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Perspectives: Hao Sheng

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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.

SoundSpace: In Memoriam

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Event Title: SoundSpace: In Memoriam
Event Description:

This iteration of the Blanton's award-winning series SoundSpace celebrates the work of musicians who have recently passed: Pierre Boulez, David Bowie, Tony Conrad, Ethan Frederick Greene, and Prince.

Date: Sunday, June 19, 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.

Art and Activities at the Blanton’s Third Thursday

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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.

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

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

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

Date: Sunday, May 29, 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: Fixing Shadows: Contemporary Peruvian Photography, 1968-2015

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Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Fixing Shadows: Contemporary Peruvian Photography, 1968-2015
Event Description:

Featuring more than 40 works from a transformational period of artistic growth, political turmoil, and social engagement in Peru, this exhibition looks back at the past five decades of Peruvian photography. Realized in collaboration with the university’s Harry Ransom Center, this exhibition will present photographs from their esteemed collection alongside new Blanton acquisitions. The exhibition further explores the influence of an important generation of photographers working in Peru during the 1970s and 1980s on the practices of a younger generation working since the 1990s. Fixing Shadows includes works by Fernando La Rosa, Mariella Agois, Carlos Domínguez, Milagros de la Torre, and Pablo Hare, among others.

Date: Saturday, May 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.

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

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Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Persuasion: Messages and Meaning 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, May 26, 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: Fixing Shadows: Contemporary Peruvian Photography, 1968-2015

Event Details
Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Fixing Shadows: Contemporary Peruvian Photography, 1968-2015
Event Description:

Featuring more than 40 works from a transformational period of artistic growth, political turmoil, and social engagement in Peru, this exhibition looks back at the past five decades of Peruvian photography. Realized in collaboration with the university’s Harry Ransom Center, this exhibition will present photographs from their esteemed collection alongside new Blanton acquisitions. The exhibition further explores the influence of an important generation of photographers working in Peru during the 1970s and 1980s on the practices of a younger generation working since the 1990s. Fixing Shadows includes works by Fernando La Rosa, Mariella Agois, Carlos Domínguez, Milagros de la Torre, and Pablo Hare, among others.

Date: Sunday, May 22, 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 Changing American Landscape

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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, May 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.

Perspectives: Peruvian Photography Panel

Event Details
Event Title: Perspectives: Peruvian Photography Panel
Event Description:

Curator Beverly Adams will moderate a discussion among three artists featured in Fixing Shadows: Luz María Bedoya (Lima), Fernando Castro (Houston), and Pablo Hare (Lima). The artists will reflect on the lasting influence of Lima's groundbreaking Secuencia Photo-Galería (1976–79), their experiences as photographers in Lima during Peru's internal conflict in the 1980s and 1990s, and their ongoing work in photography and interdisciplinary art today.

Date: Thursday, May 19, 2016 | 5:30 PM - 6:30 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.

Let’s make some SteAm:  A hands-on approach to fusing art and science

Event Details
Event Title: Let’s make some SteAm:  A hands-on approach to fusing art and science
Event Description:

Dr. Stuart Reichler, from the College of Natural Science, and Siobhan McCusker, Blanton educator, lead an interactive lecture/workshop that explores the intersections between art and science.

RSVP to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Space is limited.

Date: Thursday, May 19, 2016 | 4:00 PM - 5:30 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: Fixing Shadows: Contemporary Peruvian Photography, 1968-2015

Event Details
Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Fixing Shadows: Contemporary Peruvian Photography, 1968-2015
Event Description:

Featuring more than 40 works from a transformational period of artistic growth, political turmoil, and social engagement in Peru, this exhibition looks back at the past five decades of Peruvian photography. Realized in collaboration with the university’s Harry Ransom Center, this exhibition will present photographs from their esteemed collection alongside new Blanton acquisitions. The exhibition further explores the influence of an important generation of photographers working in Peru during the 1970s and 1980s on the practices of a younger generation working since the 1990s. Fixing Shadows includes works by Fernando La Rosa, Mariella Agois, Carlos Domínguez, Milagros de la Torre, and Pablo Hare, among others.

Date: Thursday, May 19, 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 Details
Event Title: Art and Activities at the Blanton’s Third Thursday
Event Description:

12 p.m. Yoga in the Galleries 

4 - 5:30 p.m. Let's make some SteAm: A hands-on approach to fusing art and science

Dr. Stuart Reichler, from the College of Natural Science, and Siobhan McCusker, Blanton educator, lead an interactive lecture/workshop that explores the interactions between art and science. RSVP to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Space is limited.

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

Curator Beverly Adams will moderate a discussion among three artists featured in Fixing Shadows: Luz María Bedoya (Lima), Fernando Castro (Houston), and Pablo Hare (Lima). The artists will reflect on the lasting influence of Lima's groundbreaking Secuencia Photo-Galería (1976–79), their experiences as photographers in Lima during Peru's internal conflict in the 1980s and 1990s, and their ongoing work in photography and interdisciplinary art today.

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.

Drop-in Public Tour: Come As You Are: Art of the 1990s

Event Details
Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Come As You Are: Art of the 1990s
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, May 15, 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: Fixing Shadows: Contemporary Peruvian Photography, 1968-2015

Event Details
Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Fixing Shadows: Contemporary Peruvian Photography, 1968-2015
Event Description:

Featuring more than 40 works from a transformational period of artistic growth, political turmoil, and social engagement in Peru, this exhibition looks back at the past five decades of Peruvian photography. Realized in collaboration with the university’s Harry Ransom Center, this exhibition will present photographs from their esteemed collection alongside new Blanton acquisitions. The exhibition further explores the influence of an important generation of photographers working in Peru during the 1970s and 1980s on the practices of a younger generation working since the 1990s. Fixing Shadows includes works by Fernando La Rosa, Mariella Agois, Carlos Domínguez, Milagros de la Torre, and Pablo Hare, among others.

Date: Saturday, May 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.

Perspectives: Alexandra Schwartz

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Event Title: Perspectives: Alexandra Schwartz
Event Description:

Alexandra Schwartz is the founding curator of contemporary art at the Montclair Art Museum. She gives a gallery talk about the exhibition she's curated, Come as You Are: Art of the 1990s.

Date: Thursday, May 12, 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: Symbol and Allegory: The Hidden Language of Art

Event Details
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, May 12, 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 Details
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, May 8, 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: Come As You Are: Art of the 1990s

Event Details
Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Come As You Are: Art of the 1990s
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, May 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: Fixing Shadows: Contemporary Peruvian Photography, 1968-2015

Event Details
Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Fixing Shadows: Contemporary Peruvian Photography, 1968-2015
Event Description:

Featuring more than 40 works from a transformational period of artistic growth, political turmoil, and social engagement in Peru, this exhibition looks back at the past five decades of Peruvian photography. Realized in collaboration with the university’s Harry Ransom Center, this exhibition will present photographs from their esteemed collection alongside new Blanton acquisitions. The exhibition further explores the influence of an important generation of photographers working in Peru during the 1970s and 1980s on the practices of a younger generation working since the 1990s. Fixing Shadows includes works by Fernando La Rosa, Mariella Agois, Carlos Domínguez, Milagros de la Torre, and Pablo Hare, among others.

Date: Thursday, May 5, 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.

Perspectives: Byron Kim

Event Details
Event Title: Perspectives: Byron Kim
Event Description:

Artist Byron Kim talks about his practice and his work ​Synecdoche, which is included in the current exhibition ​Come as You Are.​

Funding provided by the Carolyn Harris Hynson Centennial Endowment.

Date: Sunday, May 1, 2016 | 3:30 PM - 4:30 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 the 1990s: The Glass Shield

Event Details
Event Title: Come as You Are Series: Films of the 1990s: 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.

Drop-in Public Tour: Come As You Are: Art of the 1990s

Event Details
Event Title: Drop-in Public Tour: Come As You Are: Art of the 1990s
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, April 30, 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.