art by Jesús Rafael Soto and Carlos Cruz-Diez; and Brazilian concrete and neoconcrete art by Lygia Clark and Hélio Oiticica. The exhibition underscores how local and international concerns have converged in Latin American art-making of the past century.

Date: Saturday, December 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.

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, December 21, 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: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: La línea continua: The Judy and Charles Tate Collection of Latin American Art
Event Description:

Get to know this extraordinary selection of Latin American modern and contemporary art from the collection of Judy and Charles Tate. Highlights include drawings by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo; mid-century experiments in optical and kinetic art by Jesús Rafael Soto and Carlos Cruz-Diez; and Brazilian concrete and neoconcrete art by Lygia Clark and Hélio Oiticica. The exhibition underscores how local and international concerns have converged in Latin American art-making of the past century.

Date: Saturday, December 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.

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 - 8:30 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: Spanish Language Tour – Colonial Paintings

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Spanish Language Tour – Colonial Paintings
Event Description:

Spanish language tour of Re-envisioning the Virgin Mary: Colonial Painting from South America.

Date: Thursday, December 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.

Drop-in Public Tour: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash)

Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: James Drake: Anatomy of Drawing and Space (Brain Trash)
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 1,242 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: Thursday, December 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: Graham Reynolds

6:30 p.m. Film Screening: Museum Hours
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.

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.